FC Juárez and Monterrey face off today in a midweek Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021 game in which both sides will be looking to get back to winning ways to improve their current position at the standings. Although the visitors look as the favorites to take the three points and return to victory, it won't be an easy game for them. Here we'll take a look into the match preview, storylines, predictions, odds, and even how to watch this interesting game in the US.
The hosts will be looking to hold on to their strength at home and to extend their brilliant record in their ground. Luis Fernando Tena's team hasn't been consistent lately, although they've managed to get useful victories. Their next task, however, doesn't look easy.
Monterrey do not find themselves where they would like to be yet, but a triumph in this game would reduce the gap with the top-placed teams. The squad coached by Javier Aguirre travels to Juárez seeking for a highly-needed victory after some games without accomplishing it.
FC Juárez vs Monterrey: Match Information
Date: Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Time: 8 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Olímpico Benito Juárez, Ciudad Juárez
FC Juárez vs Monterrey: Time by State in the US
ET: 8 PM
CT: 7 PM
MT: 6 PM
PT: 5 PM
FC Juárez vs Monterrey: Storylines and Head-to-Head
Neither of these two have won in the last round, although Monterrey's streak without triumphs is worse. Aguirre's side is needy to return to winning ways in order to chase the top positions of the standings. Moreover, they have been struggling on the road, having scored just one goal in the last three games away. The Rayados have a title-contending team, but they need to turn up their level to be at a better place.
However, Monterrey still are a tough rival for Juárez, even more if they are in need for a victory. Still, the hosts are going through an incredible run at home, the best in their history at Mexican's top-flight. They hold an undefeated record of five games at their venue, with two wins and three ties.
As to the head-to-head between Juárez and Monterrey, they don't have a very long history facing each other. They played against each other just three times, with one victory for each side and one tie. The last time they clashed, Monterrey were the winners by 2-1.
FC Juárez vs Monterrey: Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021 Table
Despite the gap between these two is not huge, the visitors are much better off in the Mexican league standings. Monterrey, with one pending game, has 14 points up to now, which places them at the seventh position. A win, however, would see them climb up to the fourth place. Juárez is currently more at the bottom, being 14th of the table, but they also have one pending match and a triumph would move them up many places.
FC Juárez vs Monterrey: Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021 Top Scorers
FC Juárez: Darío Lezcano (3)
Monterrey: Rogelio Funes Mori (3)
How to watch or live stream FC Juárez vs Monterrey in the US
The game to be played between Juárez and Monterrey at the Estadio Olímpico Benito Juárez for the Round 9 of Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021 will be broadcasted in the US by TUDN App, TUDNxtra, TUDN.com, ESPN Deportes and ESPN Deportes+.
How to watch LIVE Juárez vs Monterrey in Mexico
Bolavip and TV Azteca bring you the live broadcast of the clash between Juárez and Monterrey for the ninth 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.
FC Juárez vs Monterrey: Predictions and Odds
Oddsmakers are giving the visitors the status of favorite team to win this game. FanDuel has given odds of +110 to a Monterrey victory, which may happen if the Rayados improve their game, while a triumph from the visitors seems less likely in the odds. A win from Juárez would turn into a +250 payout, and a tie was given odds of +220.
* Odds via FanDuel