Highlights: Monterrey 0-0 Atlas in Liga MX 2021
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12:07 AM13 days ago

The match is over!

The match ends at the BBVA Stadium, Monterrey and Atlas draw goalless in the first leg of this series. Everything will be decided at the Jalisco Stadium next Saturday at 21:00 hrs. 
12:02 AM13 days ago


last 10 minutes! Rayados continue to search for the winning goal, while Atlas has not found a way to hurt the home side. 
11:48 PM13 days ago


Double change for Atlas. Academician Edgar Zaldívar and Ecuadorian Aníbal Chalá enter the field, and Hueso Reyes and Jeremy Márquez come off.
11:44 PM13 days ago


CAMILO VARGAS' STRIKE! Vincent Janssen's shot from the halfway line was saved by the red-and-black goalkeeper. 
11:41 PM13 days ago


Aldo Rocha is treated by the Atlas medical staff. At the moment both teams remain 0-0.
11:31 PM13 days ago


There is controversy! Funes Mori had scored the first goal of the match but an offside disallowed everything. 
11:29 PM13 days ago


Charly Rodríguez tried to find Maxi Meza with a filtered ball but Camilo Vargas made the right save and missed the chance.
11:22 PM13 days ago


Alfonso Gonzáles takes a corner kick that closes in a dramatic fashion and forces Camilo Vargas to deny the ball as best he can. 
11:17 PM13 days ago


The second half kicks off in Monterrey, Nuevo León. Rayados continues 0-0 with Atlas at the moment.
10:57 PM13 days ago


The first half ends at the Steel Giant, Monterrey and Atlas tie 0-0. 
10:49 PM13 days ago


The assistants come in to attend to the Reyes bone! Little action in the match.
10:38 PM13 days ago


Luis Reyes is shown the yellow card after committing a hard foul on Charly Rodríguez (Monterrey).
10:35 PM13 days ago


Maximiliano Meza is cautioned after committing a hard foul on Angulo (Atlas), as well as a complaint to the referee. 
10:27 PM13 days ago


Incredible save by Edgar Andrada! Luis Reyes slipped a through ball to Julio Furch, but the striker didn't make a good contact after the Rayado goalkeeper made a great save.
10:24 PM13 days ago


Foul in Monterrey's defensive zone committed by Julio Furch, set piece for the home team. 
10:18 PM13 days ago

Hueso Reyes' long throw in looking to find Julián Quiñones but Esteban Andrada keeps the ball.
10:15 PM13 days ago

Shot to Kranevitter! The center back tries to surprise Camilo Vargas but the shot goes wide. 
10:08 PM13 days ago


The match between Monterrey and Atlas kicks off at the Steel Giant. 
9:49 PM13 days ago

We will start in a few moments!

In a couple of minutes we will begin the broadcast of the Monterrey vs Atlas match; duel corresponding to the quarterfinals IDA of the Liga MX liguilla. 
9:43 PM13 days ago

Monterrey vs Atlas statistics

Monterrey have kept a clean sheet in their last 10 home games
Monterrey haven't lost any of their last 3 games
Only 1 of Monterrey's last 5 matches has ended with both teams scoring.
9:40 PM13 days ago

Here comes Atlas!

In contrast to Monterrey, La Academia played a dream role in the regular phase and, without so much attention, surprised everyone by qualifying directly and finishing in second place thanks to eight wins, five draws and four defeats, which resulted in 29 points. 

Now, the Jalisco team looks like a strong favorite, not only because of what they have done over the course of 17 games, but also because when they faced each other on matchday seven, they beat Rayados with a 2-1 final score, a result that, beyond the three points, was a hard blow for 'Vasco's' team, as Atlas cut short their unbeaten streak of four games without losing. 

9:37 PM13 days ago

Here's how Rayados are coming!

For this match, the team coached by Javier Aguirre will be in high spirits after their performance in the playoffs, where they were able to take advantage of their last chance to win a ticket to the big party by eliminating the current champion, Cruz Azul. 
Goals from Rogelio Funes Mori, Maximiliano Meza and Vicent Janssen were enough to stop La Maquina and give them the blow of authority they had been lacking in the regular phase. La Pandilla did not have the best tournament and had to go through some ups and downs, which left them with five wins, seven draws and five defeats throughout the tournament, resulting in 22 points, which put them in ninth place. 
After that, the team from Monterrey got back on their feet with a 4-1 win over the La Noria team, and came into the game looking to advance and fight for the title. However, it will be no easy task, as the Red and Blacks have all the odds in their favor. 
9:36 PM13 days ago

Curious Fact

In the history of the Liguillas, Los Tapatíos have never managed to overcome Los Regios, as they have met on three occasions during the quarterfinals, with the team from the Sultana del Norte always advancing.
9:31 PM13 days ago

Atlas News

After finding out their opponent in the quarterfinals, the Argentinean coach, Diego Cocca, took the pressure off his team by saying that Monterrey is the favorite to advance, however, he also made it clear that they will go all out to reach the semifinals and make their identity clear.

