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The Liga MX (Clausura) game at The Estadio Universitario on Sunday sees home side Tigres fighting it out with opponents Universidad Nacional.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Tigres de la UANL v Universidad Nacional game - as well as the best betting odds.
Tigres de la UANL
Tigres head into this match coming off the back of a 2-2 Liga MX (Clausura) drawn match vs Universidad Nacional.
In that match, Tigres de la UANL had 55% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer for Tigres de la UANL was Nicolás Ibáñez (44', 50'). UNAM got 9 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Guillermo Martínez (72', 76') was the scorer for Universidad Nacional.
It has not been often in recent times where Tigres de la UANL have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Tigres de la UANL have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 7 goals during that time. Such a trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this next game, though.
Heading into this contest, Tigres de la UANL have not been beaten in their last 11 league matches at home. A run that they'll hope to extend here.
Gustavo Lema's Universidad Nacional have slotted home 9 times throughout their latest sextet of matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during that period adds up to 6.
Taking a look at their past results, Universidad Nacional:
- have not registered a win against Tigres de la UANL when they have played them away from home in the previous 9 matches in the league. It has been a terrible run on the road.
- have not won away from home in their last 3 league games.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 25/08/2022 shows that Tigres have won 2 of them and Universidad Nacional 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 3.
A combined total of 18 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 10 of them for Los Tigres and 8 being from Pumas. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.
The last league meeting featuring these clubs was Liga MX (Clausura) match day 5 on 04/02/2024 when the final score was Tigres de la UANL 2-2 Universidad Nacional.
That day, Tigres de la UANL managed 55% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Their only player to score was Nicolás Ibáñez (44', 50').
Universidad Nacional had 9 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Guillermo Martínez (72', 76') was the scorer.
Team News: Tigres
The Tigres boss Robert Siboldi will be grateful not to have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match owing to a fully injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Universidad Nacional
With a completely healthy squad available for selection, the Universidad Nacional boss Gustavo Lema has no fitness worries to report before this game.
Our feeling is that Tigres de la UANL will probably dominate on the ball and be rewarded with decent chances.
However, Universidad Nacional will not find it easy getting goals although we do reckon that they could well end up managing to get on the scoresheet.
We’re therefore anticipating a pretty comfortable 3-1 win for Tigres de la UANL when all’s said and done.
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