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The Liga MX (Clausura) tie at Estadio Universitario on Sunday will see home side Tigres go up against Club América.
To see all of our predictions, user poll & stats for Tigres v Club América, scroll down - as well as up-to-date odds.
Tigres de la UANL
Tigres will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 0-1 Liga MX (Clausura) triumph vs Querétaro FC.
In that game, Tigres de la UANL had 62% possession and 20 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The only player to score for Tigres de la UANL was Diego Reyes (89'). For their opponents, Querétaro FC had 13 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
It’s been all too rare in recent games that Tigres de la UANL have shown defensive steel. The reality is that Los Tigres have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 7 goals during that time. We will just have to see whether or not that trend will be continued on into this next match.
A look at their previous results shows us that Tigres de la UANL:
- have not won against Club América in their last 7 matches in the league.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 league games.
Club América go into this encounter following on from a 2-1 Liga MX (Clausura) win as they beat Necaxa in their last match.
In that game, Club América had 65% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 7 on target. For Club América, goals were scored by Richard Sánchez (45') and Giovani dos Santos (60'). For their opponents, Necaxa had 12 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Martín Barragán (40') was the scorer for Necaxa.
In their last 6 outings, Club América have amassed a tally of 12 goals. Las Águilas have also scored in every single one of those games. In that time, they have had 2 goals go against them.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Club América:
- haven't been beaten by Tigres de la UANL in games played away from home for the previous 3 league matches.
- are undefeated in their last 3 away league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head-to-head meetings going back to 31/03/2019 shows us that Tigres have won 1 of them and Club América 4, with the number of drawn matches being 1.
19 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 6 of them for Los Tigres and 13 being from Las Águilas. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.17.
The last league game between these clubs was Liga MX (Apertura) match day 16 on 01/11/2020 when it finished Club América 3-1 Tigres de la UANL.
That time, Club América had 43% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Goals were scored by Sebastián Córdova (42', 95') and Emanuel Aguilera (86').
For their opponents, Tigres de la UANL got 12 shots at goal with 5 on target. André-Pierre Gignac (89') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Marco Ortiz.
Team News: Tigres
Almost everyone can be considered, as there’s just the lone fitness concern for the Tigres gaffer Ricardo Ferretti to be concerned about thanks to an otherwise robust group. Hugo Ayala (Knee Surgery) is sidelined.
Team News: Club América
Due to a fully injury-free group available to choose from, Club América manager Santiago Solari has zero fitness worries to speak of ahead of this game.
We’re inclined to think that Club América should have enough to put a goal past this Tigres side, however it might not quite be enough to prevent defeat.
We reckon that it will be a close game with a 2-1 winning score for Tigres by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. Let’s see what happens here.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Universitario (41,886)
Captain: Guido Pizarro
Chairman: Alejandro Rodríguez
Manager: Ricardo Ferretti
Competitions: Liga MX (Clausura) position 10, Liga MX (Apertura) position 6
🔑 Key Player: Nicolás López
Typically deployed in the Striker position, Nicolás López was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. Having made a first senior appearance for Roma in the 2012 - 2013 season, the talented Forward has struck 4 league goals in this Liga MX (Clausura) 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 8 appearances.