To proceed with their astounding rebound and draw nearer to the immediate passing zone for the finals, América will look for their fifth back to back triumph in the Clausura competition, against León. With three rounds staying in the normal stage, the four best-positioned groups that are qualified for an immediate spot in the quarterfinals are Tigres (32), Pachuca (32), Puebla (26) and Monterrey (22).
The ‘Rayados’ from Monterrey have arrived at that special situation after Víctor Manuel Vucetich assumed control over the specialized heading from Javier el ‘Vasco’ Aguirre who was excused because of a terrible beginning. With Vucetich in charge, Monterrey have won 16 of the last 24 focuses they have played.
The ‘Birds’ are having a comparative resurgence. After the excusal of Argentine mentor Santiago Solari, the position was taken over by Fernando Ortiz, likewise an Argentine. Of 18 focuses questioned with ‘Tano’, the American crew has added 13, and the latest 12 with four continuous triumphs.