Estadio Carlos Belmonte: Albacete vs Ponferradina La Liga 2 preview

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Competition: Spain La Liga 2
Competition: Sun 20.September
Match begins: 16:15 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Carlos Belmonte (17524 seats)

It's game two of the La Liga 2 season and everything to play for. Read our full preview of Albacete-Ponferradina!

Albacete and Ponferradina should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Albacete form and stats

Albacete lost their last game at Espanyol (placed 1st) after a 0-3 scoreline. A strong away win before that one, visiting Cadiz and winning 1-0.

Last season, Albacete's league statistics were 13 wins, 13 draws and 16 losses, resulting in a 16th position in the La Liga 2. Over these 42 matches they scored 36 goals and conceded 46. Playing at home last season Albacete managed 5-9-7 (win-draw-lost) with 19 goals and 22 conceded.

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Ponferradina form and stats

Ponferradina's previous game was their home loss versus Castellon (1-2). Preceding that game, the 1-2 loss visiting Real Zaragoza's place.

Ponferradina were so close to getting something from the game against Castellon, but ended up with egg all over their face after conceding the deciding goal nine minutes into overtime.

Let's have a look at how Ponferradina performed last season in the La Liga 2: They landed a 18th position in the league table after playing out 12 victories, 15 draws and 15 defeats. In total they scored 45 and conceded 50 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 3 - drew 6 and lost 12 with 19/33 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: two wins for Albacete, three draws and five wins for Ponferradina. Over 2,5 goals: five times; under 2,5 goals: five games.

Top Goalscorers

PonferradinaC. Doncel Ordoñez
C. Doncel Ordoñez
1 goals

Albacete missing players

Ponferradina missing players

Albacete Ponferradina
Total Home vs Statistics Stat vs Away Total
1 0 0 Played P 0 0 1
0 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
1 0 0 Lost L 0 0 1
0 0 0 Scored S 0 0 1
3 0 0 Conceded C 0 0 2
100% 0% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 100%
100% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 100%
100% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
100% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
5 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 3
8 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 5
2 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 0
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
7 0 0 Total Shots T S 0 0 7
1 0 0 Shots on Target S O 0 0 2
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 50%
Albacete Last season Ponferradina
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
42 21   Played P   21 42
13 5   Won W   3 12
13 9   Drew D   6 15
16 7   Lost L   12 15
36 19   Scored S   19 45
46 22   Conceded C   33 50
93% 90%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   95% 93%
52% 57%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   71% 74%
26% 29%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   48% 38%
14% 14%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   29% 19%
7% 5%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   5% 2%
43% 52%   BTTS BTTS   57% 55%
31% 24%   Clean Sheets C S   5% 19%
33% 33%   Failed to Score F T   43% 33%
 
4.5 5.6   Corners for (avg) C F   3.8 4.1
4.4 4   Corners against (avg) C A   5.1 4.3
3.4 3.2   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.4 2.3
5 0   Red cards R C   3 4
 
369 206   Total Shots T S   167 401
133 81   Shots on Target S O   70 153
27% 23%   Goal Efficiency G E   27% 29%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Espanyol 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
2 Castellon 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 3
3 Leganes 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
4 Sporting Gijon 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
5 FC Cartagena 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
6 Real Oviedo 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
19 Ponferradina 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0
20 Las Palmas 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
21 UD Logrones 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
22 Albacete 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Huesca 42 21 7 14 55 42 21 15 3 3 36 17 21 6 4 11 19 25 13 70
2 Cadiz 42 19 12 11 50 39 21 10 6 5 28 20 21 9 6 6 22 19 11 69
3 Real Zaragoza 42 18 11 13 59 53 21 9 4 8 30 27 21 9 7 5 29 26 6 65
4 Almeria 42 17 13 12 62 43 21 10 4 7 30 19 21 7 9 5 32 24 19 64
5 Girona 42 17 12 13 48 43 21 14 5 2 29 13 21 3 7 11 19 30 5 63
6 Elche 42 16 13 13 52 44 21 8 8 5 26 19 21 8 5 8 26 25 8 61
7 Rayo Vallecano 42 13 21 8 60 50 21 9 9 3 29 21 21 4 12 5 31 29 10 60
8 Fuenlabrada 42 15 15 12 47 40 21 9 8 4 29 21 21 6 7 8 18 19 7 60
9 Las Palmas 42 14 15 13 49 46 21 9 7 5 31 21 21 5 8 8 18 25 3 57
10 Alcorcon 42 13 18 11 52 50 21 6 6 9 24 29 21 7 12 2 28 21 2 57
11 Mirandes 42 13 17 12 55 59 21 8 11 2 25 17 21 5 6 10 30 42 -4 56
12 Tenerife 42 14 13 15 50 46 21 7 9 5 25 21 21 7 4 10 25 25 4 55
13 Sporting Gijon 42 14 12 16 40 38 21 10 5 6 28 17 21 4 7 10 12 21 2 54
14 Malaga 42 11 20 11 35 33 21 8 9 4 25 18 21 3 11 7 10 15 2 53
15 Real Oviedo 42 13 14 15 49 53 21 7 11 3 24 20 21 6 3 12 25 33 -4 53
16 Albacete 42 13 13 16 36 46 21 5 9 7 19 22 21 8 4 9 17 24 -10 52
17 Lugo 42 12 16 14 43 54 21 7 8 6 26 31 21 5 8 8 17 23 -11 52
18 Ponferradina 42 12 15 15 45 50 21 9 9 3 26 17 21 3 6 12 19 33 -5 51
19 Deportivo La Coruna 42 12 15 15 43 60 21 8 8 5 29 29 21 4 7 10 14 31 -17 51
20 Numancia 42 13 11 18 45 53 21 11 5 5 24 14 21 2 6 13 21 39 -8 50
21 Extremadura UD 42 10 13 19 43 59 21 6 4 11 21 26 21 4 9 8 22 33 -16 43
22 Racing Santander 42 5 18 19 39 56 21 3 9 9 25 29 21 2 9 10 14 27 -17 33

Read more about La Liga 2

The Segunda División, also known as La Liga 2, is the second highest level of the football league pyramid in Spain. 22 teams play each other home and away for a 42 match season. Top two of the league table earns promotion and one more is promoted through playoff fixtures. The bottom four are relegated.