The first leg of the Xolos Tijuana vs Leon liguilla semifinals will take place on Thursday, November 22, 2012 (10:00 PM EDT) at the Estadio Leon in Guanajuato. Leon as the #3 seed, gets to host the first game of the series, and will travel to Tijuana (#2 seed) on Sunday to complete the series. Leon has been phenomenal in all aspects throughout the playoffs, and a good score at home will put them that close from becoming finalists. Club Tijuana has also been great, and is on a current 17 game streak without a loss.
Leon vs Xolos, Flickr: marthax
The ‘panzas verdes’ had the best offense in the regular season with an outstanding 34 goals. When they faced Cruz Azul in the playoffs, this offense once again demonstrated why they should be feared as they scored a total of four goals. The team lead by coach Gustavo Matosas knows that in order to qualify into the final they need the offense to do what it knows best.
Fortunately for Leon, they know that the Xolos defense is not indestruc...