"Monterrey is a team that has been winning championships for many years, in this last semester they were champions, it is very clear, Monterrey is a competitive team and is the favorite in this series. If we look player by player, Monterrey is the favorite, if we look coach by coach, Monterrey is the favorite, but the matches have to be played," he indicated.

9:26 PM13 days ago

They are already at the stadium!

The gang is already present at home, today they have to make the Steel Giant weigh if they want to aspire to the semifinals. 
9:21 PM13 days ago

Atlas News

After finding out their opponent in the quarterfinals, the Argentinean coach, Diego Cocca, took the pressure off his team by saying that Monterrey is the favorite to advance, however, he also made it clear that they will go all out to reach the semifinals and make their identity clear.

"Monterrey is a team that has been winning championships for many years, in this last semester they were champions, it is very clear, Monterrey is a competitive team and is the favorite in this series. If we look player by player, Monterrey is the favorite, if we look coach by coach, Monterrey is the favorite, but the matches have to be played," he indicated.

9:16 PM13 days ago

Javier Aguirre's words!

Likewise, DT Vasco Aguirre also said that he has not forgotten that Atlas took away their undefeated record in the championship, which is why he will take the match as revenge, although he also had words of praise for the Rojinegros, who finished as the best defense in the competition.

"He took away our unbeaten record, I can't forget it. A match in which we had seven players out of the lineup and Atlas was the best team defensively this season, they did very well, with only six goals conceded with two games to go, a great goalkeeper, and a good job. Diego is a great coach, they were second in the league, what more can I say, other than that we expect a very tough opponent and I hope we can rise to the occasion", he added.

9:11 PM13 days ago

They are in the house

The academy is already at the BBVA Stadium to face Rayados in the quarterfinals, and the road to the championship begins today! 
9:06 PM13 days ago

Rayados news:

In an interview with TUDN, Monterrey's sports president, Duilio Davino, expressed his hopes of winning the Liga MX title under the tutelage of coach Javier Aguirre and thus aspire to the double.

"Ideally, that hierarchy and that level should appear in every match, then we have to analyze the tournament coldly because we had many casualties, also the main objective because it was played before winning the Concachampions that was achieved and now we have to recover people and be as strong as possible for the Liguilla," he commented.
"There are players who have a period of adaptation, more than others, in the case of Erick Aguirre and Héctor Moreno, to be precise, they were injured and spent a long time recovering, we are recovering more and more people and we hope to recover Stefan Medina and César Montes so that Javier Aguirre already has an eleven", concluded the director.

9:01 PM13 days ago

Dressing rooms ready!

The gang is already in the locker room ready for the match against Atlas. Today more than ever the regios will wear the striped jersey with pride. 

8:56 PM13 days ago

The context

Naturally, Rayados will be the favorites for this first match, not only because they are playing at home, but also because of the boost to their morale after winning the CONCACAF Champions League crown and categorically eliminating Cruz Azul in the playoffs, so it would not be surprising if Javier Aguirre's team can take a good advantage for the second leg at the Jalisco.
Atlas is also to be respected; the red-and-black team are runners-up in the regular phase and now more than ever they are dreaming of breaking the curse of so many years without winning a league title.
8:51 PM13 days ago


The wait is over, today kicks off the Mexican soccer playoffs between Atlas and Monterrey, both teams will play the first leg of the quarterfinals of the Grita México Apertura 2021 tournament. On the one hand, the foxes are coming to this game after 18 days without playing an official match, the last match played by the academy was on matchday 17. On the other hand, Monterrey's Rayados come into this match in high spirits after having crushed the current Mexican soccer champion by a landslide at the Estadio Azteca. 
8:46 PM13 days ago

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8:41 PM13 days ago

What time is Monterrey vs Atlas match for Liga MX?

This is the start time of the game Monterrey vs Atlas of 24th November in several countries:

Argentina: 23:05 PM

Bolivia: 20:05 PM

Brazil: 23:05 PM

Chile: 20:05 PM

Colombia: 21:05 PM

Ecuador: 21:05 PM

USA (ET): 22:05 PM in TUDN USA

Spain: 4:05 AM

Mexico: 21:05 PM

Paraguay: 20:05 PM

Peru: 20:05 PM

Uruguay: 23:05 PM

Venezuela: 23:05 PM

8:36 PM13 days ago

Watch out for this Atlas player:

One of the most important players the team of Atlas has and a killer inside of the box, Colombian Julián Quiñones will be the player to watch for this quarterfinal first leg match of the Grita México Apertura 2021. The Atlas center forward has accumulated 1,405 minutes played in this tournament, of which he started 17 times, scored 5 goals and assisted 5 times, in 3 matches he received a yellow card. Likewise, the Colombian usually has good performances in the opening tournament, since his arrival in Mexican soccer, he has registered 17 goals and 10 assists in the first half of each season. Julián Quiñones will be the player who could tip the balance at any moment in favor of the red and black team.

