The Pumas vs Atlas match will take place at the Estadio Olimpico on Sunday, January 6th, 2013 at 10:00 AM PST.
Pumas- hopes are high after a good preseason
Pumas comes from a perfect preseason having earned 4 wins and 1 tie, and with high hopes for the new season. Robin Ramirez scored a goal during the last preseason game and seems to be on track to join the team in the regular season in the starting line up.
Antonio Torres Servin states that everyone in the team is of value and will be considered to play (unlike his hated predecessor). This is well received among players and gives hope for a balanced performance, we should expect talents such as the ones from Luis Garcia and Martin Romagnolli to be seen on the field.
Atlas, new players still waiting
Tomas Boy seems a bit desperate, as the new players he requested are still waiting for their international passes to be able to play in Mexico. However, they had been preparing for the season, and before the year ended they faced Club America and Chivas, with both games being won by Atlas.
Atlas is in desperate need of points, as they are in danger of losing their spot in the Liga MX and could go down to Ascenso MX. Tomas Boy is aware that Atlas has no tomorrow and has asked for players like Rodrigo Millar from Colo Colo (Chile) and Jose Luis Chavez from Blooming (Bolivia) to join the roster and help the team stay in the league
Pumas vs Atlas 2013 Prediction
Pumas has the same players as last season, that shows continuity. Pumas was also one of the few teams that had more preseason games and this preparation will be expected to show progress when the season starts for them on Sunday. Atlas will definitely look for the 3 points in order to not lose a spot in the Liga MX. My prediction for the Pumas vs Atlas match is that Pumas will get the win 2-0.
Pumas vs Atlas 2013 Television
The Pumas vs Atlas match will be televised on Univision this Sunday, January 6th, 2013 at 10 AM PST.