Liga MX Femenil: Clasico Regio final to be decided at Estadio BBVA Bancomer
The second leg of the Liga MX Femenil final between Monterrey and Tigres UANL will be played this Friday, May 4 (6:30 PM Pacific) at the Estadio BBVA Bancomer. The first leg of this matchup ended 2-2 in what was a thrilling game and the game this Friday should be an even better match with everything on the line.
Monterrey will have the advantage at the Estadio BBVA Bancomer but it could be a very close game. Las Rayadas were the best team in the regular season, finishing first with 34 points and did defeat Toluca in the semifinals by an aggregate score of 4-1.
Diana Evangelista will be a player to watch with four goals in the regular season and two so far in the playoffs. Team captain Rebeca Bernal also scored in the first leg of this series and can be a key player in the defense.
The star player for Rayadas is Monica Monsivais, who scored 10 goals during the campaign and has added another two in the playoffs, including one in the first leg.
Tigres UANL was the third-best team in the Liga MX Femenil with 31 points and breezed past Club America in the semifinals by an aggregate score of 4-2. Like Monterrey, Tigres also has a powerful team with Belen Cruz leading it in the attack.
Un nuevo capítulo se escribirá en la LIGA MX Femenil ⚽👧 ¡HOY se juega la final entre @Rayadas Y @TigresFemenil en el Estadio BBVA Bancomer! Síguelo por FOX Sports a las 8:30 pm ¿A quién apoyarás? #VamosPorEllas ⚽ #SienteTuLiga 💁 #Clausura2018 #FinalRegiaFemenil pic.twitter.com/EJcSi5SUIP
— LIGA MX Femenil (@LIGAMXFemenil) May 4, 2018
The 19-year-old has nine goals between the regular season and the playoffs and will be the visiting team’s key player to watch. Tigres also has Mexico international Nayeli Rangel and has a solid bench with Katty Martinez, who scored four goals in just six games this season.
Futbol 20 predicts a 2-1 win for Monterrey in what should be one of the best games in Mexican football this week.Regardless of who wins, this game will be a victory for women’s football in Mexico as it will surely break another attendance record for women’s football on a global scale. The rivalry between Felinas and Rayadas was felt in the first leg and should reappear in this decisive match at the BBVA Bancomer.