The Cruz Azul vs Atlas Liga MX match will take place this Saturday, March 29, 2014 (6:00 PM Pacific) at the Estadio Azul. The ‘cementeros’ and ‘zorros’ will face-off in one of the most noteworthy games of Week 13 during the Clausura 2014 season. While Cruz Azul will look for the in order to remain in the league’s first place, Atlas must gain the three points to remain alive in the relegation battle.
The team coached by Luis Fernando Tena has been nothing other than impressive throughout this season. After twelve games, Cruz Azul is in first place with 29 points; 4 more than 2nd placed Toluca. Moreover, the ‘cementeros’ have the second best offense with 20 goals, and are tied for the best defense with 7 goals received. Against Atlas, Cruz Azul may field a semi-alternate side considering they will face Xolos of Tijuana next Tuesday for the CONCACAF Champions League.
The ‘rojinegros’ enter Week 13 after tying Chivas in the Clasico Tapatio 1-1, which was a game marred by fan violence on the Estadio Jalisco stands. After an exhausting week which had their home stadium banned for one game, Tomas Boy and his team is ready to face one of their biggest challenges this season. Atlas needs the win not only to remain in the playoff picture, but most importantly, to stay away from relegation.
Cruz Azul vs Atlas Prediction
The Cruz Azul vs Atlas match will be an exciting contest which will be made by both sides playing offensively. Atlas goes into the game with the pressure to not lose, but that will be difficult to attain as they visit the best team in Mexico. Cruz Azul is the favorite to win this game, and they will do so with their potent offensive midfield. The Cruz Azul vs Atlas match will end in a 2-0 win for the home side.
Cruz Azul vs Atlas TV Schedule
The Cruz Azul vs Atlas match will be televised on Univision at 6:00 PM Pacific.
Cruz Azul vs Atlas Highlights
The Cruz Azul vs Atlas video highlights will be uploaded soon after the end of the game.