La Liga duel: Close contest expected between Huesca and Real Valladolid

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Competition: Spain La Liga
Competition: Sun 18.October
Match begins: 16:30 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio El Alcoraz (5500 seats)

The La Liga league table might not tell the truth so early on, but it's the best truth we have so far. Huesca and Real Valladolid are placed 15th and 20th respectively.

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Huesca form and stats

Huesca are yet to win a home game, having collected 1 point from their first two La Liga games here at Estadio El Alcoraz. With three draws from their last three games overall it has been a case of neither great nor terrible for Huesca.

Huesca haven't scored a league goal since they found the net 207 minutes ago. D. Siovas scored that one. Defensively the home team are doing well, with their goalkeeper Andres Eduardo Fernandez Moreno not having conceded a league goal in 232 minutes.

Huesca travelled for their previous game, a trip to Elche that ended 0-0. In the match before that, Huesca hosted Atlético Madrid and drew the game 0-0.

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 eight matches with the results: Won two, drawn four and lost two.

Early season league goal statistics from Huesca's 2 home games: 0 goals, 2 conceded.

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Real Valladolid form and stats

No La Liga points yet away for Real Valladolid, from their first 2 matches. Real Valladolid has lost their two previous away games and are eager to kill a negative trend in its infancy.

Valladolid failed to get anything from their last game, a La Liga home match vs SD Eibar (placed 14th) that ended with defeat 1-2. Preceding that, the 1-2 home loss versus SD Eibar.

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Real Valladolid playing away and similar expectations, we found eight relevant matches. Results were two Real Valladolid wins, one draw and five defeats.

As for goals scored and conceded in the league games away so far, Real Valladolid has managed 0 goals and let in 3 from 2 matches.

Head 2 Head

Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: five wins for Huesca, one draw and four wins for Real Valladolid. Over 2,5 goals: four times; under 2,5 goals: six games.

Top Goalscorers

HuescaP. Maffeo Becerra
P. Maffeo Becerra
1 goals
HuescaD. Siovas
D. Siovas
1 goals
Real ValladolidM. Herrero Javaloyas
M. Herrero Javaloyas
1 goals

Huesca missing players

Real Valladolid missing players

Huesca Real Valladolid
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
5 2 0 Played P 0 2 5
0 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
4 1 0 Drew D 0 0 2
1 1 0 Lost L 0 2 3
2 0 0 Scored S 0 0 3
4 2 0 Conceded C 0 3 7
60% 50% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
60% 50% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 50% 80%
0% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 20%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
40% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 60%
40% 50% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
60% 100% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 100% 40%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.6 2 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0.5 2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
55 14 0 Total Shots T S 0 19 48
13 3 0 Shots on Target S O 0 7 16
15% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 19%
Key stats in La Liga this season:
  • Huesca has the most matches under the total-line (4) in La Liga
  • Huesca have failed to score a single goal at home.
  • Huesca have yet to win a game.
  • Real Valladolid have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Real Valladolid have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their matches.
  • Real Valladolid have failed to score a single goal away.
  • Real Valladolid have lost all their away matches so far.
  • Real Valladolid haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Real Valladolid is in the worst form (0-2-3)
Huesca Last season Real Valladolid
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
42 21   Played P   19 38
21 15   Won W   4 9
7 3   Drew D   5 15
14 3   Lost L   10 14
55 36   Scored S   14 32
42 17   Conceded C   28 43
98% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   89% 84%
67% 81%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   74% 66%
38% 48%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   37% 29%
21% 19%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   11% 11%
7% 5%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   5% 5%
45% 52%   BTTS BTTS   47% 45%
33% 38%   Clean Sheets C S   21% 32%
24% 10%   Failed to Score F T   42% 39%
 
0 0   Corners for (avg) C F   0 0
0 0   Corners against (avg) C A   0 0
2.4 2   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.1 2.2
3 0   Red cards R C   0 0
 
468 264   Total Shots T S   179 374
195 112   Shots on Target S O   64 124
28% 32%   Goal Efficiency G E   22% 26%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Real Madrid 4 3 1 0 6 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 2 1 0 5 2 4 10
2 Real Betis 5 3 0 2 7 6 2 1 0 1 4 3 3 2 0 1 3 3 1 9
3 Real Sociedad 5 2 2 1 7 2 3 1 1 1 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 1 5 8
4 Villarreal 5 2 2 1 6 7 3 2 1 0 6 3 2 0 1 1 0 4 -1 8
5 Barcelona 3 2 1 0 8 1 2 1 1 0 5 1 1 1 0 0 3 0 7 7
6 Sevilla 3 2 1 0 5 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 4 2 3 7
7 Getafe 4 2 1 1 4 3 2 2 0 0 4 0 2 0 1 1 0 3 1 7
8 Valencia 5 2 1 2 7 7 3 1 1 1 5 5 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 7
9 Cádiz 5 2 1 2 5 6 3 0 1 2 2 6 2 2 0 0 3 0 -1 7
10 Granada 4 2 1 1 6 8 2 2 0 0 4 1 2 0 1 1 2 7 -2 7
11 Osasuna 4 2 0 2 5 4 2 1 0 1 3 3 2 1 0 1 2 1 1 6
12 Atlético Madrid 3 1 2 0 6 1 2 1 1 0 6 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 5
13 Celta de Vigo 5 1 2 2 3 7 2 1 0 1 2 4 3 0 2 1 1 3 -4 5
14 SD Eibar 5 1 1 3 4 6 3 0 1 2 1 3 2 1 0 1 3 3 -2 4
15 Huesca 5 0 4 1 2 4 2 0 1 1 0 2 3 0 3 0 2 2 -2 4
16 Elche 3 1 1 1 1 3 2 0 1 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 -2 4
17 Deportivo Alavés 5 1 1 3 3 6 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 4
18 Levante 4 1 0 3 5 8 1 0 0 1 0 2 3 1 0 2 5 6 -3 3
19 Athletic Club 4 1 0 3 2 5 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 2 2 4 -3 3
20 Real Valladolid 5 0 2 3 3 7 3 0 2 1 3 4 2 0 0 2 0 3 -4 2

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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.