Toluca needs a win to keep pace with Liguilla’s race, while Tijuana will look to reclaim some pride from this season
Referees: REF: Fernando Guerrero Ramírez, AR1: Karen Janett Díaz Medina, AR2: Miguel Angel Chua Ortiz, 4TH: Victor Alfonso Caceres Hernandez, VAR: José Alfredo Peñaloza Soto, AVAR: José Alfredo Peñaloza Soto
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All-time record: Toluca holds a slight advantage in all competitions winning twelve against eleven of Xolos in shooting seven times Toluca holds a three-to-two advantage in Copa MX, with the clubs drawing once The clubs are even in Liga MX, with each club winning nine with six games split between the two The clubs drew 1-1 in their last meeting at Estadio Caliente on February 7, with Alexis Castro and Michael Estrada scoring respectively goals for Tijuana and Toluca The last time they met at Estadio Nemesio Díez, Toluca got an autogol from Diego Braghieri and a goal from Alexis Canelo as they won 2-0 Tijuana won when it counts, earning his only star by beating Toluca 4-1 overall in the Apertura 2012 final.
Club Tijuana (4W 2D 8L) are still in the playoff, tied on points with FC Juárez (3W 5D 6L) but behind on goal differential for twelfth place in the Toluca championship (5W 2D 7L), as for he is looking to get as high a position as possible, and could move Santos Laguna (5W 4D 5L) to ninth place by hosting Xolos on Sunday afternoon
Xolos is still in Liguilla’s image despite Jonathan Orozco and the defense scoring 21 goals in 14 games this season.This is the antithesis of manager Pablo Guede’s first defense system, and they must quickly stop the bleeding As bad as the defensive woes have been though, the offense has been somehow worse The offense has only scored seven goals in play this season Luis Leal was signed last month to help bolster the attack, but hasn’t scored a goal yet
They will also have to do this after starting most of their normal starting XI on Wednesday night against Monterrey in the Copa MX Ida final Although they were able to stay in Tijuana for this game, they went down 1 -0 in the first leg against Rayados before flying to Toluca on Friday afternoon
Toluca will come after losing a tight 1-0 game to the Pumas in CU last Sunday Toluca has looked pretty dangerous at times this season, and Alexis Canelo has scored five of the team’s seventeen goals this season. the timeless wonder Rubens Sambueza, who at 36 no longer scores as much as before but nevertheless contributes to his team Whether it’s selling a foul in free kick territory or being an irritant and throwing players out of play, its impact often goes beyond goals and assists.
Tijuana should not be downsized though Both teams are capable of playing well and Tijuana has some good pieces in place But entering the Estadio Nemesio Díez and claiming a victory in the midday sun at 8,750 feet above the sea level is not an easy task for any team
Club Tijuana, Deportivo Toluca FC, Liga MX, Copa MX, Santos Laguna, Rubens Sambueza
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