Tigres and Los Angeles will fight for the Campeones Cup | Previous

UANL TigersMexican football champions will meet this Wednesday Los Angeles FCMLS Monarchs, in the 2023 Copa Campeones final.

In that BMO Stadium Uruguayan coach Robert Dante Siboldi’s Los Angeles Felinos will try to become the first two-time champions of the tournament, which they won in 2018 in its inaugural edition.

Led by the French André Pierre GignacThe university team arrives inspired to fight after defeating Rayados de Monterrey 0-3 last Saturday in the Clasico Reggio, which put the team in third place in the Apertura 2023 tournament with 17 points, two less than leaders San Francisco. Louis. .

Los Angeles played to a goalless draw with the Philadelphia Union this Saturday and is in second place in the Western Conference.

Franco-Gabonians Denis Bunga and Mexican Carlos candle They will be two key attacking elements for strategist Steve Cherundolo’s side, which will bet on maintaining American dominance in a tournament that was post-Tigres champion Atlanta United in 2019 before the following year was canceled due to COVID. pandemic -19, Columbus Crew in 2021 and New York City FC in 2022.

Both teams performed below expectations in the League Cup, with Tigres eliminated in the round of 16 and Los Angeles in the quarterfinals, both by Monterrey.

It will be a difficult match to predict between two teams who are doing well in their respective leagues and will be looking for goals because the final will be a one-game affair and there will be no second chance.

Likely lineups

Los Angeles FC

Maxime Crepeau
Aaron Long
Denil Maldonado
Diego Palacios
Ryan Hollingshead
Ilie Sanchez
Kelly Acosta
Mateusz Bogusz
Carlos candle
Christian Olivera
Denis Buanga
Coach: Steve Cherundolo

UANL Tigers

Nahuel Guzman
Diego Reyes
Samir Cayetano
Javier Aquino
Jesus Angulo
Rafael Carioca
Guido Pizarro
Fernando Gorriaran
Luis Quinones
Raimundo Fulgencio
Andre-Pierre Gignac
Coach: Robert Dante Siboldi

(according to information from EFE)

Source: Aristegui Noticias