Liga MX: Necaxa - Puebla pre-match guide and statistics

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Competition: Mexico Liga MX
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 00:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Victoria de Aguascalientes (25500 seats)

Develop their own tactics or adapt for the opponent? Both Necaxa and Puebla have to try something more fresh than what they have done uptil now. Read more!

Insights:
  • Necaxa have the fewest points from losing position (0) in Liga MX
  • Puebla have the most dropped points from leading position (11) in Liga MX

Necaxa and Puebla should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Necaxa form and stats

3 victories, 0 draws and 3 defeats. That’s what Necaxa have to build on here at Estadio Victoria de Aguascalientes in the Liga MX.

Defensively the home team are doing well, with their goalkeeper Luis Angel Malagon Velazquez not having conceded a league goal in 255 minutes.

The home team returns to Estadio Victoria de Aguascalientes after being equal after 90 minutes with Tigres UANL (placed 5th) on their last time out; the Liga MX game ended 0-0. Necaxa's goalie Luis Malagón played a big part in securing a draw after 90 minutes against Tigres UANL with a stunning eight saves. Goalkeeper Luis Malagón got the top rating on the team in that game; 8.41 out of ten. Malagón stopped the opponent with eight saves and topped it up with a clean sheet.

Before that, Necaxa had a home game versus Tijuana which ended with a victory 3-0.

The Necaxa fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 8 in 6 matches. 8 goals have been conceded.

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Puebla form and stats

Puebla have only collected 6 points from their away games in the Liga MX, after 1-3-2 (6 played).

This game can not go any worse than the last one, a Liga MX home defeat versus Pachuca with 1-2 on the scoreboard. Pablo Parra got a match rating of 7.93 in that game, top player of the team. Parra hit four key passes, dribled past the opponent 4 of 7 times and had 25 successful passes (of 29 total).

Preceding that game was the away victory against Atlas with the score of 1-0.

A quick return to home after this game, as Puebla are hosting Mazatlan in the Liga MX only four days away.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Puebla as they have only managed to score 4 times from 6 away games in the league. As opposed to that, Puebla have seen the ball go into their own net 7 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

Head-to-head totals (for the prior ten meetings): Necaxa won four games, three matches ended with a draw and Puebla managed three wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: four / six

Top Goalscorers

NecaxaA. Zendejas Saavedra
A. Zendejas Saavedra
4 goals
NecaxaL. García Bañuelos
L. García Bañuelos
3 goals
PueblaC. Tabó Hornos
C. Tabó Hornos
2 goals

Necaxa missing players

Puebla missing players

Necaxa Puebla
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
12 6 3 Played P 2 6 12
4 3 3 Won W 0 1 2
1 0 0 Drew D 1 3 6
7 3 0 Lost L 1 2 4
12 8 7 Scored S 1 4 10
16 8 0 Conceded C 3 7 15
92% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
75% 83% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 83% 83%
67% 83% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 17%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 8%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
25% 17% 0% BTTS BTTS 50% 50% 58%
42% 50% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 17% 17%
42% 33% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 33% 25%
 
4.2 4.5 3 Corners for (avg) C F 2.5 3.2 4.4
5.3 5.5 4 Corners against (avg) C A 9 7.8 6.3
1.5 0.7 0.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2.3 1.8
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 4 4
 
14.2 16.8 16 Shots (avg) S ( 11.5 11.5 12.7
5.1 5.2 7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2 2.5 3.8
20% 26% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 27% 22%
Key stats in Liga MX this season:
  • Necaxa have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Necaxa have the fewest points from losing position (0) in Liga MX
  • Necaxa haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Puebla have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won away.
  • Puebla have the most dropped points from leading position (11) in Liga MX
  • Puebla have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Puebla 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 America 12 7 4 1 16 7 6 5 1 0 10 1 6 2 3 1 6 6 9 25
2 Atlas 12 6 4 2 13 5 6 3 1 2 6 3 6 3 3 0 7 2 8 22
3 Toluca 12 6 3 3 19 16 6 3 2 1 12 8 6 3 1 2 7 8 3 21
4 Monterrey 12 5 5 2 18 12 6 4 2 0 10 2 6 1 3 2 8 10 6 20
5 Tigres UANL 12 4 6 2 17 11 6 1 5 0 7 4 6 3 1 2 10 7 6 18
6 Cruz Azul 11 4 5 2 14 9 5 2 2 1 8 4 6 2 3 1 6 5 5 17
7 Atletico San Luis 12 4 5 3 16 15 5 1 2 2 5 7 7 3 3 1 11 8 1 17
8 Leon 11 4 4 3 13 12 6 2 3 1 7 4 5 2 1 2 6 8 1 16
9 Santos Laguna 11 3 6 2 13 9 7 2 4 1 7 5 4 1 2 1 6 4 4 15
10 Pachuca 11 4 2 5 14 12 5 2 1 2 7 4 6 2 1 3 7 8 2 14
11 Guadalajara 12 3 5 4 8 10 6 2 1 3 6 9 6 1 4 1 2 1 -2 14
12 Mazatlan 12 3 5 4 14 18 6 2 3 1 10 10 6 1 2 3 4 8 -4 14
13 Juárez 12 4 2 6 13 18 6 3 1 2 9 8 6 1 1 4 4 10 -5 14
14 Necaxa 12 4 1 7 12 16 6 3 0 3 8 8 6 1 1 4 4 8 -4 13
15 Puebla 12 2 6 4 10 15 6 1 3 2 6 8 6 1 3 2 4 7 -5 12
16 Querétaro 11 2 4 5 6 11 5 2 1 2 4 3 6 0 3 3 2 8 -5 10
17 Pumas UNAM 11 1 5 5 6 14 5 1 3 1 3 3 6 0 2 4 3 11 -8 8
18 Tijuana 12 1 4 7 9 21 7 1 3 3 6 9 5 0 1 4 3 12 -12 7

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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.