Irregularity is the word that has characterized Blue Cross throughout this Apertura 2021 tournament. And it is that, after having obtained
Irregularity is the word that has characterized Blue Cross throughout this Apertura 2021 tournament. And it is that, after having obtained the victory last weekend against the America, the celestial fell in a vital duel this Wednesday when they lost against Lion, so his last commitment of the campaign will be of vital importance to know the position he will use in the national football repechage
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His last rival in the regular season will be Pumas, an institution that, after an unfortunate start to the season, has obtained striking results in the most recent engagements that help him keep his hopes alive of accessing the Liguilla through the last reclassification positions, a situation that they failed to achieve in the Guard1anes 2021 and that is maintained despite the defeat against Santos.
Although this game is, within the four great of Mexican soccer, the one that creates the least expectations among its fans, it is a reality that the rivalry has grown in recent years thanks to what has been experienced in the Guard1anes 2020 tournament, same where Pumas reached the final after coming from behind and overcoming in the previous phase Blue Cross despite the first leg result at Azteca.
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For this reason, and with the intention of forgetting about the game against the Laguneros and obtaining the last ticket to the Liguilla, Lillini He would take the field with his best eleven with Talavera in goal, who will be accompanied by Mozo, Freire, Ortiz and Velarde in the defensive zone. In the middle, the Argentine would use Lira, López, Meritao and Álvarez, so the forwards would be Corozo and Dinenno.
On the other side of the coin Juan Maximo Reynoso He will spare no effort and will place his best arsenal available from the start, starting with Corona in goal and with Escobar, Aguilar, Domínguez and Rivero behind. In the center of the field Romo, Fernández and Yotún would appear, so the three elements to attack would be Roberto Alvarado, Orbelín Pineda and Bryan Angulo.
Pumas will try to surprise and access the Big Party by defeating the celestial ones; For their part, those of the Noria will seek to place themselves at the top of the repechage with a view to the Opening League 2021. The meeting between auriazules and cement producers is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m.
Pumas Lineup: Talavera; Mozo, Ortiz, Freire and Velarde; Lora, López, Álvarez and Meritao; Corozo and Dinenno.
Cruz Azul Lineup: Crown; Escobar, Aguilar, Domínguez and Rivero; Romo, Fernández and Yotún; Alvarado, Pineda and Angulo.