We present to you how the quarterfinal crosses of the Apertura 2021 will be carried out
After the playoff phase, the dates and times of the matches of quarter finals of the Opening 2021, instance in which America and Pumas will collide in one more edition of the Capital Classic in Liguilla, while Atlas will do the honors Monterrey, Lion will be measured with Puebla and Tigers will see Santos as a rival.
The quarter finals Roundtrip matches will be played, where the global scoreboard will determine the winner, in case of a tie, the best classified in the Regular Phase will be the team that advances to Semifinals.
America vs Pumas
IDA: Wednesday November 24, 7:00 p.m., Olympic Stadium.
RETURN: Saturday, November 27, 7:00 p.m., Azteca Stadium.
The Eagles directly classified the ‘big party’ after concluding the regular phase as leaders after 17 days, while the felines agreed via playoffs after beating Toluca as visitor 1 to 2 this Sunday.
This will be the seventh time that both teams meet in a direct elimination round in short tournaments, with five occasions in which the azulcrema have come out ahead against one of the auriazules.
Atlas vs Monterrey
IDA: Wednesday, November 24, 9:05 p.m. BBVA Stadium.
RETURN: Saturday, November 27, 9:05 p.m. Jalisco Stadium.
Los Rojinegros achieved a surprising general sub-leadership and their first customs office in the direct elimination round will be Monterrey., which agreed to the playoffs in ninth place and beat Cruz Azul 1 to 4.
Atlas has not beaten Monterrey on three occasions that clubs have crossed paths towards the title. Rayados imposed conditions in the quarterfinals of the Clausura 2003, Apertura 2014, and Apertura 2017.
Leon vs Puebla
IDA: Thursday, November 25, 7:00 p.m. Cuauhtémoc Stadium.
RETURN: Sunday, November 28, 20:05 hrs. Nou Camp.
The ‘Fiera’, third step of the tournament, will fight a duel against a ‘Strip’ that tied Chivas twice during the play-off match and dramatically eliminated him in sudden death, after a penalty shootout without errors by both sides.
It will be the second time that León and Puebla fight for a place in the semifinals, since in the 2020 Apertura they tied 2 to 1 in both duels of the series and the esmeralda club advanced, thanks to the now-defunct away goal rule.
Tigers vs Santos
IDA: Thursday, November 25, 9:05 p.m. TSM Corona Stadium.
RETURN: Sunday, November 28, 6:00 p.m. University Stadium.
Finally, Tigres, who advanced to Liguilla as fourth place, will face the fifth step Santos, who got his pass at home against Atletico de San Luis This saturday.
There are five antecedents in the ‘big party’ between felines and Warriors, with a balance in favor of Santos of three out of two. It is worth mentioning that the last time that Tigres beat Santos in Liguilla was in the final of the Apertura 2011.
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