Cruz Azul is the most exciting team in the Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021 at the moment. They will face Pumas UNAM looking to extend their fascinating strak by adding their eight straight win in the national league. The hosts need to keep with their recovery but do not face an easy job by playing against the possible new champions.
The Cementeros have done amazingly since the third round after healing from a bad start. The team managed by Juan Reynoso Guzmán have recorded a win ever since that matchday and seem as a too strong side for their rivals.
Pumas is struggling at the competition, but they recovered from a terrible losing streak in the last round with three highly-needed points. Andres Lillini and his team need to keep by that way to improve their current place at the table. Find out here the match preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch the game in the US.
Pumas vs Cruz Azul: Match Information
Date: Sunday, March 7, 2021
Time: 10 PM (ET)
Location: Olímpico Universitario stadium, Mexico City
Pumas vs Cruz Azul: Time by State in the US
ET: 10 PM
CT: 9 PM
MT: 8 PM
PT: 7 PM
Pumas vs Cruz Azul: Storylines and Head-to-Head
Cruz Azul are having an excellent time at the Liga MX as their winning streak doesn't seem to stop and they are a serious title contender. Juan Reynoso Guzmán and his squad have recorded seven straight wins so far, keeping a clean sheet in five of them, and they are one win away from reaching the eight consecutive triumphs they achieved in 2014.
Pumas' situation is much worse, but they did bounce back after terrible weeks getting beaten every round. Andres Lillini's side put to an end a poor streak of four succesive loses when they defeated Santos Laguna in the midweek ninth round.
Now they'll face a tough challenge against the leaders. However, Pumas demolished Cruz Azul the last time they faced each other in the semifinals of the Apertura by 4-0. Still, it's been more than 20 years since they recorded two straight wins against the Máquina.
Pumas vs Cruz Azul: Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021 Standings
The visitors are the current leaders of the Liga MX Guard1anes 2021, as they have 21 points after winning seven games and losing two. Cruz Azul are shining as they stick to the leadership. Pumas, on the other hand, are at the 14th place at the moment, with 8 points.
Pumas vs Cruz Azul: Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021 Top Scorers
Pumas: Gabriel Torres, Juan Dinenno, Emanuel Montejano, Facundo Waller, Carlos Gutiérrez (1)
Cruz Azul: Guillermo Fernández, Jonathan Rodríguez, Luis Romo, Roberto Alvarado, Juan Escobar (2)
How to watch or live stream Pumas vs Cruz Azul in the US
The tenth round game of the Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021 to be played between Pumas UNAM and Cruz Azul will be broadcasted in the US by TUDN.com, Univision NOW, TUDN App, TUDN USA and Univision.
Pumas vs Cruz Azul: Predictions and Odds
It makes sense that the leaders are seen as favorites for this game. FanDuel has given odds of -115 to a triumph of Cruz Azul, while a win from the hosts seem less likely. A Pumas UNAM win has been given odds of +310, while a tie would result in a +240 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel