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The Liga MX (Apertura) meeting at The Estadio Olímpico Universitario on Sunday sees home side Universidad Nacional welcome guests Atlético San Luis.
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Universidad Nacional will be wanting a better result here following the 2-1 Liga MX (Apertura) losing effort in their last game against Santos Laguna.
In that game, Universidad Nacional had 60% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 4 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Universidad Nacional was Gabriel Fernández (14' Own goal, 35'). On the other side, Santos Laguna got 22 shots on goal with 10 on target. Harold Preciado (45') was the scorer for Santos Laguna.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games that Universidad Nacional have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that Universidad Nacional have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 9 goals on the way. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend can be sustained in this game.
Atlético San Luis
Atlético San Luis will come into the encounter after a 2-0 Liga MX (Apertura) win as they beat Atlas in their most recent match.
In that match, Atlético San Luis managed 41% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 5 on target. For Atlético San Luis, goals were scored by Léo Bonatini (6') and Unai Bilbao (55'). Atlas got 10 shots on goal with 0 of them on target.
In their previous half-dozen clashes, Atlético San Luis have bagged a total of 14 goals. Atlético San Luis have also managed to score in every single one of those games. During those fixtures, their defenders have seen 5 goals go against them.
Ahead of this meeting, Atlético San Luis are undefeated in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings stretching back to 13/09/2020, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with Universidad Nacional winning 3 of those games, Atlético San Luis 3 and 0 being drawn after 90 minutes of play.
A total of 19 goals were produced between them in this period, with 10 for Pumas and 9 being from Rojiblancos. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.17.
The previous league game between these clubs was Liga MX (Clausura) match day 14 on 09/04/2023 and the score finished Universidad Nacional 3-1 Atlético San Luis.
In that match, Universidad Nacional managed 46% possession and 5 attempts at goal with 2 on target. The scorers were Ulises Rivas (4'), César Huerta (31') and Jorge Ruvalcaba (93').
Atlético San Luis got 8 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Jhon Murillo (2') was the scorer.
The referee was Oscar Mejia Garcia.
Team News: Universidad Nacional
The Universidad Nacional boss Antonio Mohamed has no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match with a completely injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: Atlético San Luis
Owing to a fully injury-free squad to pick from, the Atlético San Luis boss Gustavo Leal doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all before this match.
Here, we’re thinking that Atlético San Luis will do well to get anything against this Universidad Nacional lineup who we think will win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 1-0 victory for Universidad Nacional when the full-time whistle blows.
Looking forward to this.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Estadio Olímpico Universitario (58,445)
Captain: Adrián Aldrete
Chairman: Leopoldo Silva
Manager: Antonio Mohamed
Competitions: Liga MX (Apertura) position 10
🔑 Key Player: Gabriel Fernández
Mostly playing in the Striker position, Gabriel Fernández was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. Having played his first senior match for Cerro Largo in the 2012 - 2013 season, the gifted Forward has managed to score 2 league goals in the Liga MX (Clausura) 2022 - 2023 campaign so far from a total of 15 appearances.