Estadio El Alcoraz: Huesca vs Sporting Gijón La Liga 2 pre-match guide

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Competition: Spain La Liga 2
Competition: Fri 25.November
Match begins: 20:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio El Alcoraz (5500 seats)

A tale of good and bad for these two squads so far, sitting in positions near the median of the La Liga 2 table. Here's the Huesca - Sporting Gijón latest:

Insights:
  • Huesca have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Sporting Gijón have the most scored goals (21) in La Liga 2

Huesca and Sporting Gijón 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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Huesca form and stats

Huesca are steadily winning La Liga 2 games and points here at Estadio El Alcoraz. 5 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat is the summary from 8 games. Two home wins in a row for Huesca bring valid hopes of a third.

In their previous game, the manager Lacunza led his Huesca to a defeat away at Tenerife. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here at Estadio El Alcoraz.

In the fixture before, 2-2 away to Juventud Torremolinos (after extra-time, 4-2 on penalties) (Copa Del Rey). The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Huesca have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found 11 matches with the results: Won 3, drawn 5 and lost 3.

It should be added that a look at the 10 most recent league matches reveals that 8 of them qualified as a both teams not to score result (only one or none of the sides scored).

Huesca has scored 10 league goals at home this season, in 8 matches. Huesca are not conceding a lot of goals here at Estadio El Alcoraz in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 4 from 8 matches. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 0 of these goals has been conceded in their last three home matches.

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Sporting Gijón form and stats

Sporting Gijón have only collected 7 points from their away games in the La Liga 2, after 1-4-3 (8 played). With three draws in a row for Sporting Gijón the feeling in the team is perhaps one of both relief and disappointment.

Sporting Gijón played 2-2 against Leganes in their previous match. González has found the net for the away team four games in a row. The capability! Midfielder Zarfino was the best performer of that match, with a rating of 7.33. Zarfino hit one key pass.

Earlier, the Copa Del Rey victory away at Beasain (after extra-time). As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 13 similar matches played by Sporting Gijón in our archives, and the results are: 3 wins for Gijón, 6 draws and 4 defeats.

The attacking power of Sporting Gijón when travelling is not overwhelming with 6 goals scored from 8 league matches away. Sporting Gijón have conceded 11 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

Huesca have avoided a loss in the last 4 games (2-2-0) facing Sporting Gijón.

The games between these sides sometimes lean towards being aggressive, having seen 4 sending-offs from the last eight duels.

Top Goalscorers

Sporting GijónC. González Pérez
C. González Pérez
5 goals
HuescaJ. Real Ruiz
J. Real Ruiz
3 goals
HuescaM. Mateu Sanjuán
M. Mateu Sanjuán
2 goals

Huesca missing players

Sporting Gijón missing players

Huesca Sporting Gijón
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
16 8 2 Played P 1 8 16
6 5 2 Won W 0 1 5
5 2 0 Drew D 1 4 7
5 1 0 Lost L 0 3 4
14 10 2 Scored S 1 6 21
12 4 0 Conceded C 1 11 20
81% 88% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 88% 88%
44% 38% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 62% 75%
25% 25% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 25% 44%
6% 12% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 25% 38%
6% 12% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 12% 12%
31% 25% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 50% 56%
56% 75% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 12% 19%
31% 12% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 50% 38%
 
3.4 3.1 1.5 Corners for (avg) C F 6 4.4 4
6.7 5.9 6.5 Corners against (avg) C A 11 4.2 4.3
2.2 2 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.5 2.1
3 2 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
9.2 8.5 7 Shots (avg) S ( 13 11.1 12.7
2.6 2.8 3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5 3 4.1
34% 45% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 20% 25% 32%
 
12.7 12.8 16 Shots against (avg) S A 16 13.5 12.2
3.5 3 4 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 5 4.4 4
Key stats in La Liga 2 this season:
  • Huesca have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Sporting Gijón have the most scored goals (21) in La Liga 2
  • Sporting Gijón have the most scored goals in the first half (13) 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 Deportivo Alaves 15 8 6 1 18 12 8 5 3 0 10 4 7 3 3 1 8 8 6 30
2 Las Palmas 15 7 6 2 17 8 8 4 3 1 7 3 7 3 3 1 10 5 9 27
3 Burgos 15 7 6 2 12 4 8 5 2 1 9 2 7 2 4 1 3 2 8 27
4 Levante 15 7 5 3 17 11 7 4 1 2 9 4 8 3 4 1 8 7 6 26
5 Eibar 15 7 5 3 18 13 7 5 2 0 11 3 8 2 3 3 7 10 5 26
6 Granada 16 7 4 5 19 11 8 6 2 0 17 1 8 1 2 5 2 10 8 25
7 FC Cartagena 15 7 4 4 19 14 8 4 2 2 11 8 7 3 2 2 8 6 5 25
8 Huesca 16 6 5 5 14 12 8 5 2 1 10 4 8 1 3 4 4 8 2 23
9 Sporting Gijón 16 5 7 4 21 20 8 4 3 1 15 9 8 1 4 3 6 11 1 22
10 Albacete 16 5 7 4 17 19 8 2 4 2 7 7 8 3 3 2 10 12 -2 22
11 FC Andorra 15 6 3 6 15 13 7 4 0 3 9 4 8 2 3 3 6 9 2 21
12 Leganes 16 6 3 7 16 16 8 4 2 2 9 7 8 2 1 5 7 9 0 21
13 Tenerife 16 5 5 6 16 16 8 4 3 1 10 5 8 1 2 5 6 11 0 20
14 Villarreal II 15 5 5 5 19 20 7 4 3 0 13 6 8 1 2 5 6 14 -1 20
15 Racing Santander 15 4 6 5 8 10 7 1 4 2 3 5 8 3 2 3 5 5 -2 18
16 Real Oviedo 16 4 5 7 10 14 8 3 1 4 5 7 8 1 4 3 5 7 -4 17
17 Real Zaragoza 16 4 5 7 10 14 8 2 4 2 6 7 8 2 1 5 4 7 -4 17
18 Ponferradina 16 4 5 7 17 24 8 2 3 3 8 10 8 2 2 4 9 14 -7 17
19 Lugo 15 3 5 7 15 19 8 2 3 3 6 6 7 1 2 4 9 13 -4 14
20 Mirandes 15 2 7 6 13 19 8 2 4 2 10 10 7 0 3 4 3 9 -6 13
21 UD Ibiza 15 3 3 9 11 23 8 2 2 4 8 12 7 1 1 5 3 11 -12 12
22 Malaga 16 2 5 9 12 22 7 1 3 3 6 11 9 1 2 6 6 11 -10 11

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.