Atlas fights Pachuca in Liga MX battle

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Competition: Mexico Liga MX
Competition: Sat 19.September
Match begins: 22:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Jalisco (70000 seats)

Struggling Atlas will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome high-flying Pachuca in the upcoming league round. It’s 15th vs 6th and the home crowd will have moderate expectations.

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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Atlas form and stats

Atlas have played 4 Liga MX games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 2-0-2 (wins-draws-losses). Hopes of three in a row are alive for Atlas after consecutive victories at their own ground.

An away draw last time out for Atlas, facing Monterrey in a game that ended 1-1. Previous to that game, a home match hosting Cruz Azul in a game that was won 1-0.

The Atlas fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 4 in 4 matches. Atlas have conceded 4 in these home matches.

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Pachuca form and stats

1 win, 2 draws and 1 loss. That’s the product of Pachuca playing as the away team in the Liga MX this season.

Pachuca lost away at Cruz Azul (0-1) in their previous game and are perhaps starting to feel homesick. Before that, Pachuca secured a home win against Atletico San Luis with the score 3-1.

Goals are few and far between in Pachuca's away league games. Only 2 goals from 4 travels. The Pachuca defense is a tough nut to crack, having conceded less than half a goal per away game on average (2 goals in 4 games).

Head 2 Head

Atlas-Pachuca H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Atlas one win, Pachuca four wins, five draws. two of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

PachucaV. Dávila Zavala
V. Dávila Zavala
5 goals
AtlasV. Malcorra
V. Malcorra
3 goals
AtlasL. Acosta
L. Acosta
2 goals

Atlas missing players

Pachuca missing players

Atlas Pachuca
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
9 4 2 Played P 0 4 9
2 2 1 Won W 0 1 4
3 0 0 Drew D 0 2 2
4 2 1 Lost L 0 1 3
8 4 2 Scored S 0 2 11
11 4 2 Conceded C 0 2 9
89% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 75% 89%
67% 50% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 25% 44%
44% 50% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 33%
11% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 22%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 11%
67% 50% 50% BTTS BTTS 0% 25% 44%
33% 50% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 50% 33%
11% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 50% 33%
 
4.8 4.5 7 Corners for (avg) C F 0 5.2 5.1
4.8 3.8 3 Corners against (avg) C A 0 4.2 4.1
2.6 2.8 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 2.5 3
3 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
92 44 23 Total Shots T S 0 43 104
25 12 9 Shots on Target S O 0 8 31
32% 33% 22% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 25% 35%
Key stats in Liga MX this season:
  • Atlas have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Atlas have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Atlas haven’t played a single 0-0 game at 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 Pumas UNAM 9 5 4 0 17 8 5 3 2 0 12 5 4 2 2 0 5 3 9 19
2 Cruz Azul 9 6 1 2 15 6 5 5 0 0 11 2 4 1 1 2 4 4 9 19
3 America 9 6 1 2 20 14 4 3 0 1 11 5 5 3 1 1 9 9 6 19
4 Leon 9 5 3 1 9 5 4 3 1 0 6 3 5 2 2 1 3 2 4 18
5 Guadalajara 10 4 3 3 10 8 5 1 3 1 3 3 5 3 0 2 7 5 2 15
6 Pachuca 9 4 2 3 11 9 5 3 0 2 9 7 4 1 2 1 2 2 2 14
7 Monterrey 9 3 4 2 14 11 5 2 3 0 9 6 4 1 1 2 5 5 3 13
8 Juárez 10 3 4 3 9 10 5 2 2 1 3 3 5 1 2 2 6 7 -1 13
9 Toluca 9 4 0 5 13 19 4 3 0 1 7 5 5 1 0 4 6 14 -6 12
10 Queretaro 9 3 2 4 14 11 4 3 1 0 10 3 5 0 1 4 4 8 3 11
11 Tigres UANL 9 2 5 2 12 11 4 1 2 1 5 6 5 1 3 1 7 5 1 11
12 Puebla 10 3 1 6 14 15 4 1 1 2 7 6 6 2 0 4 7 9 -1 10
13 Tijuana 9 3 1 5 7 14 5 3 1 1 6 4 4 0 0 4 1 10 -7 10
14 Santos Laguna 9 2 3 4 10 13 4 2 1 1 5 3 5 0 2 3 5 10 -3 9
15 Atlas 9 2 3 4 8 11 4 2 0 2 4 4 5 0 3 2 4 7 -3 9
16 Mazatlán 9 2 3 4 10 15 5 2 2 1 5 6 4 0 1 3 5 9 -5 9
17 Atletico San Luis 9 2 2 5 12 16 5 1 2 2 6 8 4 1 0 3 6 8 -4 8
18 Necaxa 10 2 2 6 7 16 6 2 1 3 5 9 4 0 1 3 2 7 -9 8

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.