Chivas de Guadalajara lost 3-0 to León at home and this result caused rumors both inside and outside the club. However, there is no time for regrets as the team will face Rayados, who are clear favorites for the title. Below, everything you need to know about this match for Day 6 of the Apertura 2021 Liga MX Tournament.
Rayados, on the other hand, has one of the most impressive squads in Liga MX and aims to fight for the title under the guidance of Vasco Aguirre. They are undefeated so far: they have won 2 and drawn 3 in 5 matches. At home, they clearly won against Pumas UNAM (2-0) and Pachuca (3-1). Puebla managed to hold them to a draw (1-1) in the final minute, but had to suffer to earn a point.
Coach Víctor Manuel Vucetich will have to use all of his experience to help the Guadalajara team, which has only five points in the campaign, the result of one win, two draws and two defeats, get a good result at the home of the Monterrey team, who are in the top four places in the table with nine points, while the red and white team is in 12th place.
Monterrey comes from a draw against Cruz Azul
Rayados and Cruz Azul faced each other on match day 5 of the Apertura 2021 tournament and it ended up being a great match with a terrible refereeing included, at the end they tied 1-1 with goals from Jonathan Rodríguez and Alfonso Alvarado. Cruz Azul came from a draw against Monterrey, it was a close game but with a lot of intensity.
The dramatic ending did justice to Rayados, who never stopped looking for the equalizer. The intensity and physical dispute set the tone in the clash between two of the teams favored to win this year's championship.
Esteban Andrada's mistake that ended in the goal for Cruz Azul
Cruz Azul took the lead through a penalty kick in the 66th minute. Santiago Giménez was brought down in the area by goalkeeper Estaban Andrada, after a mistimed exit. After a review, the referee awarded the penalty kick for the home side. Jonathan Cabecita Rodríguez made no mistake and made it one-nil to Cruz Azul.