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The Liga MX (Clausura) fixture at Estadio Universitario on Sunday sees hosts Tigres lock horns with Puebla.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Tigres de la UANL v Puebla are shown below including the latest game odds.
Tigres de la UANL
Tigres enter this fixture after a 1-1 Liga MX (Clausura) drawn result vs Santos Laguna.
In that game, Tigres de la UANL had 57% possession and 20 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. The scorer for Tigres de la UANL was Carlos Salcedo (93'). At the other end, Santos Laguna had 9 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Brian Lozano (50') was the scorer for Santos Laguna.
Tigres de la UANL haven’t had any problems with scoring, netting in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They’ve totted up the amount of 9 during that period while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 6. That sort of pattern won’t necessarily follow through here, however.
Pre-game facts show that Tigres de la UANL:
- have not lost a league tie with Puebla in their last 4 matches.
- have not beaten Puebla in their last 2 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 10 league matches at home. Visiting teams have certainly not had an easy time of it here.
In their previous fixture, Puebla drew 1-1 in the Liga MX (Clausura) tie with Club América.
In that game, Puebla managed 68% possession and 24 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Puebla was Maximiliano Araújo (45'). Club América had 8 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Salvador Reyes (1') was the scorer for Club América.
Throughout their six latest matches, Nicolás Larcamón's Puebla have converted 8 times thus earning them the goals scored per game average of 1.33.
Ahead of this clash, Puebla are undefeated in their previous 4 away league matches.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels stretching back to 27/04/2019, both clubs have shared the honours with Tigres winning 1 of those games, Puebla 1 and 4 being draws in regulation time.
In all, 10 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 5 of them from Los Tigres and 5 for Los Camoteros. That’s an average goals per game of 1.67.
The previous league fixture featuring these clubs was Liga MX (Apertura) match day 4 on 14/08/2021 when it finished Puebla 1-1 Tigres de la UANL.
That day, Puebla had 45% possession and 15 shots on goal with 7 on target. Their only player to score was Fernando Aristeguieta (45').
Tigres de la UANL got 13 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Nicolás López (56') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Jorge Isaac Rojas.
Team News: Tigres
The Tigres boss Miguel Herrera will be thankful to have no fitness worries at all coming into this match thanks to a fully healthy group ready to go.
Team News: Puebla
Owing to a fully injury-free group available to select from, the Puebla manager Nicolás Larcamón does not have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash.
We feel that Puebla would be disappointed if they were not to break down this Tigres de la UANL lineup, but that probably won’t quite be enough to prevent defeat.
We think that it’s going to be a close game with a 2-1 win for Tigres de la UANL at the end of this one. There shouldn’t be much in it, either way.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Universitario (41,886)
Captain: Guido Pizarro
Chairman: Mauricio Culebro
Manager: Miguel Herrera
Competitions: Liga MX (Clausura) position 13, Liga MX (Apertura) position 4
🔑 Key Player: André-Pierre Gignac
Regularly deployed in the Striker position, André-Pierre Gignac was born in Martigues, France. After making a first senior appearance for FC Lorient in the 2004 - 2005 season, the talented Forward has bagged 3 league goals in this Liga MX (Apertura) 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in a total of 8 appearances.