A 2-1 victory over Tigres moved Tijuana up to third in the Apertura table, second-placed Leon were held by Cruz Azul, and Morelia were comfortable 3-0 winners against Puebla.
Didier Drogba, Jordi Alba and Mario Mandzukic have all been on the move this week as clubs all over the world seek to strengthen their squads by securing their long-term targets and finding bargains.
Malaga came from behind to beat Getafe 3-2 and maintain top spot in La Liga, while Villarreal salvaged a draw with ten-man Real Zaragoza and Valencia secured a 1-0 win over Granada.
Villarreal avoided defeat as Real Zaragoza lost Maurizio Lanzaro to a late dismissal, opening things up for substitute Hernan Perez to rescue a 2-2 draw in the 83rd minute.
Pablo Barrera has joined Primera Division side Real Zaragoza from West Ham with the Mexican flanker signing on a season-long loan.
Absent for nearly four years from the upper echelons of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, Mexico have risen to ninth on the back of their CONCACAF Gold Cup win.