The leader Toluca of Carlos González will receive this Wednesday the sub-leader Monterrey of Celso Ortiz, in the main match of the ninth day of the Mexican Apertura that will be played during the week.
After beating Cruz Azul 2-3 in a controversial match decided by Brazilian Camilo Sanvezzo, Toluca has six wins, two draws, one loss and 20 points, one more than Monterrey, second, and two over Tigres UANL. , third in the ranking.
This Wednesday, coach Ignacio Ambriz’s team will try to take advantage of their stadium, 2,600 meters above sea level, to add three points and take off at the top of the table.
It will be a duel between the two offenses with the best performance in the league, that of Monterrey with 19 goals, led by Funes Mori and the Mexican Arturo González, with four goals each; that of Toluca, with 17, commanded by Fernández, Sanvezzo and the Chilean Jean Meneses, with three in each case.
The day will start this Tuesday when the champion Atlas, twelfth in the table, will receive Juárez FC, sixteenth, with the idea of starting the way back to the top places, after ups and downs in their performance.
Atlas, who in the last year reigned in the league thanks to his secure defense, now shows the fourth weakest defense, which he will try to fix so, with the attack led by Colombian Julián Quiñones and Argentine Julio Furch, improve his situation.
Mazatlán will receive Querétaro and Puebla will receive Necaxa, in other duels this Tuesday.
In addition to Toluca-Monterrey, on Wednesday Pachuca, fourth in the standings, will play in their stadium against América, which although they are ninth in the table, have won two in a row, the last one last Saturday when they thrashed 0-3 against the Pumas UNAM.
Cruz Azul, fifteenth, will host Tijuana, seventh, in another duel on Wednesday.
On Thursday, Pumas UNAM, thirteenth, will try to recover their pace at San Luis, fourteenth, in a match between two teams in need of points, while Santos Laguna will host León.
Guadalajara-Tigres UANL was postponed to September 13.
-Ninth day of the Opening of Mexican soccer:
Atlas-Juárez FC, Mazatlán-Querétaro and Puebla-Necaxa.
Toluca-Monterrey, Cruz Azul-Tijuana and Pachuca-America.
Santos Laguna-León and San Luis-Pumas UNAM.