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Chivas hold the upper hand over León

The team from Guadalajara has dominated the team from Guanajuato since they returned to the first division of Mexico’s football league.

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Chivas hold the upper hand over León

Chivas will host León on Wednesday night at the Akron stadium for the first leg of the semi-final of the 2020 Guardianes tournament. Since the team from Guanajuato returned to the first division of Mexico’s football league, Chivas has maintained a hierarchy over them in all competitions.

There have been 20 duels between both teams since 2012, when León won the promotion to return to the Liga MX, and Chivas have won 9 games, drawn 5 and lost 6. Chivas and Léon have faced each other 17 times in the Liga MX and 3 in the Copa MX. Adding to this statistic, Chivas has better results against León when they play in Guadalajara, so on paper, they should be too much for Leon at the Akron stadium.

Liga MX match-ups

Chivas and León have played in Guadalajara on 9 occasions since 2012 and the home team has won 5 games, drawn 2 and lost twice. The last time León won in the Akron stadium was back in the 2018 Clausura tournament. Even though the team from Guanajuato is considered to be one of the best attacks in the last 2 years, they have failed to score a goal in their last two matches in Guadalajara.

On the other hand, Chivas has visited León on 8 occasions since 2012 and they have won 4 games, drawn once and suffered three losses. The team from Guadalajara has won two of their last three visits to the Nou Camp and in those matches both teams scored a total of 11 goals.

Copa MX match-ups

Three times have these teams faced each other in the Copa MX since 2012 and Chivas has the better record. The team from Guadalajara has never lost against León in this tournament because they have drawn twice and they beat them in the 2013 Apertura final to lift the trophy on that occasion.