first_imgPumas v América Pumas UNAM vs. Club America: Live stream, team news, kick-off time, & match preview Jon Arnold Click here to see more stories from this author @ArnoldcommaJon 04:57 1/20/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Club America Ronaldo Schemidt Pumas v América Liga MX América Pumas Both Mexico City clubs are undefeated heading into Sunday’s Clasico Capitalino Two of Liga MX’s most famous teams, Pumas and Club America, play their first rivalry match in 2018 and both are off to strong starts.Pumas sit atop the table with two wins in two matches but will face a big test against America, which also is undefeated after a win over Queretaro and last weekend’s draw with Pachuca. The Mexico City clubs each are eager to prove to their fans and themselves that the hot start was no fluke. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Game Pumas vs Club America Date Sunday, January 21 Time 1 p.m. ET Stream (US only) fuboTV (7-day free trial) LIVE STREAM Nicolas Castillo PumasWatch Monterrey vs. Club Tijuana live and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial) New users can sign up for a free seven-day trial of the live sports streaming service, which can be accessed via iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Apple TV as well as on a web browser.SQUADS & TEAM NEWS Position Pumas players Goalkeepers Saldivar, Magana, Castillo Defenders Van Rankin, Arribas, Quintana, Mendoza, Fuentes, Garcia, Jaquez, Gonzalez Midfielders Escamilla, Cabrera, Gonzalez, Jurado, Zamudio, Gallardo, Diaz, Calderon, Formica Forwards Barrera, Guerron, Alustiza, Figueroa, Asprilla, Acosta, Castillo Alejandro Arribas came out of Pumas’ win over Atlas with a knock but has been training this week. Potential starting XI: Saldivar; Van Rankin, Arribas, Quintana, Fuentes; Cabrera, Diaz; Barrera, Alustiza, Gallardo; Castillo Position Club America players Goalkeepers Marchesin, Pineda, Jimenez Defenders Vargas, Alvarez, Aguilera, Valdez, Aguilar, Cedillo Midfielders Rodriguez, Da Silva, Uribe, Dominguez, Corona, Arce, Orrantia, Paredes, Ibarra, Lainez  Forwards Romero, Marin, Diaz, Martin, Peralta, Quintero  Right back Paul Aguilar is out because of a left hamstring injury that took him out of the match with Pachuca while William Da Silva’s leg infection has not cleared up enough for the Brazilian to get into the squad.Jeremy Menez is eligible to make his Aguilas debut, but the Frenchman likely will come off the bench rather than debut as a starter.Potential starting XI: Marchesin; Alvarez, Valdez, Aguilera, Vargas; Ibarra, Rodriguez, Uribe, Dominguez; Peralta, MartinGAME PREVIEW Henry Martin Club AmericaFor the first time in several meetings, the Clasico Capitalino feels important again.Pumas have struggled in recent tournaments but are off to a fast start under manager David Patino.Nicolas Castillo’s four goals is tied for the most in Liga MX at this young stage, and the Chilean has helped reignite a Pumas attack that had stagnated.Now, Pumas come in having scored three goals in each of their matches this season, scoring three unanswered in a furious Jornada 1 rally to beat Pachuca and dominating Atlas 3-1 last week. America made several moves in the offseason to improve its attack including bringing in French striker Jeremy Menez and Colombian winger Andres Ibuarguen. It was a Mexican strike partnership that helped the team earn a 2-2 draw with Pachuca as Henry Martin scored his second goal of the season and Oribe Peralta added another.Historically, America has the edge. Pumas haven’t beaten America since the 2015 Apertura and America manager Miguel Herrera has a seven-match winning streak as America coach against Pumas between his two spells at the club. But Pumas look to be a strong side who will fight to reverse that trend and stay atop the table.last_img

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