The Apertura 2018 champions are back in action to kick of the Clausura 2019 tournament on Friday, January, 11th. Las Águilas of Club América will head to Guadalajara to play Atlas on Matchday 2 of the tournament. Kickoff at Estadio Jalisco is set for 10:00 p.m. EST / 7:00 p.m. PST.
Club América will make their CL19 debut in Matchday 2, as their Matchday 1 competition against Necaxa was postponed until March 5th. In Apertura 2018, Las Águilas finished with a 17-match unbeaten run in league play to win the club’s record-setting 13th league title.
Atlas started their CL19 on the road at Querétaro and beat Los Gallos 2-1. In AP18, they finished the regular season in 17th place with 11 points (2 wins, 5 draws, 10 losses). They scored 11 goals and allowed 27 in the last tournament.
América and Atlas have faced off 58 times in short tournaments. Las Águilas hold a commanding series lead with 27 wins and 14 draws. América have also scored 68 goals against Atlas while conceding only 47. In the last 10 matches, América have 6 wins and 1 draw. The last matchup at Estadio Jalisco was in the Apertura 2017 edition of the Copa MX, which América won 2-0.
Apertura 2018 | América 3-0 Atlas
Clausura 2018 | América 1-0 Atlas
Copa MX AP17 | Atlas 0-2 América
Apertura 2017 | Atlas 0-1 América
Copa MX AP17 | América 0-1 Atlas
Clausura 2016 | América 1-2 Atlas
Apertura 2016 | Atlas 1-1 América
Clausura 2016 | Atlas 0-3 América
Apertura 2015 | América 1-2 Atlas
Clausura 2015 | Atlas 1-2 América
Tournament: Liga MX Clausura 2019
Date: Friday, January 11
Time: 10:00 p.m. EST / 7:00 p.m. PST
Stadium: Estadio Jalisco