Mazatlán will be hoping to return to winning ways here after the 2-1 Liga MX (Apertura) defeat in their last game at the hands of León.
In that match, Mazatlán had 28% possession and 5 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer for Mazatlán was Miguel Sansores (52'). León got 14 shots at goal with 6 on target. Jean Meneses (83') and Ángel Mena (96') scored for León.
It has been seldom in recent times that Mazatlán have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that Mazatlán have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, giving up 11 goals on the way. That sort of pattern isn’t assured to be sustained into this game, though.
In their previous fixture, FC Juárez drew 1-1 in the Liga MX (Apertura) tie with Pachuca.
In that match, FC Juárez had 41% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 6 on target. The scorer for FC Juárez was Erick Castillo (62'). On the other side, Pachuca had 17 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Victor Guzmán (35') was the scorer for Pachuca.
For 5 of the previous six games featuring FC Juárez, a comparatively low number of goals have been scored between them and their opponents. The overall average goals scored per game within that period is a mere 1.67, with the average goals for Los Bravos being 0.83.
Team News: Mazatlán
Mazatlán boss Francisco Palencia will be grateful to have no fitness concerns to speak of before this match with a fully healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: FC Juárez
With a completely injury-free group available to select from, FC Juárez manager Gabriel Caballero doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash. Maximiliano Olivera cannot play in this game through suspension.
We’re inclined to think that FC Juárez and Mazatlán could find scoring goals difficult here.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks quite a realistic result. That’s why our selection here is for a 0-0 score when the full-time whistle blows.
What are the top odds for this match?
Looking at what the bookmakers’ view is of this game in the 90 minute result market, the win for Mazatlán is best priced at 2.456, going for the game finishing all-square is 3.42 & staking on victory for FC Juárez can get you 2.88. Those are the best prices on offer at present.