In week 12 of the Liga MX Clausura 2017, Chiapas will host Pumas UNAM at the Estadio Victor Manuel Reyna this Saturday, April 1, 2017 (4:00 PM Pacific). Both teams are in the mix for a playoff spot and could use the three points from the game.
Chiapas has been an intriguing team this Clausura, currently in 12th place with 13 points, only a point off a playoff spot. The ‘jaguares’ are coming from a 2-2 draw to Necaxa away from home at the Estadio Victoria, which was an impressive result at a tough venue. Chiapas has pulled off some shocking results this tournament beating some solid teams like America, Chivas, Tigres UANL and Toluca. Sergio Bueno has implemented an enticing style of play that is always interesting to watch with players like Dieter Villalpando and Luis Leal being the standouts recently. Chiapas still has a chance to make the playoffs this tournament, a win here being key to that possibility.
Pumas UNAM has fallen off recently now barely hanging on to a playoff spot, in eighth place with 14 points. The ‘capitalinos’ are coming off a tough loss to rivals, Club America in week 11 of the competition, losing 3-2 at home. Paco Palencia has counted with one of the best players this tournament in striker, Nicolas Castillo who leads the Liga MX in goals with eight on the year.
The Chilean forward has especially been impressive recently scoring all four of Pumas’ goals in the past two league games. The Mexico City team is in a contested fight for a playoff spot and needs the three points from the game. The match should be an enticing duel with both teams playing an attractive style of football, a lot of goals are expected in this encounter.
How to Watch Chiapas vs Pumas UNAM
The Chiapas vs Pumas UNAM match will be broadcast this Saturday, April 1 at 4:00 PM Pacific:
TV Schedule: ESPN Deportes, Univision Deportes
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