The Liga MX (Apertura) match at Estadio Alfonso Lastras Ramírez on Monday sees hosts Atlético San Luis welcome Monterrey.
Our Atlético San Luis v Monterrey predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Atlético San Luis
Atlético San Luis will be hoping for a better result after a 3-0 Liga MX (Apertura) loss in their previous game against Universidad Nacional.
In that match, Atlético San Luis had 51% possession and 14 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Atlético San Luis was Mauro Quiroga (84' Own goal). At the other end, Universidad Nacional had 6 shots at goal with 5 on target. Juan Pablo Vigón (14') and Juan Ignacio Dinenno (52') scored for Universidad Nacional.
Matches with Atlético San Luis have tended to be exciting affairs of late with high scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past 6 games alone, a grand total of 20 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 6 of those accredited to Rojiblancos. That trend isn’t assured to be sustained into this game, however.
In the game prior to this, Monterrey drew 1-1 in the Liga MX (Apertura) tie with Pachuca.
In that match, Monterrey had 33% possession and 7 shots at goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Monterrey was Sebastián Vegas (8'). Pachuca had 22 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Ismael Sosa (84') was the scorer for Pachuca.
In their previous half-dozen clashes, Monterrey have bagged a tally of 9 goals. Los Rayados have also scored on each one of those occasions. During that period, they’ve had 7 goals scored by their opponents.
Ahead of this meeting, Monterrey are without an away win for the past 2 league matches.
Head to head
The last league fixture between these clubs was Liga MX (Clausura) match day 9 on 07/03/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Monterrey 2-2 Atlético San Luis.
In that game, Monterrey had 38% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The goalscorers were Aké Loba (26') and Jesús Gallardo (56').
Atlético San Luis had 4 shots at goal with 0 of them on target. Germán Berterame (83') and Nicolás Ibáñez (85') scored.
The referee was Oscar Macías Romo.
Team News: Atlético San Luis
Atlético San Luis boss Guillermo Vázquez has no fitness concerns at all coming into this clash thanks to a completely healthy squad available to choose from.
Team News: Monterrey
Owing to a completely healthy squad ready to go, Monterrey manager Antonio Mohamed has no fitness concerns to report coming into this match.
We feel that over the course of the game, Atlético San Luis might need a bit of good fortune to score against this Monterrey team who we think might be able to grind out a win.
We therefore fancy a good battle with a 0-1 win for Monterrey when the full-time whistle blows.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Atlético San Luis
Stadium: Estadio Alfonso Lastras Ramírez (25,709)
Captain: Carlos Rodríguez
Chairman: Alberto Marrero
Manager: Guillermo Vázquez
Competitions: Liga MX (Apertura) position 17
⭐ Key Man: Nicolás Ibáñez
Normally played in the Striker position, Nicolás Ibáñez was born in Venado Tuerto, Argentina. Having made a first senior appearance for Gimna ' Plata in the 2016 - 2017 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 5 league goals in this Liga MX (Clausura) 2019 - 2020 campaign so far from a total of 10 appearances.