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Club Tijuana head to Estadio Jalisco on Saturday for the Liga MX (Clausura) fixture with home side Atlas.
All Atlas v Club Tijuana match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Atlas will be looking to improve on their last outing here after a 3-2 Liga MX (Clausura) defeat last time out to Cruz Azul.
In that match, Atlas managed 52% possession and 22 attempts on goal with 10 on target. For Atlas, the goalscorers were Anderson Santamaría (38') and Milton Caraglio (96'). On the other side, Cruz Azul had 10 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Bryan Angulo (9') and Jonathan Rodríguez (67', 79') scored for Cruz Azul.
Their latest results highlight the fact that there has been much resilience in the Atlas defence. Los Zorros have been miserly, resulting in the total number of goals that have gone in at their end during their last six matches standing at 4. Previous results aside, it remains to be seen whether the trend might be maintained here in this match.
Coming into this clash, Atlas are undefeated in their last 4 home league matches.
Club Tijuana head into the meeting following a 3-1 Liga MX (Clausura) win to defeat Querétaro FC in their last fixture.
In that match, Club Tijuana managed 60% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. For Club Tijuana, the goalscorers were Fidel Martínez (2', 31'), Mauro Manotas (5') and Víctor Guzmán (7' Own goal). Querétaro FC got 10 shots on goal with 4 of them on target.
The stats tell the story, and Club Tijuana have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 10 goals overall. Defensively, Xoloitzcuintles certainly have room for improvement.
Coming into this clash, Club Tijuana have not won away from home in their last 4 league matches.
Head to head
Looking over their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 07/04/2018 shows that Atlas have won 1 of them and Club Tijuana 3, with the number of drawn matches being 2.
A combined total of 20 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 8 of them from Los Zorros and 12 being from Xoloitzcuintles. That is an average goals per game value of 3.33.
The last league meeting featuring these sides was Liga MX (Apertura) match day 1 on 26/07/2020 when it ended Club Tijuana 3-1 Atlas.
On that occasion, Club Tijuana had 56% possession and 13 shots at goal with 5 on target. The scorers were Bolaños (12'), Jordi Cortizo (50') and Jaime Gómez (95').
Atlas had 8 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Acosta (21') scored.
The referee was César Arturo Ramos Palazuelos.
Team News: Atlas
Julio Furch (Ankle Surgery) and Edgar Zaldívar (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be able to feature for Atlas manager Diego Cocca.
Team News: Club Tijuana
Owing to a fully healthy group to choose from, Club Tijuana boss Pablo Guede does not have any fitness worries to report coming into this clash.
In our opinion, Club Tijuana must be fancied to find the back of the net against this Atlas team, although that is unlikely to be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re expecting both teams to score in a 2-1 victory for Atlas by the conclusion of the game. We’ll have to see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Jalisco (55,020)
Captain: Camilo Vargas
Chairman: José Riestra
Manager: Diego Cocca
Competitions: Liga MX (Clausura) position 6, Liga MX (Apertura) position 16
⭐ Star Man: Ignacio Malcorra
Generally used in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Ignacio Malcorra was born in Rio Colorado, Argentina. After having made a senior debut playing for Unión de Santa Fe in the 2015 season, the gifted Midfielder has scored a sum of 4 league goals in this Liga MX (Apertura) 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 17 appearances.