Cruz Azul and Puebla square off today at Estadio Azteca trying to get their first win of the 2021 Liga MX tournament. Here, you will find everything there is to know about this soccer match, such as predictions, odds, storylines, and how to watch the game online.
Cruz Azul come from losing their opening round match against Santos Laguna, 1-0, at Estadio Corona. Now La Maquina will try to bounce back and get a big win over Puebla, at home, to start a new season.
Puebla couldn’t win their first game, either, but they managed to get a draw against Chivas at Estadio Cuauhtémoc. La Franja will try to surprise another big team in Cruz Azul and get their first three points of the campaign.
Cruz Azul vs Puebla: Match Information
Date: Saturday, 16 January, 2021
Time: 8:00 PM ET
Location: Estadio Azteca, Mexico City
Cruz Azul vs Puebla: Time By State In The U.S.
ET: 8:00 PM
CT: 7:00 PM
MT: 6:00 PM
PT: 5:00 PM
Cruz Azul vs Puebla: Storylines and Head-To-Head
Cruz Azul were really close to the glory last season and they mightily failed in México and overseas. La Maquina collapsed against Pumas in the Liga MX 2020 semi-finals, blowing a 4-0 advantage against their crosstown rivals. Later, they would lose against LAFC in the quarterfinals of the 2020 Concachampions.
Puebla were a good surprise last year, making it to the Liguilla after upsetting Monterrey in the play-in game. This is a new tournament but they will try to keep surprising the big teams in the competition.
This will be their 38th matchup in Liga MX. Cruz Azul have won 16 games with 12 ties and 9 victories for Puebla.
Cruz Azul vs Puebla: Liga MX 2021 Top Scorers
Cruz Azul: TBB
Puebla: Santiago Ormeño
Cruz Azul vs Puebla: Liga MX 2021 Standings
Cruz Azul is currently ranked 15th on the general standings, with zero points in their bag. As for Puebla, they have only one point, enough to be the 10th ranked in the competition after one matchday.
How to watch or live stream online Cruz Azul vs Puebla in the U.S.
TUDN App, Univision NOW, TUDN.com, TUDN USA, Univision will broadcast this game in the United States.
Cruz Azul vs Puebla: Predictions and Odds
Cruz Azul are the clear favorites to come out victorious in this match. They have been given -200 odds, Puebla received +490 and the tie, +320.
* Odds via FanDuel