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The Liga MX (Clausura) match at Estadio Alfonso Lastras Ramírez on Saturday sees home side Atlético San Luis do battle with opponents Puebla.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Atlético San Luis v Puebla, scroll down (including the best match odds).
Atlético San Luis
Atlético San Luis will be wanting a better result here after the 2-1 Liga MX (Clausura) loss in their previous game against FC Juárez.
In that match, Atlético San Luis managed 55% possession and 13 shots on goal with 5 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Atlético San Luis was Nicolás Ibáñez (74'). FC Juárez had 13 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Dario Lezcano (34') and Francisco Contreras (63') scored for FC Juárez.
It’s not been often in recent games where Atlético San Luis have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Rojiblancos have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, letting in 10 goals in the process. That being said, we’ll just have to find out whether that pattern will be maintained in this upcoming game.
Their past results show that Atlético San Luis:
- have not won against Puebla in their last 2 league games.
- haven’t won at home in the past 3 league matches.
Puebla will come into the clash after a 1-3 Liga MX (Clausura) win with the defeat of Pachuca in their last game.
In that game, Puebla had 36% possession and 13 shots at goal with 7 on target. For Puebla, the goals were scored by Maximiliano Araújo (2'), Maximiliano Perg (66') and Salvador Reyes (90'). At the other end, Pachuca had 17 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Erick Sánchez (48') was the scorer for Pachuca.
Indicating their penchant for high-scoring encounters, goals have been seen as many as 22 times in the prior six matches in which Puebla have taken to the pitch, yielding a mean average of 3.67 goals for each meeting. Opposition teams have managed 9 of those goals.
Going into this contest, Puebla are undefeated in their previous 4 away league matches.
Head to head
The previous league encounter between the two was Liga MX (Apertura) match day 17 on 07/11/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Puebla 1-0 Atlético San Luis.
In that match, Puebla managed 43% possession and 7 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Their only player to score was Santiago Ormeño (26').
For their opponents, Atlético San Luis had 12 shots at goal with 2 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Marco Ortiz.
Team News: Atlético San Luis
Atlético San Luis manager Leonel Rocco doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this game thanks to a completely healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: Puebla
With a completely healthy squad to pick from, Puebla boss Nicolás Larcamón has no fitness concerns to report ahead of this game.
We feel that Puebla and Atlético San Luis could well end up finding themselves level here, with both teams capable of netting.
Shouldn’t be much in it, and a draw looks quite a realistic result. That’s why our selection here is for a score draw at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Atlético San Luis
Stadium: Estadio Alfonso Lastras Ramírez (25,709)
Captain: Carlos Rodríguez
Chairman: Alberto Marrero
Manager: Leonel Rocco
Competitions: Liga MX (Clausura) position 16, Liga MX (Apertura) position 18
⭐ Star Player: Nicolás Ibáñez
Normally played in the Striker position, Nicolás Ibáñez was born in Venado Tuerto, Argentina. After having made a senior debut playing for Gimna ' Plata in the 2016 - 2017 season, the gifted Forward has scored 9 league goals in the Liga MX (Clausura) 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 14 appearances.