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Ponferradina will host visitors Albacete at Estadio Municipal El Toralín in this La Liga 2 game on Saturday.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Ponferradina v Albacete are shown below including the latest game odds.
Ponferradina will be looking for an improved result here after a 2-0 La Liga 2 losing effort in their last game against UD Las Palmas.
In that match, Ponferradina managed 51% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. For their opponents, UD Las Palmas got 9 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Maikel Mesa (18') and Sergio Araujo (70') scored for UD Las Palmas.
In their last six games, Jon Bolo's Ponferradina have seen rewards for their attempts on goal 6 times giving them an average number of goals per match equal to 1.
Looking at their past form shows that Ponferradina:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Albacete in their last 5 games.
- are unbeaten in their previous 13 league matches at home. An amazing run.
Since a losing effort in their last game against AD Alcorcón in La Liga 2 action, Albacete and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Albacete had 54% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. On the other side, AD Alcorcón had 4 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Xisco (3') scored for AD Alcorcón.
It has become apparent that Albacete have been starved of goals over their previous six clashes, contributing the poor return of just 3. In those fixtures, Queso Mecánico have also seen the collective goal aggregate against them equal 9.
Coming into this fixture, Albacete are without an away win for the past 6 league games.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head-to-head clashes stretching back to 01/03/2015 shows that Ponferradina have won 2 of these games and Albacete 1, with the tally of drawn games standing at 3.
A combined total of 16 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 9 of them from La Ponfe and 7 netted by Queso Mecánico. That’s an average goals per game of 2.67.
The last league meeting featuring these clubs was La Liga 2 match day 2 on 20/09/2020 which ended up with the score at Albacete 0-2 Ponferradina.
In that game, Albacete managed 50% possession and 9 shots on goal with 0 on target.
Ponferradina got 14 shots on goal with 4 on target. Yuri de Souza (42') and Pablo Valcarce (71') scored.
The referee was Francisco José Hernández Maeso.
Team News: Ponferradina
Ponferradina boss Jon Bolo doesn’t have any fitness worries at all ahead of this match thanks to a completely healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: Albacete
Thanks to a completely healthy squad ready to go, Albacete boss Alejandro Menéndez doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of ahead of this game.
In our view, Albacete have the firepower to find the back of the net against this Ponferradina team, however that isn’t expected to be as many as they will have scored against them.
We are anticipating a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 winning score for Ponferradina at the end of the match. Should be a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Municipal El Toralín (8,432)
Captain: Yuri de Souza
Chairman: José Fernández Nieto
Manager: Jon Bolo
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 8
🔑 Key Man: Óscar Sielva
Regularly taking up the Centre Midfield position, Óscar Sielva was born in Spain. After making a first senior appearance for Espanyol in the 2008 - 2009 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has managed 7 league goals in the LaLiga2 2020 - 2021 season so far in 24 appearances.