Cruz Azul vs Santos Predictions and Odds Date 17
A great match is coming up at the Azteca stadium, home of the Celestial Machine, who are unable to finish higher in the table. They will receive at home Laguneros, who will also have a tough time in the closing tournament. What is true is that the recent matches between them have had the same winner. The Prediction for Cruz Azul vs Santos has a clear winner, the same one that has ended up winning the last few matches. Could the locals turn this reality around? Stay tuned for the data you need to make better bets.
Cruz Azul vs Santos Odds and Statistics
Cruz Azul vs Santos Betting tips Liga MX: The season so far.
The Machine wants to leave everything behind before they find themselves playing in the playoffs to the final phase, this Clausura tournament has been somewhat complicated for them.
Cruz Azul would have arrived at match number thirteen with five defeats on top of them, so they were located towards the middle of the table with the reality of having to play in the playoffs. By that time they had only managed to accumulate twenty of the 39 possible points so far. At the same time, they were struggling to score, and had conceded just one goal more than they had scored. Cruz Azul vs Santos is a match that is very difficult for them to even get a draw, but they will be looking for a good finish on home soil.
The Laguneros are preparing for what’s ahead, looking to finish with the best possible stats despite struggling to get to where they are.
Santos, who went from being in third place in the opening tournament, now find themselves in the task of defending their spot in order to at least be in contention for the playoffs. They reached thirteen games with four wins and four draws as matches in which they added up, that is to say, they accumulated 16 points out of a possible 39. This upcoming match, Cruz Azul vs Santos, could mean three more points, even in spite of the bad times they have been going through.
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Their most recent match was the one played on 06/08/22.
The Laguneros not only managed to win this match at home, the Corona stadium, by a landslide, but also reduced Cruz Azul to nothing, who despite keeping the tempo of the match relatively balanced, could do nothing against the onslaught of the rival.
For 48% of the match, the ball would pass to the side of the Blue Machine, their attempts, as they could not even go up to the opponent’s territory, were focused on trying to defend, in which they would not do very well either; Santos had 52% possession of the ball, for them this was all they needed to dedicate themselves to cornering the rival in their own space until they scored all the goals.
Cruz Azul would get to effectively finish 73% of their passes, but they would come up short without being able to move to the other side; the home side would have an accuracy of 78%, and while not the highest stats, for them it was crucial in this resounding victory. The visitors could only score on one occasion, without scoring, while Santos fired nine shots, scoring four goals.
The scoreboard opened in the 18th minute with a goal by striker Javier Correa and an assist by Gorriarán, the only goal of the first half. It only took them two minutes to score when Brunetta put the ball for defender Hugo Isaác Rodríguez to send the ball inside the three posts in the 48th minute. And just two minutes later the third goal was scored, with a pass from Campos to striker Eduardo Daniel Agüirre. The final goal was scored by defender Carlos Orrantia and assisted by Gorriarán to make it 0 – 4 Cruz Azul vs Santos. In addition, the visitors missed a penalty kick in the 84th minute, which would have been the discount.
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They will await the matches to be defined in the next phase of the playoffs, will they be able to advance to the quarterfinals? We’ll see.
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Prediction for Cruz Azul vs Santos in April 2023
These two clubs have played their five most recent matches between May 2021 and August 2022, all in Liga MX. The Machine has won only one of these duels; two of them would end in a draw; and the Laguneros would win two matches. However, up until late in the Clausura phase, it has been easier for the home side to win than the visitors. The Prediction for Cruz Azul vs Santos is 3 – 0.
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