Liga MX: Santos Laguna - Pachuca preview and statistics

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Competition: Mexico Liga MX
Competition: Sun 22.November
Match begins: 01:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Nuevo Corona (30000 seats)

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.

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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.

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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 Head

The 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.

Top Goalscorers

SantosJ. Furch
J. Furch
5 goals
PachucaV. Dávila Zavala
V. Dávila Zavala
5 goals
Santos LagunaF. Gorriarán Fontes
F. Gorriarán Fontes
4 goals

Santos Laguna missing players

Pachuca missing players

Santos Laguna Pachuca
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
17 8 1 Played P 2 8 17
7 5 1 Won W 1 3 6
4 2 0 Drew D 1 4 7
6 1 0 Lost L 0 1 4
24 14 2 Scored S 1 7 18
20 5 0 Conceded C 0 4 14
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%
59% 50% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 38% 47%
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%
Key stats in Liga MX this season:
  • 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.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Leon 17 12 4 1 27 14 8 7 1 0 15 7 9 5 3 1 12 7 13 40
2 Pumas UNAM 17 8 8 1 29 17 9 5 4 0 19 8 8 3 4 1 10 9 12 32
3 America 17 9 5 3 31 22 9 6 2 1 19 9 8 3 3 2 12 13 9 32
4 Cruz Azul 17 9 2 6 23 16 8 5 1 2 12 6 9 4 1 4 11 10 7 29
5 Monterrey 17 8 5 4 26 21 8 4 3 1 13 9 9 4 2 3 13 12 5 29
6 Tigres UANL 17 7 7 3 27 16 9 4 4 1 15 8 8 3 3 2 12 8 11 28
7 Guadalajara 17 7 5 5 20 17 9 4 3 2 11 9 8 3 2 3 9 8 3 26
8 Santos Laguna 17 7 4 6 24 20 8 5 2 1 14 5 9 2 2 5 10 15 4 25
9 Pachuca 17 6 7 4 18 14 9 3 3 3 11 10 8 3 4 1 7 4 4 25
10 Necaxa 17 7 3 7 16 20 9 4 1 4 10 12 8 3 2 3 6 8 -4 24
11 Toluca 17 6 3 8 23 28 8 5 1 2 14 9 9 1 2 6 9 19 -5 21
12 Puebla 17 6 2 9 22 25 8 2 2 4 12 13 9 4 0 5 10 12 -3 20
13 Juarez 17 4 7 6 16 19 9 3 4 2 6 6 8 1 3 4 10 13 -3 19
14 Mazatlan 17 4 4 9 24 31 8 3 2 3 11 13 9 1 2 6 13 18 -7 16
15 Tijuana 17 4 3 10 12 27 9 4 2 3 9 9 8 0 1 7 3 18 -15 15
16 Atlas 17 3 5 9 13 20 8 2 1 5 5 8 9 1 4 4 8 12 -7 14
17 Queretaro 17 3 4 10 23 28 8 3 2 3 15 11 9 0 2 7 8 17 -5 13
18 Atletico San Luis 17 3 2 12 16 35 9 2 2 5 9 18 8 1 0 7 7 17 -19 11

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.