The Liga MX is back after the international break and Matchday 13 of the 2021 Apertura tournament will deliver a must-watch, evenly-matched game between Cruz Azul and Tigres UANL. Here, take a look at the match preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch it in the US.
The Mexican league reigning champions head back home hoping to get back to winning ways and extend their unbeaten run to four games. Juan Reynoso's men struggled at the beginning of the tournament but they hope to string good results together from now on.
Los Felinos, on the other hand, are adapting to life after Tuca Ferreti but things haven't been easy for Miguel Herrera thus far. Tigres, however, also arrive at this clash carrying a three-game undefeated streak (W1 D2). Will they claim all the points at Estadio Azteca?
Cruz Azul vs Tigres UANL: Match Information
Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021
Time: 10 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Cruz Azul vs Tigres UANL: Time by State in the US
ET: 10 PM
CT: 9 PM
MT: 8 PM
PT: 7 PM
Cruz Azul vs Tigres UANL: Storylines and Head-to-Head
Cruz Azul couldn't carry their Guard1anes tournament form to this new competition but they got results anyways. They come from a 1-0 win on the road against Tijuana and find themselves 6th in the 2021 Apertura standings with 17 points (W4 D5 L2).
Tigres UANL, meanwhile, faced a huge challenge for this season having to replace Tuca Ferreti. It's been a relatively slow start for Miguel Herrera but his side is fifth in the tournament with 18 points (W4 D6 L2). Los Felinos come from a goalless draw with Necaxa.
This will be the 48th meeting between these familiar foes in the Mexican top-flight. Cruz Azul have the edge in the all-time series with 18 victories, just one more than Tigres UANL, while they drew on 12 occasions.
How to watch or live stream Cruz Azul vs Tigres UANL in the US
The game to be played between Cruz Azul and Tigres UANL on Matchday 13 of the 2021 Liga MX Apertura will be broadcast in the US by Univision, TUDN.com, TUDN USA, TUDN App, and Univision NOW.
Cruz Azul vs Tigres UANL: Predictions and Odds
Bookmakers in the US have revealed their predictions for this game and they see the hosts as favorites. FanDuel has given Cruz Azul +125 to win the game, while Tigres UANL have +230, and a tie would result in a +210 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel.