Liga MX playoffs: Toluca vs Club América: time and how to watch online and on TV in the US
Highly tipped America head to Estadio Nemesio Díez to face the ‘Red Devils’ in the first leg of the Apertura 2022 semi-final.
Club America come into the 2022 Liga MX Apertura semi-final stage as red-hot favourites. ‘Las Aguilas’ not only topped the regular season table with an emphatic end to the campaign but also eliminated Puebla in the quarter-finals with a record 11-2 aggregate scoreline which sent a strong message to other sides with their eye set on becoming champions.
For Wednesday’s night first leg clash, De Ortiz takes his side to ‘La Bombonera’ to face an experienced Toluca side with the ‘Red Devils’ many people’s dark horses of the postseason and the only of the semi-finalists to have progressed from the wild-card/repechaje stage.
With the past five meetings ending in two wins a-piece with a single draw, all the ingredients are in place for a mouth-watering first-leg clash at the Estadio Nemesio Diaz on Wednesday night (19 October) with the game getting underway at 21:06-local time/10:06 pm ET.
What time does Toluca vs América kick off?
The 2022 Liga MX Apertura playoff semi-final action between the ‘Red Devils’ of Toluca and ‘Las Aguillas’ of América gets underway at the Estadio Nemesio Diaz, on Wednesday 19 October 2022 at 9:06 pm (local time), which equates to US: 10:06 pm (ET) and 7:06 pm US (PT).
Find out what time Toluca-America starts if you’re elsewhere in the world.
Where can I watch Toluca vs Club América in the US and UK?
In the US and UK, the following television channels and online services will be broadcasting the Liga MX action:
UK: Sadly for Liga MX fans in the UK, there is no outlet broadcasting the game
Find out who is else is showing the Toluca-America game.
Toluca vs América: AS USA live coverage
You’ll also be able to follow live-text coverage of the action from Toluca right here at AS USA. We’ll be building up to the game from about an hour ahead of kick-off, before taking you through the action as it unfolds.
Firm favourites vs. dark horses
Las Águilas wrote another chapter in the Liga MX history books with their emphatic 11-2 aggregate score Puebla 11-2 with Fernando de Ortiz many peoples favourites to lift the Apertura 2022 title. The Coapa side now face a tough test against a Toluca side who finished sixth in the regular season and have beaten FC Juárez in the repechaje and were too strong for Santos Laguna in a quarter-final goal fest. The ‘Red Devils’ are something of a black horse for many and will be tough to beat at their Nemesio Diez fortress.
Toluca-América: past five meetings
July 2022: Apertura: America 1-0 Toluca
March 2022: Clausura: America 3-0 Toluca
Sept. 2021: Apertura: Toluca 3-1 America
April 2021: Clausura: Toluca 3-1 America
Sept. 2020: Apertura: America 1-1 Toluca