SuperLiga 2010 Power Rankings

With SuperLiga fast approaching, Mexican clubs have rolled into town and come armed and prepared for battle. Pachuca, a historically strong club, only got stronger during the offseason, as did Morelia. Although 2008 champion New England beat top MLS club Los Angeles coming in, they must show it wasn't a fluke.

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C.F.

PACHUCA

Reached semis in Bicentenario 2010 and went 3-0-0 in preseason. The arrivals of US int'l José Francisco Torres and newly-signed Hérculez Gómez only bolster the squad.

Last: Beat Pumas Morelos (D-2), 2-1  
Next: Thursday, at Houston

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MONARCAS

MORELIA

Reached semis in Bicentenario 2010 and went 2-2-0 in preseason. Quality signings, such as goalkeeper Federico Vilar, should help them go far.

Last: Lost to Tigres UANL, 3-1 
Next: Wednesday, at Chicago

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Playing well won't help if they can't find the net, which is what happened vs RSL. A little consistency up top and they could repeat as finalists.

Last: Lost to RSL, 1-0 [WATCH]
Next: Wednesday vs. Morelia

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PUMAS

UNAM

Reached the quarterfinals in Bicentenaro 2010 and went 1-1-1 in preseason. How will they deal with Pablo Barrera's departure and Efraín Juárez's imminent exit?

Last: Tied San Luis, 0-0
Next: Wednesday, at New England

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A draw against the Crew will do wonders for their morale heading into SuperLiga, but it's their third straight game without a win.

Last: Tied CLB, 0-0 [WATCH]
Next: Thursday, vs. Pachuca

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PUEBLA

F.C.

Finished 13th overall in Bicentenario 2010 and went 2-2-1 in preseason. With Gómez now at Pachuca, Álvaro González will be responsible for scoring goals.

Last: Beat Veracruz (D-2), 2-1 Next: Thursday, at Chivas USA

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Pushovers no more, the Goats are on a different streak -- a four-game unbeaten one in all competitions -- and will look to make some waves.

Last: Beat KC, 2-0 [WATCH]
Next: Thursday, vs. Puebla

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'08 SuperLiga champs surprised everyone with a win over LA, but it remains to be seen if it was a just a fluke or if they can carry the tune.

Last: Beat LA, 2-0 [WATCH]
Next: Wednesday, vs. Pumas


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