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Primera División A Clausura 2008

Primera División A (Méxican First A Division) Clausura 2008 is a Méxican football tournament – one of two tournaments held in one year. It began Friday, January 11, 2008. Reigning champions Indios could not defend their title, as Club León wins their 3rd title in Primera División A, and earned the right to battle Indios in a two-leg aggregate to try to earn promotion to the Primera División de México. In the 1st leg, which was played at Estadio Olímpico Benito Juárez, Indios defeated León by a score of 1–0. In the 2nd leg at Estadio León resulted in a 2–2 tie, hence earning Indios a spot into the Primera División.

Liga de Ascenso
Season2007–08
ChampionsLeón (3rd Title)
PromotedIndios
RelegatedTijuana

Group league tablesEdit

Group 1Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Sinaloa 17 10 5 2 31 14 +17 35 Qualifies for the Liguilla
2   León 17 9 6 2 45 23 +22 33
3   Durango 17 9 4 4 28 23 +5 31
4   Tijuana 17 8 3 6 23 16 +7 27 Last on the relegation table
5   Salamanca 17 7 3 7 21 23 −2 24 Qualifies for the Liguilla
6   UAG A 17 6 4 7 17 21 −4 22
7   Tapatío 17 6 3 8 14 21 −7 21
8   Monarcas Morelia A 17 4 6 7 21 25 −4 18
9   Querétaro 17 4 6 7 23 30 −7 18
10 Real Colima 17 4 5 8 19 26 −7 17
11   Académicos 17 4 4 9 18 27 −9 16
12   Santos Laguna A 17 3 3 11 16 31 −15 12
Source: FMF
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored; 4th head-to-head; 5th away goals scored; 6th draw

Group 2Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Coatzacoalcos 17 8 6 3 21 18 +3 30 Qualifies for the Liguilla
2   Tampico Madero 17 8 5 4 23 23 0 29
3 UANL 17 7 7 3 22 15 +7 28
4   Cruz Azul 17 8 4 5 21 15 +6 28
5   Indios 17 6 8 3 27 14 +13 26
6   BUAP 17 7 4 6 22 16 +6 25
7 UNAM 17 7 4 6 23 26 −3 25
8   Atlético Mexiquense 17 6 5 6 17 16 +1 23
9 UAT 17 5 6 6 23 17 +6 21
10   Monterrey A 17 4 6 7 23 28 −5 18
11   Socio Águila 17 5 2 10 14 26 −12 17
12 Tapachula 17 3 3 11 14 32 −18 12
Source: FMF
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored; 4th head-to-head; 5th away goals scored; 6th draw

General league tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Sinaloa 17 10 5 2 31 14 +17 35 Qualifies for the Liguilla
2 León 17 9 6 2 45 23 +22 33
3 Durango 17 9 4 4 28 23 +5 31
4 Coatzacoalcos 17 8 6 3 21 18 +3 30
5 Tampico Madero 17 8 5 4 23 23 0 29
6 UANL 17 7 7 3 22 15 +7 28
7 Cruz Azul 17 8 4 5 21 15 +6 28
8 Tijuana 17 8 3 6 23 16 +7 27 Last on the relegation table
9 Ciudad Juárez 17 6 8 3 27 14 +13 26
10 BUAP 17 7 4 6 22 16 +6 25
11 UNAM 17 7 4 6 23 26 −3 25
12 Salamanca 17 7 3 7 21 23 −2 24 Qualifies for the Liguilla
13 Atlético Mexiquense 17 6 5 6 17 16 +1 23
14 UAG 17 6 4 7 17 21 −4 22
15 UAT 17 5 6 6 23 17 +6 21
16 Tapatío 17 6 3 8 14 21 −7 21
17 Morelia 17 4 6 7 21 25 −4 18
18 Monterrey 17 4 6 7 23 28 −5 18
19 Querétaro 17 4 6 7 23 30 −7 18
20 Real Colima 17 4 5 8 19 26 −7 17
21 Socio Águila 17 5 2 10 14 26 −12 17
22 Académicos 17 4 4 9 18 27 −9 16
23 Santos Laguna 17 3 3 11 16 31 −15 12
24 Tapachula 17 3 3 11 14 32 −18 12
Source: FMF
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored; 4th head-to-head; 5th away goals scored; 6th draw

LiguillaEdit

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
1 Sinaloa 0 1 1  
8 Salamanca 0 1 1  
  1 Sinaloa 0 1 1  
  4 Coatzacoalcos 0 0 0  
4 Coatzacoalcos 1 4 5
5 Tampico Madero 0 2 2  
  1 Sinaloa 2 0 2
  2 León 2 1 3
3 Durango 0 0 0  
6 UANL 0 0 0  
  3 Durango 0 2 2
  2 León 0 3 3  
2 León 2 1 3
7 Cruz Azul 0 1 1  
 Clausura 2008 winner: 
León
3rd title

Promotional FinalEdit

First LegEdit

Indios1–0León
Carlos Casartelli   76' [1]

Second legEdit

Top scorersEdit