There's been ups and downs for these two teams so far this season, occupying positions near the middle of the Liga MX table so far. Here's the Santos Laguna - Pachuca latest:
Santos Laguna and Pachuca 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.
It's time to recharge all electronic entertainment devices for Pachuca, who are travelling more than 900 kilometers to play this game.
Santos Laguna form and stats
The home supporters can't complain about results here at Estadio Nuevo Corona as Santos Laguna, who have the fewest conceded goals (5) at home in Liga MX, have scored 14 goals to get 17 points from 8 games. The overall stats in the Liga MX are 5-2-1 (wins-draws-losses). Santos Laguna has recorded two wins in a row here at Estadio Nuevo Corona, increasing their hopes of victory in this match.
Santos's previous game was a Liga MX match also played at home, ending 4-0 versus Mazatlan. The home side are looking to build on that result. Heartbreak before that as Santos lost 1-2 at Leon's place.
As mentioned above, Santos Laguna "killed" Mazatlan in their previous game. They need to reset completely for this one and beware of complacency.
Santos have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Estadio Nuevo Corona with 14 goals in 8 league matches. It's worth mentioning that 7 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. From these home matches, Santos have conceded only 5 goals.
Pachuca form and stats
Playing away, Pachuca, who have the fewest conceded goals (4) away in Liga MX, have won 3 games, drawn 4 and suffered 1 defeat in the Liga MX this season.
Pachuca might have something to prove in this game as they lost at home in their previous match. Necaxa proved too strong as Pachuca slumped to a 0-1 defeat in front of their own fans at Estadio Hidalgo. Preceding that game was the away victory against Tijuana with the score of 2-0.
Pachuca were so close to getting something from the game against Necaxa, but ended up with egg all over their face after conceding the deciding goal two minutes into overtime.
The visitors have scored 7 goals from 8 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. It's worth mentioning that 4 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. Pachuca's manager P. Pezzolano Suárez has created a great defensive setup working very nicely in away games with only 4 conceded goals. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above. It's worth mentioning that 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.
Head 2 HeadThe dueling parties have met before this season: Santos Laguna - Pachuca 1-1. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's one Santos victory, six draws and three Pachuca wins. Over/under statistics; three of these games ended with three goals or more, seven matches with two goals or less.
V. Dávila Zavala
F. Gorriarán Fontes
Santos Laguna missing players
Pachuca missing players
|Total||Home||vs ||Statistics||Stat||vs ||Away||Total|
|94%||88%||100%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||50%||88%||88%|
|94%||88%||100%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||0%||50%||53%|
|53%||50%||0%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||0%||0%||18%|
|18%||12%||0%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||0%||0%||12%|
|0%||0%||0%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||0%||0%||6%|
|29%||50%||100%||Clean Sheets||C S||100%||50%||35%|
|18%||12%||0%||Failed to Score||F T||50%||25%||29%|
|0||0||0||Corners for (avg)||C F||0||0||0|
|0||0||0||Corners against (avg)||C A||0||0||0|
|1.5||1.5||4||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||2||1.9||2.4|
|2||1||1||Red cards||R C||0||0||3|
|250||129||18||Total Shots||T S||18||97||215|
|66||32||5||Shots on Target||S O||3||22||56|
|36%||44%||40%||Goal Efficiency||G E||33%||32%||32%|
- Pachuca has the fewest conceded goals (4) away in Liga MX
- Pachuca has the most matches under the total-line (14) in Liga MX
- Santos Laguna has the fewest conceded goals (5) at home in Liga MX
- Santos Laguna have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
|18||Atletico San Luis||17||3||2||12||16||35||9||2||2||5||9||18||8||1||0||7||7||17||-19||11|