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The long-awaited Primera (Clausura) Liguilla quarter-final showdown between Club América and Pachuca is taking place on Monday. With the carrot of that spot in the semi-finals for the winners, it could well be a fantastic encounter between the two sides.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Club América v Pachuca, scroll down - as well as up-to-date odds.
Club América are hoping to win again following a 0-1 Liga MX (Clausura) triumph versus Universidad Nacional.
In that match, Club América managed 48% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer for Club América was Henry Martín (83'). For their opponents, Universidad Nacional had 16 shots on goal with 5 of them on target.
Club América haven’t had any problems with scoring, finding the back of the net every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 matches.
They have totted up the amount of 9 during that time while also conceding a total of 6.
Pachuca will go into the clash after a 4-2 Primera (Clausura) Liguilla win to beat CD Guadalajara in their last game.
In that match, Pachuca had 45% possession and 25 shots on goal with 10 on target. For Pachuca, goals were scored by Óscar Murillo (51', 80') and Roberto De La Rosa (69', 89'). At the other end, CD Guadalajara got 14 shots at goal with 6 on target. Uriel Antuna (10', 93') scored for CD Guadalajara.
In their previous half-dozen outings, Pachuca have helped themselves to a tally of 14 goals. Los Tuzos have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. During those fixtures, they have had 8 goals go into their own net. That aside, it remains to be seen whether the trend shall continue on here in this match.
Head to head
A quick look at their past head to head meetings going back to 13/01/2018 tells us that these encounters have not been happy ones for Pachuca. They’ve not managed to come away with any wins at all while Club América have maintained the edge over them, running out winners in 67% of those matches.
A combined sum of 18 goals were scored between them in these games, with 13 of them from Las Águilas and 5 being from Los Tuzos. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.
The previous league fixture featuring these clubs was Liga MX (Clausura) match day 8 on 28/02/2021 when it finished Club América 2-0 Pachuca.
In that match, Club América had 57% possession and 18 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Goals were scored by Richard Sánchez (29') and Pedro Aquino (42').
For their opponents, Pachuca got 6 shots at goal with 0 on target.
The referee was Jorge Isaac Rojas.
Team News: Club América
Club América manager Santiago Solari will be thankful to have no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match thanks to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: Pachuca
Due to a fully injury-free group ready to go, Pachuca manager Paulo Pezzolano does not have any fitness worries at all ahead of this game.
We’re envisaging that Pachuca might well have a job on their hands to break down this Club América team who should just have the edge.
We’re therefore expecting a good battle with a 1-0 win for Club América at the end of this game.
A close call.
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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, Primera (Clausura) Liguilla (Quarter-Finals)
⭐ Key Man: Henry Martín
Regularly used in the Striker position, Henry Martín was born in Mérida, Mexico. After having made a senior debut playing for Club Tijuana in the 2014 - 2015 season, the goalscoring Forward has hit 8 league goals in the Liga MX (Clausura) 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 13 appearances.