Real Zaragoza vs Almería match preview

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Competition: Spain La Liga 2
Competition: Sun 11.April
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio de la Romareda (34596 seats)

Struggling Real Zaragoza will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome high-flying Almería in the upcoming league round. It’s 15th vs 3rd and the home crowd will have moderate expectations.

Insights:
  • Real Zaragoza have the fewest scored goals in the second half (12) in La Liga 2
  • Almería have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

This should be an interesting game with lots of spark and energy as both teams are well rested since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

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Real Zaragoza form and stats

When playing at home in the La Liga 2, Real Zaragoza have managed 7 wins, 5 draws and suffered 4 defeats from 16 games.

Real Zaragoza are confident in defense, having played 255 minutes without conceding a goal in the league.

Zaragoza enjoyed a nice away win last time out, playing at Fuenlabrada's place. The match ended 1-0 with Álvaro Tejero scoring. Before that, Zaragoza drew at home versus FC Cartagena.

The goals haven't exactly been flowing for Zaragoza here at Estadio de la Romareda in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (15 from 16 games). Zaragoza have only conceded 11 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 0 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Almería form and stats

Playing away, Almería have won 9 games, drawn 1 and suffered 6 defeats in the La Liga 2 this season.

The manager J. Martins Teixeira Gomes was unhappy after their last game, a La Liga 2 match played at their home ground Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos (Almería). Almería suffered a 0-1 loss to Rayo Vallecano (placed 6th). Ahead of that match was the victory versus Malaga at their stadium, the result 3-0.

The visiting Almería have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 20 goals from 16 games. Almería have conceded 16 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Almería - Zaragoza 1-0 earlier this season. H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Zaragoza two wins, two draws and Almería six victories. As for goals, seven matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), three games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

AlmeríaU. Sadiq Mesbah
U. Sadiq Mesbah
15 goals
AlmeríaJ. Corpas Serna
J. Corpas Serna
11 goals
Real ZaragozaJ. Narváez Solarte
J. Narváez Solarte
9 goals

Real Zaragoza missing players

Almería missing players

Real Zaragoza Almería
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
32 16 3 Played P 6 16 33
9 7 0 Won W 5 9 18
8 5 2 Drew D 0 1 6
15 4 1 Lost L 1 6 9
24 15 3 Scored S 9 20 48
30 11 4 Conceded C 4 16 29
91% 81% 67% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 94%
41% 38% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 75% 70%
25% 31% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 50% 48%
9% 12% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 18%
3% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 3%
34% 31% 67% BTTS BTTS 50% 50% 52%
34% 62% 33% Clean Sheets C S 33% 31% 30%
41% 25% 33% Failed to Score F T 17% 19% 24%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.9 1.9 1.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4.7 3.9 3.3
3 2 0 Red cards R C 2 4 6
 
8.3 9.5 9.7 Shots (avg) S ( 6.3 7.6 9.1
3 3.4 3.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.2 3.4 4
25% 28% 30% Goal Efficiency G E 47% 37% 36%
Key stats in La Liga 2 this season:
  • Almería have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Almería haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Real Zaragoza have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Real Zaragoza have the fewest matches over the total-line (10) in La Liga 2
  • Real Zaragoza have the fewest scored goals in the second half (12) 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 Espanyol 33 20 7 6 56 21 16 12 2 2 31 8 17 8 5 4 25 13 35 67
2 Mallorca 33 19 8 6 42 21 17 10 3 4 25 10 16 9 5 2 17 11 21 65
3 Almería 33 18 6 9 48 29 17 9 5 3 28 13 16 9 1 6 20 16 19 60
4 Leganes 33 17 6 10 37 27 17 13 1 3 23 11 16 4 5 7 14 16 10 57
5 Sporting Gijon 33 15 11 7 35 23 17 9 7 1 20 9 16 6 4 6 15 14 12 56
6 Rayo Vallecano 32 15 7 10 39 30 15 9 2 4 22 13 17 6 5 6 17 17 9 52
7 Girona 33 13 10 10 33 32 17 8 4 5 16 12 16 5 6 5 17 20 1 49
8 Ponferradina 33 13 9 11 37 38 16 8 5 3 22 17 17 5 4 8 15 21 -1 48
9 Malaga 33 12 9 12 30 38 16 4 6 6 14 19 17 8 3 6 16 19 -8 45
10 Mirandes 31 12 8 11 31 30 15 5 7 3 16 13 16 7 1 8 15 17 1 44
11 Las Palmas 33 11 11 11 39 43 17 9 4 4 28 18 16 2 7 7 11 25 -4 44
12 Fuenlabrada 33 9 15 9 36 37 17 3 10 4 16 15 16 6 5 5 20 22 -1 42
13 Tenerife 32 11 8 13 29 29 16 8 5 3 20 9 16 3 3 10 9 20 0 41
14 Real Oviedo 33 8 15 10 35 35 16 5 6 5 22 19 17 3 9 5 13 16 0 39
15 Real Zaragoza 33 10 8 15 27 30 16 7 5 4 15 11 17 3 3 11 12 19 -3 38
16 Castellon 33 10 6 17 32 40 17 8 0 9 20 16 16 2 6 8 12 24 -8 36
17 Lugo 33 8 12 13 29 40 17 6 7 4 13 9 16 2 5 9 16 31 -11 36
18 UD Logrones 33 9 9 15 24 42 16 6 3 7 13 18 17 3 6 8 11 24 -18 36
19 FC Cartagena 33 8 10 15 33 44 17 6 5 6 22 20 16 2 5 9 11 24 -11 34
20 Sabadell 33 7 11 15 29 39 16 2 8 6 14 18 17 5 3 9 15 21 -10 32
21 Alcorcon 33 8 8 17 22 35 16 6 1 9 14 20 17 2 7 8 8 15 -13 32
22 Albacete 33 7 8 18 21 41 17 4 5 8 13 19 16 3 3 10 8 22 -20 29

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.