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FC Cartagena host the visiting CD Lugo at Estadio Cartagonova in this La Liga 2 tie on Saturday.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for FC Cartagena v CD Lugo can be seen below (including the best match odds).
FC Cartagena will be wanting a better result here after a 2-0 La Liga 2 losing effort in their last game against Real Oviedo.
In that game, FC Cartagena managed 55% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player to score for FC Cartagena was David Andújar (57' Own goal). Real Oviedo had 17 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Borja Bastón (45') was the scorer for Real Oviedo.
Fewer than three goals per game were seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where FC Cartagena have been participants. With regard to the goal attribution from that period, their opponents scored a total of 8 and FC Cartagena totted up 4. Putting that to one side, we will just have to wait and see whether such a trend might be replicated here in this match.
CD Lugo go into this game following a 3-2 La Liga 2 win to beat SD Huesca in their previous fixture.
In that match, CD Lugo had 38% possession and 21 attempts on goal with 8 of them on target. For CD Lugo, the scorers were Gerard Valentín (6'), Manu Barreiro (35' Own goal, 83') and Jaume Cuéllar (86'). SD Huesca had 6 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Dani Escriche (39') scored for SD Huesca.
Rubén Albés's CD Lugo have slotted home 7 times in the course of their previous sextet of matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during the equivalent period adds up to 7.
A look at their previous results shows us that CD Lugo:
- haven't been defeated in their previous 4 away league matches.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
The previous league meeting between the two was La Liga 2 match day 41 on 24/05/2021 when it ended CD Lugo 2-1 FC Cartagena.
In that match, CD Lugo managed 27% possession and 12 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Their only player to score was Gerard Valentín (19', 67').
FC Cartagena got 15 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. José Jurado (72') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Miguel Ángel Ortiz Arias.
Team News: FC Cartagena
The FC Cartagena boss Luis Carrión will be grateful to have no fitness worries at all ahead of this match owing to a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: CD Lugo
Due to a fully injury-free group available to select from, the CD Lugo boss Rubén Albés does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match.
It’s looking like CD Lugo will have a tough assignment to find the net against a FC Cartagena side who look set to dominate this match.
Our tip is for a commanding 3-0 win for FC Cartagena by the conclusion of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 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 14