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The Liga MX (Apertura) fixture at Estadio Olímpico Benito Juárez on Saturday will see home side FC Juárez do battle with Toluca.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for FC Juárez v Toluca can be seen below - along with the latest match odds.
FC Juárez are hoping to win again following a 1-0 Liga MX (Clausura) triumph over Toluca.
In that match, FC Juárez managed 48% possession and 14 shots at goal with 2 on target. The scorer for FC Juárez was Martin Galván (60'). At the other end, Toluca got 12 shots at goal with 1 of them on target.
It’s not been often in recent games where FC Juárez have shown defensive steel. In fact, Los Bravos have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 8 goals along the way. We shall soon see if that trend will end up being sustained into this next match.
After being beaten in their last game against Cruz Azul in Primera (Clausura) Liguilla competition, Toluca and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, Toluca had 43% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer for Toluca was Alexis Canelo (14'). On the other side, Cruz Azul had 18 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. Bryan Angulo (11'), Jonathan Rodríguez (80') and Santiago Giménez (93') scored for Cruz Azul.
Toluca have been a threat going forward of late, having scored 9 goals in their previous 6 matches. This doesn’t mask the fact that Los Diablos Rojos have been somewhat leaky at the back, having also been scored against in 6 of those same matches.
Head to head
The previous league match featuring these clubs was Liga MX (Clausura) match day 17 on 01/05/2021 when it ended FC Juárez 1-0 Toluca.
On that day, FC Juárez managed 48% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer was Martin Galván (60').
Toluca had 12 shots on goal with 1 on target.
The match was refereed by Eduardo Galván.
Team News: FC Juárez
FC Juárez manager Ricardo Ferretti has no fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash with a fully injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Toluca
Owing to a completely healthy group available to select from, Toluca manager Hernán Cristante does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash.
We’re of the view that Toluca will need to push hard to see themselves scoring against this FC Juárez outfit who we reckon will end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
Therefore, we predict a very even match with a 1-0 advantage for FC Juárez when the referee blows for full-time.
Looking forward to this.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Olímpico Benito Juárez (19,703)
Captain: Dario Lezcano
Chairman: Juan Carlos Talavera
Manager: Ricardo Ferretti
🔑 Star Man: Dario Lezcano
Customarily playing in the Striker position, Dario Lezcano was born in Asunción, Paraguay. Having played his first senior match for FC Thun in the 2010 - 2011 season, the skilful Forward has accumulated 5 league goals in this Liga MX (Clausura) 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 13 appearances.