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The Liga MX (Apertura) clash at Estadio Universitario on Sunday sees hosts Tigres go into battle with León.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Tigres de la UANL v León, scroll down - plus the latest match odds.
Tigres de la UANL
Tigres will play in this fixture after a 1-1 Liga MX (Apertura) draw versus Atlas.
In that match, Tigres de la UANL managed 56% possession and 3 attempts on goal with 0 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Tigres de la UANL was Nicolás López (32'). Atlas had 4 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. Diego Barbosa (53') was the scorer for Atlas.
Tigres de la UANL have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, netting in one hundred percent of their last 6 matches.
They have claimed a sum of 10 during that time while also conceding a total of 6.
Looking at their past form shows that Tigres de la UANL:
- are unbeaten in the league by León in their previous 6 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 4 home league matches.
In their previous game, León drew 1-1 in the Liga MX (Apertura) tie with Club América.
The only player to score from León was Víctor Dávila (26'). Emanuel Aguilera (10') scored for Club América.
A sequence of reliable performances by the León defence has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 3 from their previous 6 clashes in total. Over that same time, their own attack force has managed to score 11. We will have to see whether or not that trend can be continued on here.
Taking a look at their past results, León:
- haven't won against Tigres de la UANL when having played them away from home in the previous 4 league matches. They really have not been travelling well at all.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head-to-head clashes dating back to 06/01/2019 shows us that Tigres have won 2 of them and León 0, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 4.
A combined total of 11 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 7 for Los Tigres and 4 for Los Esmeraldas. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.83.
The previous league encounter between the two was Liga MX (Clausura) match day 1 on 10/01/2021 and the score finished Tigres de la UANL 2-0 León.
That time, Tigres de la UANL had 44% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The scorers were André-Pierre Gignac (40') and Carlos González (67').
León got 1 attempts at goal with 0 of them on target.
The referee was Juan Andrés Esquivel González.
Team News: Tigres
Leonardo Fernández (Muscle Injury), André-Pierre Gignac (Ankle Injury) and Francisco Meza (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are unavailable for Tigres manager Miguel Herrera.
Team News: León
With a fully healthy group available for selection, the León boss Ariel Holan does not have any fitness worries to report before this game.
Our feeling is that León should have enough to find the net against this Tigres de la UANL outfit, but it possibly won’t prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We are anticipating a 2-1 win for Tigres de la UANL at the end of the 90 minutes. We’ll have to see what happens.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Universitario (41,886)
Captain: Guido Pizarro
Chairman: Alejandro Rodríguez
Manager: Miguel Herrera
Competitions: Liga MX (Apertura) position 4
🔑 Key Player: Carlos González
Regularly taking to the field in the Striker position, Carlos González was born in Villarrica, Paraguay. After making a first senior appearance for Necaxa in the 2017 - 2018 season, the talented Forward has managed 4 league goals in the Liga MX (Clausura) 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 15 appearances.