Match preview La Liga: Huesca - Elche at Estadio El Alcoraz

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Competition: Spain La Liga
Competition: Fri 09.April
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio El Alcoraz (5500 seats)

This match features two teams living in the basement of the La Liga, Huesca holding 18th place and Elche lying 17th. A good chance for both teams to improve their position.

Insights:
  • Huesca have the most conceded goals in the second half (29) in La Liga
  • Elche have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

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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Huesca form and stats

The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the La Liga this season. Huesca have only managed 2 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses from their games here at Estadio El Alcoraz.

The Huesca goalkeeper Andres Eduardo Fernandez Moreno is looking to record 90 more "clean sheet" minutes as his team have now played 180 minutes without conceding a goal in the La Liga.

A strong away win for Huesca against Levante the last match, as Rafa Mir (2) were on target. Before that, Huesca drew at home versus Osasuna.

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Huesca handle that role? We have found twelve games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are nine wins, one draw and two defeats.

The goals haven't exactly been flowing for Huesca here at Estadio El Alcoraz in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (12 from 14 games). It's worth mentioning that 6 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. 18 goals have been conceded.

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Elche form and stats

Elche have only collected 10 points from their away games in the La Liga, after 2-4-9 (15 played). The loyal fans travelling with their beloved Elche have enjoyed the stadium food more than the matches as the visitors have gone 13 consecutive matches without winning on the road. The last time three points were secured away was the Deportivo Alaves game.

Elche played 1-1 against Real Betis in their previous match. Before that, Elche travelled to Getafe and returned home with a draw after the game finished 1-1.

Elche are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is eight wins, five draws and seven defeats. From a total of 20 matches.

The attacking power of Elche when travelling is not overwhelming with 12 goals scored from 15 league matches away. Elche's defence is not exactly unbeatable as they have conceded 24 goals from these trips.

Head 2 Head

The dueling parties have met before this season: Elche - Huesca 0-0. Huesca-Elche H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Huesca two wins, Elche three wins, five draws. four of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

HuescaR. Mir Vicente
R. Mir Vicente
10 goals
ElcheL. Boyé
L. Boyé
5 goals
ElcheF. Chaves de la Torre
F. Chaves de la Torre
4 goals

Huesca missing players

Elche missing players

Huesca Elche
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
29 14 4 Played P 4 15 29
4 2 1 Won W 2 2 5
12 6 3 Drew D 2 4 11
13 6 0 Lost L 0 9 13
28 12 4 Scored S 6 12 26
44 18 3 Conceded C 3 24 43
86% 79% 75% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 93% 93%
69% 57% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 75% 73% 76%
34% 29% 25% Over 2.5 O 2.5 25% 47% 45%
28% 21% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 27% 24%
21% 14% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
55% 43% 50% BTTS BTTS 50% 53% 59%
21% 29% 50% Clean Sheets C S 50% 20% 17%
38% 50% 25% Failed to Score F T 0% 33% 31%
 
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 1.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4.2 2.7 2.5
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
10.3 10.5 12.5 Shots (avg) S ( 6.5 7.3 6.6
3.3 2.9 3.8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.5 2.4 2.1
29% 29% 27% Goal Efficiency G E 60% 33% 42%
Key stats in La Liga this season:
  • Elche have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Huesca have the most conceded goals in the second half (29) in La Liga

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Atletico Madrid 29 20 6 3 51 19 15 11 3 1 30 9 14 9 3 2 21 10 32 66
2 Real Madrid 29 19 6 4 51 23 14 10 1 3 25 9 15 9 5 1 26 14 28 63
3 Barcelona 28 19 5 4 67 24 14 9 4 1 36 14 14 10 1 3 31 10 43 62
4 Sevilla 29 18 4 7 40 21 15 11 1 3 23 9 14 7 3 4 17 12 19 58
5 Villarreal 29 11 13 5 42 31 14 6 6 2 20 15 15 5 7 3 22 16 11 46
6 Real Betis 29 14 4 11 39 42 14 8 2 4 21 17 15 6 2 7 18 25 -3 46
7 Real Sociedad 28 12 9 7 44 28 14 6 5 3 24 16 14 6 4 4 20 12 16 45
8 Celta de Vigo 29 9 10 10 38 44 14 6 3 5 20 22 15 3 7 5 18 22 -6 37
9 Granada 29 10 6 13 34 49 15 8 3 4 20 19 14 2 3 9 14 30 -15 36
10 Athletic Club 28 9 8 11 38 32 14 7 3 4 23 13 14 2 5 7 15 19 6 35
11 Levante 29 8 11 10 36 39 15 5 7 3 21 19 14 3 4 7 15 20 -3 35
12 Valencia 29 8 9 12 35 40 14 6 5 3 22 16 15 2 4 9 13 24 -5 33
13 Cadiz 29 8 8 13 26 45 15 4 4 7 14 23 14 4 4 6 12 22 -19 32
14 Osasuna 29 7 10 12 23 35 15 4 5 6 13 19 14 3 5 6 10 16 -12 31
15 Getafe 29 7 9 13 22 33 15 5 5 5 13 10 14 2 4 8 9 23 -11 30
16 Real Valladolid 28 5 12 11 26 38 14 3 5 6 15 22 14 2 7 5 11 16 -12 27
17 Elche 29 5 11 13 26 43 14 3 7 4 14 19 15 2 4 9 12 24 -17 26
18 Huesca 29 4 12 13 28 44 14 2 6 6 12 18 15 2 6 7 16 26 -16 24
19 Eibar 29 4 11 14 22 35 14 1 6 7 8 17 15 3 5 7 14 18 -13 23
20 Deportivo Alaves 29 5 8 16 24 47 15 3 5 7 12 20 14 2 3 9 12 27 -23 23

Read more about La Liga

La Liga is the top professional level of the Spanish football league system. Is is often referred to as the Primera División and is considered one of the absolute top leagues of Europe and the world. 20 teams play 380 fixtures from August to May to create a final league table.