Tigres welcome Cruz Azul this Saturday in Matchday 13 of the Apertura 2023, a rival that they will find difficult to defeat at the University Stadium, which has not known a victory against La Maquina for almost 10 years, a team that has suffered this semester .
The last victory of the UANL team of Volcán against the Celestes was in the 2014 Apertura, when they won 1-0. Since then they have not known what it is like to beat them at home, with a balance of six draws and five defeats in 11 games.
Siboldi had a hard time defeating Cruz Azul
Also suffering from the defeat of The Machine is Robert Dante Siboldi, who in his career as a coach has only registered one victory with the team he also led a few years ago. They have a balance of one win, two draws and one loss in four games, along with Santos, Veracruz and Tijuana.
“Something has happened that Cruz Azul will no longer be able to surpass, they will no longer be heroes. Without a doubt, I don’t know the team, it’s different, it’s a new team and that’s what the board chose at that time to make a big change, to take, without caution. without substitutes” said Siboldi before the game, a team he led in 2019.
Tigres, for the victory that keeps them in the sub-leadership
The royal family needs a victory this Saturday in Volcán to not lose second place and stay in the fight for the leadership of América, as they have 22 points after six wins, four draws and two losses.
However, they have a difference with Pumas, who are third in the table with 21 points and will play at home against Rayados this Sunday. While the Eagles have 27, a difference of five points to the royal family.
In front is a Machine that suffered in the competition, after they fired Ricardo Ferretti and left Joaquín Moreno in charge, although it did not save them, because they are in 16th place with 11 unit.
Cruz Azul has only three wins, two draws and seven losses, and they were recently defeated by Pumas, 4-1 at the Azteca Stadium. And there are two wins in the last five games, as well as two losses and one draw.