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The La Liga 2 fixture at The Estadio de Santo Domingo on Saturday sees home side AD Alcorcón playing against opponents Sporting Gijón.
Our AD Alcorcón v Sporting Gijón predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (plus the best game odds).
AD Alcorcón will be hoping for a better result after the 4-2 La Liga 2 defeat in their last game at the hands of Burgos.
In that game, AD Alcorcón had 51% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 3 on target. For AD Alcorcón, goals were scored by Javi Lara (8') and Emmanuel Addai (19'). Burgos had 15 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Dani Ojeda (53'), Fernando Niño (56'), Unai Elgezabal (61') and Álex Sancris (70') scored for Burgos.
It has been all too rare in recent times that AD Alcorcón have kept a clean sheet. It will be a concern for them that AD Alcorcón have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 10 goals on the way. Such a pattern won’t necessarily follow through here, though.
Looking at the pre-match facts, AD Alcorcón:
- are winless against Sporting Gijón in their previous 5 league matches.
- are undefeated in their last 2 league matches at home.
In their last fixture, Sporting Gijón drew 1-1 in the La Liga 2 tie with Amorebieta.
In that match, Sporting Gijón managed 61% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 8 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Sporting Gijón was Gaspar Campos (61'). On the other side, Amorebieta got 10 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Josep Gayá (67') scored for Amorebieta.
A run of accomplished performances from the Sporting Gijón defensive players has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 4 from their previous 6 fixtures combined. During the same period, their own attack force has managed to score 14.
Looking at their past form shows that Sporting Gijón:
- have not been beaten by AD Alcorcón when they have played them away from home in the previous 6 matches in the league. An impressive run.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 away league matches.
Head to head
A quick look at their past head to head results going back to 18/06/2020 tells us that these fixtures have been miserable for AD Alcorcón. They’ve not been able to get any victories whatsoever while Sporting Gijón have remained in the ascendancy, winning in 67 per cent of those matches.
A total of 11 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 3 from Los Alfareros and 8 netted by Rojiblancos. That’s an average goals per game figure of 1.83.
The previous league match between these clubs was La Liga 2 match day 35 on 09/04/2022 which ended up with the score at AD Alcorcón 1-1 Sporting Gijón.
That time, AD Alcorcón had 44% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The scorer was Giovanni Zarfino (2').
For their opponents, Sporting Gijón had 13 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Campuzano (61') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Gorka Sagués Oscoz.
Team News: AD Alcorcón
The AD Alcorcón boss Fran Fernández doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this match owing to a fully injury-free group available to choose from.
In all likelihood, Los Alfareros will probably opt for a 4-1-3-2 formation this time featuring Jesus Ruiz Suarez, Iago López, Javier Castro, Jean-Sylvain Babin, Xavi Quintilla, Óscar Rivas, Jacobo Gonzalez, Álvaro Bustos, Emmanuel Addai, Javi Lara and Christian Borrego.
Team News: Sporting Gijón
Owing to a completely healthy group available for selection, the Sporting Gijón manager Miguel Ángel Ramírez has zero fitness concerns at all coming into this game.
We believe Rojiblancos seem likely to make use of a 4-4-2 lineup, giving starts to Rubén Yáñez, Alexandru Pascanu, Pablo Insua, Rober Pier, José Angel, Haissem Hassan, Nacho Méndez, Roque Mesa Quevedo, Campos Gaspar, Juan Ferney Otero and Víctor Campuzano.
We’re inclined to think that Sporting Gijón and AD Alcorcón could both well score here although it’s hard to see a clear-cut winner.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks to be quite a realistic result. Our tip is therefore for a tight encounter, finishing with a 1-1 scoreline at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Estadio de Santo Domingo (5,100)
Captain: Jean-Sylvain Babin
Chairman: Iván Bravo
Manager: Fran Fernández
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 20, Copa del Rey (First Round)
🔑 Key Player: Dyego Sousa
Usually used in the Striker position, Dyego Sousa was born in São Luís, Brazil. Having played his first senior match for Marítimo in the 2014 - 2015 season, the accomplished Forward has contributed 4 league goals in the Segunda División 2023 - 2024 season so far coming from a total of 9 appearances.