Monterrey host Chivas today at the BBVA Stadium in a pending match for the 12th round of the 2021 Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament. The home side is looking for a victory to climb to third place in the Mexican league standings, while the team from Guadalajara needs as many points as possible to increase its chances of qualifying for the playoffs. Here you will find everything there is to know about this exciting game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
Rayados suffered a surprising 1-0 home defeat to Pachuca last week and cut a run of four wins in a row, taking all competitions into account. For the next game, the team coached by Javier Aguirre will be without lef-back Jesús Gallardo, who was sent off on Sunday.
Chivas finally return to victory in the Liga MX 2021 on Saturday after beating Tijuana 2-0 at Akron Stadium. With the win, Víctor Manuel Vucetich's team got close to the playoffs spots in the standings, but they need to get more points in the last three rounds to advance to the knockout stage. That's why the team will lineup with three men in attack: Uriel Antuna, José Juan Macías and Alexis Vega.
Monterrey vs Chivas: Match Information
Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Time: 10:00 PM (ET)
Location: BBVA Stadium, Monterrey
Monterrey vs Chivas: Time by State in the US
ET: 10:00 PM
CT: 9:00 PM
MT: 8:00 PM
PT: 7:00 PM
Monterrey vs Chivas: Storylines
Rayados have been one of the best teams of the Liga MX 2021 regular season so far, and have also qualified for the 2021 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals. Meanwhile, Chivas have been struggling in the Mexican league.
However, the team from Guadalajara records a three-match unbeaten run over Monterrey, with one win and two draws. The last meeting between these two teams finished in a 3-1 victory for the Rebaño Sagrado, in November 2020.
Monterrey vs Chivas: Liga MX 2021 Standings
Aguirre's team wants to stay among the top four teams in the table to skip the first round of the Liga MX 2021 playoffs. Monterrey are currently in 4th place with 25 points, while Chivas are in the 14th position, with 16.
Monterrey vs Chivas: Liga MX 2021 Leading Goalscorers
Rogelio Funes Mori is Rayados' top scorer in the Guard1anes Tournament with 9 goals, while José Macías is Chivas' leading goalscorer with 6. Alexis Canelo of Toluca leads the table with 10.
How to watch or live stream Monterrey vs Chivas in the US
The pending match for the 12th round of the 2021 Liga Mx Guard1anes Tournament between Monterrey and Chivas to be played on Wednesday at the BBVA Stadium will be broadcast in the US by Foxsports.com, Fox Sports 1, FOX Deportes.
Monterrey vs Chivas: Predictions and Odds
Although they lost in their last game, Monterrey appear as the big favorite to win Wednesday's match. Actually, it's not a surprise, taking the teams' performance during the 2021 season into account. According to FanDuel, Rayados have odds of -150, while it gives Chivas odds of +410. A tie would result in a +260 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel