La Liga 2 match preview and statistics: FC Cartagena fight Leganés

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Competition: Spain La Liga 2
Competition: Fri 26.February
Match begins: 20:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Municipal Cartagonova (15105 seats)

Struggling FC Cartagena will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome high-flying Leganés in the upcoming league round. It’s 19th vs 4th and the home crowd will have moderate expectations.

Insights:
  • FC Cartagena has the most conceded goals (37) in La Liga 2
  • Leganés is in the best form (5-0-1)

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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FC Cartagena form and stats

The story so far in the La Liga 2 for FC Cartagena, who have the most conceded goals (37) in La Liga 2, at their home stadium (Estadio Municipal Cartagonova) is 4 wins, 3 draws and 6 defeats.

Cartagena faced defeat in their previous match, away at Las Palmas (0-2). Previous to that game, a home match hosting Real Oviedo in a game that was won 2-0.

The FC Cartagena fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 17 in 13 matches. Cartagena have conceded 17 in these home matches.

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Leganés form and stats

Playing away, Leganés have won 3 games, drawn 4 and suffered 5 defeats in the La Liga 2 this season. Leganés have been producing wins at home as well, producing a total of five victories in a row regardless of arena.

Leganés are travelling after their nice 1-0 home win in the La Liga 2 against Tenerife (placed 14th). Before that, Leganés secured a home win against Almeria with the score 2-1.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Leganés as they have only managed to score 10 times from 12 away games in the league. Leganés have conceded 12 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

The teams have played each other before this season, with the result Leganés - FC Cartagena 3-1 entered in the official records. Last four meetings between the teams: FC Cartagena won one, Leganés won three and zero draws. three games with over 2,5 goals, one match with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

FC CartagenaR. Castro Martín
R. Castro Martín
12 goals
LeganésS. Merino Zuloaga
S. Merino Zuloaga
8 goals
CartagenaE. Zorrilla Jiménez
E. Zorrilla Jiménez
6 goals

FC Cartagena missing players

Leganés missing players

FC Cartagena Leganés
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
26 13 4 Played P 4 12 26
6 4 0 Won W 1 3 15
7 3 1 Drew D 1 4 4
13 6 3 Lost L 2 5 7
27 17 4 Scored S 1 10 31
37 17 8 Conceded C 3 12 20
88% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 75% 75% 88%
81% 85% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 25% 58% 50%
54% 54% 75% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 33% 35%
19% 23% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 8% 15%
4% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 8% 8%
58% 62% 75% BTTS BTTS 0% 42% 38%
23% 15% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 42% 46%
31% 23% 25% Failed to Score F T 75% 42% 27%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.9 2.8 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2.6 2.2
5 2 2 Red cards R C 0 2 4
 
7.3 7.5 8.2 Shots (avg) S ( 8 8.2 7.4
2.9 3.3 3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.8 3 3.2
36% 40% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 9% 28% 37%
Key stats in La Liga 2 this season:
  • FC Cartagena has the fewest matches under the total-line (5) in La Liga 2
  • FC Cartagena has the most conceded goals (17) at home in La Liga 2
  • FC Cartagena has the most conceded goals (37) in La Liga 2
  • FC Cartagena has the most conceded goals in the second half (23) in La Liga 2
  • FC Cartagena has the most dropped points from leading position (14) in La Liga 2
  • FC Cartagena haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Leganés is in the best form (5-0-1)

  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 Almeria 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 Logrones 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 Castellon 26 6 4 16 23 36 13 5 0 8 12 12 13 1 4 8 11 24 -13 22

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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.