Chivas host Pumas tonight at the Akron Stadium in a match for the eighth round of the Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021. It will be a duel between two teams in need of points to climb positions in the Mexican league standings. Here you will find everything there is to know about this exciting game such as the match preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and even how to watch or live stream it in the US.
The team from Guadalajara recorded its second draw in a row by taking a point from its visit to Pachuca. Víctor Manuel Vucetich's side needs to improve a lot after a disappointing first half of the competition and, according to oddsmakers, El Rebaño Sagrado are the big favorites to clinch a victory today.
Pumas need to turn the page as soon as possible after their poor start of the season. The Universitarios lost 1-0 to Liga MX defending champions León last week to accumulate three straight defeats and five games without a win.
Chivas vs Pumas: Match Information
Date: Sunday, February 28, 2021
Time: 10:00 PM (ET)
Location: Akron Stadium, Guadalajara
Chivas vs Pumas: Time by State in the US
ET: 10:00 PM
CT: 9:00 PM
MT: 8:00 PM
PT: 7:00 PM
Chivas vs Pumas: Liga MX 2021 Standings
Both sides have only won one game each in this season of the Mexican league. However, Chivas are still close to the Playoffs spots in 13th place with 7 points, while Pumas are second to last with 5 in the Guard1anes Tournament 2021 table.
Chivas vs Pumas: Leading Goalscorers in the Liga MX 2021
José Macías is Deportivo Guadalajara's top scorer in the tournament with 4 goals, while Facundo Waller, Carlos Gutiérrez and Emanuel Montejano, with one goal each, are Pumas' leading scorers.
Chivas vs Pumas: Storylines
Although Chivas accumulate three games without defeats, it's time for them to return to their winning ways. Vucetich's team has only clinched one victory after seven Liga MX 2021 matches. Its only win was against León (3-1) for the fifth round of the tournament.
Pumas, on the other hand, not only have problems with their lack of points, but also cannot find a way to score goals. The Universitarios have only netted 3 goals in 7 games, and there were all in the 3-0 win over Mazatlán for Matchday 2.
How to watch or live stream Chivas vs Pumas in the US
The Liga MX 2021 match between Chivas Guadalajara and Pumas UNAM to be played today at the Akron Stadium will be broadcasted in the US by Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, Telemundo.
How to watch LIVE Chivas vs Pumas in Mexico
Bolavip and TV Azteca bring you the live broadcast of the clash between Chivas and Pumas for the eighth round of the Liga MX 2021. Do you live in Mexico and don't know where to watch the game yet? Now you can watch it right here.
Chivas vs Pumas: Predictions and Odds
It's not an easy game, as both sides are in need of points after showing a poor performance in the first half of the season. According to FanDuel, Chivas are the big favorites to take the win, with odds of -130. It seems like Pumas will have a lot to do to take the three points from Akron Stadium, as they have odds of +380. A tie would result in a +230 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel