La Liga 2 match preview and statistics: Alcorcón fight Castellón

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Competition: Spain La Liga 2
Competition: Mon 12.April
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Santo Domingo (6000 seats)

An important duel in the bottom section of the La Liga 2, with both Alcorcón and Castellón experiencing more worry than joy. This match is a classic "six-pointer" with the home team placed 21st and the visitors in 16th place.

Insights:
  • Alcorcón have the fewest scored goals in the first half (7) in La Liga 2
  • Castellón have the most conceded goals in the first half (23) in La Liga 2

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Alcorcón form and stats

Overall La Liga 2 stats at home this season for Alcorcón are 6-1-9 (wins-draw-losses).

Alcorcón lost their last game at FC Cartagena (placed 19th) after a 1-2 scoreline. Before that, Alcorcón drew at home versus Real Oviedo.

This is expected to be a close game, with Alcorcón perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Alcorcón as a small favourite), we find 15 games. Alcorcón has won five of these, drawn three and lost seven.

The goals haven't exactly been flowing for Alcorcón here at Estadio Santo Domingo in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (14 from 16 games). On the other hand, Alcorcón have conceded 20 goals.

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Castellón form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Castellón so far with only 12 points returning home. The records show 2-6-8 (win-draw-lose).

221 minutes! That's how long the Castellón goalkeeper Oscar Alexander Whalley Guardado and his defense have shut out their league opponents.

The supporters enjoyed Castellón's previous game versus Real Oviedo (placed 14th), a La Liga 2 1-0 win played at home. Preceding that game was the away victory against Albacete with the score of 1-0.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 15 similar matches played by Castellón in our archives, and the results are: three wins for Castellón, six draws and six defeats.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Castellón as they have only managed to score 12 times from 16 away games in the league. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 1 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. Defensive performances away have varied in quality as Castellón have conceded 24 goals on the road. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 0 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is the result when the teams met earlier this season; Castellón - Alcorcón 0-2.

Top Goalscorers

CastellónR. Díez Adán
R. Díez Adán
6 goals
AlcorcónM. Gual Huguet
M. Gual Huguet
5 goals
AlcorcónH. Fraile Martín
H. Fraile Martín
4 goals

Alcorcón missing players

Castellón missing players

Alcorcón Castellón
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
32 15 4 Played P 4 16 33
8 6 3 Won W 1 2 10
8 1 0 Drew D 3 6 6
16 8 1 Lost L 0 8 17
22 14 5 Scored S 3 12 32
32 17 3 Conceded C 2 24 40
84% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 75% 88% 94%
50% 60% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 75% 67%
28% 40% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 44% 42%
6% 7% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 19% 15%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
28% 27% 50% BTTS BTTS 50% 62% 45%
38% 33% 50% Clean Sheets C S 50% 19% 27%
50% 40% 0% Failed to Score F T 25% 31% 33%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.8 1.7 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.9 2.2
8 3 1 Red cards R C 1 3 5
 
7.8 8.1 7.2 Shots (avg) S ( 6.8 6.8 6.6
2.9 3 3.8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.8 2.6 2.4
23% 31% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 27% 29% 41%
Key stats in La Liga 2 this season:
  • Alcorcón have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Alcorcón have the fewest scored goals in the first half (7) in La Liga 2
  • Alcorcón haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Castellón have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Castellón have the most conceded goals in the first half (23) in La Liga 2

  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 33 20 7 6 56 21 16 12 2 2 31 8 17 8 5 4 25 13 35 67
2 Mallorca 33 19 8 6 42 21 17 10 3 4 25 10 16 9 5 2 17 11 21 65
3 Almería 33 18 6 9 48 29 17 9 5 3 28 13 16 9 1 6 20 16 19 60
4 Leganes 33 17 6 10 37 27 17 13 1 3 23 11 16 4 5 7 14 16 10 57
5 Sporting Gijon 33 15 11 7 35 23 17 9 7 1 20 9 16 6 4 6 15 14 12 56
6 Rayo Vallecano 32 15 7 10 39 30 15 9 2 4 22 13 17 6 5 6 17 17 9 52
7 Girona 33 13 10 10 33 32 17 8 4 5 16 12 16 5 6 5 17 20 1 49
8 Ponferradina 33 13 9 11 37 38 16 8 5 3 22 17 17 5 4 8 15 21 -1 48
9 Malaga 33 12 9 12 30 38 16 4 6 6 14 19 17 8 3 6 16 19 -8 45
10 Mirandes 31 12 8 11 31 30 15 5 7 3 16 13 16 7 1 8 15 17 1 44
11 Las Palmas 33 11 11 11 39 43 17 9 4 4 28 18 16 2 7 7 11 25 -4 44
12 Fuenlabrada 33 9 15 9 36 37 17 3 10 4 16 15 16 6 5 5 20 22 -1 42
13 Tenerife 32 11 8 13 29 29 16 8 5 3 20 9 16 3 3 10 9 20 0 41
14 Real Oviedo 33 8 15 10 35 35 16 5 6 5 22 19 17 3 9 5 13 16 0 39
15 Real Zaragoza 33 10 8 15 27 30 16 7 5 4 15 11 17 3 3 11 12 19 -3 38
16 Castellón 33 10 6 17 32 40 17 8 0 9 20 16 16 2 6 8 12 24 -8 36
17 Lugo 33 8 12 13 29 40 17 6 7 4 13 9 16 2 5 9 16 31 -11 36
18 UD Logrones 33 9 9 15 24 42 16 6 3 7 13 18 17 3 6 8 11 24 -18 36
19 FC Cartagena 33 8 10 15 33 44 17 6 5 6 22 20 16 2 5 9 11 24 -11 34
20 Sabadell 33 7 11 15 29 39 16 2 8 6 14 18 17 5 3 9 15 21 -10 32
21 Alcorcón 33 8 8 17 22 35 16 6 1 9 14 20 17 2 7 8 8 15 -13 32
22 Albacete 33 7 8 18 21 41 17 4 5 8 13 19 16 3 3 10 8 22 -20 29

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.