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THE GAME IS OVER
The match ends at the Corona Stadium, Santos Laguna beats Necaxa 3-1 and takes the three points of the midweek match.
GOOOOOOOOOL FOR SANTOS LAGUNA! Leo Suárez scores the third and increases La Comarca's lead.
GOOOOOOOL FOR NECAXA! Peña scores the discount for the Aguascalientes team and the match is getting good.
Changes for both teams: For Necaxa: Batista and Aaros came out; Villalpando and Godínez came in.
For Santos, Medina came off and López came on.
Yellow card for Esquivel of Rayos.
GOOOOOOOOOL FOR SANTOS LAGUNA! Diego Medina scores the second for the guerreros and extends the lead at the TSM.
Rayos' shot goes wide.
GOOOOOOOL FOR SANTOS! Brunetta shoves the ball into the net before halftime and the warriors win the match.
Acevedo! Good save by the Santos goalkeeper after a shot by Batista.
Acevedo appears! Carlos Acevedo appears in a hero's cape to prevent the fall of his frame after a shot by Batista.
Santos arrived, but Gorriarán threw himself in the area when he felt a touch, the referee let the play continue.
Dangerous cross by Santos, but it just wanders across the area.
Necaxa comes close! Milton Giménez shot from outside the box and the ball went just over the crossbar.
THE GAME STARTS
The match between Santos Laguna and Necaxa kicks off for the 13th round of the Liga MX.
WE WILL BEGIN IN A FEW MOMENTS
In a couple of moments, we will start broadcasting the match between San Luis and Necaxa, a match corresponding to the 13th round of Liga MX from the Estadio Corona TSM.
NECAXA'S LINEUP IS READY
This is the lineup that Necaxa will send to the Corona Stadium pitch to face the Guerreros de la Comarca Lagunera. Jimmy Lozano's men will be looking to return home with three points.
SANTOS LAGUNA'S LINEUP LIST
This is the lineup sent by the Comarca Lagunera to face Necaxa in this midweek match. They will be looking to get back to winning ways at the TSM.
América comes into this matchday with the best offense of 25 goals at the moment, averaging a total of 2.3 goals per game, and they also average a total of 0.9 goals per game, having only conceded 11 goals, being the second best defense of the championship.
ASSISTANTS OF THE TOURNAMENT
At the moment, Pochito González of Monterrey is still in first place in the table of assists with 5 assists made, also in first place, Leo Fernández is at the top of the table with 5 assists made with the red devils of Toluca. In second place, Alexis Vega of Chivas, Henry Martín of América and Miguel Layún share the second place with 4 assists made.
THE LEAGUE'S TOP SCORERS
At the moment, it is the Mexican Henry Martín of América who is at the top of the goal scorers' table with 7 goals scored, also in first place is Nicolás Ibáñez of Pachuca with 7 goals, in second place share Abel Hernández of San Luis, André Pierre Gignac, Jonathan "El cabecita Rodríguez", Julián Quiñoes, Lucas Di Yoro of León, Martín Barragan of Puebla, Rodrígo Aguirre of Monterrey and Santiago Giménez of Cruz Azul with 5 goals scored.
NECAXA'S FINAL MATCH
On the other side of the coin, the Rayos del Necaxa received León at the Estadio Victoria in the start of Friday's matchday 12 of the Mexican football league. The first half was spectacular for the Rayos as Milton Giménez opened the scoring at 34', minutes later Facundo Batista put the second on the scoreboard and before halftime an own goal by Rodolfo Cota was sealing a 3-0 win for Necaxa. What was unexpected for the Rayos was that La Fiera came back with a brace from Víctor Dávila in the final minutes and set up a heart-stopping finish with the visitors looking for the equalizer, signing a 3-2 final score.
SANTOS LAGUNA'S LAST DUEL
The Guerreros de la Comarca Lagunera traveled to La Bella Airosa, to the Hidalgo Stadium to face the Pachuca Tuzos at home and in front of their own fans, with the objective of getting the three points and returning to Torreón victorious. However, plans got out of control when Nicolás Ibáñez put the ball into the net at the 54th minute and minutes later, "Chofis" López scored the second goal at the 77th minute to seal the victory for the locals by a final score of 2-0.
THE WAIT IS OVER
The wait is over in Liga MX, the actions are back for Santos Laguna and Necaxa, who face each other in the match corresponding to the 12th matchday of the championship, which is coming to a close as they head towards the start of the Final Phase of the Tournament. On the one hand, Santos Laguna is coming off a tough loss in the Bella Airosa against the Pachuca Tuzos and Necaxa is coming off a heartbreaking win against the León Panzas Verdes at the Victoria Stadium. Both clubs remain in the final phase, however, these three points will be decisive in the objective of both teams.
