Last season’s Apertura winners started the latest tournament solidly, but face a tough test in the form of Guadalajara
Leon will try to make five wins in a row in all competitions when they face Chivas this week at Estadio Akron in League MX.
Last season’s Apertura winners made a strong start to the latest tournament, but are facing a tough test in the form of Guadalajara, who wants to climb the standings himself.
Before the match, Purpose has the details on how to watch TV, stream online, team news and more.
TV channel, live streaming and how to watch
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Tension news and timetables
|Goalkeepers||Gudino, Rodriguez, Jimenez|
|Defenders||Mayorga, Sepulveda, Briseno, Olivas, Ponce, Mier, Aguayo, Calderon, Chiquete|
|Midfielders||Molina, Brizuela, Sanchez, Angulo, Beltran, Torres, Flores, Carlos Cisneros, Magana, Hernandez, orrelis|
|Forwards||Huerta, Antuna, Zaldivar, Vega, Godinez, Ronaldo Cisneros, Peralta|
After keeping last season’s runner-up Santos Laguna from Clausura to a hard-earned point, Victor Manuel Vucetich will be determined that Guadalajara will achieve a first victory since July.
Alexis Vega has made a start to Tokyo 2020 in the goalless draw and is likely to retain his place in the attack, while the hosts retain the 4-4-2 formation they played on the road.
Predicted Chivas start XI: Rodriguez; Sanchez, Briseno, Olivas, Mayorga; Antuna, Torres, Flores, Molina, Carlos Cisneros; Vega, Zaldivar.
|Goalkeepers||Blanco, Cota, Vazquez, Aguilar|
|Defenders||Buron, Mosquera, Navarro, Tesillo, Barreiro, R. Gonzalez, O. Rodriguez, P. Hernandez, J. Gonzalez|
|Midfielders||J. Rodriguez, Montes, E. Hernandez, Meneses, Diaz, Colombatto, Fernandez, Ambriz, Ramirez, Zamudio, Rangel, Morales|
|Forwards||Davila, Mena, Ormenus, Gigliotti, Leon|
Since the opening weekend that humiliated him against Pachuca, Leon has not looked back once, with the breakdown of the Leagues Cup from Sporting Kansas City a highlight in the early season.
Ariel Holan will hope they can deliver more of the same as they want to consolidate their place among the frontrunners, with Víctor Davila and Angel Mena leading the way again.
Predicted Leon starts XI: Cota; Mosquera, R. Gonzalez, Tesillo, O. Rodriguez; Fernandez, J. Rodriguez, Colombatto; Mena, Davila, E. Hernandez.
Last five results
|Chivas results||Leon results|
|Santos Laguna 0-0 Chivas (15 Aug.)||Leon 3-0 Mazatlan (14 Aug.)|
|Chivas 2-2 Juarez (7 Aug.)||Sporting Kansas City 1-6 Leon (10 Aug.)|
|Puebla 0-2 Chivas (July 30)||Queretaro 0-1 Leon (5 Aug.)|
|Chivas 1-2 Atletico San Luis (July 24)||Leon 2-1 Tijuana (July 31)|
|Pachuca 1-3 Chivas (15 July)||Pachuca 4-0 Leon (July 24)|
Head to head
|4/4/2021||Leon 1-3 Chivas|
|12/5/2020||Leon 1-0 Chivas|
|12/2/2020||Chivas 1-1 Leon|
|25/07/2020||Chivas 0-0 Leon|
|1/3/2020||Chivas 2-0 Leon|