The Copa MX Apertura 2012 is the 68th staging of the Copa México, the 41st staging in the professional era and the first was played since the 1996–97 edition. It will feature 14 clubs from the Primera División and 14 from the Liga de Ascenso, excluding the clubs that will participate in the 2012-2013 CONCACAF Champions League.
Club Tijuana (Pri) – Merida (LdeA)
TIJUANA. – The coach of the Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles, Antonio Mohamed, said his team will face the tournament crown with young people, as this will help them be confident and be a reference of the table border in the future. “By causing the recovery of a synthetic pitch game and travel time, we have prepared the preseason with two teams, and so we face the Cup Tournament We’ll give much chance for young people, we play for the preseason with them, so we have a team alternate for youth to play.
Cruz Azul (Pri) – Atlante UTN (LdeA)
Cruz Azul last Cup champion, will give opportunity to young people in the tournament butler
The Machine Bulls on Wednesday to get on the court Neza Azul Stadium, where young people try to take this opportunity to fill the eye of coach Guillermo Vazquez, without affecting the tournament.
“I quiet, working with this new project, this new Cup, a great opportunity for me and all my colleagues, we strive every day to fight for and stand a chance in the first team,” said the young Iñaki Dominguez.
“It’s very complicated, I had a chance to play there one year, and when I had to play is a very good division. I talk with young people, tell them it is a very important division for the maturation of a player,” said Hector Gutierrez.
Blue Cross is the last Cup champion, a title achieved precisely with Toros Neza in the year 1996. The destination address them again 16 years after the start of the new MX Cup.
The players who saw action last Saturday against Morelia, in the league, did different work, the rest of the template a very long session of court under the watchful eye of coach Memo Vazquez.
Veracruz – Club America
America coach Miguel Herrera said the tournament will be exploited to give copera minute players like Christian “Hobbit” Bermudez, Adolfo Rosinei, Efrain Juarez and Erick Pimentel, who had physical problems during the preseason, Rubens Sambueza, absent the day 1 of League for suspension or Hugo Gonzalez, answering that supplies the absence of Moses Munoz.
Monarcas – Estudiantes Tecos
Romano (Monarcas Morelia coach) said at midweek Tecos in game for the MX Cup play with a box alternative, it will break the players who were against Cruz Azul and will to see some youngsters on the court.
Dorados de Sinaloa – Club Leon
The green Panzas Lion preparing to debut in front of the Gold Cup MX Sinaloa party to which sent a picture directed by Sergio Martinez alternative, instead of Gustavo Matosas. The meeting was held at the Carlos Gonzalez y Gonzalez stadium in Culiacan, Sinaloa.
Is expected to act Cup match players who did not participate in the match against Queretaro, this is the case of the goalkeeper Christian Martínez, Javier Munoz Mustafa, Edgar Pacheco and Juan Carlos Calderon juveniles and Saul Villalobos, among others. Ignacio Gonzalez was ejected in the game against the Roosters, will travel with the team to avoid losing the pace of competition.
Finally, Sebastian Maz just jogged a bit and had a rehabilitation session, after feeling slight muscle discomfort after the game Saturday. It is expected that the striker is fully recovered for the game on Friday, before the Xolos of Tijuana.