Club Leon and Pumas will face each other for the semifinal of the 2021 Leagues Cup at the BBA Stadium in Houston, Texas on Wednesday, September 15. Both teams are looking to be in the decider of the tournament against either Seattle Sounders or Santos Laguna.
While Leon is having a great start of the season, Pumas aren’t in a good position in the Liga MX. Leon is currently second in the domestic tournament with 15 points so far. Meanwhile, Pumas UNAM in the 16th place of the table, with only one win so far.
Club Leon reached this instance after defeating 6-1 Sporting Kansas in the quarterfinals. On the other hand, Pumas UNAM defeated New York City in penalties 3-1 after the 1-1 draw. The defending champions of this tournament is Cruz Azul, and both teams are looking for their reign.
Leon's possible lineup
On Saturday, Leon collected their third consecutive draw in the Liga MX. Ignacio Ambriz’s side will try to break that winless streak with a triumph on American soil against Pumas on Wednesday and have the chance to fight for a title.
This could be Club Leon probable lineup against Pumas: Cota; Mosquera, Barreiro, Tesillo, O. Rodríguez; J. Rodríguez, Colombatto; Mena, Fernández, Hernández; Dávila.
Pumas possible lineup
Meanwhile, Pumas UNAM tied against Chivas in their last match on Sunday. They added a point after getting nothing last week when they were defeated by Toluca. However, the team wants to leave their woes behind with a victory in Houston.
This could be Pumas UNAM possible lineup to go against Leon: González; Bennevendo Peña, Ortíz, Freire, J. Rodríguez; López, Lira, Meritao; Saucedo, Montejano, Álvarez.