Another action-packed fixture in Liga de Expansión MX as Morelia welcome Mineros de Zacatecas

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Competition: Mexico Liga de Expansión MX
Competition: Wed 21.October
Match begins: 00:05 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Generalísimo José María Morelos y Pavón (35000 seats)

Morelia will hope to utilise their home advantage to help bridge the gap to today’s opponents. The home side are currently 6 points behind Mineros de Zacatecas.

This should be an interesting game with lots of spark and energy as both teams are well rested since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

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Morelia form and stats

Morelia have played 4 Liga de Expansión MX games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 1-1-2 (wins-draws-losses).

The home team returns to Estadio Generalísimo José María Morelos y Pavón after being equal after 90 minutes with Venados (placed 12th) on their last time out; the Liga de Expansión MX game ended 1-1. Before that game, the 2-1 home victory against Atlante.

Morelia has scored 5 league goals at home this season, in 4 matches. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 7 goals have been conceded.

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Mineros de Zacatecas form and stats

The visitors are W2-D3-L0 on the road this term. That's in the Liga de Expansión MX. Zacatecas has recorded two wins in a row in their away matches and hold legitimate hopes of a third one.

There were no winners in Zacatecas's previous match, a Liga de Expansión MX home game that ended 1-1 vs Celaya (placed 1st). Before that one, a nice away victory 1-0 at Dorados.

Zacatecas are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 9 times in 5 away games so far. As opposed to that, Zacatecas have seen the ball go into their own net 7 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

Numbers for the last two meetings between these two teams are: two wins for Morelia, zero draws and zero wins for Mineros de Zacatecas. Over 2,5 goals: two times; under 2,5 goals: zero games.

Morelia missing players

Mineros de Zacatecas missing players

Morelia Mineros de Zacatecas
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
9 4 1 Played P 2 5 10
3 1 1 Won W 1 2 5
4 1 0 Drew D 1 3 4
2 2 0 Lost L 0 0 1
14 5 2 Scored S 2 9 15
14 7 1 Conceded C 1 7 11
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
89% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 80% 70%
56% 50% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 40% 40%
33% 25% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 40% 20%
22% 25% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 40% 20%
78% 75% 100% BTTS BTTS 50% 80% 70%
11% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 20% 30%
11% 25% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
3.1 3.3 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.8 2.6
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
69 33 13 Total Shots T S 14 39 79
29 9 4 Shots on Target S O 2 15 32
41% 56% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 100% 60% 44%
Key stats in Liga de Expansión MX this season:
  • All of Morelia's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Mineros de Zacatecas has the most points from losing position (7) in Liga de Expansión MX
  • Mineros de Zacatecas have not yet lost a game away.
  • Mineros de Zacatecas have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Mineros de Zacatecas haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Mineros de Zacatecas is in the best form (4-2-0)
  • Morelia have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their home matches.
  • Morelia haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Celaya 10 5 5 0 14 7 5 3 2 0 7 2 5 2 3 0 7 5 7 22
2 Mineros de Zacatecas 10 5 4 1 15 11 5 3 1 1 6 4 5 2 3 0 9 7 4 21
3 Atlante 10 5 1 4 14 8 6 3 1 2 6 3 4 2 0 2 8 5 6 18
4 Cimarrones de Sonora 9 5 1 3 15 10 4 3 0 1 9 6 5 2 1 2 6 4 5 18
5 Tepatitlan de Morelos 9 4 3 2 12 6 5 3 2 0 11 3 4 1 1 2 1 3 6 16
6 Morelia 9 3 4 2 14 14 4 1 1 2 5 7 5 2 3 0 9 7 0 15
7 Tampico Madero 10 3 4 3 8 8 5 1 3 1 4 3 5 2 1 2 4 5 0 15
8 Cancun 9 3 3 3 11 10 4 2 1 1 5 3 5 1 2 2 6 7 1 13
9 Correcaminos UAT 8 3 3 2 10 9 4 3 1 0 7 3 4 0 2 2 3 6 1 12
10 Dorados 10 2 4 4 12 17 5 0 2 3 4 8 5 2 2 1 8 9 -5 12
11 Universidad Guadalajara 8 2 3 3 9 9 4 0 3 1 5 6 4 2 0 2 4 3 0 11
12 Venados 9 2 3 4 6 11 4 1 2 1 3 3 5 1 1 3 3 8 -5 10
13 Tapatio 9 1 5 3 8 9 5 1 2 2 6 6 4 0 3 1 2 3 -1 8
14 Pumas Tabasco 8 1 4 3 11 15 4 0 2 2 6 11 4 1 2 1 5 4 -4 8
15 Zacatepec FC 10 2 1 7 7 17 5 2 1 2 5 6 5 0 0 5 2 11 -10 7
16 Tlaxcala 6 1 2 3 6 11 3 0 1 2 2 7 3 1 1 1 4 4 -5 6

Read more about Liga de Expansión MX

The Ascenso MX, or Liga Ascenso, is the second level of the football league pyramid in Mexico. It has 15 teams competing in two league tournaments per year, the Apertura (opening) and the Clausura (closing). Only one team is promoted to the top league in Mexico, the Liga MX.