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Pumas welcomes Chivas this Saturday, February 18, at the Olímpico Universitario stadium, in what will be a clash corresponding to the eighth day of the Closing Tournament of Liga MX. Both clubs come with different sensations and needs.
The Pumas are located in 11th place with a team that has not finished starting at the hands of Rafael Puente Jr.and so far they have two wins, two draws and three losses for a total of eight points. For their part, Chivas, technically directed by Veljko Paunović, are ranked number seven with three wins.three draws and one defeat to add a total of 12 points.
Last clashes between Pumas and Chivas
The last five matches between Pumas and Chivas have been clearly dominated by Rabaño, with four wins and just one draw.They set up a match that many consider to be a Classic, with clear dominance for Guadalajara, however the Auriazules want to turn history around.
Pumas’ last match ended with a tough 3-1 defeat against Necaxa and the university coach declared that they were victims of their own mistakes. For their part, Chivas at home embittered Miguel Herrera’s Xolos debut and beat La Jauría 2-1.
Possible alignments of Pumas and Chivas
Pumas will look for a result at home to get out of the mini-crisis in which they are immersed and for this, these would be the 11 chosen by Rafael Puente: Sebastián Sosa, Nicolás Freire, ‘Palermo’ Ortiz, Adrián Aldrete, Pablo Monroy, Higor Meritao, Santiago Trigos, Gustavo del Prete, Diogo de Oliveira, Eduardo Salvio and Juan Dinenno.
For his part, Veljko Paunovic would already have his 11 warriors to assault the Olympic: Gilberto Sepúlveda, Jesús Chiquete, Alan Mozo, Alejandro Mayorga, Sergio Flores, Víctor Guzmán, Pável Pérez, Roberto Alvarado, Carlos Cisneros and Daniel Ríos.
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