Atlas will face one of the most important matches for them in recent years. This Saturday, at 5:00 p.m., at the Jalisco Stadium, the Foxes receive the champion León, with the only slogan of obtaining the victory, which has a value of six points for the quotient table.
Diego Cocca’s team is close to obtaining the salvation of paying the fine of 120 million pesos and with it, qualifying for the Liguilla, after almost four years of not doing so, hence the importance of this commitment, before an Esmeralda team that goes from less to more in the championship.
“Obviously we are going to play against the last champion of Mexican soccer, so we have a lot of respect, and we have to be very careful and work on a lot of things because he is a very good opponent,” explained Atlas coach Diego Martín Cocca.
Before starting Day 14 of the 2021 Guard1anes Tournament, the rojinegros were located in fifth place in the general table of the competition with 21 points and it is a stone’s throw from the first places of the competition, which makes them a team protagonist of the contest.
In front, Ignacio Ambriz’s team is in eighth place with 17 points, however its quality is that they go from less to more, giving the impression that the current Mexican soccer champion has recovered the memory of the good ball treatment, defensive solidity and forcefulness in attack.
For this duel, The Foxes will already be able to count on their preseason figure, Julio César Furch, who is practically recovered from the ankle injury that took him away from the courts all that goes into the tournament And now, together with Édgar Zaldívar, he will take the substitute bench, hoping to reappear, with the support and applause of the fans, who will be present again in the stands of Coloso de la Calzada Independencia.