Toronto FC will travel to Mexico to face Cruz Azul at Estadio Azteca for the return leg of their Champions League last-8 battle. The Canadians face an almost impossible task of scoring at least three goals in order to progress to the later stage, having lost 1:3 at home the first leg last week.
Cruz Azul vs Toronto FC Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Cruz Azul||Win||1 W/ 1 D/ 1 L||0 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
|Toronto||Loss||1 W/ 1 D/ 1 L||0 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
Last game between the teams: 28.04.2021 CONCACAF Champions League: Toronto – Cruz Azul 1:3; Jonathan Osorio 20’; Bryan Angulo 3’, 34’, Pablo Aguilar 58’
Last game at this venue: 22.09.2010 CONCACAG Champions League: Cruz Azul – Toronto 0:0
Worth mentioning: Only three games between the teams of Cruz Azul and Toronto FC have been recorded in the history books. The most recent of those was played last week at BMO Field in Canada and finished in 1:3 win for the Mexicans. The previous two meetings were held in 2010 ad were part of the Champions League group stage, with Torono winning one and the other finished in draw. Two of the three encounters produced over 2,5 goals and the same two also witnessed goals at both ends.
Cruz Azul vs Toronto FC Stats
|As of 03.05||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Cruz Azul||Draw||7 W/ 3 D/ 0 L||4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
|Toronto||Loss||2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L||1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L|
Last game Cruz Azul: 02.05.2021 LIGA MX: Cruz Azul – Club Tijuana 1:1; Orbelin Pineda 45’; Lopez Rodriguez 90’
Top performers Cruz Azul: Javier Rodriguez 22 goals, Luis Francisco Romo Barron 5 goals 5 assists, Roberto Alvarado 3 goals 3 assists.
Next game Cruz Azul: Not announced yet.
Last game Toronto: 28.04.2021 CONCACAF Champions League: Toronto – Cruz Azul 1:3; Jonathan Osorio 20’; Bryan Angulo 3’, 34’, Pablo Aguilar 58’
Top performers Toronto: Jonathan Osorio 2 goals, Justin Morrow 1 goals, Patrick Mullins 1 goal.
Next game Toronto: 08.0.2021 MLS: New York Red Bulls – Toronto
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Cruz Azul were held to 1:1 stalemate at home when facing Club Tijuana on Saturday. The leaders in the Mexixan Liga MX are unbeaten in eighteen consecutive games, with their last defeat dating to mid-January. Cruz Azul’s defense have been breached in each of the last four meetings, but before that managed to keept eight clean sheets in nine matches. Three of their last five outings resulted in over 2,5 goals, as four saw both involved teams to score.
Toronto’s last match was the 1:3 home defeat at the hands of Cruz Azul. The Canadians failed to win any of the last three meetings, recording a draw and two losses. Toronto triumphed in only one of the previous seven meetings, with the victory achieved against another Mexican side in the face of Club Leon in mid-April. Only the most recent of Toronto last eight encouters ended in a win for the visiting teams. Four of the Canadians last five clashes featured over 2,5 goals, while all five witnessed goals at both ends.
Cruz Azul vs Toronto FC News
Missing players Cruz Azul: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Toronto: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Cruz Azul vs Toronto FC Predictions
Cruz Azul to win