La Liga 2: Almería - Lugo preview and statistics

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Competition: Spain La Liga 2
Competition: Sat 27.February
Match begins: 17:15 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos (15000 seats)

Almería have performed better than Lugo so far this season, but every game starts at 0-0. Here's all you need to know about the upcoming game:

Insights:
  • Almería has the most scored goals (23) at home in La Liga 2
  • Lugo have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

It's quite the trip for Lugo when visiting Almería as the cities are 1000 kilometers apart.

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Almería form and stats

Almería, who have the most scored goals (23) at home in La Liga 2, have performed here at Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos this season with 8 wins from 13 La Liga 2 matches. Some points have been lost, as they have drawn 3 games and lost 2. The opportunity of a proper winning streak is there for the hosts, with two straight wins here at Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos.

The fans are hoping that Almería will strike back in this match, putting things right after the 0-2 away loss in the La Liga 2 game against Mallorca (placed 1st). Heartbreak before that as Almería lost 1-2 at Leganés's place.

Almería have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos with 23 goals in 13 league matches. Almería have only conceded 10 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Lugo form and stats

Lugo have only collected 10 points from their away games in the La Liga 2, after 2-4-7 (13 played). Lugo has lost their two previous away games and are eager to kill a negative trend in its infancy.

Lugo's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus UD Logroñés that finished 1-1. Prior to that match, the Lugo manager M. Nafti faced defeat when travelling to Real Oviedo and losing 1-3.

Lugo are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 13 away goals from 13 games (in the league). Defensive performances away have varied in quality as Lugo have conceded 20 goals on the road. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

The dueling parties have met before this season: Lugo - Almería 0-2. Last ten meetings between the teams: Almería won four, Lugo won two and four draws. three games with over 2,5 goals, seven matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

AlmeríaU. Sadiq Mesbah
U. Sadiq Mesbah
12 goals
AlmeríaJ. Corpas Serna
J. Corpas Serna
9 goals
LugoM. Barreiro Bustelo
M. Barreiro Bustelo
7 goals

Almería missing players

Lugo missing players

Almería Lugo
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
26 13 6 Played P 2 13 26
15 8 5 Won W 0 2 8
4 3 1 Drew D 0 4 9
7 2 0 Lost L 2 7 9
38 23 13 Scored S 3 13 26
24 10 3 Conceded C 5 20 27
96% 92% 83% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 92% 88%
73% 69% 83% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 69% 62%
50% 54% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 46% 31%
19% 38% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 31% 15%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 15% 8%
54% 54% 50% BTTS BTTS 100% 62% 46%
27% 31% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 15% 35%
23% 23% 17% Failed to Score F T 0% 31% 31%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
3.2 2.5 2.8 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2.6 2.6
5 1 0 Red cards R C 0 2 8
 
8.7 10.4 12.3 Shots (avg) S ( 8.5 5.8 5.7
3.6 4.2 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 2.8 2.6
40% 43% 43% Goal Efficiency G E 38% 36% 39%
Key stats in La Liga 2 this season:
  • Almería has the most scored goals (23) at home in La Liga 2
  • Almería have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Almería have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Lugo have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Mallorca 26 16 6 4 36 13 14 8 2 4 22 9 12 8 4 0 14 4 23 54
2 Espanyol 26 16 4 6 38 16 13 10 1 2 22 7 13 6 3 4 16 9 22 52
3 Almería 26 15 4 7 38 24 13 8 3 2 23 10 13 7 1 5 15 14 14 49
4 Leganés 26 15 4 7 31 20 14 12 0 2 21 8 12 3 4 5 10 12 11 49
5 Sporting Gijon 26 13 7 6 27 17 13 8 5 0 16 6 13 5 2 6 11 11 10 46
6 Rayo Vallecano 26 12 5 9 30 25 12 8 1 3 18 9 14 4 4 6 12 16 5 41
7 Ponferradina 26 12 4 10 27 27 13 7 3 3 16 12 13 5 1 7 11 15 0 40
8 Mirandes 26 10 7 9 26 22 13 4 6 3 13 11 13 6 1 6 13 11 4 37
9 Girona 26 10 7 9 22 24 13 6 3 4 10 8 13 4 4 5 12 16 -2 37
10 Las Palmas 26 9 8 9 27 32 13 8 2 3 19 13 13 1 6 6 8 19 -5 35
11 Malaga 26 9 7 10 24 32 13 3 5 5 11 15 13 6 2 5 13 17 -8 34
12 Fuenlabrada 25 7 12 6 26 26 12 2 8 2 8 8 13 5 4 4 18 18 0 33
13 Lugo 26 8 9 9 26 27 13 6 5 2 13 7 13 2 4 7 13 20 -1 33
14 Tenerife 26 9 6 11 22 24 13 6 4 3 14 7 13 3 2 8 8 17 -2 33
15 Real Oviedo 25 7 10 8 28 26 13 4 5 4 19 15 12 3 5 4 9 11 2 31
16 UD Logroñés 26 8 6 12 19 32 12 5 2 5 11 15 14 3 4 7 8 17 -13 30
17 Real Zaragoza 25 7 6 12 21 24 12 5 4 3 13 10 13 2 2 9 8 14 -3 27
18 Sabadell 26 6 8 12 23 30 13 2 5 6 11 15 13 4 3 6 12 15 -7 26
19 FC Cartagena 26 6 7 13 27 37 13 4 3 6 17 17 13 2 4 7 10 20 -10 25
20 Albacete 26 6 6 14 17 32 13 3 4 6 10 14 13 3 2 8 7 18 -15 24
21 Alcorcon 25 6 5 14 14 26 13 5 0 8 9 16 12 1 5 6 5 10 -12 23
22 Castellón 26 6 4 16 23 36 13 5 0 8 12 12 13 1 4 8 11 24 -13 22

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.