Liga MX Round 8: A Look Ahead

Liga MX Round 8: A Look Ahead

Mexican Soccer

Liga MX Round 8: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

Even though he won’t be making his debut on Friday, Ronaldinho’s mere presence at the Estadio La Corregidora has ensured a sell out.

Queretaro made front pages across the globe when they signed Ronaldinho a week ago, and after being presented to the media on Friday morning, he’s expected to be presented to the fans at halftime of Queretaro’s match this evening against Puebla. It’s a crucial game for Queretaro, who are winless in their last three matches and are slipping out of the playoff places.

Meanwhile on Saturday, Daniel Guzman will begin his time at Club Tijuana taking on fifth-placed Pachuca on the road. Tijuana have won just once in seven matches, the last draw ending in Cesar Farias’ dismissal.

Elsewhere in Liga MX action this weekend, Santos Laguna host the two-time reigning Liga MX champions, Club Leon, second-place Monterrey host Chivas de Guadalajara, while Club America head to Guadalajara to take on Leones Negros.

Here’s a full rundown of this weekend’s schedule in Liga MX, complete with TV listings:

FRIDAY

8:30 p.m. – Queretaro vs. Puebla – ESPN Deportes/Azteca America

9:30 p.m. – Veracruz vs. Atlas – Univision Deportes

10:30 p.m. – Santos Laguna vs. Club Leon – ESPN Deportes/Azteca America

SATURDAY

6 p.m. – Cruz Azul vs. Toluca – Univision Deportes

8 p.m. – Monterrey vs. Chivas de Guadalajara – Univision Deportes

9:06 p.m. – Pachuca vs. Club Tijuana – Telemundo

10 p.m. – Universidad de Guadalajara vs. Club America – Univision Deportes

10 p.m. – Chiapas vs. Morelia – Univision Deportes 2

SUNDAY

1 p.m. – Pumas UNAM vs. Tigres UANL – Univision

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