Necaxa vs Puebla: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Mexico Liga MX
Competition: Sat 19.September
Match begins: 00:30 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Victoria de Aguascalientes (25500 seats)

Necaxa hope to sell some tickets for this game even though the season has been rough so far with 8 points and a 18th position in the Liga MX table. Visiting Puebla holds 11th place with 10 pts.

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

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Necaxa form and stats

2-1-2 (win-draw-lost) are the Liga MX numbers at home for Necaxa, who have the fewest scored goals (6) in Liga MX, so far this season. Necaxa has three losses from their three previous games and the tension is increasing in the dressing room for both the manager L. Sosa Cisneros and the players.

Necaxa are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 1-2 away versus Atletico San Luis. Preceding that match was the home game against Leon that was lost 0-2.

Necaxa aren't scoring a lot here at Estadio Victoria de Aguascalientes in the league, with only 4 goals from 5 games. Necaxa's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 7 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Puebla form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their Liga MX travels is 2 wins, 0 draws and 3 defeats. The pressure to perform on the road is increasing on J. Reynoso Guzmán, the Puebla manager, as the last three away games were defeats.

Puebla's previous game was their home loss versus America (2-3). Preceding that game, the 1-4 loss visiting Pumas UNAM's place.

Leading 2-0 was not enough for Puebla in their fight with America last time out. Happy faces soon turned sour as mistakes flourished in what ended up a 2-3 loss.

Puebla have a decent goal production going in their away games, although not fantastic. In 5 league away games 7 goals have been scored. Defensive performances away have varied in quality as Puebla have conceded 8 goals on the road. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's four Necaxa victories, three draws and three Puebla wins. Over/under statistics; four of these games ended with three goals or more, six matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

PueblaS. Ormeño Zayas
S. Ormeño Zayas
4 goals
PueblaA. Escoto Ruiz
A. Escoto Ruiz
3 goals
NecaxaU. Bilbao Arteta
U. Bilbao Arteta
2 goals

Necaxa missing players

Puebla missing players

Necaxa Puebla
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
9 5 1 Played P 2 5 9
2 2 0 Won W 1 2 3
2 1 0 Drew D 0 0 1
5 2 1 Lost L 1 3 5
6 4 0 Scored S 4 7 14
14 7 3 Conceded C 2 8 14
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
78% 80% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 60% 67%
44% 40% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 60% 56%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 40% 44%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 40% 44%
44% 40% 0% BTTS BTTS 50% 60% 67%
11% 20% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 11%
44% 40% 100% Failed to Score F T 50% 20% 22%
 
4 4.6 4 Corners for (avg) C F 3.5 3.8 3.4
5.1 4.4 6 Corners against (avg) C A 8 6.2 6.9
3 3.6 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4.5 2.4 1.8
1 1 0 Red cards R C 2 2 3
 
94 58 8 Total Shots T S 13 51 94
29 17 1 Shots on Target S O 7 22 37
21% 24% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 57% 32% 38%
Key stats in Liga MX this season:
  • Necaxa has the fewest scored goals (6) in Liga MX
  • Necaxa has the the worst goal difference (-3) at home in Liga MX
  • Necaxa has the the worst goal difference (-8) in Liga MX
  • Necaxa have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Necaxa haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Puebla have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Puebla have scored more than double the goals of Necaxa.
  • Puebla haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Puebla is in the worst form (1-0-5)

  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 Pachuca 9 4 2 3 11 9 5 3 0 2 9 7 4 1 2 1 2 2 2 14
6 Monterrey 9 3 4 2 14 11 5 2 3 0 9 6 4 1 1 2 5 5 3 13
7 Guadalajara 9 3 3 3 8 7 5 1 3 1 3 3 4 2 0 2 5 4 1 12
8 Toluca 9 4 0 5 13 19 4 3 0 1 7 5 5 1 0 4 6 14 -6 12
9 Queretaro 9 3 2 4 14 11 4 3 1 0 10 3 5 0 1 4 4 8 3 11
10 Tigres UANL 9 2 5 2 12 11 4 1 2 1 5 6 5 1 3 1 7 5 1 11
11 Puebla 9 3 1 5 14 14 4 1 1 2 7 6 5 2 0 3 7 8 0 10
12 Juarez 9 2 4 3 8 10 4 1 2 1 2 3 5 1 2 2 6 7 -2 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 Mazatlan 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 9 2 2 5 6 14 5 2 1 2 4 7 4 0 1 3 2 7 -8 8

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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.