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León line up against away team FC Juárez at Estadio León in the Liga MX (Apertura) clash on Saturday.
All León v FC Juárez game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
León enter this fixture coming off the back of a 2-2 Liga MX (Apertura) drawn result versus Tigres de la UANL.
In that game, León had 46% possession and 13 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. For León, the goals were scored by Elías Hernández (31') and Ángel Mena (33'). Tigres de la UANL had 9 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Raymundo Fulgencio (43') and Luis Quiñónes (93') scored for Tigres de la UANL.
Their latest results shine a light on the fact that quality has been evident in the León backline. León have been mean at the back, with the tally of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper during their last 6 outings standing at 4. Such a trend won’t necessarily follow through into this game, though.
FC Juárez come into this clash following on from a 2-1 Liga MX (Apertura) win as they beat Cruz Azul in their previous outing.
In that game, FC Juárez managed 45% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. For FC Juárez, the goalscorers were Pol García (19') and Víctor Velázquez (35'). For their opponents, Cruz Azul had 14 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. Lucas Passerini (4') was the scorer for Cruz Azul.
The stats don’t lie, and FC Juárez have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 9 goals in total. At the back, FC Juárez have some weaknesses to address.
Coming into this fixture, FC Juárez are without a win away from home in their last 10 league games. Their travelling support will be needed here, for sure.
Head to head
The previous league fixture featuring the two was Liga MX (Clausura) match day 15 on 20/04/2021 when it finished León 2-0 FC Juárez.
On that occasion, León had 66% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Goals were scored by Jean Meneses (56') and Víctor Dávila (93').
FC Juárez got 13 shots on goal with 3 on target.
The referee was Oscar Macías Romo.
Team News: León
The León boss Ariel Holan doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of before this game owing to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: FC Juárez
FC Juárez manager Ricardo Ferretti has to choose a team with limited availability. Gabriel Fernández (Unknown Injury) and Darío Lezcano (Achilles tendon rupture) won’t be making appearances.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that León can create enough chances to score more than one when they face FC Juárez, who will be up against it to find the back of the net.
We’re predicting a fairly comfortable 2-0 winning margin for León at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio León (31,297)
Captain: Luis Montes
Chairman: Jesús Martínez Murguia
Manager: Ariel Holan
Competitions: Liga MX (Apertura) position 2
⭐ Key Player: Ángel Mena
Regularly played in the Right Wing position, Ángel Mena was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Having made his senior debut playing for Emelec in the 2009 season, the dangerous Forward has contributed 8 league goals in the Liga MX (Clausura) 2020 - 2021 campaign so far from a total of 15 appearances.