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Necaxa will host visiting opponents Club Tijuana at Estadio Victoria in this Liga MX (Apertura) fixture on Tuesday.
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Necaxa will be looking for an improved result here after a 1-0 Liga MX (Apertura) loss in their previous game against Pachuca.
In that game, Necaxa had 48% possession and 9 shots at goal with 4 on target. At the other end, Pachuca had 11 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Avilés Hurtado (15') was the scorer for Pachuca.
An interesting characteristic of more recent Necaxa games is the high number of scores with a nil in them.
Taking their prior six matches before this one, in as many as 5 of them a bet on both teams scoring would've been a losing one. Nevertheless, time will tell if the trend might be maintained in this next game or not.
In the game prior to this, Club Tijuana drew 0-0 in the Liga MX (Apertura) tie with Mazatlán.
In that match, Club Tijuana managed 57% possession and 13 shots on goal with 3 on target. For their opponents, Mazatlán got 9 attempts on goal with 1 on target.
The stats tell the story, and Club Tijuana have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 10 goals in total. At the back, Club Tijuana have not been doing too well.
Pre-game facts show that Club Tijuana:
- have not registered a win against Necaxa when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 11 league matches. Who knows how long it might last, too.
Head to head
Looking at their past head to head clashes going back to 13/01/2018 tells us that Necaxa have won 2 of these and Club Tijuana 4, with the tally of drawn matches being 0.
An aggregate of 13 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 6 of them from Lightning Bolts and 7 created by Xoloitzcuintles. That’s an average goals per game of 2.17.
The previous league encounter between these clubs was Liga MX (Clausura) match day 16 on 24/04/2021 and the score finished Club Tijuana 1-0 Necaxa.
That day, Club Tijuana managed 57% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Fidel Martínez (59').
On the other side, Necaxa had 16 shots at goal with 2 on target.
The match was refereed by Erick Yair Miranda Galindo.
Team News: Necaxa
The Necaxa manager Guillermo Vázquez doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever before this match thanks to a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: Club Tijuana
Due to a fully healthy squad to choose from, the Club Tijuana manager Robert Siboldi has no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game.
In our opinion, Club Tijuana are likely to score a goal against this Necaxa team, however that might not be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re going for both teams to score in a 2-1 advantage for Necaxa at the end of this one. Could easily see this go either way.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Victoria (23,851)
Chairman: Ernesto Tinajero
Manager: Guillermo Vázquez
Competitions: Liga MX (Apertura) position 13
🔑 Star Man: Luis Arcadio García Bañuelos
Generally deployed in the position, Luis Arcadio García Bañuelos was born in Mazatlán, Mexico. After having made a senior debut playing for Necaxa in the 2021 - 2022 season, the dangerous Forward has contributed 2 league goals in this Liga MX (Apertura) 2021 - 2022 season so far from a total of 5 appearances.