Cruz Azul and Monarcas Morelia are both dealing with various injury and suspension problems, and have selected matching 4-4-2 lineups. Morelia's struggles are at the back, and they will play Adrian Aldrete, a left back, in the center of defense. Cruz Azul have switched formations all season, usually favoring one striker, but will go with a 4-4-2 after Javier Orozco impressed last week. Here are the lineups.
Monarcas Morelia Lineup (4-4-2): Vilar; Perez, Marquez, Aldrete, Ocampo; Sandoval, Lozano, Cabrera, Ramirez; Sabah, Lugo
Cruz Azul lineup (4-4-2): Corona; Pinto, Dominguez, Araujo, Pereira; Gimenez, Torrado, I. Castro, Aquino; Villa, Orozco
Monarcas Morelia vs. Cruz Azul kicks off at 8:00 pm ET. The match is being shown in the USA on Azteca TV.
We'll have live coverage of this and every Liguilla match this weekend in our Mexican Primera, 2011 Apertura Liguilla Quarterfinals StoryStream. For more on the two teams and Mexican football in general, check out SB Nation's Mexican futbol blog FMF State Of Mind.