Pachuca are 90 minutes away from winning the 2016 Liga MX Clausura. Monterrey keeper Jonathan Orozco will need to be heroic to give Rayados a chance.
The Mexican Football Federation has lost its appeal before FIFA of the fine and warning it received "homophobic chants" from fans.
Edgar Castillo has replaced the injured Timmy Chandler in the United States' Copa America squad.
ESPN FC's Katia Castorena reacts to Pachuca's first leg 1-0 win over Monterrey.
Pachuca used its rock-solid defense and a timely Franco Jara goal to see off Monterrey in its Liga MX finals first leg.
Pachuca takes a 1-0 lead over Monterrey into Sunday's Liga MX Clausura final second leg, after holding serve at home in the first leg.