Puebla and Atlas face off today looking to become the first team to get into the semifinals of the Liga MX Playoffs 2021. The Zorros earned an important triumph in the first leg of this quarterfinal-tie and they'll visit La Franja hoping to take advantage of that lead. Here, you'll find everything there is to know about this game, such as the match information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch it in the US.
Nicolás Larcamón's side returns home looking to turn things around after being beaten in Guadalajara. Puebla performed incredibly in the regular season, finishing third and earning a ticket to the quarterfinals. However, their playoff journey hasn't begun well.
The team coached by Diego Cocca keeps in great form after a strong finish to the previous round. Atlas claimed a huge win at Estadio Jalisco to head to this second leg with a slight advantage. If they make the best of it, the one-goal difference in their favor may end up being crucial.
Puebla vs Atlas: Match Information
Date: Saturday, May 15, 2021
Time: 7 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Cuauhtémoc, Puebla
Puebla vs Atlas: Time by State in the US
ET: 7 PM
CT: 6 PM
MT: 5 PM
PT: 4 PM
Puebla vs Atlas: Storylines and Head-to-Head
Puebla suffered a hurtful defeat in the first leg of this series, but they'll have the home advantage to push for a comeback. They returned empty-handed from their trip to Guadalajara, but La Franja know perfectly they still have at least 90 minutes to bounce back.
Atlas will arrive at the Cuauhtémoc Stadium with an important advantage under their belt. However, Cocca's side is going to face a tough opponent who will be eager to put itself level on aggregate. That's why the Rojinegros can't get distracted and will need to play wisely to make the best of their previous result.
These two have a long history of facing each other in the Liga MX. Puebla won most games as they hold 16 victories, while Atlas claimed 14 triumphs, and they've tied in ten matches.
Puebla vs Atlas: Liga MX 2021 Standings
Puebla finished the regular season of the Guard1anes 2021 third with 28 points, while Atlas sat seven with 25 points and had to play the preliminary round before making their way to this stage.
Puebla vs Atlas: Liga MX 2021 Top Scorers
Puebla's top scorer is Santiago Ormeño, who has been on target nine times this season, being among the four leading goalscorers in the league. Meanwhile, Jairo Torres has four goals and is Atlas' top scorer.
How to watch or live stream Puebla vs Atlas in the US
The game to be played between Puebla and Atlas for the second leg of the Liga MX Playoffs 2021 quarterfinals will be broadcast in the US by TUDN.com, TUDN App, and TUDN USA.
How to watch LIVE Puebla vs Atlas in Mexico
Bolavip and TV Azteca bring you the live broadcast of the clash between Puebla and Atlas for the second leg of the Liga MX Playoffs 2021 quarterfinals. Do you live in Mexico and don't know where to watch the game yet? Now you can watch it right here.
Puebla vs Atlas: Predictions and Odds
Oddsmakers have already made their predictions, and they see the visitors as favorites. FanDuel has given Atlas odds of +145, while Puebla have +220, and a tie would result in a +190 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel.