Club América and Cruz Azul will face off on April 14th for another edition of the Clásico Joven. Kickoff at Estadio Azteca is set for 7:00 p.m. Eastern / 4:00 p.m. Pacific.
América head into Matchday 14 in fourth place with 22 points and 23 goals scored (7 wins, 1 draw, 5 losses). In their last match, Las Águilas won the Clausura 2019 Copa MX tournament with a 1-0 win over Los Bravos of FC Juárez.
Cruz Azul sit in fifth place with 22 points and 19 goals scored (6 wins, 4 draws, 3 losses).
Sunday’s matchup will mark the 62nd edition of the Clásico Joven in short tournaments. América holds the series lead with 24 wins and 20 draws, as well as 62 goals scored and 41 conceded. In the last 10 matchups, América hold 8 wins and 2 draws.
This Clásico is known for exciting liguilla matchups with the two sides facing off twice in each round over the history of the series. América have won 5 of the 6 liguilla series, including both Final matchups (Clausura 2013, Apertura 2018).
Final Second Leg | Apertura 2018 | Cruz Azul 0-2 América
Final First Leg | Apertura 2018 | América 0-0 Cruz Azul
Apertura 2018 | Cruz Azul 0-0 América
Clausura 2018 | América 2-1 Cruz Azul
Apertura 2017 | Quarterfinals Second Leg | América 0-0 Cruz Azul
Apertura 2017 | Quarterfinal First Leg | Cruz Azul 0-0 América
Copa MX | Apertura 2017 | Round of 16 | América 1-0 Cruz Azul
Apertura 2017 | Cruz Azul 1-3 América
Clausura 2017 | América 2-0 Cruz Azul
Apertura 2016 | Cruz Azul 3-4 América
Tournament: Liga MX – Clausura 2019
Date: Sunday, April 14
Hora: 7:00 p.m. Eastern / 4:00 p.m. Pacific
Stadium: Estadio Azteca
Broadcast: Televisa (MEX), UniMás (USA)
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