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Sporting Gijón meet visiting team CD Mirandés at Estadio El Molinón-Enrique Castro in the La Liga 2 fixture on Sunday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Sporting Gijón v CD Mirandés, scroll down (including the best match odds).
Sporting Gijón, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 0-1 La Liga 2 triumph vs Rayo Vallecano.
In that match, Sporting Gijón managed 41% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Sporting Gijón was Pedro Díaz (15'). On the other side, Rayo Vallecano got 18 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target.
Their latest results show that huge efforts have been put in by the Sporting Gijón backline. Rojiblancos have given the opposition little, seeing the number of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their previous 6 matches standing at 4. Such a pattern might not be continued into this game, of course.
Analysis of their past results shows that Sporting Gijón:
- haven't beaten CD Mirandés in their last 3 league matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 16 home league matches. A fantastic home record.
Since a losing effort in their last game against Real Zaragoza in La Liga 2 competition, CD Mirandés will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, CD Mirandés had 70% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. At the other end, Real Zaragoza had 12 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Mathieu Peybernes (6') was the scorer for Real Zaragoza.
The stats tell the story, and CD Mirandés have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 11 goals in total. In defence, Rojillos have some weaknesses to address.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head to head meetings dating back to 17/05/2014 tells us that Sporting Gijón have won 2 of these & CD Mirandés 1, with the number of drawn results being 3.
A sum of 14 goals were scored between them in these games, with 9 of them for Rojiblancos and 5 coming from Rojillos. The average goals per game has been 2.33.
The previous league meeting featuring the two was La Liga 2 match day 11 on 07/11/2020 which ended up with the score at CD Mirandés 1-0 Sporting Gijón.
On that occasion, CD Mirandés had 51% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Their only player to score was Sergio Moreno (13').
Sporting Gijón got 4 shots at goal with 1 of them on target.
The referee was Rubén Ávalos Barrera.
Team News: Sporting Gijón
Sporting Gijón boss David Gallego will be thankful to have no fitness concerns to speak of before this match thanks to a completely healthy group to choose from.
Team News: CD Mirandés
Thanks to a fully healthy group to pick from, CD Mirandés boss José Alberto López doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all before this game.
Our feeling is that Sporting Gijón have it within them to dominate on the ball and be rewarded with decent chances.
In contrast, CD Mirandés could well struggle to find the back of the net but do we see them seeing enough of the ball to score, too.
Our tip is for a comfortable 3-1 win for Sporting Gijón by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio El Molinón-Enrique Castro (30,000)
Captain: Carlos Carmona
Chairman: Javier Fernández
Manager: David Gallego
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 5
⭐ Star Player: Aitor García
Mostly taking to the field in the Left Wing position, Aitor García was born in Spain. After having made a senior debut playing for Recreativo de Huelva in the 2011 - 2012 season, the dangerous Forward has scored a sum of 2 league goals in the LaLiga2 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 31 appearances.