The Classic Regio of Liga MX is coming. On the 9th date of the Grita México Apertura 2021 Tournament, Monterrey will host Tigres UANL in a match that promises a lot, and that will undoubtedly mark the path of both teams for what is to come in the tournament.
Monterrey comes from suffering a tough defeat against Atlas that left it seventh in the standings. The team led by Javier Aguirre was beaten 2-1 and arrives beaten, but he knows that the classics are always separate games and will seek to use it as a mental push to fight again at the top.
Tigres is coming off getting a valuable draw against Leon FC, after going 2-0 down, and wants to get back on the road to victory. Those of Miguel Herrera, who have the championship scorer Nicolás López in their team, are fourth and are excited about winning the championship.
The last Regio Classic took place on the 16th date of the 2020/21 Clausura and was kept by Tigres. Los Felinos won 2-1 thanks to goals from Carlos González and André-Pierre Gignac. In addition, it should be noted that Alfonso González had put Monterrey ahead with a great free kick.