Everything you need to know ahead of Chivas vs Pachuca | OneFootball

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·12 April 2024

Everything you need to know ahead of Chivas vs Pachuca

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Guadalajara is facing an unbeatable opportunity to move into the direct qualification zone in the Clausura 2024, as a win against Pachuca would mean matching them in points and moving into the top six places in the overall standings. In addition, Matchday 15 could be a turning point for Fernando Gago's team, who will be looking to beat one of the strongest teams in the tournament.

How do they look coming into the match?

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- Chivas is coming off a 3-2 win over Puebla at the Akron Stadium, which puts them in ninth place in the standings with 22 points.

- Pachuca comes into this match after beating Tigres 3-0 at the Volcán and is in fifth place with 25 points.

What happened the last time they met?

- The most recent clash between the two was on Matchday 9 of the Apertura 2023 and on that day, they played to a goalless draw at the Fortaleza Rojiblanca.

Do they have any absentees for the match?

- If you want to find out who will be called up for this match, CLICK HERE and find out what's new in the squad for Matchday 15.

- The only doubt that the Tuzos have for the match against Chivas is Gustavo Cabral, as the defender was injured against Tigres and did not play against Herediano in midweek.

The refereeing corps

- Referee: Jesús Rafael López- Assistant 1: José Martínez- Assistant 2: Jéssica Morales- Fourth official: Áxel Meza

Did you know?

- If we take into account the friendly against Atlas and the last match in CONCACAF, Chivas has now gone 5 matches without losing.

- The historical record between the two teams throughout the short tournaments is quite even, as they have faced each other on 56 occasions, of which Chivas won 19, drew 17, and lost 20.

- The biggest win in the history of the rivalry goes to Guadalajara, who beat Los Tuzos 5-0 on game day 8 of the 2009 Clausura.

- El Rebaño lost only 1 of their last 5 matches against Los Tuzos (1 win and 3 ties).

- Chivas is the team that has scored the most goals from set pieces so far in the Clausura 2024, accumulating 9.

- Guadalajara is the team that has made the fewest changes after 14 matches played, with a total of 54. Gago averages 3.9 adjustments per match.

- Piojo' Alvarado has registered 5 assists so far, which means he is only 1 assist away from equaling his best record in a Liga MX tournament (6 in CL18 and CL23).

- In all the matches in which Fernando Beltrán has been directly involved in a goal since his debut with Chivas in Liga MX, the Rebaño has not lost. The record stands at 16 wins and 4 draws.

- José Castillo, Erick Gutiérrez, Víctor Guzmán, Roberto Alvarado, and Javier Eduardo López are the players from the current squads who have worn both jerseys. Curiously, all those who are currently with the Rebaño made their debut with Tuzos, while 'Chofis' made his debut with Chiverío.

- A total of 38 players have played for both institutions, including Adolfo 'Bofo' Bautista, Benjamín Galindo, Camilo Romero, and Rodolfo Cota.

- This will be the first time that Fernando Gago and Guillermo Almada meet from the bench.

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