Castellón will do battle with away side UD Las Palmas at Estadio Municipal de Castalia in the La Liga 2 clash on Saturday.
Our Castellón v UD Las Palmas tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below including the latest game odds.
Castellón will be hoping to return to winning ways here after the 2-1 La Liga 2 loss in their previous game against Girona FC.
In that game, Castellón managed 53% possession and 10 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player to score for Castellón was Josep Seńé (85'). On the other side, Girona FC had 5 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Bernardo Espinosa (28') and Yoel Bárcenas (40') scored for Girona FC.
It’s been seldom in recent games where Castellón have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that Castellón have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 10 goals in the process.
Ahead of this clash, Castellón have not won at home in their last 2 league games.
UD Las Palmas
UD Las Palmas head into the encounter following a 2-0 La Liga 2 win to beat FC Cartagena in their most recent match.
In that match, UD Las Palmas had 46% possession and 11 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. For UD Las Palmas, the goals were scored by Maikel Mesa (14') and Pejiño (19'). On the other side, FC Cartagena had 5 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
During their 6 latest matches, Pepe Mel's UD Las Palmas have seen their efforts on goal rewarded a total of 6 times therefore earning them a goals scored per game average of 1.
Ahead of this clash, UD Las Palmas haven’t won away from home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head to head meetings going back to 03/05/2008 shows that Castellón have won 1 of these and UD Las Palmas 2, with the tally of draws standing at 3.
A total of 14 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 7 for Castellón and 7 created by Las Palmas. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.33.
The last league contest featuring these clubs was La Liga 2 match day 7 on 21/10/2020 which finished with the scoreline of UD Las Palmas 2-1 Castellón.
On that occasion, UD Las Palmas had 38% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. The goalscorers were Sergio Araujo (49') and Rober (72').
For their opponents, Castellón had 7 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Rafa Gálvez (65') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Oliver De La Fuente Ramos.
Team News: Castellón
Castellón manager Juan Garrido will be grateful to have no fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash with a completely injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: UD Las Palmas
Due to a mostly available group, there’s just a single fitness problem for the UD Las Palmas boss Pepe Mel to be concerned about. Cristian Cedrés (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be playing here.
In our view, UD Las Palmas and Castellón could both well score here although it’s hard to see a clear-cut winner.
We’ll see, but this looks like it could end up all-square. That is why we are leaning toward a close game with a 1-1 score draw when the referee blows the full-time whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Municipal de Castalia (15,500)
Captain: David Cubillas
Chairman: Vicente Montesinos
Manager: Juan Garrido
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 22
🔑 Star Player: Jamelli
Generally taking to the field in the Right Wing position, Jamelli was born in Zaragoza, Spain. After having made a senior debut playing for Castellón in the 2020 - 2021 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed 4 league goals in the LaLiga2 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 26 appearances.