Liga MX: Pachuca obliterates Puebla 5-1 with an outstanding performance

PACHUCA DE SOTO. Pachuca demolishes Puebla 5-1 with goals of

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PACHUCA DE SOTO. Pachuca demolishes Puebla 5-1 with goals of Luis Chávez (8′), Nicolás Ibáñez (9′), Javier López (62′), K. Álvarez (65′) and Nicolás Ibáñez (71′). On the other side, Puebla scored with ​Martín Barragán (45′ pen). Pachuca was vastly superior ball possession (63%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

Nicolás Ibáñez missed a penalty (45′) for Pachuca.​

The match was played at the Estadio Hidalgo stadium in Pachuca de Soto on Monday and it started at 9:10 pm local time. The referee was Diego Montaño Robles with the assistance of José Martínez and Enedina Caudillo Gómez. The 4th official was Jorge Abraham Camacho Peregrina. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10.6 degrees Celsius or 51.06 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 80%.​

Match Statistics

Pachuca was in firm control of the ball 63% while Puebla was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

Pachuca was more aggressive with 2 dangerous attacks and 5 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Pachuca won the encounter.

Pachuca shot 5 times, 5 on target, 0 off target. Talking about the opposition, Puebla shot 2 times, 2 on target, 0 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to Pachuca. Regarding the opposition, Puebla received 1 yellow card (Raúl Castillo).

After this match, Pachuca will have 3 points like Tigres UANL, Atlético San Luis, Pumas UNAM and Guadalajara to move down in the 1st place. On the other side, Puebla will stay with 0 points like Atlas, León, Mazatlán, Necaxa, Juárez, Pachuca, Monterrey, Santos Laguna and Toluca to stay in the 17th place.

Match Events

  • 8'
    8'

    Luis Chávez

  • 9'
    9'

    Nicolás Ibáñez

  • 15'
    15'

    Raúl Castillo

  • 39'
    39'

    Avilés Hurtado

    Paulino de la Fuente

  • 45'
    45'

    Martín Barragán (Penalty)

  • 45'
    45'

    Nicolás Ibáñez

    Nicolás Ibáñez

  • 45'
    45'

    Érick Sánchez (Penalty confirmed)

  • 46'
    46'

    Gustavo Ferrareis

    Raúl Castillo

  • 62'
    62'

    Javier López

    D. Hernández

  • 64'
    64'

    Ángel Robles

    Emilio Martínez González

  • 64'
    64'

    Daniel Álvarez

    Guillermo Martínez

  • 64'
    64'

    Daniel Aguilar

    I. Vázquez

  • 65'
    65'

    K. Álvarez

    Avilés Hurtado

  • 70'
    70'

    Marino Hinestroza

    D. Hernández

  • 71'
    71'

    Nicolás Ibáñez

    Marino Hinestroza

  • 71'
    71'

    Israel Luna

    Luis Chávez

  • 71'
    71'

    R. de La Rosa

    Javier López

  • 78'
    78'

    J. Castillo

    K. Álvarez

  • 78'
    78'

    Jorge Almada Álves

  • 79'
    79'

    Lucas Maia

    Pablo Parra

  • 83'
    83'

    Martín Barragán (Goal Disallowed)

  • 88'
    88'

    Daniel Álvarez (Penalty cancelled)

Next match

In the upcoming Liga MX match, Pachuca will play away with Tigres UANL on the 16th of January with a 16-14 head to head record in favor of Tigres UANL (13 draws).

Puebla will host Querétaro on the 14th of January with a 11-7 head to head statistic in favor of Puebla (9 draws).

Pachuca: Formation and Lineups

Pachuca started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Jorge Guillermo Almada Álves chose to play with the following team: Óscar Ustari (6.3), Kevin Álvarez (8.0), Gustavo Cabral (6.2), Miguel Tapias (6.6), Mauricio Andre Isais (6.7), Erick Sánchez (7.4), Luis Chávez (7.2), Paulino de la Fuente (6.8), Javier López (7.6), Jesús Hernández (7.0) and Nicolás Ibáñez (8.0).

Substitutes

Pachuca made 5 changes: Paulino de la Fuente for Avilés Hurtado (39′), D. Hernández for Marino Hinestroza (70′), Luis Chávez for Israel Luna (71′), K. Álvarez for J. Castillo (78′) and Javier López for R. de La Rosa (71′).

Top player: Nicolás Ibáñez

Probably the most impressive player in Pachuca was Nicolás Ibáñez.

His rating is (8.0) with 2 goals, 13 passes (84% accurate) and 0 key passes. He performed 2 crosses.

Puebla: Formation and Lineups

Puebla started with a 4-1-3-2 line-up (4-1-3-2).

Talking about the opposition, Nicolás Ricardo Larcamón played with: Antony Silva (7.0), Emilio Martínez (6.4), Emanuel Gularte (5.5), Gastón Silva (5.6), Ivo Vázquez (6.1), Diego de Buen (6.8), Raúl Castillo (6.6), Federico Mancuello (5.8), Pablo Parra (6.2), Martín Barragán (6.8) and Guillermo Martínez (6.4).

Substitutes

Puebla made 5 changes: Raúl Castillo for Gustavo Ferrareis (46′), Emilio Martínez González for Ángel Robles (64′), Guillermo Martínez for Daniel Álvarez (64′), I. Vázquez for Daniel Aguilar (64′) and Pablo Parra for Lucas Maia (79′).

Best player: Antony Silva

The player that probably impressed the most for Puebla was the goalkeeper: Antony Silva. His rating is 7.01. He saved 1 penalty. He performed 5 saves.

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