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The Liga MX (Clausura) meeting at Estadio Caliente on Sunday will see hosts Club Tijuana go up against León.
Our tips, poll and stats for Club Tijuana v León can all be found here (including the best match odds).
Club Tijuana won’t want a repeat of their last result here after the 2-0 Liga MX (Clausura) loss in their previous game against Cruz Azul.
In that match, Club Tijuana managed 57% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 3 on target. For their opponents, Cruz Azul got 8 shots at goal with 2 on target. Carlos Rodríguez (43') and Rafael Baca (66') scored for Cruz Azul.
Sebastián Méndez's Club Tijuana have seen rewards for their attempts on goal 7 times over their prior six outings. Conversely, the tally of goals that have been scored against them in those fixtures amounts to 8.
Going into this contest, Club Tijuana have not been beaten in their last 2 home league matches.
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Atlas in Primera (Apertura) Liguilla competition, León and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, León managed 48% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Atlas got 20 shots on goal with 9 on target. Aldo Rocha (54') was the scorer for Atlas. Atlas ran out winners after a 3-4 penalty shootout.
The stats tell the story, and León have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 8 goals in all. In defence, León could really do with shoring things up. It will be interesting to see if that trend can be continued on into this next match.
Going into this contest, León are undefeated in their last 4 away league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 09/05/2019 shows us that Club Tijuana have won 1 of them & León 5, with the number of drawn results being 0.
18 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 7 of them from Xoloitzcuintles and 11 for Los Esmeraldas. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.
The last league fixture featuring the two was Liga MX (Apertura) match day 2 on 31/07/2021 which finished with the scoreline of León 2-1 Club Tijuana.
That time, León managed 57% possession and 14 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The scorers were William Tesillo (26') and Ángel Mena (90').
For their opponents, Club Tijuana got 7 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Fidel Martínez (98') scored.
The referee was Jorge Antonio Pérez Durán.
Team News: Club Tijuana
The Club Tijuana manager Sebastián Méndez has zero fitness concerns at all before this match thanks to a completely healthy group to pick from.
In all likelihood, Xoloitzcuintles look set to use a 4-4-1-1 formation in the match with Jonathan Orozco, V. Eduardo Loroña, V. Andrés Guzmán, Yonatthan Rak, Brayan Angulo, David Barbona, Christian Rivera, Jose Vazquez, Lucas Rodríguez, M. Alejandro Ruiz and Mauro Manotas.
Team News: León
With a completely healthy group available to select from, the León manager Ariel Holan does not have any fitness concerns at all before this game.
We are inclined to think that Los Esmeraldas will likely play in a 4-3-3 system using Rodolfo Cota, David Ramirez, R. G. Hérnández, J. Stiven Barreiro, William Tesillo, Santiago Colombatto, Omar Fernández, José Rodríguez, Ángel Mena, Víctor Dávila and Elias Hernandez.
When taking everything into account, Club Tijuana will need to apply a lot of pressure to score goals against this León team who will likely just have the edge.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a 0-1 advantage for León at the end of the 90 minutes.
Should be a close one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Caliente (26,158)
Captain: Jonathan Orozco
Chairman: Jorge Hank Inzunsa
Manager: Sebastián Méndez
Competitions: Liga MX (Clausura) position 17, Liga MX (Apertura) position 18
⭐ Star Player: Lucas Rodríguez
Generally deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Lucas Rodríguez was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Having played his first senior match for Estudiantes de La Plata in the 2015 season, the accomplished Midfielder has bagged 3 league goals in the Liga MX (Apertura) 2021 - 2022 campaign so far coming from a total of 16 appearances.