by Pete Richmire

Chihuahua, Chih.- This Saturday, February 3, Chihuahua Savage will visit the Texas Outlaws in a match corresponding to the regular season of the Major Arena Soccer League, taking place at the Mesquite Arena in Mesquite, Texas at 7:05 PM. Both teams already faced each other at the beginning of the season, with Chihuahua Savage emerging as the winner with a score of 12-4 in a match held at the Arena Corner Sport on December 7, 2023. Chihuahua Savage enters this match with 3 victories in their last 4 games, currently occupying the fourth position in the Western Conference with 5 wins and 5 losses, totaling 15 points and remaining in playoff contention after defeating the Dallas Sidekicks 13-2 last Friday. On the other hand, the Texan team will approach this encounter with 4 victories in 5 games, holding the second position in the Western Conference after being defeated by the San Diego Sockers 6-5 on February 1, boasting a record of 9 wins and 5 losses, accumulating 27 points. Key players to watch include Juarez native Miguel Ángel Díaz, the leading goal-scorer for Chihuahua Savage with 11 goals and 2 assists in 10 matches, while for the American squad, Luiz "Cebollas" Morales has accumulated 26 goals and 7 assists in 14 games, currently leading the league in goals. Chihuahua Savage and Texas Outlaws have faced each other twice at the Mesquite Arena, each securing one victory. 

2022-2023 MASL Season 

Chihuahua Savage vs. Texas Outlaws (1-1) (11 goals for and 10 goals against) 

Texas Outlaws vs. Chihuahua Savage (1-1) (10 goals for and 11 goals against)