With the slogan of achieving their first triumph in this contest and improving their position in the General Classification after completing the first third of the competition, the squads of the Puebla and Pumas of the UNAM will be measured this Sunday in a match corresponding to day six of TOrneo Opening 2021 of the Liga Mx.
The duel, which will take place at the Mexico 68 University Olympic Stadium, will begin at noon. It will be the locals who will have the greatest haste to win, because at home they have only reaped one point and their poor performance has them in the basement of the table.
Quite the opposite occurs with the Camoteros, who in someone else’s yard account for two of the three units that they hold on their account.
The university students come from losing as visitors 3-0 against the Rays of Necaxa; while the poblanos to divide points with the Xolos of Tijuana, in the border house; In addition, they will want to extend the weeks to three counting in favor, since previously they also matched with the UANL Tigres at the Cuauhtémoc stadium.
But the task for those of the Strip does not seem easy, this despite the poor performance of felines, since the statistics favor the locals, who in the last five games played between the two have recorded a win, three draws and a defeat.
The history is as follows: in their most recent match, on April 23 of this year, they tied at zero on Puebla soil; On September 4, 2020, Pumas beat Puebla, 4-1, in Ciudad Universitaria; On November 1, 2019, at Cuauhtémoc, they tied at one; and that same year, also at the home of the enfranñados, but on March 15, the locals won 1-0.
The last equalized at the Pedregal’s home was on September 29, 2018. Then they tied at two goals per team.
In his last 20 games, Pumas has eight wins, four at home; six draws and six victories for the Blue and Whites in the jacket, who in Angelopolis conquered half of their successes and equalized in the same number of duels.
For this commitment those led by Andres Lillini They will already be able to count on their starting goalkeeper, Alfredo Talavera, who was left out of the squad for testing positive for covid-19, a drop that they pointed out had been a factor for the poor performance of the capital, who are the last in the general classification.
Pumas adds two points, the product of two draws, three defeats, one goal in favor and eight against for a minus seven.
Meanwhile, those of the Strip are located at position 14 with three units, a reflection of his three draws, two defeats, three goals in favor and 14 against for a minus four.