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León host away side Toluca at Estadio León in this Liga MX (Clausura) match on Monday.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for León v Toluca are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
León, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 1-2 Liga MX (Clausura) triumph vs Santos Laguna.
In that game, León had 52% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 8 on target. For León, the goalscorers were Ángel Mena (24') and Fernando Navarro (59'). Santos Laguna got 13 shots on goal with 4 on target. Fernando Gorriarán (32') was the scorer for Santos Laguna.
It has not been often in recent times where León haven’t conceded. In fact, Los Esmeraldas have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 games, shipping 8 goals in the process.
Coming into this meeting, León have not lost a league tie with Toluca in their last 5 games.
In the game prior to this, Toluca drew 4-4 in the Liga MX (Clausura) tie with Puebla.
In that game, Toluca managed 57% possession and 12 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. For Toluca, the goalscorers were Michael Estrada (33', 88'), Alexis Canelo (54') and Diego Rigonato (78'). On the other side, Puebla got 19 shots on goal with 8 on target. Santiago Ormeño (58'), Juan Pablo Segovia (61'), Daniel Aguilar (87') and Daniel Álvarez (90') scored for Puebla.
Hernán Cristante's Toluca have managed to stick the ball in the net a total of 7 times in the course of their most recent 6 matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during that period adds up to 9.
A look at their previous results shows us that Toluca:
- have not beaten León in games played away from home for the previous 3 league matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 30/07/2017 tells us that León have won 4 of these & Toluca 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 1.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 22 in total at an average of 3.67 goals per match.
The last league clash featuring the two was Liga MX (Apertura) match day 17 on 08/11/2020 when it ended Toluca 2-2 León.
In that match, Toluca managed 53% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 6 on target. The goalscorers were Michael Estrada (38') and Alexis Canelo (69').
At the other end, León got 8 attempts at goal with 2 on target. David Ramírez (31') and Luis Montes (73') scored.
The match was refereed by Diego Montaño.
Team News: León
León manager Ignacio Ambriz has no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this game thanks to a fully injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Toluca
With a completely healthy squad available to select from, Toluca boss Hernán Cristante doesn’t have any fitness worries at all coming into this match.
We’re inclined to think that Toluca must be fancied to find the back of the net against this León team, however it may not quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We can see a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 victory for León when the full-time whistle blows. Should be a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 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: Ignacio Ambriz
Competitions: Liga MX (Clausura) position 9, Liga MX (Apertura) position 1, Primera (Apertura) Liguilla (Finals)
⭐ Star Man: Jean Meneses
Mostly used in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Jean Meneses was born in Quillota, Chile. Having made a first senior appearance for León in the 2018 - 2019 season, the skilful Midfielder has accumulated 5 league goals in the Liga MX (Apertura) 2020 - 2021 season to date coming from a total of 15 appearances.