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The Liga MX (Apertura) meeting at Estadio de Mazatlán on Saturday will see home side Mazatlán play against Toluca.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Mazatlán v Toluca are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Mazatlán go into this fixture after a 0-0 Liga MX (Apertura) drawn result against Toluca.
Mazatlán have struggled with their forward play in recent times. Their sum of goals stands at just 4 versus opponents over the course of their previous six fixtures. In those meetings, Mazatlán have also seen the tally of goals scored against them total 7. We shall soon see if that trend will be sustained in this game.
Going into this contest, Mazatlán haven't won against Toluca in their previous 3 league matches.
The numbers tell their own story, and Toluca have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 11 goals in all. At the back, Toluca have not been doing too well.
Head to head
The last league meeting between the two was Liga MX (Clausura) match day 3 on 22/01/2022 which ended up with the score at Mazatlán 1-2 Toluca.
On that day, Mazatlán had 31% possession and 11 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Eduard Bello (28').
Toluca got 11 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Alexis Canelo (68') and Leonardo Fernández (80') scored.
The referee was Oscar Macías Romo.
Team News: Mazatlán
The Mazatlán manager Gabriel Caballero will be grateful not to have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this match with a fully injury-free group available to select from.
It looks as if Mazatlán look set to make use of the 4-4-2 system for the game, handing starts to Daniel Gutierrez, Bryan Colula, Nestor Vidrio, Oswaldo Alanis, Carlos Vargas, Nicolas Benedetti, Roberto Meraz, Jefferson Intriago, Edgar Barcenas, Gonzalo Sosa and M. Angel Sansores.
Team News: Toluca
Due to a completely injury-free group available to choose from, the Toluca boss Ignacio Ambriz does not have any fitness worries whatsoever before this clash.
There’s a good chance that Los Diablos Rojos appear most likely to play in a 4-2-3-1 lineup by sending out Tiago Volpi, Carlos Guzman, Andres Mosquera, Valber Huerta, Brayan Angulo, Claudio Baeza, Jordan Sierra, Fernando Navarro, Leonardo Fernandez, Jean Meneses and Daniel Alvarez.
Our feeling is that Toluca and Mazatlán may well end up cancelling each other out here.
Shouldn’t be much in it, and a draw looks quite a realistic result. That’s why we have predicted a close game with a 1-1 draw when the referee blows the full-time whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio de Mazatlán (20,195)
Captain: Nicolás Vikonis
Chairman: Mauricio Lanz
Manager: Gabriel Caballero
Competitions: Liga MX (Apertura) position 12
🔑 Star Man: Eduard Bello
Normally taking up the Left Wing position, Eduard Bello was born in Cúa, Venezuela. Having made a first senior appearance for Mazatlán in the 2021 - 2022 season, the skilful Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in this Liga MX (Apertura) 2022 - 2023 season so far in a total of 12 appearances.