The Xolos Tijuana vs Monarcas Morelia match will be this Saturday, April 20, 2013 (5:00 PM PST) at the Estadio Caliente. Xolos of Tijuana will have a win-or-go-home opportunity when they receive the difficult Monarcas Morelia. Anything else other than a win will greatly jeopardize a playoff seed for Xolos, while a win for Monarcas will put them in great position to become a title contender.
Xolos of Tijuana is in very bad shape, in fact, they are on their worst run since Joaquin Del Olmo was in charge of this team back in 2011. Xolos cannot score, even if their life was on the line, and to make things worse, they have not won in 6 straight games. When this team won its first 4 games of the season, everyone figured they had all season long to comfortably obtain a playoff seed. Today, the scenario is very different, as they are in 12th place with only 18 points.
Monarcas Morelia has had better luck than Xolos as they have not lost in 7 straight, and currently sit in 6th place with 21 points. With a win on Saturday, they will be very close to obtaining a playoff spot this Clausura 2013. In front, they have a very difficult Estadio Caliente, and maybe, a tough Xolos team who will be hard to defeat if they are on their good night.
Xolos Tijuana vs Monarcas Morelia Prediction
Xolos is in its worst run since joining the ‘big boys’ of the Liga MX. When they face Morelia, they will play one of the most difficult offenses in the league, and considering the bad shape Tijuana’s defense is at, I do not see playoffs in their near future. Morelia has played very well lately, and their run will keep going against the dying hound. The Xolos Tijuana vs Monarcas Morelia match will end 2-0 in favor of the visiting team.
Xolos Tijuana vs Monarcas Morelia Television
The Xolos Tijuana vs Monarcas Morelia match will be televised this Saturday, April 20, 2013 on Univision Deportes 2 at 5:00 PM Pacific.