ZAPOPAN. Guadalajara tops Puebla 1-0 after A. Vega scored just 1 goal (81′).
The match was played at the Estadio AKRON stadium in Zapopan on Saturday and it started at 9:05 pm local time. The referee was Daniel Quintero Huittrón with the help of Michel Ricardo Espinoza Avalos and Jonathan Maximiliano Gómez Olmos. The 4th official was Maximiliano Quintero Hernández. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 19.4 degrees Celsius or 66.94 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 100%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Guadalajara was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Puebla that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.
Guadalajara was more aggressive with 42 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Guadalajara won the contest.
Guadalajara shot 15 times, 4 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, Puebla shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Guadalajara. On the opposite side, Puebla received 4 yellow cards (L. Maia, F. Mancuello, G. Silva and ).
After this match, Guadalajara will have 19 points to stay in the 7th place. On the other side, Puebla will stay with 16 points to move up in the 10th place.
Puebla will host Pumas UNAM on the 6th of August with a 13-8 head to head statistic in favor of Pumas UNAM (10 draws).
Guadalajara: Formation and Lineups
Guadalajara started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Ricardo Cadena Martínez chose to play with the following team: Miguel Jimenez , Jesús Sánchez , Gilberto Sepúlveda , Luis Olivas , Jesús Orozco , Isaac Brizuela , Fernando González , Sergio Flores , Cristian Calderón , Angel Zaldívar and Alexis Vega .
Guadalajara made 5 changes: F. Gonzalez for R. Alvarado (46′), J. Sanchez for C. Cisneros (46′), A. Zaldivar for S. Ormeno (74′), C. Calderon for P. Perez (74′) and I. Brizuela for J. Angulo (83′).
Top player: Alexis Vega
Probably the most impressive player in Guadalajara was Alexis Vega.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 22 passes (90% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 5 crosses.
Puebla: Formation and Lineups
Puebla started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).
On the opposite side, Nicolás Ricardo Larcamón played with: Antony Silva , Gustavo Ferrareis, Emilio Martínez , Diego de Buen , Lucas Maia , Gastón Silva , Jordi Cortizo , Israel Reyes , Federico Mancuello , Maximiliano Araújo and Martín Barragán .
Puebla made 5 changes: G. Ferrareis for I. Moreno (8′), M. Araujo for O. Fernandez (60′), L. Maia for D. Aguilar (60′), F. Mancuello for I. Vazquez (60′) and J. Cortizo for A. Herrera (80′).
Top player: Diego de Buen
Probably the most impressive player in Puebla was Diego de Buen.
His rating iswith 56 passes (80% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7.
Results of the day
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