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Xolos will fight Tigres for the first position

Both squads have been perfect so far during the 2013 Clausura tournament

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RIVERSIDE, CA.- The fight for the top of the Mexican soccer league will be very intense this Saturday when Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente plays against Tigres UANL, on the best match of Week 5 of the 2013 Clausura tournament.

Both squads have been perfect so far in the Liga MX 2013 season, with 4 victories in the same number of games; right now the team from Nuevo León is in first place with 12 points, followed by Tijuana with the same number of units but with fewer goals in their favor.

The game has been qualified as “The Match of the Week” by the experts and will take place on Saturday February 2nd at 7PM local time; 5PM, Pacific Standard Time (PST); in the field of the Estadio Universitario in Monterrey, Nuevo León.

The teams have their best elements available for this match, because they got no names on the injury list or suspended. The game will be broadcast via Galavisión, Televisa Deportes Network and Unimás or Univisión Deportes, in the United States and México.

Xoloitzcuintles will field Cirilo Saucedo under the goal; Edgar Castillo on the back left and Juan Carlos Núñez on the right, Javier Gandolfi and Pablo César Aguilar on the center; the midfield will be formed by Cristian Pellerano, Fernando Arce and Joe Corona. The team plays with three forwards, Fidel Martínez on the left, Alfredo Moreno playing as the only center forward and Duvier Riascos on the right.

For Tigres UANL Enrique Palos will defend the goal. Juninho and Hugo Ayala on the center, Jorge Torres Nilo on the left and Israel Sabdi Jiménez as right back; the midfield will be played by José Francisco Torres, Carlos Salcido, Damián Álvarez and Danilinho. Lucas Lobos and Emanuel “Tito” Villa will be the only forwards.

manuel.medina@sandiegored.com

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