The Copa MX Round of 16 takes place this week, with América tasked with taking on FC Juárez for a spot in the quarterfinals. Kickoff at Estadio Azteca is set for 10:00pm Eastern / 7:00pm Pacific on Tuesday, September 25.
América finished the group stage as the tournament leader with 10 points. Las Águilas made it through their group unbeaten with 3 wins and 1 draw. América scored 9 goals and only conceded one in the four matches. In league play, América sits in second place following a 3-2 win in Puebla.
“Los Bravos” of FC Juárez finished the group stage in 16th place with 5 points. They finished in second place in Group 2 with 1 win, 2 draws, and 1 loss. They scored 6 goals and conceded 7 in the four group matches.
These two clubs have never faced off in a competitive match before. Tuesday’s match will mark the first in the series history.
Tournament: Copa MX – Apertura 2018
Stage: Round of 16
Date: Tuesday, September 25th
Time: 10:00pm Eastern / 7:00pm Pacific
Stadium: Estadio Azteca
Broadcast: Televisa (Mexico)
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