Early betting lines insinuate Real Valladolid superiority versus FC Cartagena

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Competition: Spain La Liga 2
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 19:30 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Municipal José Zorrilla (27846 seats)

A glance at the La Liga 2 standings shows that this is top- against mid-table, but the outcome is not given. Check out our Real Valladolid - FC Cartagena preview!

Insights:
  • Real Valladolid have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • FC Cartagena have the most conceded goals (17) away in La Liga 2

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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Real Valladolid form and stats

17 points is a decent return from 8 La Liga 2 games here at Estadio Municipal José Zorrilla for Real Valladolid. The data says 5 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss. It’s been three wins in a row for Valladolid here at Estadio Municipal José Zorrilla, hoping to make this one the fourth consecutive victory.

Valladolid faced defeat in their previous match, away at Almería (1-3). Valladolid's goalkeeper Roberto Jiménez was extremely busy against Almería, saving the team from a uglier defeat with a stunning six saves. Nacho Martinez was "man of the match" with a rating of 7.21 out of 10. The defender Martinez hit two key passes and won 9 of 11 duels.

Before that game, the 3-0 home victory against Fuenlabrada.

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Real Valladolid as they are travelling to their away game against Marchamalo in the Copa Del Rey. That match is three days after this one.

The Valladolid fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 14 goals in 8 league matches. It's worth mentioning that 8 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Valladolid have only conceded 5 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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FC Cartagena form and stats

There's been little loot from FC Cartagena's travels as they have only collected 7 points from 9 away games in the La Liga 2. FC Cartagena only have 2 wins to counter their 6 defeats and 1 draw.

Cartagena had fun at their own home (Estadio Municipal José Zorrilla) last time out, beating Burgos 1-0. Rubén Castro scored. Midfield player Álex Gallar was the top player of the team with a match rating of 7.72/10. Gallar hit six key passes, dribled past the opponent 2 of 3 times and had 24 successful passes (of 29 total).

A 0-2 defeat away at Girona before that.

The visitors will be packing their bags again in only three days as another away game awaits: The Copa Del Rey trip to Racing Rioja.

The visitors have scored 8 goals from 9 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. In the opposite end, FC Cartagena have conceded 17 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

Last four meetings with these squads: Real Valladolid won one, FC Cartagena were winners in one and we saw two draws. one game with over 2,5 goals, three matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

FC CartagenaR. Castro Martín
R. Castro Martín
10 goals
Real ValladolidS. Weissman
S. Weissman
7 goals
Real ValladolidL. Villa Suárez
L. Villa Suárez
3 goals

Real Valladolid missing players

FC Cartagena missing players

Real Valladolid FC Cartagena
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
17 8 2 Played P 2 9 17
8 5 1 Won W 0 2 8
4 2 1 Drew D 0 1 1
5 1 0 Lost L 2 6 8
25 14 3 Scored S 2 8 22
20 5 1 Conceded C 6 17 24
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
94% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 89% 71%
41% 25% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 44% 47%
24% 12% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 22% 29%
6% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 22% 18%
47% 38% 50% BTTS BTTS 100% 56% 53%
35% 50% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 11% 24%
18% 12% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 33% 24%
 
4.8 5.9 7.5 Corners for (avg) C F 4 2.1 4.6
3.8 2.6 3 Corners against (avg) C A 5 5.1 4.2
2.2 2.1 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.5 3.8 2.8
3 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
14.3 18 19.5 Shots (avg) S ( 10 8.1 11.4
4.1 5.2 4.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2 2.9 4
36% 33% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 31% 32%
 
11.8 10.9 11 Shots against (avg) S A 14.5 15.8 13.4
3.9 3.2 2.5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 6.5 5.8 4.9
Key stats in La Liga 2 this season:
  • All of Real Valladolid's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • FC Cartagena have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won away.
  • FC Cartagena have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • FC Cartagena have the most conceded goals (17) away in La Liga 2
  • FC Cartagena have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • FC Cartagena haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Real Valladolid have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Real Valladolid have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded at home.
  • Real Valladolid have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • Real Valladolid haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Almería 17 13 1 3 33 12 8 7 1 0 17 5 9 6 0 3 16 7 21 40
2 Eibar 17 9 5 3 24 19 8 6 1 1 13 7 9 3 4 2 11 12 5 32
3 Tenerife 17 9 3 5 22 14 8 5 1 2 12 5 9 4 2 3 10 9 8 30
4 Ponferradina 17 8 5 4 23 15 9 5 3 1 16 7 8 3 2 3 7 8 8 29
5 Real Valladolid 17 8 4 5 25 20 8 5 2 1 14 5 9 3 2 4 11 15 5 28
6 Las Palmas 17 7 6 4 25 20 9 6 2 1 19 10 8 1 4 3 6 10 5 27
7 Málaga 17 7 5 5 17 19 9 7 2 0 11 3 8 0 3 5 6 16 -2 26
8 FC Cartagena 17 8 1 8 22 24 8 6 0 2 14 7 9 2 1 6 8 17 -2 25
9 Real Oviedo 17 5 9 3 18 15 9 3 5 1 11 8 8 2 4 2 7 7 3 24
10 UD Ibiza 17 5 8 4 18 19 8 2 4 2 9 8 9 3 4 2 9 11 -1 23
11 Real Zaragoza 16 4 10 2 15 13 8 1 6 1 5 4 8 3 4 1 10 9 2 22
12 Sporting Gijón 17 6 4 7 17 21 8 5 0 3 9 7 9 1 4 4 8 14 -4 22
13 Huesca 17 5 6 6 18 17 9 2 4 3 7 7 8 3 2 3 11 10 1 21
14 Girona 16 6 3 7 18 18 9 4 2 3 12 9 7 2 1 4 6 9 0 21
15 Lugo 17 4 8 5 22 22 9 3 4 2 11 10 8 1 4 3 11 12 0 20
16 Mirandés 17 5 4 8 24 28 9 3 1 5 16 19 8 2 3 3 8 9 -4 19
17 Burgos 17 5 4 8 14 18 8 4 2 2 9 4 9 1 2 6 5 14 -4 19
18 Real Sociedad II 16 4 5 7 15 18 8 1 3 4 5 9 8 3 2 3 10 9 -3 17
19 Fuenlabrada 17 3 8 6 13 18 9 2 5 2 9 9 8 1 3 4 4 9 -5 17
20 Leganes 16 3 6 7 15 19 8 1 4 3 5 8 8 2 2 4 10 11 -4 15
21 Amorebieta 17 2 7 8 19 27 8 2 3 3 14 14 9 0 4 5 5 13 -8 13
22 Alcorcón 17 2 2 13 13 34 8 1 2 5 8 19 9 1 0 8 5 15 -21 8

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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.