Los Rojinegros will try to get back on track this Friday night, with a visit to face Tiburones Rojos at Veracruz in Matchday 4 of the Apertura 2019 season.

How do both teams come into this game?

La Academia currently sits at 6th place with 6 points due to two W’s and one defeat. After consecutive victories against FC Juarez and Morelia, their win streak was cut by Santos Laguna, beating Atlas 1-2 last week at the Jalisco. At the Copa MX competition, they lost to Zacatepec this past Tuesday 2-3.

Veracruz, on the other hand, are placed at last with one point, carrying a 29 winless streak at the Liga MX competition, and coming from one of their worst defeats in history, a 0-7 loss to Necaxa.

Last lineups used by Veracruz and Atlas:

Atlas: C. Vargas, J. Angulo, M. Nervo, J. Segura, D. Barbosa, L. Reyes, O. Martinez, A. Andrade, J. Torres, J. Isijara, M. Correa.

Veracruz: S. Jurado, J. Paganoni, L. Jimenez, L. Kontogiannis, C. GutiƩrrez, S. Rodriguez, I. Santillan, A. Gonzalez, B. Carrasco, K. Richards, D. Villalba.

Recent history:

Los Rojinegros have won twice in their last 5 trips to the Puerto.

Veracruz 0-1 Atlas Clausura 2019
Veracruz 3-1 Atlas Clausura 2018
Veracruz 0-1 Atlas Copa MX Clausura 2018
Veracruz 1-0 Atlas Clausura 2017
Veracruz 3-2 Atlas Clausura 2016

Overall, La Academia has won three of their last four against Veracruz.

Veracruz 0-1 Atlas Clausura 2019
Atlas 4-3 Veracruz Apertura 2018
Veracruz 3-1 Atlas Clausura 2018
Veracruz 0-1 Atlas Copa MX Clausura 2018
Atlas 0-1 Veracruz Copa MX Clausura 2018

Match info:

Apertura 2019
Venue: Luis Pirata Fuente stadium
Time: 21:00 Mexico City time
Streaming: TV Azteca




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