Deportivo La Coruña vs Girona: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Spain La Liga 2
Competition: Fri 14.February
Match begins: 20:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Abanca-Riazor (34600 seats)

This could be an interesting match as Deportivo La Coruña have their presumed home advantage while Girona are ahead 8 points in the La Liga 2 table.

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

It's quite the trip for Girona when visiting Deportivo La Coruña as the cities are 1100 kilometers apart.

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Deportivo La Coruña form and stats

The story so far in the La Liga 2 for Deportivo La Coruña at their home stadium (Estadio Abanca-Riazor) is 5 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats. The team is able to perform also as the away side, as they are nurturing a very healthy winning streak of seven straight victories regardless of arena. Ever since the Real Zaragoza game Deportivo La Coruña has been unbeatable here at Estadio Abanca-Riazor producing four straight wins.

A good away victory last time out for Deportivo La Coruña, who won 1-0 against Alcorcon (placed 13th). Previous to that game, a home match hosting Las Palmas in a game that was won 2-1.

A late climax in the match against Alcorcon as the winning goal came two minutes into overtime; scored by Mamadou Koné.

Deportivo La Coruña has scored 16 league goals at home this season, in 13 matches. Deportivo La Coruña have conceded 18 in these home matches.

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Girona form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Girona so far with only 11 points returning home. The records show 3-2-8 (win-draw-lose).

203 minutes! That's how long the Girona goalkeeper Asier Riesgo Unamuno and his defense have shut out their league opponents.

Girona go into this game after a win, the home game against Huesca that ended 1-0. Ahead of that match was the victory versus Fuenlabrada at their stadium, the result 1-0.

Samu Sáiz came off the bench to score the winning goal in the match against Huesca last time out, making the manager J. Martí Soler feel like a tactical genius. Late drama in the previous game, when Samu Sáiz scored the winning goal four minutes into stoppage time to defeat Huesca.

Girona have scored 14 goals on their travels this season, from 13 away games in the league. In the opposite end, Girona have conceded 20 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

The two sides played each other earlier this season: Girona - Deportivo La Coruña 3-1. Head-2-head stats last eight meetings: two - one - five (Deportivo La Coruña wins - draws - Girona wins). As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), three had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

GironaC. Stuani Curbelo
C. Stuani Curbelo
20 goals
Deportivo La CoruñaA. Aketxe Barrutia
A. Aketxe Barrutia
4 goals
Deportivo La CoruñaM. Koné
M. Koné
4 goals

Deportivo La Coruña missing players

Girona missing players

Deportivo La Coruña Girona
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
27 13 4 Played P 3 13 27
8 5 1 Won W 0 3 12
9 4 1 Drew D 1 2 5
10 4 2 Lost L 2 8 10
25 16 3 Scored S 1 14 34
37 18 6 Conceded C 4 20 31
85% 85% 75% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 96%
67% 69% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 62% 63%
41% 54% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 38% 37%
26% 31% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 31% 30%
7% 15% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 15% 7%
52% 62% 50% BTTS BTTS 33% 38% 41%
30% 23% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 15% 30%
33% 31% 25% Failed to Score F T 67% 46% 33%
 
3.9 4.4 5.2 Corners for (avg) C F 2.7 3.3 4.2
5 4.5 4 Corners against (avg) C A 4.7 4.1 3.9
2.5 2.2 2.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.3 3 2.7
4 3 1 Red cards R C 0 3 3
 
260 144 53 Total Shots T S 32 127 311
101 51 22 Shots on Target S O 13 42 120
25% 31% 14% Goal Efficiency G E 8% 33% 28%
Key stats in La Liga 2 this season:
  • Deportivo La Coruña has the most conceded goals in the first half (21)
  • Deportivo La Coruña have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Deportivo La Coruña is in the best form (6-0-0)
  • Girona have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Girona have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Girona haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Cadiz 27 15 7 5 38 25 13 8 4 1 22 12 14 7 3 4 16 13 13 52
2 Almería 27 12 10 5 44 27 13 7 2 4 21 13 14 5 8 1 23 14 17 46
3 Real Zaragoza 26 12 8 6 36 25 14 7 4 3 20 11 12 5 4 3 16 14 11 44
4 Huesca 27 13 4 10 32 26 13 10 1 2 21 9 14 3 3 8 11 17 6 43
5 Girona 27 12 5 10 34 31 14 9 3 2 20 11 13 3 2 8 14 20 3 41
6 Elche 27 10 10 7 35 28 13 4 6 3 17 14 14 6 4 4 18 14 7 40
7 Fuenlabrada 27 9 11 7 29 26 13 5 6 2 16 12 14 4 5 5 13 14 3 38
8 Numancia 27 9 10 8 32 28 14 7 4 3 16 8 13 2 6 5 16 20 4 37
9 Ponferradina 27 8 12 7 35 31 14 6 7 1 20 10 13 2 5 6 15 21 4 36
10 Mirandes 26 8 12 6 35 36 13 5 7 1 15 9 13 3 5 5 20 27 -1 36
11 Rayo Vallecano 26 7 14 5 33 28 13 5 6 2 17 13 13 2 8 3 16 15 5 35
12 Las Palmas 27 9 8 10 31 32 14 5 4 5 19 18 13 4 4 5 12 14 -1 35
13 Alcorcon 27 7 13 7 30 30 14 4 3 7 15 20 13 3 10 0 15 10 0 34
14 Deportivo La Coruña 27 8 9 10 25 37 13 5 4 4 16 18 14 3 5 6 9 19 -12 33
15 Tenerife 27 8 8 11 34 35 13 4 5 4 16 16 14 4 3 7 18 19 -1 32
16 Sporting Gijon 27 8 8 11 25 29 14 6 4 4 19 14 13 2 4 7 6 15 -4 32
17 Malaga 27 6 13 8 23 25 13 4 7 2 16 13 14 2 6 6 7 12 -2 31
18 Real Oviedo 27 6 11 10 33 39 13 3 8 2 16 15 14 3 3 8 17 24 -6 29
19 Albacete 26 8 5 13 19 32 13 3 4 6 8 14 13 5 1 7 11 18 -13 29
20 Extremadura UD 27 6 8 13 24 37 14 3 4 7 11 17 13 3 4 6 13 20 -13 26
21 Lugo 27 5 11 11 25 39 14 4 5 5 16 23 13 1 6 6 9 16 -14 26
22 Racing Santander 27 3 15 9 27 33 13 2 8 3 17 15 14 1 7 6 10 18 -6 24

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.