Toluca and Pachuca meet in a game for the Final of the 2022 LIGA MX Torneo Apertura. This game will take place at Estadio Nemesio Díez in Toluca on October 27, 2022 at 9:06 PM (ET). The home team knows that the regular season and the playoffs were tough. Here is all the detailed information about this LIGA MX confirmed lineups. If you live in the US, you can watch this exciting game on FuboTV (free trial).
Toluca did everything right during the regular season, they had a good defensive strategy and despite not being big favorites they showed patience during the reclassification phase to advance to the quarter-finals where they won against Santos.
Pachuca did not have to go through the same path as Toluca to reach the final, they had a shorter path, but that does not detract from the fact that Pachuca eliminated two big favorites like Tigres UANL and Monterrey during the playoffs.
Toluca Confirmed lineup
Toluca were the sixth best team overall in the league table, they won most of the games at home but playing on the road the team knew how to stop the rivals to close the regular season with a record of 3-2- 3.
Toluca's top scorer is Jean Meneses with seven goals, but Camilo Sanvezzo is the second top scorer with six goals, although the latter is not a starter. The bad news for Toluca is that Luis Garcia (main goalkeeper) will not return until next year.
Toluca's confirmed starting lineup for this first-leg finals game: Tiago Volpi, Valber Huerta, Oscar Ortega, Andres Mosquera; Leandro Fernandez, Claudio Baeza, Jean Meneses, Marcel Ruiz, Carlos Guzman; Carlos Gonzalez and Camilo Da Silva.
Pachuca Confirmed lineup
During their semi-final round against Monterrey, Pachuca showed no mercy, they won 6-2 overall showing offensive power like no other team. That's why coach Guillermo Almada will set up a similar starting lineup as this is the first of two final matchups.
Pachuca depend a lot on the Argentinian Nicolas Ibañez since he is the team's top scorer with 11 goals. Two other players like Aviles Hurtado and Illian Hernandez have three goals each.
Pachuca’s confirmed starting lineup for this game: Oscar Ustari, Mauricio Isais, Kevin Alvarez, Gustavo Cabral, Oscar Murillo; Romario Ibarra, Paulino de la Fuente, Luis Chavez, Victor Guzman; Erick Sanchez and Nicolas Ibañez