This weekend begins the Mexican soccer playoff in which there will be eight teams involved and with the main mission of continuing to advance. It should be noted that the teams classified from position five to 12 will be looking for four spots in the quarterfinals of the Liga MX Opening Tournament.
According to the established format, the playoff will be played between the fifth against the 12th place, the sixth against the 11th, the seventh against the 10th place and the eighth against the ninth. It should be noted that the crosses will be for a single game that, if not defined in the 90 minutes, will go directly to the shootout from the penalty spot.
The teams that will dispute the repechage will be Tigers, Toluca, Leon, Chivas, Blue Cross, Puebla, Juarez and Necaxa.
Tigres vs Necaxa
The first match of the playoff will be played by the Tigres de la UANL vs. Necaxa next Saturday, October 8 at University Stadium. The game will be played at 5:00 p.m. Pacific time in the United States, 8:00 p.m. Eastern time and 7:00 p.m. Mexico time.
In the United States, the game can be seen through the signals of TUDN, Univision, and through fuboTV streaming. In Mexico it can be seen through the TUDN signal and on the TUDN website.
It should be noted that the Tigres are the favorites of the playoffs for having arrived in the fifth box, ahead they will have Necaxa who arrives in 12th place and although the clashes between the two favor the “striped”, the situation today is different and the led by Miguel Herrera have a better squad.
Cruz Azul vs Leon
On Saturday, October 8, Cruz Azul will face León at the Azteca Stadium, this duel is qualified as the most even of the entire playoff. In the United States it will be played at 7:00 p.m. Pacific and 10:00 p.m. Eastern. While in Mexico the game will be played at 9:00 p.m.
“The Machine” arrives at this meeting in better shape than the Lion, however it will be a game of arms to take. Cruz Azul arrives after occupying the seventh place while León qualified for these instances in the tenth position.
In the United States, the game can be seen through the signals of TUDN, Univision, and streaming fuboTV. From Mexico, the game can be seen through the TUDN signal and on the TUDN website.
Toluca vs FC Juárez
On Sunday, October 9, Toluca will be facing FC Juárez at the Nemesio Diez Stadium. The “Red Devils” directed by Ignacio Ambriz start with a slight favoritism that gives them the fact of having classified in the sixth box, while those of Juárez were located in the 11th box. The schedules of the United States will be 10:00 Pacific and 1:00 p.m. Eastern. In Mexico the match will start at 12:00.
TUDN, Univision, and fuboTV streaming will be the signals to watch this game in the United States. In Mexico it can be seen through the TUDN signal and on the TUDN website.
Puebla vs Chivas
the day of the repechage closes on Sunday, October 9 with the match where Puebla will host Chivas de Guadalajara at the Cuauhtémoc Stadium. It can be said that this will be the most even game of the play-off with “La Franja” entering the eighth position and “El Rebaño” in the ninth place.
This match will begin at 2:30 p.m. Pacific time in the United States and 5:30 p.m. Eastern time. While in Mexico the meeting will begin at 16:30.
In the United States, the game can be enjoyed through the TUDN screen and fuboTV streaming. In Mexican territory, the game can be enjoyed through TV Azteca.
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