Necaxa and Cruz Azul face each other at the Estadio Victoria in Aguascalientes, in the third round of the 2021 Liga MX Apertura today, August 5, 2021, at 10:05 PM (ET). Here, you will find everything there is to know about this interesting Torneo Apertura Round 3 match, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch or live stream the game in the US.
This will be their 29th Liga MX meeting. Cruz Azul are the firm favorites in head-to-head clashes, having celebrated a victory in 13 of their previous matches; Necaxa have grabbed a triumph nine times to this day, and six games have ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on February 6, 2021, when Cruz Azul managed to emerge triumphant with a final result of 2-0 away in Aguascalientes. It promises to be a more exciting clash as they meet for the first time in the new 2021 Liga MX Apertura.
Necaxa vs Cruz Azul: Match Information
Date: Friday, August 5, 2021
Time: 22:05 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Victoria, Aguascalientes
Necaxa vs Cruz Azul: Times by State in the US
ET: 10:05 PM
CT: 9:05 PM
MT: 8:05 PM
PT: 7:05 PM
Necaxa vs Cruz Azul: Storylines
Necaxa have been winless in the Liga Apertura since its beginning, losing both of their matches, once to Santos Laguna, and next to Club America. Meanwhile, Cruz Azul have also been off to a winless start of the season, losing one to Mazatlan, and the Santos Laguna clash ended in a tie.
The Rayos currently sit on the bottom of the Liga MX table with no points win in two Apertura matches so far. On the other hand, the Celestes are placed four positions above them, in 13th place on the Liga MX table with one point won in two games in the 2021 Liga MX Apertura.
These opponents have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to November 14, 2001, when it ended in a disappointing goalless 0-0 draw. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see if either one of the clubs will finally grab the three points in Round 3.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Necaxa vs Cruz Azul in the U.S.
The 2021 Liga MX Apertura Round 3 game between Necaxa and Cruz Azul, to be played on Friday at Estadio Victoria in Aguascalientes, will be broadcasted on TUDN App, Univision NOW, TUDN.com, TUDN USA, UniMás in the United States.
Necaxa vs Cruz Azul: Predictions And Odds
The odds are in favor of Cruz Azul. FanDuel see them as the slight favorites to claim their first win this season and they have given them -105 odds. The home side Necaxa, meanwhile, have +280 odds to cause an upset this weekend and grab their first three points this season, while a tie would result in a +230 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel