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Mazatlán are going up against visiting rivals León at Estadio de Mazatlán in this Liga MX (Clausura) meeting on Saturday.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Mazatlán v León match are shown here including the latest game odds.
Mazatlán will play in this game following on from a 0-0 Liga MX (Clausura) drawn result versus Atlas.
In that match, Mazatlán had 38% possession and 10 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Atlas had 12 attempts on goal with 4 on target.
It’s been seldom in recent games that Mazatlán have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, Mazatlán have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 8 goals during that time.
Going into this encounter, Mazatlán are without a home win in the past 3 matches in the league.
León head into the match after a 2-0 Liga MX (Clausura) win with the defeat of FC Juárez in their most recent outing.
In that game, León managed 66% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. For León, the goalscorers were Jean Meneses (56') and Víctor Dávila (90'). On the other side, FC Juárez got 13 shots on goal with 3 on target.
León have been a threat going forward leading up to this encounter, scoring 13 goals in their last 6 matches. Having said that, Los Esmeraldas can also improve defensively after being scored against in 5 of those same outings. That sort of pattern isn’t assured to be carried forward here, of course.
Heading into this fixture, León are undefeated in their last 3 league matches away from home.
Head to head
The last league encounter between the two was Liga MX (Apertura) match day 13 on 03/10/2020 and the score finished León 2-1 Mazatlán.
That time, León managed 72% possession and 14 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Goals were scored by Jean Meneses (83') and Ángel Mena (96').
On the other side, Mazatlán had 5 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Miguel Sansores (52') scored.
The referee was Erick Yair Miranda Galindo.
Team News: Mazatlán
Mazatlán boss Tomás Boy will be happy not to have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this match thanks to a fully injury-free squad available for selection.
Team News: León
With a fully healthy group to pick from, León manager Ignacio Ambriz has zero fitness concerns at all before this game.
Our assessment here is that Mazatlán will have their work cut out to score goals against this León outfit who we reckon will end up scoring and staying ahead.
That’s why we have predicted a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 advantage for León after 90 minutes.
There should be little in it.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio de Mazatlán (25,000)
Captain: Rodrigo Millar
Chairman: Mauricio Lanz
Manager: Tomás Boy
Competitions: Liga MX (Clausura) position 11, Liga MX (Apertura) position 14
🔑 Key Player: Camilo Sanvezzo
Mostly played in the Left Wing position, Camilo Sanvezzo was born in São Paulo, Brazil. Having made his senior debut playing for Vancouver Whitecaps in the 2011 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed 5 league goals in this Liga MX (Clausura) 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in 14 appearances.