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Santos Laguna will be visiting Estadio Caliente on Saturday for the Liga MX (Apertura) showdown with hosts Club Tijuana.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Club Tijuana v Santos Laguna are shown on this page - plus the latest match odds.
Club Tijuana enter this match following on from a 0-0 Liga MX (Apertura) tied result versus Santos Laguna.
It has been a rare occasion in recent times where Club Tijuana haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that Club Tijuana have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 10 goals in the process. That trend might not follow through here, of course.
Analysis of their past results shows that Club Tijuana:
- have not registered a win against Santos Laguna in their last 2 league games.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches at home.
- are without a win at home for the past 4 league matches. Fans are getting restless.
For 6 of the prior six clashes featuring Santos Laguna, a comparatively low number of goals have been hit between them and opposing sides. The overall average goals scored per game within that spell works out to a mere 1.67, with the number of goals averaged by Guerreros equalling 1.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Santos Laguna:
- are undefeated in their previous 3 away league matches.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 23/08/2018 shows that Club Tijuana have won 1 of these & Santos Laguna 3, with the number of drawn matches being 2.
An aggregate of 17 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 6 of them from Xoloitzcuintles and 11 created by Guerreros. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.83.
The last league clash featuring these clubs was Liga MX (Clausura) match day 11 on 14/03/2021 when the final score was Club Tijuana 0-1 Santos Laguna.
That day, Club Tijuana had 64% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target.
Santos Laguna had 10 shots on goal with 3 on target. Felix Torres (21') was the scorer.
The referee was César Arturo Ramos Palazuelos.
Team News: Club Tijuana
The Club Tijuana manager Robert Siboldi doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of before this clash owing to a completely healthy squad available to choose from.
Team News: Santos Laguna
Due to a fully injury-free squad to pick from, the Santos Laguna boss Guillermo Almada does not have any fitness worries to speak of before this game.
Our feeling is that Club Tijuana could find themselves struggling to get anything against this Santos Laguna side who we think will end up scoring and staying ahead.
We’ve gone for a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 victory for Santos Laguna at the end of this one.
Should be an interesting one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Caliente (26,158)
Captain: Jonathan Orozco
Chairman: Jorge Hank Inzunsa
Manager: Robert Siboldi
Competitions: Liga MX (Apertura) position 16
🔑 Star Man: Lucas Rodríguez
Mostly taking up the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Lucas Rodríguez was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After having made a senior debut playing for Estudiantes de La Plata in the 2015 season, the accomplished Midfielder has scored 2 league goals in the Liga MX (Apertura) 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in 7 appearances.