America tests its leadership category against rivals within the top 10

America puts its leadership at stake in the tournament against Atlético de San Luis and in the coming days against rivals among the best 10 teams of the Apertura 2021

America will face the Atlético de San Luis on matchday 13 of Apertura 2021 and with it starts a calendar to confirm your status overall tournament leader. The Eagles will have as rivals for the next five days teams at the top of the table, struggling to qualify directly for the quarterfinals or get into the reprechage.

Atlético San Luis is the first rival from the upper part that Santiago Solari’s team will have, but on the way their rivals will increase in complexity, on date 14 they will play against Santos Laguna, currently in ninth position in the standings.

The opponents in the final part of the tournament are the most complex to America, Because in the calendar of the Eagles the following rivals are Tigres, Rayados and Cruz Azul, all with options to fight him tournament lead.

America, With 25 points, he has a 54% chance of finishing as the tournament leader based on the ESPN Soccer Index. The last time he finished the tournament as super leader (Apertura 2014), the Azulcremas ended up being champions.

However, to reach the first position of the championship they have beaten rivals from the lower zone and the only defeat they recorded was against Toluca, third place overall in the competition.

The data indicate that America it is projected with 35 points for the end of the tournament, that is to say that they will add 10 units of the 15 in dispute of the last five days; if it ended like this, it would be the first time in the era of short tournaments that it had linked two consecutive tournaments of 35 points or more. In the Clausura 2021 he finished with 38 units.

Athletic of San Luis It will be the first of the tests that require Santiago Solari’s team. The Potosinos have been a very irregular team in their last five games, with two wins, one draw and two losses.

From matchday 13, the calendar from America enters its phase of greatest degree of difficulty, to jeopardize, or confirm, its status as leader of the tournament.