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CD Lugo come up against visiting rivals Girona FC at Estadio Anxo Carro in the La Liga 2 tie on Saturday.
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CD Lugo will play in this game following on from a 1-1 La Liga 2 stalemate vs Leganés.
In that game, CD Lugo managed 33% possession and 5 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer for CD Lugo was Carrillo (55'). Leganés got 13 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Gaku Shibasaki (47') was the scorer for Leganés.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times where CD Lugo have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that CD Lugo have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 games, letting in 9 goals on the way. We will have to find out whether or not that trend can be continued on here.
Analysis of their past results shows that CD Lugo:
- have not lost a league tie with Girona FC in their previous 3 games.
- are undefeated in their last 2 home league matches.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of UD Almería in La Liga 2 action, Girona FC and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, Girona FC had 50% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Girona FC was Bernardo Espinosa (62'). For their opponents, UD Almería got 14 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Umar Sadiq (52') and Lucas Robertone (68') scored for UD Almería.
It is worth noting that Girona FC have failed to get amongst the goals in their past 6 games, recording the poor return of just 4. In those matches, Blanquivermells have also seen the overall goal aggregate of opposing teams equal 8.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Girona FC:
- haven't won against CD Lugo in games played away from home for the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are without an away win for the past 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
A review of their prior head-to-head clashes going back to 30/04/2017 tells us that CD Lugo have won 1 of them & Girona FC 3, with the number of drawn games standing at 2.
An aggregate of 19 goals were produced between them in this period, with 9 of them from Luguiño and 10 being from Blanquivermells. That’s an average goals per game of 3.17.
The last league contest featuring the two was La Liga 2 match day 29 on 13/03/2021 when the final score was Girona FC 1-1 CD Lugo.
On that day, Girona FC managed 57% possession and 18 shots on goal with 2 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Mamadou Sylla (90').
CD Lugo had 13 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Moctar El Hacen (7') scored.
The match was refereed by Aitor Gorostegui.
Team News: CD Lugo
The CD Lugo manager Rubén Albés will be happy not to have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this match thanks to a completely injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: Girona FC
With a fully healthy squad available for selection, the Girona FC boss Míchel Sánchez Muñoz has no fitness worries to speak of coming into this game.
When taking everything into account, CD Lugo will need things to go their way to put one past this Girona FC team who will likely score & stay on top.
We’re therefore tipping a hard-fought 0-1 winning margin for Girona FC when the full-time whistle blows.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Anxo Carro (7,114)
Captain: Carlos Pita
Chairman: Constantino Saqués
Manager: Rubén Albés
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 19
⭐ Star Player: Carrillo
Generally played in the Striker position, Carrillo was born in Spain. Having made a first senior appearance for Real Murcia in the 2013 - 2014 season, the gifted Forward has netted 2 league goals in the LaLiga2 2021 - 2022 campaign to date from a total of 3 appearances.