The Tigres vs Leon match will take place this Saturday, November 2, 2013 (6:00 PM Pacific) at the Estadio Universitario in Monterrey. In one of the best matches of Week 16 of the Apertura 2013, Tigres and Leon match-up in a game between two title contenders. While Leon is in 3rd place of the Liga MX standings and with almost a ticket into the playoffs, Tigres is obliged to earn at least a point this Saturday to remain hopeful of winning a seed.
The team coached by Ricardo Ferreti is currently in 9th place with 21 points; 1 point away from the 8th placed Chiapas. Considering their talented roster, UANL Tigres has been one of the biggest disappointments thus far into the season to the point where rumors of ‘Tuca’s’ exit have been raised. Nonetheless, if they are capable of defeating Leon, they have the potential of escalating into 5th place, tying a playoff seed, and become real title contenders.
Leon has been win less in their past two matches, and while that has affected them in competing for the league’s 1st place, they are still one of the most interesting title contenders. The team coached by Gustavo Matosas has almost secured a playoff seed; a series of unimaginable results would knock them out. The ‘panzas verdes’ are focused on obtaining a good playoff seed in order to have home advantage at least in the quarterfinals; however, they are also focused on earning the 3rd place in order to qualify into next year’s Copa Libertadores.
Tigres vs Leon Prediction
The Tigres vs Leon match is the Liga MX match everyone must watch this weekend. Sure, Pumas faces Chivas in the ‘worst team in the league clasico’, but the Tigres against Leon is of greatest significance. The atmosphere at the Universitario should be as ecstatic as ever, because Tigres has the playoffs on the line. Meanwhile, Leon needs a win to secure a playoff berth, but at the same time to remain in the position for the second Copa Libertadores seed.
In what will be a match between two title contenders, Saturday’s match will be on a playoff atmosphere. The Tigres vs Leon match will end in a 2-2 draw.
Tigres vs Leon TV Schedule
The Tigres vs Leon match will be televised this Saturday, November 2, 2013 on Univision Deportes at 6:00 PM Pacific.