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CD Lugo line up against guests CD Numancia at Estadio Anxo Carro in the La Liga 2 clash on Wednesday.
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CD Lugo will be hoping to bounce back here following a 2-0 La Liga 2 losing effort in their last game against Sporting de Gijón.
In that game, CD Lugo managed 54% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 3 on target. For their opponents, Sporting de Gijón got 10 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Nacho Méndez (24') was the scorer for Sporting de Gijón.
CD Lugo have struggled with their forward play of late. Their goals record stands at just 4 vs opposing sides during their last 6 matches. In those games, Luguiño have also seen the tally of goals against them total 8.
Pre-game facts show that CD Lugo:
- have not registered a win against CD Numancia in their previous 2 league matches.
- haven’t won at home in the past 3 league matches.
CD Numancia will go into the meeting after a 1-0 La Liga 2 win in the defeat of Real Oviedo in their most recent match.
In that game, CD Numancia had 50% possession and 11 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer for CD Numancia was Higinio Marín (24'). Real Oviedo had 11 shots on goal with 3 on target.
The strike force from CD Numancia have been starved of goals over their last six games, netting the unsatisfactory return of just 4. In those fixtures, Numantinos have also seen the overall goal aggregate of opposing teams equal 10. Let’s find out if that trend will be sustained here.
Coming into this clash, CD Numancia are without a win away from home in their last 8 league games. Very poor, indeed.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 21/05/2017 shows us that CD Lugo have won 2 of these games & CD Numancia 4, with the number of drawn results standing at 0.
An aggregate of 16 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 5 of them from Luguiño and 11 coming from Numantinos. That is an average goals per game value of 2.67.
The last league fixture between the two was LaLiga2 match day 13 on 26/10/2019 when it ended CD Numancia 3-1 CD Lugo.
In that match, CD Numancia had 41% possession and 23 shots on goal with 10 of them on target. The goalscorers were Álex Sola (13' Own goal), Curro Sánchez (25', 49') and Guillermo (81').
CD Lugo got 11 shots at goal with 3 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Álvaro Moreno Aragón.
Team News: CD Lugo
Availability isn’t a big problem, with just the lone fitness concern for the CD Lugo boss Curro Torres to contend with from a near full-strength group. Borja Domínguez (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) is sidelined.
Team News: CD Numancia
Owing to a fully healthy squad to pick from, CD Numancia boss Luis Carrión doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match.
Our feeling is that CD Numancia and CD Lugo are both capable of scoring here.
Let’s see what happens, but it could well be that we end up with scores level. That’s why our selection here is for a very close game with a 1-1 score at the end of this one.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Anxo Carro (7,840)
Captain: Carlos Pita
Chairman: Constantino Saqués
Manager: Curro Torres
Competitions: LaLiga2 position 20
🔑 Star Man: Herrera
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Herrera was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. Having made his senior debut playing for Elche CF in the 2013 - 2014 season, the skilful Forward has netted 8 league goals in this LaLiga2 2019 - 2020 season so far in 34 appearances.