In a midweek Round 9 game of the Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021 today, Tijuana will be looking to catch up with the powerful Club América, who seek for another triumph to keep their top-four place safely. This clash promises a lot of action as both sides aim to win while they are direct competitors in the upper zone of the standings. Here you will find everything there is to know about this Mexican league matchup, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
América is the second-best team so far in the Mexican league, where they are seen as title-contenders for sure. Still, Santiago Solari's team has a big task ahead against a rival that is close to them in the standings and they'll need to pull off a good performance to keep their good position in the table.
The hosts return to the Estadio Caliente, where they won in their last two matches, looking to get an important three points that places them in the playoff spots. The team coached by Solari, on the other, hand has a big opportunity to stay among the top teams in the Liga MX 2021 table.
Tijuana vs América: Match Information
Date: Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Time: 10:06 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Caliente, Tijuana
Tijuana vs América: Time by State in the US
ET: 10:06 PM
CT: 9:06 PM
MT: 8:06 PM
PT: 7:06 PM
Tijuana vs América: Storylines and Head-to-Head
Apart from the hot-form Cruz Azul, the other team that's having a great run in the Mexican league is América. The team from the nation's capital city just lost one game in the last six, which in fact they won it on the pitch, but for including a player who wasn't registered previously they lost the three points. However, the team that coaches Santiago Solari had a strong start to the competition as they hope to fight for the trophy.
On the other hand, Tijuana are also in a good position in the Liga MX at the moment, but they failed to win in the past two matches. Now they'll return home aiming to get a triumph once again following a loss at Tigres and a tie at Monterrey.
América holds an impressive record from the last meetings against Tijuana. The Aguilas have lost just once in the past 11 games in which they faced each other, having won six of those. They also defeated Xolos by 4-0 in their last clash.
Tijuana vs América: Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021 Standings
The visitors are currently the second-placed team in the Mexican league standings as they have 16 points, just two behind the leaders Cruz Azul, and they look as a probable title-contender. Meanwhile, Tijuana isn't that far from América. Pablo Guede's team are at the fifth place with 13 points, which means that if they win this game they'll catch up with the Águilas.
Tijuana vs América: Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021 Top Scorers
Tijuana: Fidel Martínez (4)
América: Roger Martínez and Henry Martín (2 each)
How to watch or live stream Tijuana vs América in the US
Fox Sports 2, Foxsports.com and FOX Deportes will broadcast in the US the game to be played between Tijuana and América at the Estadio Azteca for the ninth round of the Liga MX Guard1anes Tournament 2021.
Tijuana vs América: Predictions and Odds
These two are very close to each other in the Liga MX standings, so that may explain why oddsmakers don't state clearly which is the favorite team in this clash. Still, there is a slight difference as FanDuel had given a Tijuana win odds of +155, while an América triumph would result in a +165 payout, and a tie was given odds of +230.
* Odds via FanDuel