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The La Liga 2 game at Estadio Cartagonova on Sunday will see home side FC Cartagena ready themselves for the visit of Castellón.
View all of the FC Cartagena v Castellón predictions, poll and stats below (plus the best game odds).
FC Cartagena won’t want a repeat of their last result here following a 2-1 La Liga 2 defeat last time out to Fuenlabrada.
In that game, FC Cartagena managed 69% possession and 15 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player to score for FC Cartagena was Rubén Castro (77'). At the other end, Fuenlabrada had 12 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Borja Garcés (14') and Pathé Ismaël Ciss (48') scored for Fuenlabrada.
Their more recent scorelines highlight the fact that it has been a great time for the FC Cartagena backline. Efesé have been stingy, with the total number of goals that have gone in at their end during their last 6 outings standing at 4. We will see if that trend can be sustained into this next match.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that FC Cartagena:
- are winless against Castellón in their last 2 league matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 7 home league matches.
Last time out, Castellón drew 0-0 in the La Liga 2 tie with Logroñés.
In that game, Castellón had 41% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 0 of them on target. At the other end, Logroñés got 18 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
A series of very capable displays by the Castellón defence has seen their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 3 from their past 6 clashes combined. In that time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 5.
Ahead of this meeting, Castellón are without an away win for the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
The last league clash between these clubs was La Liga 2 match day 12 on 15/11/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Castellón 2-1 FC Cartagena.
On that day, Castellón managed 46% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The scorer was Jamelli (64', 76').
On the other side, FC Cartagena had 8 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Rubén Castro (80') scored.
The referee was Oliver De La Fuente Ramos.
Team News: FC Cartagena
David Simón (Unknown Injury) and Alberto de la Bella (Ruptured cruciate ligament) are unavailable for Cartagena manager Luis Carrión.
Team News: Castellón
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, Castellón manager Juan Garrido does not have any fitness concerns at all before this game.
When taking all factors into account, Castellón will likely be able to put a goal past this FC Cartagena side, although that might not prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We think that it’s going to be both teams to score in a 2-1 winning score for FC Cartagena at the end of the match. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Cartagonova (15,105)
Captain: David Andújar
Chairman: Paco Belmonte
Manager: Luis Carrión
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 20
⭐ Star Player: Rubén Castro
Usually playing in the Striker position, Rubén Castro was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. Having played his first senior match for UD Las Palmas in the 2000 - 2001 season, the skilful Forward has netted 15 league goals in the LaLiga2 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 36 appearances.