In Week 12 of the Clausura 2016 of the Liga MX, Cruz Azul will host Pachuca at the Estadio Azul this Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 4:00 PM Pacific. In a weekend filled with noteworthy matches in the Mexican league, this one will be another tough battle between two sides who sit close to the top of the standings.
Cruz Azul has improved in all aspects this season after coach Tomas Boy took over. After eleven games, the ‘cementeros’ sit in 5th place with 18 points with the second best offense which has scored 22 goals. Against Pachuca they will attempt to retain their undefeated mark of 3 wins and 2 ties while playing home. With a win this Saturday, Cruz Azul would reach 21 points and place them closer to a playoff berth.
The ‘tuzos’ of Pachuca have played wonderful throughout the Clausura 2016 under the wings of young Mexican stars like Rodolfo Pizarro and Hirving Lozano. The team coahed by Diego Alonso has the best offense in the Liga MX with a total of 26 goals, and the second best defense with only 12 goals against. Pachuca has demonstrated great skills this season, and a win against Cruz Azul on the road could place them on top of the standings if Monterrey were to lose against Leon.
Where to Watch
The Cruz Azul vs Pachuca Liga MX match will be televised on Univision Deportes at 4:00 PM Pacific.