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Argentina: 21:00 PM
Bolivia: 19:00 PM
Brazil: 21:00 PM
Chile: 20:00 PM
Colombia: 20:00 PM
Ecuador: 19:00 PM
USA (ET): 20:00 PM in TUDN USA
Spain: 1:00 AM
Mexico: 19:00 PM
Paraguay: 19:00 PM
Peru: 20:00 PM
Uruguay: 21:00 PM
Venezuela: 19:00 PM
Watch out for this Necaxa player:
For this match, the player to watch will be Fernando Madrigal, the midfielder with great experience in the national soccer has been characterized by putting order on the field. Fernando Madrigal has become one of the players with the greatest projection in the midfield, he is also fundamental in the circulation of the ball for the Rayos del Necaxa.
Watch out for this Santos Laguna player:
For this match, the player to watch will be Harold Preciado. The attacker and pillar of the team has stood out for his good performances throughout the tournament and for being a latent danger in the small area every time he makes contact with the ball. Harold Preciado has become one of the players with whom defenses must be more careful, so he will be the man to watch for the Laguna team.
Last Necaxa lineup:
L. Malagon; B. Garcia, A. Peña, J. Segovia, A. Oliveros; A. Araos, V. Poggi, F. Madrigal, B. Garnica; M. Giménez, F. Batista.
Last Santos Laguna lineup:
C. Acevedo; C. Orrantia, F. Torres, H. Rodríguez, O. Campos; A. Cervantes, L. Suárez, A. López, J. Brunetta; E. Aguirre, H. Preciado.
Santos Laguna and Necaxa have faced each other on a total of 38 occasions (14 wins for the Comarca Lagunera, 12 draws and 12 wins for the Rayos del Necaxa) where the balance is slightly in favor of Santos Laguna. In terms of goals scored, it is the Torreón team that has the advantage with 61 goals scored over Necaxa's 59. Their last meeting dates back to matchday 3 of last year's tournament, when Santos fell to a resounding 4-1 defeat against Necaxa.
About the Stadium
The new Corona TSM Stadium is a sports venue for the practice of soccer in Mexico located in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico. It is the current home of Santos Laguna, a soccer team that plays in the Liga MX or Mexican First Division. Fans know it by the nicknames "La casa del dolor ajeno" or "El templo del desierto". It has a capacity for 30,000 spectators.
It was inaugurated on November 11, 2009 with a friendly duel between Santos Laguna and Santos of Brazil, a duel that ended 2-1 in favor of the Mexican team. Also, the first goal in the Stadium was scored by Vicente Matías Vuoso, the same player who scored the last goal in the Original Corona Stadium.
They want to win on the road
For their part, the Rayos del Necaxa received the Panzas Verdes del León at the Estadio Victoria last week. The duel began with a back-and-forth game, but Necaxa made its home advantage felt and in the final minutes of the first half Milton Giménez, Facundo Batista and an own goal by Rodolfo Cota made it a 3-0 lead before the break. However, La Fiera did not give up and in the final minutes of the game, Víctor Dávila scored a double to give the game a heart-stopping finish, but the time was not enough for the visitors to equalize and the scoreboard ended 3-2 in favor of Los Rayos.
To lift their heads and win at home
The team from the Comarca Lagunera traveled to La Bella Airosa to face the Tuzos del Pachuca, however, things did not go in the best way as the team from Torreón conceded two goals from the Tuzos and were unable to get back on their feet, leaving them in a knockout situation for this match. Now, on their return to the Corona Stadium, Santos will be looking to get back to winning ways in order to be among the first four in the championship and thus secure a direct pass to the big party of Mexican soccer in the quest for the championship.
The road to the title continues
Liga MX continues with all the action and excitement of every tournament, in this half of the tournament the teams went through a month full of action and intensity to continue navigating in the so-called Apertura 2022 adventure, a championship that will have a high intensity without rest from now until November, so this time the teams will have to give 100% at all times to win the championship at the end of the road. For this 13th matchday, the team from the Comarca Lagunera will open the doors of its home, the Corona TSM Stadium, to receive the Rayos del Necaxa in another Liga MX matchday, both teams are in the qualification zone, The Comarca Lagunera are in the playoffs while Necaxa is in the playoffs, however, getting three points will be important for both teams as it could be the difference between qualifying directly to the big stage or playing for their place in the playoffs.
The Santos Laguna vs Necaxa match will be played at the Estadio Corona TSM, in Torreon, Mexico. The kick-off is scheduled at 20:00 pm ET.
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