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Pachuca will face off against visiting side Querétaro FC at Estadio Hidalgo in the Liga MX (Apertura) clash on Friday.
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Pachuca prepare for this game after a 1-1 Liga MX (Apertura) draw vs Tigres de la UANL.
In that match, Pachuca had 35% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Pachuca was Ismael Sosa (85'). At the other end, Tigres de la UANL had 17 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Jesús Dueñas (53') was the scorer for Tigres de la UANL.
Pachuca haven’t had any problems with scoring, hitting the target in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They have hit an aggregate of 8 during that time while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 7.
Heading into this fixture, Pachuca have left without a victory over Querétaro FC in their previous 2 league games.
In the game prior to this, Querétaro FC drew 1-1 in the Liga MX (Apertura) tie with Mazatlán.
In that game, Querétaro FC had 32% possession and 14 shots at goal with 6 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Querétaro FC was Omar Islas (46'). Mazatlán had 8 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. Mario Osuna (88') scored for Mazatlán.
The stats don’t lie, and Querétaro FC have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 11 goals in all. Defensively, Gallos Blancos have been far from perfect. That aside, we must now wait to see if that trend shall be maintained in this upcoming game.
Looking at their past form shows that Querétaro FC:
- haven't won against Pachuca when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league matches.
- are without an away win for the past 3 league games.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 05/11/2017 tells us that Pachuca have won 1 of these & Querétaro FC 3, with the tally of drawn games standing at 2.
A combined sum of 10 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 5 of them for Los Tuzos and 5 netted by Gallos Blancos. That is an average goals per game value of 1.67.
The last league encounter between these sides was Liga MX (Clausura) match day 8 on 29/02/2020 when it finished Pachuca 1-1 Querétaro FC.
In that game, Pachuca had 44% possession and 4 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Jara (34').
Querétaro FC had 4 shots at goal with 1 on target. Clifford Aboagye (91') scored.
The match was refereed by Luis Santander.
Team News: Pachuca
Pachuca boss Paulo Pezzolano will be thankful to have no fitness concerns at all ahead of this match with a completely injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: Querétaro FC
With a fully healthy group to pick from, Querétaro FC boss Alex Diego does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash.
We’re of the view that Querétaro FC could well find it tough to score against this Pachuca side who we reckon should end up scoring and staying ahead.
We’re therefore expecting a good tussle with a 1-0 victory for Pachuca when the referee blows for full-time.
Should be an interesting one.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Hidalgo (25,922)
Captain: Jorge Hernández
Chairman: Jesús Martínez
Manager: Paulo Pezzolano
Competitions: Liga MX (Apertura) position 13
⭐ Star Man: Ismael Sosa
Typically deployed in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Ismael Sosa was born in Pcia de Buenos Aires, Argentina. After making a first senior appearance for Independiente in the 2004 - 2005 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has struck 2 league goals in the Liga MX (Clausura) 2019 - 2020 season so far in 9 appearances.