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FC Juárez journey to Estadio Olímpico Universitario on Sunday for the Liga MX (Apertura) tie with home side Universidad Nacional.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Universidad Nacional v FC Juárez are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Universidad Nacional will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 1-2 Liga MX (Apertura) success against Atlas.
In that game, Universidad Nacional had 44% possession and 15 shots on goal with 5 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Universidad Nacional was Juan Ignacio Dinenno (42', 89'). On the other side, Atlas had 11 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Ignacio Malcorra (51') scored for Atlas.
Matches featuring Universidad Nacional have tended to be entertaining encounters lately with plenty of scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past six clashes alone, the sum of 24 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 4 goals per game) with 10 of those being chalked up by Pumas. That kind of pattern won’t necessarily be continued into this game, however.
Going into this one, Universidad Nacional are undefeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
FC Juárez come into this meeting following a 1-0 Liga MX (Apertura) win vs Necaxa in their last outing.
In that match, FC Juárez had 40% possession and 7 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer for FC Juárez was Erick Castillo (61'). Necaxa had 10 shots at goal with 4 on target.
Over the course of their previous six clashes, FC Juárez have bagged a total of 9 goals. Los Bravos have also managed to score in every single one of those games. During those fixtures, their defenders have had 10 goals go into their own net.
Ahead of this clash, FC Juárez have not won away from home in their last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
The previous league meeting featuring the two was Liga MX (Clausura) match day 2 on 17/01/2020 when it ended FC Juárez 4-4 Universidad Nacional.
In that game, FC Juárez managed 47% possession and 10 shots on goal with 7 on target. The goalscorers were Dario Lezcano (11', 17'), Diego Rolán (26') and Brian Rubio (78').
Universidad Nacional got 17 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Juan Pablo Vigón (15'), Andrés Iniestra (39'), Fabio Álvarez (49') and Carlos González (59') scored.
The referee was Víctor Cáceres.
Team News: Universidad Nacional
Universidad Nacional boss Andres Lillini will be happy not to have any fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this clash with a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: FC Juárez
Thanks to a completely healthy squad available to choose from, FC Juárez boss Gabriel Caballero does not have any fitness worries to report ahead of this match.
Our feeling is that FC Juárez will surely be able to put a goal past this Universidad Nacional outfit, but that probably won’t quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We are anticipating a narrow 2-1 victory for Universidad Nacional by the conclusion of the game. Should be a good one.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Olímpico Universitario (72,000)
Captain: Andrés Iniestra
Chairman: Leopoldo Silva
Manager: Andres Lillini
Competitions: Liga MX (Apertura) position 7
🔑 Key Man: Juan Ignacio Dinenno
Typically deployed in the Striker position, Juan Ignacio Dinenno was born in Argentina. Having made a first senior appearance for Racing Club in the 2013 - 2014 season, the talented Forward has managed 4 league goals in this Liga MX (Clausura) 2019 - 2020 campaign to date in a total of 8 appearances.