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FC Cartagena line up against guests AD Alcorcón at Estadio Cartagonova in this La Liga 2 game on Monday.
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FC Cartagena prepare for this fixture following on from a 0-0 La Liga 2 drawn match versus Real Zaragoza.
In that game, FC Cartagena managed 44% possession and 6 shots on goal with 3 on target. At the other end, Real Zaragoza had 9 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target.
FC Cartagena have not been in good attacking form in more recent games. Their ‘goals for’ figure stands at just 4 vs opponents over their last 6 outings. In those games, Efesé have also seen the tally of goals that have gone against them come to 6.
Taking a look at their past results, FC Cartagena:
- are winless against AD Alcorcón in their previous 4 league games.
- are unbeaten in their previous 5 home league matches.
- are without a home win in the past 2 league games.
In their last game, AD Alcorcón drew 1-1 in the La Liga 2 tie with Real Oviedo.
In that game, AD Alcorcón had 48% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. The only player to score for AD Alcorcón was Kelechi Nwakali (2'). At the other end, Real Oviedo had 11 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Gustavo Blanco (84') was the scorer for Real Oviedo.
Throughout their 6 previous matches, Juan Anquela's AD Alcorcón have seen their goal attempts be successful 6 times, earning them the goals scored per game average of 1.
A look at their previous results shows us that AD Alcorcón:
- are undefeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 3 league matches.
Head to head
The previous league contest featuring the two was La Liga 2 match day 19 on 20/12/2020 and the score finished AD Alcorcón 2-1 FC Cartagena.
That day, AD Alcorcón had 46% possession and 9 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. The goalscorers were Marc Gual (40') and José León (45').
On the other side, FC Cartagena had 11 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Elady Zorrilla (93') scored.
The referee was Aitor Gorostegui.
Team News: FC Cartagena
There is just a single fitness concern for the FC Cartagena gaffer Luis Carrión to contend with from of an almost fully healthy group of players. Alberto de la Bella (Ruptured cruciate ligament) is sidelined.
Team News: AD Alcorcón
Owing to a fully injury-free squad available to choose from, AD Alcorcón boss Juan Anquela has no fitness worries at all ahead of this game.
We’re of the opinion that AD Alcorcón must be fancied to find the back of the net against this FC Cartagena side, but it may not quite be enough to avoid defeat.
We’re predicting a very close game with a 2-1 advantage for FC Cartagena when all is said and done. Expecting it to be very competitive.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Cartagonova (15,105)
Captain: David Andújar
Chairman: Paco Belmonte
Manager: Luis Carrión
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 21
⭐ Key Player: Elady Zorrilla
Regularly used in the Left Wing position, Elady Zorrilla was born in La Puerta de Segura, Spain. After having played his first senior match for Cracovia in the 2018 - 2019 season, the dangerous Forward has managed 6 league goals in this LaLiga2 2020 - 2021 season so far in a total of 29 appearances.