Blue Cross needs a perfect closing in the Apertura 2023, to climb positions and be able to access the Play-In that gives him the opportunity to play in the final phase of the championship. Practically, La Maquina needs to win the four remaining games in the tournament to reach 23 points and thus place itself in tenth place in the general table or above this place.
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Although it seems complicated, it is not something that the cement producers are unaware of, since just two seasons ago they managed to complete the regular phase with four consecutive victories, since in the Opening 2022the celestials arrived at Matchday 14 with just 12 points obtained, but they closed the tournament by winning their last four games, beating Mazatlán, León, Pumas and Chivas, so in the end they registered 24 points, which placed them in seventh overall position, granting them their ticket to the repechage round.
On that occasion, below Cruz Azul were Puebla in eighth place, Guadalajara in ninth and León in tenth, all with 22 points, a statistic that gives hope to Cruz Azul, as it reaches 23 units in the current campaign. , they would have ample chance to play the Play-In.
The only obstacle for those led by Joaquín Moreno is that they do not know victory at home so far in Apertura 2023, because of the four games they have left to play in the tournament, three are at the Azteca Stadium, therefore They will have to show a very different face at home, to achieve victories in front of their fans, since they have no margin for error, since, if they lose a match, they would be practically out of the final phase.
The games left on the calendar Blue Crossthey are against León on Matchday 14 at the Azteca Stadium, on Matchday 15 against Juárez, again at Azteca, later on Matchday 16 they will face Chivas at Akron and will end the season at home against Puebla.
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