Hector "Tito" Villalba officially joined Club Tijuana on loan on Thursday. "Xolos" as they are affectionately known as, have an extremely important league match early on in the Apertura season as they face off against one of the most famous clubs in North America.
Chivas de Guadalajara is the opposition for Xolos in week 3 of the season. Both teams have won one and lost one in their opening two weeks of the season and are looking to separate themselves early on in the campaign.
It's not known if Tito will be eligible to play in this match or not. Our attempts to clarify his status for tonight were unssuccessful. We'll just have to wait until the lineups are announced and see for ourselves, I guess.
However, it's probably safe to assume that since he just joined the club that he'll play in a reserve role at most if he is eligible. It will likely take him a few weeks to get acclimated to the team and the new surroundings. Hopefully then we'll get to see a lot more of him in action.
Join us in the comments if you plan on watching. We'll be here anxiously awaiting Tito's debut.
How to Watch
Kickoff Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Available TV: Azteca America (Azteca America is available on the Dish Network Latino package on channel 825, and on channel 441 on DirecTV.)
Available Streaming: SlingTV Best of Spanish TV