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The Liga MX (Apertura) game at Estadio Akron on Sunday will see home team CD Guadalajara take on Pachuca.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for CD Guadalajara v Pachuca can be seen below (inc. the best betting odds).
CD Guadalajara enter this fixture following on from a 0-0 Liga MX (Apertura) drawn match versus Universidad Nacional.
In that game, CD Guadalajara had 54% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Universidad Nacional got 10 shots on goal with 3 of them on target.
CD Guadalajara have found it difficult to unlock defences in more recent games. Their sum of goals equals just 4 against opponents during their previous six fixtures. In those meetings, CD Guadalajara have also seen the number of goals against them come to 6. That being said, we must now wait to see whether that pattern will be maintained in this upcoming game or not.
Their past results show that CD Guadalajara:
- haven't lost in the league to Pachuca in their last 3 games.
- have not beaten Pachuca in their previous 7 league games.
Since being beaten in their last game against Toluca in Liga MX (Apertura) action, Pachuca and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, Pachuca had 49% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. The only player to score for Pachuca was Kevin Álvarez (14'). Toluca got 13 shots at goal with 3 on target. Ian González (32') and Diego Rigonato (89') scored for Toluca.
The stats tell the story, and Pachuca have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 9 goals overall. Defensively, Pachuca seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly.
Their past results show that Pachuca:
- have not lost to CD Guadalajara in games played away from home for the previous 6 matches in the league. Away fans have certainly had plenty to cheer about.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head-to-head clashes stretching back to 24/02/2019 shows us that CD Guadalajara have won 0 of these and Pachuca 3, with the tally of drawn matches being 3.
A combined sum of 18 goals were produced between them in these games, with 6 from Chivas and 12 belonging to Los Tuzos. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.
Team News: CD Guadalajara
The CD Guadalajara manager Víctor Vucetich has a full complement, with no fitness concerns to speak of before this game with a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Pachuca
With a fully healthy group ready to go, the Pachuca boss Paulo Pezzolano does not have any fitness worries to report coming into this game.
We’re thinking that Pachuca and CD Guadalajara may well find themselves both scoring in what promises to be a very even battle here.
A draw is a real possibility, as we are expecting there to be little between them. We’re therefore tipping a very close game with a 1-1 scoreline at the end of the 90.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Akron (46,232)
Captain: Jesús Molina
Chairman: Ricardo Peláez
Manager: Víctor Vucetich
Competitions: Liga MX (Apertura) position 10
🔑 Key Player: Ángel Zaldívar
Usually taking to the field in the Striker position, Ángel Zaldívar was born in Guadalajara, Mexico. Having made a first senior appearance for CD Guadalajara in the 2012 - 2013 season, the talented Forward has contributed 3 league goals in the Liga MX (Apertura) 2021 - 2022 campaign to date from a total of 7 appearances.