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The Liga MX (Clausura) fixture at Estadio Corregidora on Saturday will see home team Querétaro FC lock horns with Universidad Nacional.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Querétaro FC v Universidad Nacional are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Querétaro FC prepare for this game after a 0-0 Liga MX (Clausura) draw vs Monterrey.
In that match, Querétaro FC managed 38% possession and 8 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. For their opponents, Monterrey got 24 shots on goal with 8 on target.
Leonardo Ramos's Querétaro FC have scored a sum total of 5 times in their prior 6 outings. The number of goals that have been scored against them in those same fixtures stands at 8.
Heading into this fixture, Querétaro FC haven't lost in the league to Universidad Nacional in their previous 2 matches.
Universidad Nacional will go into this game after a 5-0 Liga MX (Clausura) win to defeat Toluca in their most recent fixture.
In that match, Universidad Nacional managed 45% possession and 24 attempts at goal with 12 on target. For Universidad Nacional, the scorers were Rogério (31', 64'), Diogo (61'), Jorge Ruvalcaba (69') and Higor Meritão (81'). Toluca had 4 attempts on goal with 1 on target.
A sequence of steadfast displays by the Universidad Nacional defensive unit has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally standing at 3 from their previous 6 clashes overall. Over that same time, their own forwards have managed to score 11.
Taking a look at their past results, Universidad Nacional:
- have not beaten Querétaro FC when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head-to-head clashes dating back to 22/08/2018 shows that Querétaro FC have won 3 of these games and Universidad Nacional 2, with the tally of draws being 1.
In all, 13 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 8 of them from Gallos Blancos and 5 created by Pumas. That’s an average goals per game of 2.17.
The last league match between the two was Liga MX (Apertura) match day 4 on 14/08/2021 when the final score was Universidad Nacional 0-0 Querétaro FC.
On that occasion, Universidad Nacional managed 41% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target.
Querétaro FC had 10 attempts at goal with 3 on target.
The referee was Oscar Mejia Garcia.
Team News: Querétaro FC
The Querétaro FC boss Leonardo Ramos will be thankful to have no fitness concerns at all coming into this game owing to a completely injury-free squad available to select from.
We are thinking that Gallos Blancos will possibly kick off with a 4-4-2 formation for the game, utilising Washington Aguerre, Omar Israel Mendoza, Maximiliano Perg, Enzo Martinez, Erik Franco Vera, Manuel Viniegra, Kevin Balanta, Kevin Escamilla, Juan Romagnoli, Leonardo Sequeira and Jonathan Dos Santos.
Team News: Universidad Nacional
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad ready to go, the Universidad Nacional boss Andres Lillini does not have any fitness worries to speak of before this clash.
We reckon that Pumas could decide to elect for a 4-4-2 lineup, starting the game with Alfredo Talavera, Alan Mozo, José Galindo, A. Ortiz Martínez, Efrain Velarde, M. Antonio García, Favio Álvarez, Leonel Lopez, Sebastian Saucedo, Rogério and D. de Oliveira.
In our view, Universidad Nacional and Querétaro FC could both end up scoring in what appears to be a good match-up, with little separating these two teams.
We’ll see, but this looks like it could end up all-square. We’re therefore tipping a tight encounter with a 1-1 score draw when all is said and done.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Corregidora (34,107)
Captain: Washington Aguerre
Chairman: Manuel Velarde
Manager: Leonardo Ramos
Competitions: Liga MX (Clausura) position 7, Liga MX (Apertura) position 17
🔑 Key Man: Jonathan Dos Santos
Mostly deployed in the Striker position, Jonathan Dos Santos was born in Salto, Uruguay. After having played his first senior match for Querétaro FC in the 2020 - 2021 season, the goalscoring Forward has bagged 4 league goals in this Liga MX (Apertura) 2021 - 2022 season to date in a total of 10 appearances.