Necaxa and Club America are set to face off in a Liga MX match on Saturday, January 27th, during matchday three.
Necaxa comes into the game after a thrilling 2-1 comeback victory against Puebla. Lucas Cavallini scored from the penalty spot to put Puebla ahead, but Edgar Mendez levelled the game with 11 minutes left in regulation time. Diber Cambindo secured the match-winner for Necaxa five minutes later.
On the other hand, Club America secured a routine 2-0 away victory over Juarez, with Diego Valdes opening the scoring in the 16th minute and setting up Alvaro Fidalgo in the 84th minute.
The win placed Club America at the top of the standings, having won all three of their games, while Necaxa is currently fifth with six points from two games.
In their head-to-head history, Club America has secured 27 wins out of the last 52 matches against Necaxa, with the hosts claiming 14 victories, and 11 matches ending in draws.
Their most recent encounter occurred in August 2023, with Club America winning 3-2 at home. Seven of the last eight head-to-head games have seen goals from both teams and six of those matches featured three or more goals. Club America has won all three games this season with a 2-0 scoreline.
Additionally, five of the last six head-to-head games were decided by a one-goal margin, and Club America remains unbeaten in the last eight encounters, winning six and drawing two.
Necaxa vs Club America Match Prediction
Necaxa has had a perfect start to the season, winning all their matches so far, but they face a significant challenge this weekend against defending champions Club America.
Despite Necaxa’s unbeaten run, they have struggled in head-to-head matchups against Club America, failing to secure a win in the last eight attempts.
Club America, under the guidance of André Jardine, has seamlessly continued their form from the previous season, winning all three games without conceding a goal and scoring twice in each victory.
Our prediction leans towards the visitors, Club America, to secure all three points in a comfortable victory, anticipating goals to be scored by both teams.
Prediction: Necaxa 1-3 Club America
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