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Pachuca will be at Estadio Universitario on Sunday for the Liga MX (Apertura) clash with home team Tigres.
Our Tigres v Pachuca predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (inc. the best betting odds).
Tigres de la UANL
Tigres will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 0-3 Liga MX (Apertura) success versus Necaxa.
For Tigres de la UANL, goals were scored by André-Pierre Gignac (13', 78') and Eduardo Vargas (39').
Three or more goals per game were recorded in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Tigres de la UANL have played. Opposing sides scored 6 times in these games while Los Tigres totted up 11. Nonetheless, it remains to be seen whether the trend shall be replicated in this next match.
Looking at their past form shows that Tigres:
- haven't won against Pachuca in their last 2 matches in the league.
- have not been beaten in their last 9 league matches at home. It's been impressive.
Following on from being beaten in their last game against Club América in Liga MX (Apertura) action, Pachuca and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Pachuca managed 52% possession and 10 shots on goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Pachuca was Colin Kazim-Richards (97'). Club América got 13 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. Federico Viñas (63') and Sebastián Córdova (90') scored for Club América.
In their previous six clashes, Pachuca have bagged the sum of 8 goals. Los Tuzos have also managed to score on each one of those occasions. During that period, they have seen 6 goals go against them.
Coming into this contest, Pachuca have not registered a win against Tigres de la UANL in games played away from home for the previous 10 league matches. A really bad run.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels stretching back to 16/09/2018, there has been little to separate the clubs with Tigres winning 1 of those games, Pachuca 1 and 4 being drawn in regulation time.
A sum of 11 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 6 of them for Los Tigres and 5 being from Los Tuzos. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.83.
The previous league clash featuring these clubs was Liga MX (Clausura) match day 4 on 02/02/2020 which ended up with the score at Pachuca 2-0 Tigres de la UANL.
That time, Pachuca managed 49% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. The goalscorers were Colin Kazim-Richards (69') and Erick Aguirre (79').
For their opponents, Tigres de la UANL had 11 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Diego Montaño.
Team News: Tigres
Tigres manager Ricardo Ferretti does not have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this game thanks to a fully healthy group to pick from.
Team News: Pachuca
With a completely injury-free squad ready to go, Pachuca manager Paulo Pezzolano does not have any fitness concerns to speak of before this game.
We’re of the opinion that Pachuca will have a tough ask to score goals against this Tigres lineup who will likely be able to grind out a win.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a highly competitive game with a 1-0 win for Tigres at the end of this one.
Let’s see how this one goes.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Universitario (41,886)
Captain: Guido Pizarro
Chairman: Alejandro Rodríguez
Manager: Ricardo Ferretti
Competitions: Liga MX (Apertura) position 1
🔑 Key Player: André-Pierre Gignac
Normally playing in the Striker position, André-Pierre Gignac was born in Martigues, France. Having played his first senior match for FC Lorient in the 2004 - 2005 season, the goalscoring Forward has hit 8 league goals in this Liga MX (Clausura) 2019 - 2020 campaign so far from a total of 9 appearances.