Puebla will be hoping to return to winning ways here after a 3-1 Liga MX (Apertura) losing effort in their last game against Monterrey.
In that match, Puebla managed 55% possession and 15 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The only player to score for Puebla was Santiago Ormeño (67'). For their opponents, Monterrey got 15 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Nicolás Sánchez (5'), Aké Loba (34') and Rogelio Funes Mori (49') scored for Monterrey.
It has been seldom in recent games where Puebla have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Los Camoteros have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 12 goals along the way.
Ahead of this clash, Puebla have not won at home in their last 3 matches in the league.
León go into this match following a 3-2 Liga MX (Apertura) win as they beat Club América in their previous game.
In that game, León had 51% possession and 17 shots on goal with 8 on target. For León, the goals were scored by Fernando Navarro (23'), Jean Meneses (45') and Luis Montes (51'). Club América had 19 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Sebastián Córdova (36') and Henry Martín (41') scored for Club América.
Over the course of their previous 6 outings, León have amassed a total of 13 goals. Los Esmeraldas have also scored in every single one of those games. Over that period, their defenders have seen 6 goals go into their own net. It will be interesting to find out if that trend will end up being sustained in this game.
Going into this one, León have not been beaten in their last 5 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A look at their prior head-to-head clashes dating back to 23/04/2017 shows us that Puebla have won 2 of these games and León 4, with the tally of drawn games standing at 0.
A sum of 15 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 7 from Los Camoteros and 8 belonging to Los Esmeraldas. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.5.
Team News: Puebla
Puebla manager Juan Reynoso does not have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match thanks to a fully injury-free group to choose from.
Team News: León
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad ready to go, León manager Ignacio Ambriz doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all coming into this game.
Puebla will need to push hard to be putting a goal past this León side who we think should score & stay on top.
We’re therefore anticipating a hard-fought 0-1 advantage for León at the end of the match.
We’ll see what happens.
What are the best odds for the game?
Checking the latest betting odds for this match on the 90 min. result market, putting your money on Puebla can be had for 4.2, backing a draw is 3.82 & staking on a victory for León can be had at 1.845. They’re the best bets available as of now.