In week 10 of the Liga MX Clausura 2017, Santos Laguna will host Monterrey at the Estadio Corona TSM this Wednesday, April 12, 2017 (5:30 PM Pacific). Both teams are heavy contenders for a playoff spot and need the three points to keep on being in the top positions on the Liga MX table.
Santos Laguna has had some twists and turns in its road to fifth place and 19 points. The ‘guerreros’ have tied seven games this Clausura, including five in which they had a lead. The celestial warriors latest result was a huge 1-0 win over Pachuca in week 13 of the competition. Jose Manuel de la Torre has led his team to two consecutive victories, getting that win over Pachuca also getting a win over Queretaro in week 12.
Djaniny Tavares has been one of the most exciting players recently, scoring in two consecutive games. The Cape Verde native has been one of the most vital players for Santos Laguna this tournament scoring five goals with two assists. Santos will have the home-field advantage in the game but it might not be enough to propel the ‘guerreros’ over a very tough opponent in Monterrey.
Monterrey has been one of the best teams this Clausura in third place with 22 points. The ‘regios’ are coming off a huge 4-1 victory in week 13 of the competition. Antonio Mohamed has counted with one of the deadliest offenses all tournament, accumulating 21 goals in 12 weeks.
A substantial portion of those goals has come from three key players in Edwin Cardona, Rogelio Funes Mori and Darlon Pabon who have collectively scored 14 goals. Monterrey is one of the few teams that seems like a lock to have a playoff spot but will have a tough task against Santos Laguna away from home.
How to Watch Santos Laguna vs Monterrey
The Santos Laguna vs Monterrey match will be broadcast this Wednesday, April 12 at 5:30 PM Pacific:
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