The semifinals for the 2011 Clausura Liguilla are here, and they kick of with Thursday night's early game, Chivas de Guadalajara against Pumas UNAM. Pumas are the favorites for the entire series based on their play in the regular season and their great comeback against Monterrey, but many are picking the Goats to get a result at home. Follow along with the action here, as this is our live match thread and lineups for the Liguilla first leg match between Chivas and Pumas.
There are few surprises from both teams, and both should be looking to attack. Pumas have opted for a 3-4-3 setup, while Chivas are in their regular 4-4-2. Here are the lineups.
Chivas lineup (4-4-2): Michel; Reynoso, Esparza, De Luna, Ponce; Baez, Araujo, Fabian, Medina; Torres, Arellano
Pumas lineup (3-4-3): A. Palacios; Veron, M. Palacios, Velarde; Fuentes, Castro, Cabrera, Cortes; Palencia, Bravo, Lopez
The game kicks off at 8 pm ET, follow along with us right here.