Balanced ball game between Atlas and Monterrey expected

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Competition: Mexico Liga MX
Competition: Sun 28.November
Match begins: 03:05 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Jalisco (70000 seats)

The standings shows that 7 points split the pair of opponents in this Liga MX match. Atlas have both the points- and home stadium advantage.

Insights:
  • Atlas have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Monterrey have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.

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Atlas form and stats

4 victories, 2 draws and 3 defeats. That’s what Atlas have to build on here at Estadio Jalisco in the Liga MX.

The Atlas goalkeeper Camilo Andres Vargas Gil is looking to record 90 more "clean sheet" minutes as his team have now played 193 minutes without conceding a goal in the Liga MX.

The home team returns to Estadio Jalisco after being equal after 90 minutes with Monterrey on their last time out; the Liga MX game ended 0-0. Jesús Angulo was "man of the match" with a rating of 7.41 out of 10. The defender Angulo won 6 of 9 duels.

Ahead of that match, Atlas won a home game hosting Queretaro (2-0).

This is expected to be a close game, with Atlas perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Atlas as a small favourite), we find twelve games. Atlas has won two of these, drawn two and lost eight.

Atlas aren't scoring a lot here at Estadio Jalisco in the league, with only 8 goals from 9 games. From these home matches, Atlas have conceded only 5 goals.

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Monterrey form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Monterrey so far with only 8 points returning home. The records show 1-5-3 (win-draw-lose).

Monterrey's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus Atlas that finished 0-0. Midfield player Celso Ortiz was the top player of the team with a match rating of 7.54/10.

Prior to that result Monterrey won their away game at Cruz Azul. The scoreline was 4-1.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 14 similar matches played by Monterrey in our archives, and the results are: five wins for Monterrey, five draws and four defeats.

The visiting Monterrey have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 9 goals from 9 games. It's worth mentioning that 5 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. As opposed to that, Monterrey have seen the ball go into their own net 12 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

The sides have met each other before in this season, with the result Monterrey - Atlas 0-0 registered in the official records. Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: two - two - six (Atlas wins - draws - Monterrey wins). As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), six had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

AtlasJ. Furch
J. Furch
6 goals
MonterreyR. Funes Mori
R. Funes Mori
6 goals
AtlasJ. Quiñones Quiñones
J. Quiñones Quiñones
5 goals

Atlas missing players

Monterrey missing players

Atlas Monterrey
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
18 9 2 Played P 2 10 19
8 4 0 Won W 1 2 6
6 2 1 Drew D 1 5 8
4 3 1 Lost L 0 3 5
21 8 0 Scored S 2 13 23
10 5 1 Conceded C 1 13 17
78% 78% 50% Over 0.5 O 0.5 50% 90% 84%
50% 56% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 80% 68%
17% 11% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 50% 32%
6% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 30% 21%
6% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 10% 5%
22% 11% 0% BTTS BTTS 50% 80% 53%
56% 56% 50% Clean Sheets C S 50% 10% 32%
44% 56% 100% Failed to Score F T 50% 20% 32%
 
5.4 4.7 5 Corners for (avg) C F 4 4.6 4.4
4.1 3.8 3.5 Corners against (avg) C A 7 4.7 4.5
1.9 2.1 3.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.6 2.3
1 0 0 Red cards R C 1 3 6
 
14 14.1 12 Shots (avg) S ( 11.5 10.5 11.8
4.4 4.4 3.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 4.3 4.1
26% 20% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 30% 30%
 
10.4 9.4 10.5 Shots against (avg) S A 15 12.3 11.7
2.7 1.9 2 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4.5 4 3.9
Key stats in Liga MX this season:
  • Atlas have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Monterrey have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 América 17 10 5 2 21 10 9 7 2 0 13 2 8 3 3 2 8 8 11 35
2 Atlas 17 8 5 4 21 10 9 4 2 3 8 5 8 4 3 1 13 5 11 29
3 Leon 17 8 5 4 20 14 8 3 3 2 11 6 9 5 2 2 9 8 6 29
4 Tigres UANL 17 7 7 3 26 14 9 4 5 0 15 5 8 3 2 3 11 9 12 28
5 Santos Laguna 17 5 9 3 23 16 9 2 6 1 9 7 8 3 3 2 14 9 7 24
6 Toluca 17 6 6 5 22 22 8 3 4 1 13 9 9 3 2 4 9 13 0 24
7 Puebla 17 6 6 5 16 16 9 3 3 3 9 9 8 3 3 2 7 7 0 24
8 Cruz Azul 17 5 8 4 21 17 8 3 3 2 11 7 9 2 5 2 10 10 4 23
9 Monterrey 17 5 7 5 19 16 8 4 2 2 10 4 9 1 5 3 9 12 3 22
10 Guadalajara 17 5 7 5 13 13 8 3 2 3 9 10 9 2 5 2 4 3 0 22
11 Pumas UNAM 17 5 6 6 17 23 9 4 3 2 11 10 8 1 3 4 6 13 -6 21
12 Atletico San Luis 17 4 8 5 19 23 8 1 3 4 8 15 9 3 5 1 11 8 -4 20
13 Mazatlan 17 5 5 7 18 24 9 4 3 2 13 12 8 1 2 5 5 12 -6 20
14 Necaxa 17 6 2 9 16 22 8 4 0 4 10 10 9 2 2 5 6 12 -6 20
15 Pachuca 17 4 6 7 19 21 9 2 5 2 10 7 8 2 1 5 9 14 -2 18
16 Juarez 17 4 4 9 14 25 8 3 2 3 9 10 9 1 2 6 5 15 -11 16
17 Queretaro 17 3 6 8 11 19 8 3 2 3 8 7 9 0 4 5 3 12 -8 15
18 Tijuana 17 3 6 8 16 27 9 2 4 3 9 11 8 1 2 5 7 16 -11 15

Read more about Liga MX

Liga MX is the top division in the Mexican football league system. Each season the league has two tournaments, Apertura (opening) and Clausura (closing). This means that the Liga MX has two champions per season. The Liga MX is the fourth most attended football league in the world.