The Liga MX will be back this weekend. Juarez and Cruz Azul clash today at the Estadio Olimpico Benito Juarez on Matchday 8 of the Apertura 2021 aiming to get back to winning ways. Here, you will find everything you need to know about this soccer game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and even how to watch it in the US.
The hosts had an awful start to their campaign under new coach Ricardo 'Tuca' Ferreti. The former Tigres manager is winless after seven games at the helm of Juarez and finds himself in a tough spot.
The reigning Mexican league champions, however, don't arrive at this clash in high spirits either. La Maquina overcame their Matchday 1 loss but have struggled to record victories. Will they seize this opportunity to take off?
Juarez vs Cruz Azul: Match Information
Date: Friday, September 10, 2021
Time: 10 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Olimpico Benito Juarez
Juarez vs Cruz Azul: Time by State in the US
ET: 10 PM
CT: 9 PM
MT: 8 PM
PT: 7 PM
Juarez vs Cruz Azul: Storylines and Head-to-Head
Juarez were beaten by Santos Laguna last weekend and recorded their third defeat in a row in the Apertura 2021. It was their fifth defeat in the league and it seems like they can't find the way to bounce back.
Cruz Azul, on the other hand, have also struggled to grab victories as they were held in their last three matches. In the seventh round they dropped two points against Pachuca at Estadio Azteca. Will the defending champs get back on track?
These two sides have met three times in the Mexican first division, and all of them saw Los Cementeros claiming the three points. Las time they faced, Cruz Azul won 1-0 in a hard-fought game.
Juarez vs Cruz Azul: Liga MX Apertura 2021 Standings
After seven rounds of action, Juarez find themselves bottom of the standings with just two points. Cruz Azul, meanwhile, stand seventh with ten points.
How to watch or live stream Juarez vs Cruz Azul in the US
The game to be played between Juarez and Cruz Azul on Matchday 8 of the Liga MX Apertura 2021 will be broadcast in the US by TUDN USA, TUDN.com, TUDN App, and TUDNxtra.
Juarez vs Cruz Azul: Predictions and Odds
Bookmakers in the US have already revealed their predictions. Unsurprisingly, they see Cruz Azul as favorites with odds of -105, while Juarez have +300, and a tie would result in a +220 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel.