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Club América will take to the pitch with visiting side Cruz Azul at Estadio Azteca in the Liga MX (Clausura) meeting on Sunday.
View all of the Club América v Cruz Azul predictions, poll and stats below including the latest game odds.
Club América will be looking for a repeat result of the 1-3 Liga MX (Clausura) victory vs Tigres de la UANL.
In that match, Club América had 52% possession and 13 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For Club América, goals were scored by Roger Martínez (6', 69') and Pedro Aquino (55'). Tigres de la UANL had 8 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Diego Reyes (63') was the scorer for Tigres de la UANL.
Club América haven’t had any problems with scoring, hitting the target in one hundred percent of their last 6 matches.
They have claimed a sum of 13 during that period and have conceded a total of 3.
Analysis of their past results shows that Club América:
- have not won against Cruz Azul in their previous 5 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 13 league matches at home. What a fortress they have created.
Cruz Azul come into this clash after a 1-0 Liga MX (Clausura) win to defeat CD Guadalajara in their last outing.
In that match, Cruz Azul managed 41% possession and 18 shots on goal with 8 on target. The only player to score for Cruz Azul was Jonathan Rodríguez (51'). For their opponents, CD Guadalajara got 6 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
A succession of dependable performances from the Cruz Azul defence has seen their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 2 from their past 6 outings overall. During the same period of time, their own forwards have managed to score 8. Such a trend won’t necessarily follow through into this next game, of course.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Cruz Azul:
- haven't been beaten by Club América in games played away from home for the previous 2 league games.
- are undefeated in their previous 6 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head-to-head meetings stretching back to 14/04/2019 shows that Club América have won 1 of these and Cruz Azul 3, with the number of drawn games being 2.
13 goals were scored between them in these games, with 5 of them for Las Águilas and 8 netted by La Máquina Azul. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.17.
The previous league encounter featuring these sides was Liga MX (Apertura) match day 12 on 28/09/2020 when it finished Cruz Azul 0-0 Club América.
On that occasion, Cruz Azul had 51% possession and 18 shots at goal with 7 of them on target.
Club América got 3 attempts at goal with 1 on target.
The referee was Jorge Antonio Pérez Durán.
Team News: Club América
Club América boss Santiago Solari has no fitness worries at all ahead of this match owing to a fully healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Cruz Azul
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad to choose from, Cruz Azul manager Juan Reynoso has no fitness concerns at all ahead of this match.
In our opinion, Cruz Azul would be disappointed if they were not to score against this Club América outfit, but it is unlikely to be enough to avoid defeat.
We are anticipating a narrow 2-1 victory for Club América when all is said and done. It really should be an interesting one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Azteca (81,070)
Captain: Guillermo Ochoa
Chairman: Santiago Baños
Manager: Santiago Solari
Competitions: Liga MX (Clausura) position 2, Liga MX (Apertura) position 3
⭐ Key Player: Federico Viñas
Mostly played in the Striker position, Federico Viñas was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. After having made a senior debut playing for Club América in the 2019 - 2020 season, the gifted Forward has bagged 6 league goals in the Liga MX (Apertura) 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 14 appearances.