8:31 PM13 days ago

Watch out for this Monterrey player:

He is one of the players with the longest career in Liga MX, one of the most beloved by the Monterrey fans and a Mexico national team player, Rogelio Funes Mori will be the player to watch for this quarterfinal first leg of the Grita Mexico Apertura 2021. The Monterrey center forward has accumulated 1,028 minutes played in this tournament, of which he started 13 times, scored 4 goals and assisted on 2 occasions, he was yellow-carded 3 times and never received a red card. Since his arrival to the national football, Rogelio Funes Mori has been great in the opening tournament, as in 102 matches corresponding to these tournaments he has scored 50 goals and 15 assists, so Funes could tip the scales in his favor and give the team the victory.

8:26 PM13 days ago

Last Atlas lineup:

C. Vargas; D. Barbosa, A. Santamaría, M. Nervo, J. Angulo, L. Reyes; I. Torres, A. Rocha, Á. Márquez; J. Furch. J. Quiñones.
8:21 PM13 days ago

Last lineup of Rayados de Monterrey:

E. Andrada; S. Vegas, H. Moreno, M. Kranevitter, E. Aguirre; A. González, C. Ortiz; J. Gallardo, C. Rodríguez, M. Meza; R. Funes Mori.
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Rayados del Monterrey and Rojinegros del Atlas have met on a total of 47 occasions (23 wins for the Monterrey side, 12 draws and 12 wins for the academy) in which the scales have tipped slightly in favor of the home side. However, these duels tend to be very exciting, as the Rayados have scored 72 goals to the Red and Blacks' 53. Their last meeting dates back to matchday 8 of the current tournament, when the Red and Blacks defeated the Rayados 2-1 on the turf of the Jalisco Stadium. On that occasion, the goals were scored by Julián Quiñones and Julio Furch for Atlas and Duván Vergara for Monterrey.
8:11 PM13 days ago

About the Stadium

BBVA Stadium is a soccer stadium located in the municipality of Guadalupe, Nuevo León, Mexico, which is part of the Monterrey metropolitan area, and is home to the Monterrey Soccer Club of Mexico's First Division. The stadium is a joint project of the team and FEMSA Group. It was inaugurated on August 2, 2015 with the eighth edition of the Eusébio Cup in a match against Benfica of Portugal, with a score of 3-0 in favor of Monterrey. The first goal scored in this stadium was scored by César Montes; while the first goal scored in an official match was scored by Ariel Nahuelpán.
8:06 PM13 days ago

In search of a second star

The Rojinegros del Atlas will be looking to continue with the excellent rhythm they showed during the regular season, which took them to the runner-up position in the tournament, just a few points behind the general leader. The team coached by Coca had a total of 29 points during the tournament, one of the highest figures achieved by the team from Guadalajara, with 8 wins, 5 ties and 4 defeats, 21 goals scored and only 10 goals against, a result that left them with a favorable balance of +11 and placed them as one of the most solid defenses in the championship, together with Club América. La Academia comes into this match after the FIFA break and the week's rest due to the playoffs. Despite the fact that the club has kept training, it will be a challenge to continue with the rhythm shown, however, for these quarterfinals they must take advantage of their condition as visitors and score in their favor to take advantage in the aggregate score.

8:01 PM13 days ago

To make the Steel Giant's Steel Giant weigh in

Monterrey's Rayados squad arrives at this playoff stage after defeating Cruz Azul at the Azteca Stadium with goals from Vincent Janssen, Maximiliano Meza and a double from Rogelio Funes Mori, which ended up burying the Celestial Machine in one of its saddest performances of the tournament. Javier Aguirre's men finished the tournament in 9th place in the general table with 22 points from 5 wins, 7 draws and 5 defeats, and also averaged a total of 23 goals scored and 17 goals conceded, leaving them with a positive goal difference of +5. After qualifying for the playoffs, the regios will host Atlas in the first leg of the quarterfinals, and it will be very important for Javier Aguirre's squad to keep a clean sheet and go to the Jalisco with an advantage if they want to aspire to the semifinals. 

7:56 PM13 days ago

The road to the championship begins

The road to the championship begins, the regular tournament has ended for each of the teams that are currently in the final phase of the BBVAMX League and now every duel, ball and step will be fundamental if they want to achieve the goal set since the beginning of the tournament; to win the trophy that will accredit them as champions of the Grita México Apertura 2021 tournament. On the one hand, for the Zorros, activities will start up again after the break for the FIFA Date and the week of waiting for the reclassification of the league, so it will be a challenge for the red and blacks to resume the rhythm achieved in the regular phase of the championship that took them to second place in the overall standings. On the other hand, the Rayados have just won their ticket to the big party of Mexican soccer after defeating the current national champion at the Estadio Azteca, the team from Monterrey is dreaming of lifting the cup again and winning the title this tournament after being crowned champions of the CONCACAF Champions League.
7:51 PM13 days ago

Kick-off time

The Monterrey vs Atlas match will be played at The BBVA Stadium, in Monterrey, Mexico. The kick-off is scheduled at 22:05 pm ET.
7:46 PM13 days ago

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