Universidad Nacional

Toluca


2020-10-18 17:00:00

Universidad Nacional

Universidad Nacional
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Universidad Nacional enter this game coming off the back of a 2-2 Liga MX (Apertura) drawn game vs Club América.

In that match, Universidad Nacional managed 39% possession and 11 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For Universidad Nacional, the scorers were Juan Pablo Vigón (28') and Juan Iturbe (55'). Club América had 24 shots at goal with 9 of them on target. Nicolás Benedetti (39') and Federico Viñas (81') scored for Club América.

It has not been often in recent times that Universidad Nacional haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that Pumas have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 7 goals on the way. Nevertheless, it remains to be seen whether that trend will be replicated in this upcoming game.

Looking at the pre-match facts, Universidad Nacional:

  • have not lost a league tie with Toluca in their last 4 matches.
  • are undefeated in their previous 8 home league matches. It’s been impressive.

Toluca

Toluca
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Toluca come into this match following on from a 2-0 Liga MX (Apertura) win over Cruz Azul in their last game.

In that match, Toluca managed 33% possession and 12 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. For Toluca, the goalscorers were Haret Ortega (24') and Gastón Sauro (49'). Cruz Azul got 31 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target.

In the course of their 6 previous matches, Carlos Morales’s Toluca have turned their attacks into goals a total of 5 times, yielding them the goals per game average of 0.83.

A look at their previous results shows us that Toluca:

  • have not won against Universidad Nacional in away games against them for the last 2 league games.
  • have not been beaten in their last 2 away league matches.
  • are without an away win for the past 4 league games.

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Head to head

A look at their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 28/09/2017 tells us that Universidad Nacional have won 3 of these & Toluca 2, with the tally of draws being 1.

A sum of 17 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 9 from Pumas and 8 belonging to Los Diablos Rojos. The average goals per game has been 2.83.

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Team News: Universidad Nacional

Universidad Nacional boss Andres Lillini does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash owing to a fully healthy group available to choose from.

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Team News: Toluca

Thanks to a fully healthy squad available for selection, Toluca manager Carlos Morales doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all coming into this clash.

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Prediction

We’re inclined to think that Universidad Nacional can get the win and a possible clean sheet when they meet Toluca, who may well struggle to score themselves.

We’re tipping a 2-0 winning score for Universidad Nacional at the end of the match.

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What are the best odds for this match?

Looking at the bookies’ prices in the 90 min. result market, a victory for Universidad Nacional is best priced at 1.86, backing the game finishing all-square is 3.64 and selecting a win for Toluca gets 4.75. They are the best market prices available at present.

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