The high-caliber Liga MX first-leg semifinal between Club America and Monterrey will be held this Wednesday, May 18, 2016 (6:30 PM Pacific) at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. This Clausurua 2016 ‘liguilla’ clash is expected to be extremely entertaining in a match between the top two title contenders.
Rayados of Monterrey has not stepped-off the pedal since the start to the regular season and into the playoffs. The team coached by Antonio Mohamed was phenomenal throughout the Clausura 2016 where they finished in 1st place with an outstanding 37 points. In the quarterfinals, they defeated their arch-city-rivals Tigres in demonstration of their great form and talented roster depth. While they will have a very difficult visit to the Azteca stadium, ‘rayados’ are favorites to win this semifinal which would allow them to face the winner between Leon or Pachuca in the final.
Club America also faced and defeated a top rival in the quarterfinals when they clashed against Chivas of Guadalajara. The team coached by Ignacio Ambriz showed the capability of his squad during difficult scenarios, which will be significant in their series against the league’s best, Monterrey. The ‘aguilas’ will attempt to earn an important win this Wednesday night inside their marvelous stadium, and with the support of their home fans. Nonetheless, this series will be entertaining, and it is a must-watch encounter.
Where to Watch
The America vs Monterrey first-leg match will be broadcast at 6:30 PM Pacific:
Watch Live Online Stream: FuboTV
TV Schedule: Univision Deportes