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This big Primera (Clausura) Liguilla quarter-final clash between Pachuca and Atlético San Luis is kicking off on Sunday. With the carrot of that date with the semi-final for the club that makes it through, it’s shaping up to be a fantastic encounter between these sides.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Pachuca v Atlético San Luis, scroll down - as well as up-to-date odds.
Pachuca go into this match after a 2-2 Primera (Clausura) Liguilla drawn match against Atlético San Luis.
In that game, Pachuca managed 59% possession and 7 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Pachuca was Nicolás Ibáñez (5', 77'). On the other side, Atlético San Luis had 14 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Germán Berterame (25') and Juan Manuel Sanabria (94') scored for Atlético San Luis.
Their most recent results show that huge efforts have been put in by the Pachuca defence. Pachuca have been mean at the back, with the total number of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their past six games standing at 4. That kind of trend won’t necessarily be sustained into this next game, however.
Atlético San Luis
Over the course of their last six outings, Atlético San Luis have bagged a tally of 10 goals. Atlético San Luis have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. In that time, they’ve seen 9 goals go against them.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 01/09/2019 tells us that Pachuca have won 4 of them & Atlético San Luis 1, with the number of draws standing at 1.
An aggregate of 15 goals were produced between them in this period, with 11 of them from Los Tuzos and 4 coming from Rojiblancos. The average goals per game has been 2.5.
Team News: Pachuca
The Pachuca manager Guillermo Almada has no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match thanks to a completely injury-free group available to select from.
It seems likely that Los Tuzos will possibly use a 4-3-3 system for the game featuring Oscar Ustari, Gustavo Cabral, Miguel Tapias, Kevin Alvarez, Daniel Aceves, Romario Ibarra, Luis Chávez, Víctor Guzmán, Avilés Hurtado, Erick Sánchez and Nicolás Ibáñez.
Team News: Atlético San Luis
With a fully injury-free group available for selection, the Atlético San Luis manager André Jardine has no fitness concerns to report coming into this clash.
We’re of the thinking that Rojiblancos seem likely to play in a 4-4-2 system by sending out M. Alberto Barovero, Ramón Juárez, Luis Fernando León, Facundo Waller, Javier Güemez, Efraín Orona, Ricardo Chávez, Rubens Sambueza, Andrés Iniestra, Jhon Murillo and Germán Berterame.
Our thinking is that Pachuca will most probably have the majority of the possession and should be able to turn a few of their chances into goals.
At the same time, Atlético San Luis could well struggle finding the net themselves but do we see them being dangerous for periods.
Accordingly, we see a decent 3-1 winning margin for Pachuca when all’s said and done.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Hidalgo (25,922)
Chairman: Armando Martínez
Manager: Guillermo Almada
Competitions: Liga MX (Clausura) position 1, Liga MX (Apertura) position 15, Primera (Clausura) Liguilla (Quarter-Finals)
🔑 Star Man: Victor Guzmán
Generally deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Victor Guzmán was born in Guadalajara, Mexico. Having made a first senior appearance for Pachuca in the 2015 - 2016 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has accumulated 6 league goals in the Liga MX (Clausura) 2021 - 2022 season so far in a total of 17 appearances.