Saturday’s host is backed by the return of his French duo Andre-Pierre Gignac and Florian Thauvin
UANL Tigers will hope to secure his second win of the upcoming League MX Apertura season on Saturday when he hosts Santos Laguna.
The Tigres have a win and a loss so far in 2021-22, with Santos Laguna slightly better, scoring four points from his first two games.
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
In the United States (USA) League MX matches can be watched live and on demand fuboTV (watch with a free trial of 7 days).
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Tension news and timetables
|Goalkeepers||Guzman, Ortega, Delgado|
|Defenders||Ayata, Reyes, Sanchez, Venegas, Cruz, Meza|
|Midfielders||Acosta, Intriago, Carioca, Vigon, Sierra, Fernandez, Aquino, Fulgencio, Duenas, Garcia, Avalos, Ayala, J. Garza, Najera, Thauvin|
|Forwards||Lopez, Quinones, Gonzalez, Ogama, Trevino, Solís, Ramos, A. Garza, Gignac|
Thanks to the return of French duo Andre-Pierre Gignac and Florian Thauvin, Miguel Herrera, head coach of Tigres, will get a big boost this weekend.
Both players missed last week’s 3-1 defeat to Toluca, which was Herrera’s first loss since joining the team.
Guido Pizarro was sent off in the match and missed Santos Laguna.
Carlos Salcedo is also unlikely to appear after suffering an injury at Mexico during the Olympics.
Predicted tigers start XI: Guzman, Venegas, Salcedo, Reyes, Chaka, Vigón, Carioca, Aquino, Lopez, Thauvin, Gonzalez.
|Position||Santos Laguna List|
|Goalkeepers||Acevedo, Lajud, Garcia|
|Defenders||Doria, Torres, Rodriguez, Govea, Diaz, Orrantia, Gonzalez|
|Midfielders||Echeverria, Valdes, Gorriaran, Andrade, Lozano, Rivas, Avila, Prieto, Isijara, Preciado, Campos, Games, Carrillo, Mariscal|
|Forwards||Ibarguen, Otero, Jeraldino, Ocejo|
Santos Laguna started the season with a convincing 3-0 win over Necaxa, but could not start as strong as it was kept at home by Cruz Azul.
Like Tigres, Santos Laguna also got involved in the Olympics, with forward Eduardo Aguirre joining the Mexico team.
Predicted Santos Laguna start XI: Acevedo; Torres, Doria, Otero, Orrantia, Valdes, Gorriaran, Prieto, Campos, Carrillo, Ocejo
Last five results
|Tigers results||Results of Santos Laguna|
|Toluca 3-1 Tigres (1 Aug.)||Santos Laguna 1-1 Cruz Azul (1 Aug.)|
|Tijuana 1-2 Tigres (July 25)||Necaxa 0-3 Santos Laguna (24 July)|
|Austin 1-3 Tigers (July 13)||Santos Laguna 4-4 Tampico Madero (July 11)|
|Club America 1-0 Tigers (July 10)||Santos Laguna 0-1 Club America (July 5)|
|Chivas 0-0 Tigers (7 July)||Cruz Azul 1-1 Santos Laguna (May 31)|
Head to head
|18/1/21||Santos Laguna 2-0 Tigers|
|13/09/20||Tigres 2-0 Santos Laguna|
|17/2/20||Santos Laguna 2-1 Tigers|
|6/10/19||Tigres 4-0 Santos Laguna|
|4/11/19||Santos Laguna 3-2 Tigers|