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CD Guadalajara are the guests at Estadio Olímpico Universitario on Sunday for the Liga MX (Apertura) clash with home side Universidad Nacional.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Universidad Nacional v CD Guadalajara - as well as up-to-date odds.
Universidad Nacional will be hoping for a better result following the 2-1 Liga MX (Apertura) loss in their previous game against Toluca.
In that match, Universidad Nacional managed 33% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. The only player to score for Universidad Nacional was Juan Ignacio Dinenno (8'). At the other end, Toluca got 21 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. Rubens Sambueza (19') and Alexis Canelo (70') scored for Toluca.
Universidad Nacional have really been misfiring in recent times. Their goals record equals just 4 vs opposing sides over their previous 6 matches. In those meetings, Universidad Nacional have also seen the tally of goals that have gone against them come to 10.
Taking a look at their past results, Universidad Nacional:
- have not beaten CD Guadalajara in their last 3 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches at home.
CD Guadalajara will go into the match following a 2-1 Liga MX (Apertura) win as they beat Necaxa in their last game.
In that game, CD Guadalajara managed 66% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For CD Guadalajara, the goals were scored by Isaác Brizuela (43') and Ángel Zaldívar (103'). On the other side, Necaxa got 10 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Luis Arcadio García Bañuelos (53') was the scorer for Necaxa.
Víctor Vucetich's CD Guadalajara have fired home a total of 6 times in the course of their previous 6 matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during those same matches adds up to 6.
Their past results show that CD Guadalajara:
- have not emerged victorious against Universidad Nacional in games played away from home for the previous 5 league matches. Not good.
- are undefeated in their last 5 league matches away from home.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
A glance at their past head-to-head clashes stretching back to 25/02/2018 shows that Universidad Nacional have won 2 of them & CD Guadalajara 1, with the number of draws standing at 3.
A combined sum of 17 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 9 of them from Pumas and 8 coming from Chivas. That is an average goals per game value of 2.83.
The previous league fixture between these sides was Liga MX (Clausura) match day 8 on 01/03/2021 and the score finished CD Guadalajara 2-1 Universidad Nacional.
In that game, CD Guadalajara had 52% possession and 14 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. The scorers were José Macías (28') and Alejandro Mayorga (37').
At the other end, Universidad Nacional got 7 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Gabriel Torres (14') scored.
The match was refereed by Fernando Hernández Gómez.
Team News: Universidad Nacional
The Universidad Nacional manager Andres Lillini will be thankful to have no fitness concerns whatsoever before this clash with a completely injury-free squad available for selection.
Team News: CD Guadalajara
Owing to a fully injury-free squad available for selection, the CD Guadalajara boss Víctor Vucetich has no fitness worries to speak of coming into this game.
We’re thinking that CD Guadalajara and Universidad Nacional could both well score here although it’s hard to see a clear-cut winner.
We’ll see, but this looks like it could end up all-square. We’re therefore tipping a tight encounter with a 1-1 score at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Olímpico Universitario (72,000)
Chairman: Leopoldo Silva
Manager: Andres Lillini
Competitions: Liga MX (Apertura) position 15
⭐ Key Man: Juan Ignacio Dinenno
Usually played in the Striker position, Juan Ignacio Dinenno was born in Argentina. After making a first senior appearance for Racing Club in the 2013 - 2014 season, the goalscoring Forward has got 4 league goals in the Liga MX (Clausura) 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in 13 appearances.