Toluca vs Santos Laguna: how to watch on TV, stream online
Toluca welcome Santos Laguna to the Estadio Nemesio Díez on Thursday, in the first leg of the teams’ Apertura 2022 playoffs quarter-final tie.
The Apertura 2022 playoff quarter-finals continue as Toluca host Santos Laguna.
What time is Toluca vs Santos Laguna?
The last-eight first leg kicks off at the Estadio Nemesio Díez, Toluca, at 7:06pm local time on Thursday 13 October. In the United States, that’s 8:06pm ET/5:06pm PT. Find out when the clash starts if you’re in a different time zone.
How can I watch the game in the US?
Television viewers in the US will be able to tune in to Toluca vs Santos Laguna on TUDN USA. The match will also be available online in America on the TUDN App and TUDN.com. Check out which TV channel or online service is showing the game if you aren’t in the States.
Toluca vs Santos Laguna: match preview
Toluca’s 10 Mexican titles make them the third-most successful club in Liga MX history - but it’s now over a decade since Los Diablos Rojos lifted the championship. Their most recent league triumph came in the Bicentenario 2010, a tournament in which they beat Santos Laguna in the final.
Under Ignacio Ambriz, Toluca finished sixth in the regular season to qualify for the preliminary round of the playoffs, before booking their quarter-final place with a 3-0 win over Juárez on Sunday.
As for Santos Laguna, who lost 2-1 to Toluca on matchday four of the regular season, Los Guerreros came third in the league phase to secure automatic qualification for the last eight.
Head coach Eduardo Fentanes is aiming to steer Santos to their seventh Mexican championship, which would be their first since the Clausura 2018 tournament. Who did they face in the final four and a half years ago? You guessed it: Toluca.
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Who is the match referee?
The referee at the Estadio Nemesio Díez will be Diego Montaño. He will be assisted by José Martínez and José de Jesús Baños, while the fourth official will be Daniel Quintero. Guillermo Pacheco will be the video assistant referee.