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Pachuca come up against visiting club CD Guadalajara at Estadio Hidalgo in the Liga MX (Clausura) meeting on Tuesday.
View all of the Pachuca v CD Guadalajara predictions, poll and stats below (plus the best game odds).
Pachuca will be looking for an improved result here after a 0-1 Liga MX (Clausura) losing effort in their last game against Atlas.
In that game, Pachuca managed 64% possession and 8 shots on goal with 2 on target. At the other end, Atlas got 17 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Ignacio Malcorra (31') scored for Atlas.
Pachuca have struggled with their forward play in recent times. Their sum of goals stands at just 2 vs opposition teams over the course of their previous six fixtures. In those games, Los Tuzos have also seen the number of goals scored against them come to 7. Previous results aside, it remains to be seen if that trend shall be maintained in this next match.
Their previous form shows that Pachuca:
- have not been beaten in the league by CD Guadalajara in their previous 6 matches.
- haven't won against CD Guadalajara in their previous 2 matches in the league.
- have not won at home in their last 7 league games. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.
Last time out, CD Guadalajara drew 2-2 in the Liga MX (Clausura) tie with Necaxa.
In that game, CD Guadalajara managed 66% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. For CD Guadalajara, goals were scored by Jesús Angulo (45') and José Macías (53' Own goal, 94'). Necaxa got 10 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Ian González (39') was the scorer for Necaxa.
CD Guadalajara have been good when going forward in their most recent fixtures, scoring 9 times in their last 6 matches. Having said that, Chivas can also improve defensively after being scored against in 6 of those same outings.
Heading into this fixture, CD Guadalajara have not registered a win against Pachuca when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head-to-head clashes going back to 18/02/2018 shows us that Pachuca have won 3 of these & CD Guadalajara 0, with the tally of drawn games standing at 3.
An aggregate of 16 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 11 from Los Tuzos and 5 created by Chivas. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.67.
The last league contest between these sides was Liga MX (Apertura) match day 7 on 30/08/2020 and the score finished CD Guadalajara 0-0 Pachuca.
That day, CD Guadalajara managed 49% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
At the other end, Pachuca had 10 attempts on goal with 0 on target.
The match was refereed by Fernando Hernández Gómez.
Team News: Pachuca
Availability isn’t a big problem, with just one fitness concern for the Pachuca manager Paulo Pezzolano to be concerned with due to a largely intact set of players. Romario Ibarra (Collarbone fracture) won’t play.
Team News: CD Guadalajara
Owing to a completely healthy group available to select from, CD Guadalajara manager Víctor Vucetich has no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match.
We’re thinking that CD Guadalajara have it within them to get a goal against this Pachuca lineup, however it may not be enough to avoid defeat.
We can see a 2-1 advantage for Pachuca at full-time. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Hidalgo (25,922)
Captain: Jorge Hernández
Chairman: Armando Martínez
Manager: Paulo Pezzolano
Competitions: Liga MX (Clausura) position 18, Liga MX (Apertura) position 9
⭐ Key Man: Ismael Sosa
Normally deployed in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Ismael Sosa was born in Pcia de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Having made his senior debut playing for Independiente in the 2004 - 2005 season, the accomplished Midfielder has hit 3 league goals in the Liga MX (Apertura) 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 15 appearances.