The Toluca vs Morelia Liga MX match will take place this Sunday, January 12, 2014 (10:00 AM Pacific) at the Estadio Nemesio Diez. Toluca will want to start off its first home game of the season with a win over a Morelia squad that is expected to accomplish a lot this season.
Toluca came out of Week 1 of the Liga MX with three points, after it was able to defeat Pachuca 1-0. Cardozo’s team looked as good as it did last season, when it reached the Liga MX playoff semifinals. Toluca is once again expected to make a deep run in the Liga MX playoffs, and an early season win over Morelia would really help their cause.
The match against Morelia is also important, because it will be the first home game of Sinha’s last season with Toluca. The creative midfielder, who has played for 15 years in Toluca, announced that the Clausura 2014 will be his last season with the Diablos Rojos. The 37-year old still has talent, but his age has slowed down his pace considerably, he has just one more season left to strengthen his already impressive legacy.
Morelia will be looking for their first points of the season, after they were shocked in Week 1 by a feisty Queretaro that defeated them 1-0 at the Estadio Morelos. Coach Bustos is expected to take Morelia deep into the Liga MX playoffs and the Copa Libertadores tournament this season. That is why the Morelia ownership (TV Azteca) has acquired some excellent players: Egidio Arevalo, Hector Reynoso, Felipe Baloy, and Duvier Riascos.
Two losses in a row for Bustos would be a terrible start for a season where Morelia is expected to accomplish big goals, that is why his team cannot drop any points at the Nemesio Diez.
Toluca vs Morelia Prediction
Both teams have talented squads that participated in last season’s playoffs, although Morelia seems a bit stronger due to the newly acquired players. However, Toluca is playing at home, and the players know each other quite well, while Morelia is still adjusting to the new arrivals. Look for a tight game that ends in a 1-1 draw.
Toluca vs Morelia TV Schedule
The Toluca vs Morelia match will be televised this Sunday, January 12, 2014 on Univision at 10:00 AM Pacific.
Toluca vs Morelia Highlights
The Toluca vs Morelia video highlights will be available soon after the match ends.