Club América will host Veracruz at Estadio Azteca on Tuesday, July 31, to kick off Las Águilas’ Copa MX run in Apertura 2018. The game will kick off at 8:00 p.m. Eastern / 5:00 p.m. Pacific.
This will be Club América’s first match of Copa MX AP18 after a rest day during Matchday 1 of the tournament. In league play, Las Águilas are coming off of a 3-0 win over Atlas at home thanks to two goals from Guido Rodríguez and one from Mateus Uribe.
Veracruz fell 2-1 to Ascenso MX side Dorados in their first match of Copa MX, and dropped a 2-0 decision at the hands of Lobos BUAP in their most recent league match.
Club América is riding a 7-match unbeaten streak against Veracruz, dating back to Clausura 2015. The most recent matchup ended in a 1-1 draw at the Estadio Luis “Pirata” Fuente. In the last 21 matches, America have 10 wins and 6 draws.
The clubs have met three times in Copa MX play, including a 1-0 win for Club América in the Round of 16 in Apertura 2016.
Clausura 2018 | Veracruz 1-1 América
Apertura 2017 | América 2-0 Veracruz
Clausura 2017 | América 1-0 Veracruz
Apertura 2016 | Copa MX Round of 16 | América 1-0 Veracruz
Apertura 2016 | Veracruz 2-4 América
Clausura 2016 | Veracruz 1-1 América
Apertura 2015 | América 3-1 Veracruz
Clausura 2015 | Veracruz 4-0 América
Apertura 2014 | América 2-0 Veracruz
Clausura 2014 | América 0-0 Veracruz
Tournament: Copa MX – Apertura 2018
Stage: Matchday 2 (Groups)
Date: Tuesday, July 31
Time: 8:00 p.m. EDT / 5:00 p.m. PDT
Stadium: Estadio Azteca
Broadcast: Televisa (Mexico)