The America vs Atlante Liga MX match will take place this Saturday, February 1, 2014 (3:00 PM Pacific) at the Estadio Azteca. Club America will have a great opportunity of winning their third straight match when they receive Atlante in Week 5 of the Clausura 2014. Meanwhile, the ‘Potros de Hierro’ will face one of their toughest games this season, in their fight for survival against relegation.
After four games, the team coached by Antonio Mohamed has 9 points; 3 wins and 1 loss. The ‘Aguilas‘ have demonstrated a solid style of play, and after each game the players have shown improvement under the new tactics of Turco. If America defeats Atlante this Saturday, the team from ‘coapa’ will reach 12 points, remain in the top 3 positions, and could also stay in 1st place if Toluca and Cruz Azul do not win their matches.
Atlante has 5 points after four matches, product of 1 win, 2 ties, and a loss. The team coached by Pablo Marini has demonstrate early into the Clausura 2014 that they are extremely serious in their goal of remaining in Mexico’s first division. They stand in last place of the relegation table, but have gained ground on Club Atlas. Before the start of the season, there was an 8 point difference between them, but after Week 4, the ‘Potros‘ are only 4 points away. This season every game is incredibly important for Atlante, therefore winning at the Estadio Azteca would be surprising, and significant to boost their confidence in the relegation battle.
America vs Atlante Prediction
The America vs Atlante match will be a good contest between two teams that are in good form. America has all the ingredients necessary to win their third straight and fourth of the season, as they are the home team, and have the better talent. Therefore, coach Mohamed will be loyal to his style and will allow his players to focus on offense by using a quick counter-attacking system.
The team from Cancun is the underdog this Saturday, therefore expect them to play defensively with the intention of earning at least a point. In an intense game, the America vs Atlante match will end in a 2-0 win for the ‘Aguilas’.
America vs Atlante TV Schedule
The America vs Atlante match will be televised on Univision at 3:00 PM Pacific.
America vs Atlante Highlights
The America vs Atlante video highlights will be posted soon after the end of the match.