Two of the best teams so far in the Apertura 2021 tournament will face off on matchday 5 of Liga MX, the current Mexican soccer champion, Cruz Azul, will host the Rayados de Monterrey, both seeking to stay within the best five teams of the contest.
When is? | Wednesday, August 18.
What time does it start? | 7:00 p.m. (Mexico City time).
Where? | Aztec stadium; Mexico City.
TV channels | TUDN and ESPN 2 (Mexico); fuboTV, Univision and TUDN USA (United States).
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Streaming Online | Blim TV, ESPN Play and TUDN.com (Mexico); TUDN.com (United States).
After several days of waiting, the Machine was finally able to register its new South American attacker, Romulo Otero will be the new ’10’ of the celestial set.
Double date week, after facing the Sultana del Norte team, the Noria team will visit San Luis to play matchday 6 this weekend.
The Argentine naturalized Mexican striker, Rogelio Funes Mori, broke the record as the Albiazul team’s all-time top scorer with 123 goals last weekend by scoring a double against the Tuzos.
Cruz Azul Lineup (4-4-2) | Gudiño; Escobar, Peña, Domínguez, Alvarado; Martínez, Pineda, Fernández, Yotún; Giménez and Rodríguez.
Monterrey Lineup (4-3-3) | Andrada; Medina, Montes, Vegas, Gallardo; Rodríguez, Kranevitter, González; Campbell, Funes Mori and Vergara.
The teams recently met in the Concacaf Champions League from the ‘Steel Giant’ and the locals were left with the victory by the slightest difference, but at that time, the Machine still had several absences, which will be different for this occasion and they will have almost a complete team and, in addition, they will be local.
Cruz Azul 2-1 Striped.