The tournament will consist of 17 days which will be played from July 22 to November 7.
On the night of Wednesday, June 30, the Liga BBVA MX announced the schedule for the new Apertura 2021 tournament. During the halftime of the match of the Mexican National Team against the Panama National Team, the Mexican league shared the news and the dates on which the tournament will start.
It should be noted that the start of the Mexican championship will coincide with the two tournaments where the Aztec team will participate. The competition will consist of 17 days which will be held from July 22 to November 7.
The repechage round will be played on November 20 and 21. The starting league from November 24 to 28, the next round of semifinals are scheduled for the first days of December, from 1 to 5 of the last month of the year. After that, they will play the round trip semifinals so that the final of the tournament is between December 9 and 12; for the second leg, on the 23rd and 26th, there are estimates to meet the new champion of the First Division.
The dates of the final of the tournament will depend on how they are arranged so as not to interfere with the holidays and that both players and fans participate in the event.
The classic games are scheduled on the following dates:
* Monterrey vs. Tigres: Sunday, September 19, 7:00 p.m., corresponding to Matchday 9.
* America vs. Chivas: Saturday, September 25, 9:00 p.m., corresponding to Matchday 10.
* Chivas vs. Atlas: Saturday, October 2, 7:00 p.m., Matchday 12.
* America vs. Pumas: Saturday, October 2, 9:00 p.m., Matchday 12.
* Cruz Azul vs América : Sunday, October 31 5:00 p.m., Matchday 16.
* Pumas vs. Cruz Azul: Sunday, November 7, Matchday 17.
Another novelty that should be taken into account in the restart of Mexican soccer is that the date when the Champion of Champions will be played was included, for this occasion, the teams that will compete for the trophy will be the León and Cruz Azul club on July 18 at 6:30 p.m. downtown with headquarters in Los Angeles.
It was also announced the resumption of the Concacaf Champions League, where the first leg semifinals will be on August 11 and 12; the first match will be Monterrey versus Cruz Azul at the BBVA Stadium, the second match will be America versus Philadelphia Union.
The semifinal return will be on September 15 and 16, while the final will be played until October 28.
On the other hand, the calendar included the date that is scheduled for the all-star game between Liga MX and MLS (Major League Soccer). The All-Star Game will be next Wednesday, August 25, at 9:00 p.m. Central. It is contemplated between matchdays 6 and 7 of Liga MX.