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The La Liga 2 match at Estadi Municipal Nova Creu Alta on Monday sees home side CE Sabadell doing battle with Rayo Vallecano.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for CE Sabadell v Rayo Vallecano, scroll down - as well as up-to-date odds.
CE Sabadell, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 1-0 La Liga 2 success against Mallorca.
In that match, CE Sabadell managed 29% possession and 4 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. The only player to score for CE Sabadell was Jaime Sánchez (13'). For their opponents, RCD Mallorca had 18 attempts on goal with 3 on target.
CE Sabadell haven’t had any problems with scoring, hitting the target in one hundred percent of their last 6 matches.
They’ve totted up the amount of 8 during that time while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 7. Such a pattern might not be sustained into this match, of course.
Coming into this contest, CE Sabadell are unbeaten in their previous 10 home league matches. A run that they'll hope to extend here.
In their last fixture, Rayo Vallecano drew 2-2 in the La Liga 2 tie with Albacete.
In that match, Rayo Vallecano had 45% possession and 5 attempts at goal with 2 on target. For Rayo Vallecano, the goals were scored by Esteban Saveljich (2') and Bebé (87'). On the other side, Albacete got 8 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Álvaro Jiménez (62') and Manu Fuster (73') scored for Albacete.
Andoni Iraola's Rayo Vallecano have seen their goal attempts be successful a total of 5 times in the course of their most recent 6 matches. The number of goals that have been scored against them during that period comes to 5.
Coming into this fixture, Rayo Vallecano are unbeaten in their last 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
The previous league clash featuring these sides was La Liga 2 match day 2 on 19/09/2020 when it finished Rayo Vallecano 2-1 CE Sabadell.
On that occasion, Rayo Vallecano managed 53% possession and 16 shots at goal with 4 on target. Goals were scored by Santi Comesaña (64') and Alejandro Catena (88').
CE Sabadell got 7 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Juan Hernández (21') scored.
The referee was Daniel Trujillo Suárez.
Team News: CE Sabadell
Néstor Querol (Torn Knee Ligament) and Álvaro Vázquez (Muscle Injury) will not be able to play for Sabadell manager Antonio Hidalgo.
Team News: Rayo Vallecano
Thanks to a fully injury-free squad available to select from, Rayo Vallecano boss Andoni Iraola has zero fitness worries at all ahead of this match.
We’re inclined to think that CE Sabadell might well have a job on their hands to score goals against this Rayo Vallecano team who we think will win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a narrow 0-1 winning score for Rayo Vallecano when the full-time whistle blows.
A close call.
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