Liga MX: Cruz Azul believed to get the better of Juárez

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Competition: Mexico Liga MX
Competition: Sun 16.January
Match begins: 03:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Azteca (87000 seats)

The odds favour Cruz Azul in this match versus Juárez, but the away side will resist to the bitter end. Here's the Tipsway match guide!

Insights:
  • Cruz Azul have the most scored goals in the first half (16) in Liga MX
  • Juárez have the fewest scored goals in the second half (5) in Liga MX

It's quite the trip for Juárez when visiting Cruz as the cities are 1800 kilometers apart.

Both squads have had time to rest since their last effort on the pitch. Let's wish for an enthusiastic fixture!

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Cruz Azul form and stats

3-3-2 (win-draw-lost) are the Liga MX numbers at home for Cruz Azul so far this season.

The Cruz supporters enjoyed the previous match, watching their team host Tijuana in Liga MX and win 2-0. Defender Baca got the top score of the team in the match with a rating of 7.82/10. Baca scored one goal and won 3 of 7 duels.

Ahead of that match, Cruz lost 1-4 at home to Monterrey.

Cruz Azul are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 11 goals in 8 games. Cruz Azul have only conceded 7 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above. It's worth mentioning that 5 of these goals has been conceded in their last three home matches.

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Juárez form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Juárez so far with only 5 points returning home. The records show 1-2-6 (win-draw-lose).

Juárez are travelling after their nice 2-1 home win in the Liga MX against Necaxa. The attacker Rolán got a match rating of 8.21 in that game. Rolán scored two goals and hit the woodwork once.

A 0-3 defeat away at Tigres UANL before that.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Juárez as they have only managed to score 5 times from 9 away games in the league. In the opposite end, Juárez have conceded 15 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

The previous head to head match ended Juárez - Cruz 2-1, played this season. Statistics for the last six meetings featuring these two teams are: four wins for Cruz, one draw and one win for Juárez. Over 2,5 goals: two times; under 2,5 goals: four games.

Top Goalscorers

Cruz AzulR. Alvarado Hernández
R. Alvarado Hernández
4 goals
Cruz AzulB. Angulo Tenorio
B. Angulo Tenorio
4 goals
CruzS. Giménez
S. Giménez
4 goals

Cruz Azul missing players

Juárez missing players

Cruz Azul Juárez
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
19 10 4 Played P 2 9 18
6 4 2 Won W 0 1 5
8 3 1 Drew D 1 2 4
5 3 1 Lost L 1 6 9
24 14 5 Scored S 2 5 16
21 11 3 Conceded C 3 15 26
89% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 94%
79% 90% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 67% 72%
32% 30% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 33% 44%
16% 20% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 22% 22%
11% 10% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
58% 50% 25% BTTS BTTS 50% 33% 50%
32% 30% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 11% 17%
21% 20% 25% Failed to Score F T 50% 56% 39%
 
3.8 4.2 4 Corners for (avg) C F 3 2.9 3.1
4.6 4.3 3.8 Corners against (avg) C A 6 5.2 5.2
2.5 1.9 1.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.5 1.9 2.1
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 1 3
 
10.8 11.6 11.8 Shots (avg) S ( 6.5 8.6 9.4
3.7 4.9 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.5 2.4 2.9
34% 29% 31% Goal Efficiency G E 40% 23% 31%
 
11.5 10.9 12.8 Shots against (avg) S A 18 15.2 13.9
3.4 3.5 3.5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 7 5 4.5
Key stats in Liga MX this season:
  • Cruz Azul have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Juárez have scored away.
  • Cruz Azul have the most scored goals in the first half (16) in Liga MX
  • Cruz Azul haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Juárez have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Juárez have the fewest scored goals in the second half (5) in Liga MX
  • Juárez have the most conceded goals in the second half (17) in Liga MX
  • Juárez have the the worst goal difference (-10) away in Liga MX
  • Juárez haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 America 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 León 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 Juárez 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.