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Puebla will be taking on away team Mazatlán at Estadio Cuauhtémoc in this Liga MX (Clausura) meeting on Saturday.
View all of the Puebla v Mazatlán predictions, poll and stats below (including the best match odds).
Puebla go into this game coming off the back of a 4-4 Liga MX (Clausura) tied result vs Toluca.
In that game, Puebla had 43% possession and 19 attempts at goal with 8 of them on target. For Puebla, the goalscorers were Santiago Ormeño (58'), Juan Pablo Segovia (61'), Daniel Aguilar (87') and Daniel Álvarez (90'). On the other side, Toluca had 12 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Michael Estrada (33', 88'), Alexis Canelo (54') and Diego Rigonato (78') scored for Toluca.
It’s not been often in recent games that Puebla haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that Los Camoteros have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 8 goals during that time.
Going into this encounter, Puebla are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Club América in Liga MX (Clausura) action, Mazatlán and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, Mazatlán had 50% possession and 11 shots at goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Mazatlán was José Ortiz (71' Own goal). At the other end, Club América got 16 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
Looking at their form, and Mazatlán have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 5 goals overall. In defence, Mazatlán seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly. Such a trend might not be continued into this game, of course.
Head to head
The last league clash featuring these clubs was Liga MX (Apertura) match day 1 on 28/07/2020 and the score finished Mazatlán 1-4 Puebla.
The match was refereed by Edgar Rangel.
Team News: Puebla
Puebla manager Nicolás Larcamón does not have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game with a fully healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Mazatlán
Thanks to a completely healthy group to pick from, Mazatlán boss Tomás Boy has no fitness concerns at all ahead of this game.
We believe that Mazatlán are certainly able to score a goal against this Puebla outfit, but that is unlikely to prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
Our selection here is for both teams to score in a 2-1 victory for Puebla at the end of the match. We’ll have to see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Cuauhtémoc (47,417)
Captain: Javier Salas
Chairman: Manuel Jiménez García
Manager: Nicolás Larcamón
Competitions: Liga MX (Clausura) position 7, Liga MX (Apertura) position 12
⭐ Key Player: Daniel Álvarez
Typically played in the Striker position, Daniel Álvarez was born in Guadalajara, Mexico. After making a first senior appearance for Atlas in the 2014 - 2015 season, the skilful Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in this Liga MX (Clausura) 2020 - 2021 season to date in 12 appearances.