The Morelia vs Monterrey match will take place this Friday, September 20, 2013 (5:30 PM Pacific) at the Estadio Morelos. Monarcas is currently the top team in the Liga MX, as they have 20 points after 10 matches; Rayados on the other hand has disappointed and sits in 13th place with have 10 points after 10 games. Nonetheless, both squads have talented players which will lead to a dynamic and entertaining match in Morelia.
Monarcas Morelia is currently on a 3 game undefeated streak, in which they have won 2 and tied 1 game. The team coached by Carlos Bustos has been a real threat to opponents while playing at the Estadio Morelos where they have won 3 out of 4 matches (lost in week 2 against Toluca 4-3). On Friday, they will try to extend their 3 game winning streak at home when they host Monterrey who is pressured to obtain a win.
Monterrey travels to Morelia with the huge assignment of defeating the top team in the Liga MX. The biggest concern for the team coached by Jose Guadalupe Cruz is that while his team has only scored 10 goals in the season (5th worst offense), Morelia leads the Apertura 2013 with 20 goals. Monterrey won last week against Pachuca, therefore if they win in Morelia, they could begin a nice streak as they face the two worst teams in the league (Pumas and Atlante) in the next two weeks.
Morelia vs Monterrey Prediction
The Morelia vs Monterrey match will be a hard-fought contest between Monarcas who does not want to let go of the top of the standings; and between Rayados who is urged to gather a win to remain in the fight for a playoff position. Morelia will use their usual style where they focus their attack on talented winger Jefferson Montero, while Monterrey must find precision with their forwards. The Morelia vs Monterrey match will end in a 2-0 win for the local team.
Morelia vs Monterrey TV Schedule
The Morelia vs Monterrey match will be televised this Friday, September 20, 2013 on ESPN Deportes and Azteca America at 5:30 PM Pacific.