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Real Oviedo face off with guests CE Sabadell at Estadio Carlos Tartiere in this La Liga 2 tie on Sunday.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Real Oviedo v CE Sabadell can be found here - plus the latest match odds.
Real Oviedo enter this match coming off the back of a 2-2 La Liga 2 drawn match versus UD Almería.
In that game, Real Oviedo managed 48% possession and 7 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. For Real Oviedo, the scorers were Samuel Obeng (54') and Simone Grippo (83'). On the other side, UD Almería got 8 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Umar Sadiq (22', 30') was the scorer for UD Almería.
Real Oviedo have really been misfiring in recent times. Their goals record stands at just 4 vs opponents over the course of their last 6 outings. In those meetings, Carbayones have also seen the tally of goals scored against them come to 5.
Heading into this fixture, Real Oviedo have not won at home in their last 4 matches in the league. Their fans aren't happy.
CE Sabadell will go into the encounter following a 2-0 La Liga 2 win to beat Rayo Vallecano in their most recent game.
In that match, CE Sabadell managed 36% possession and 5 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. For CE Sabadell, goals were scored by Adri Cuevas (53') and Edgar Hernández (90'). At the other end, Rayo Vallecano got 20 shots on goal with 3 on target.
In their last 6 clashes, CE Sabadell have helped themselves to a total of 9 goals. Arlequinats have also managed to score in every single one of those games. Over that period, they’ve seen 7 goals scored by their opponents. Such a trend isn’t assured to be carried forward into this game, though.
Ahead of this meeting, CE Sabadell haven’t won away from home in the past 2 league matches.
Head to head
The last league encounter featuring these sides was La Liga 2 match day 17 on 06/12/2020 when it ended CE Sabadell 0-1 Real Oviedo.
In that game, CE Sabadell managed 53% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 1 on target.
Real Oviedo got 7 shots on goal with 2 on target. Marco Sangalli (65') scored.
The referee was Aitor Gorostegui.
Team News: Real Oviedo
Real Oviedo boss José Ziganda has a full complement, with no fitness concerns to speak of before this game thanks to a completely injury-free group to choose from.
Team News: CE Sabadell
Owing to a completely injury-free group available to choose from, CE Sabadell boss Antonio Hidalgo does not have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game.
For this match, we think that CE Sabadell are capable enough to break down this Real Oviedo side, but that realistically won’t be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We’re tipping a 2-1 winning margin for Real Oviedo when all is said and done. Let’s see what eventuates.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Carlos Tartiere (30,500)
Captain: Sergio Tejera
Chairman: Jorge Menéndez Vallina
Manager: José Ziganda
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 14
⭐ Key Player: Gustavo Blanco
Usually taking up the Striker position, Gustavo Blanco was born in Las Heras, Argentina. Having made his senior debut playing for Arsenal de Sarandí in the 2010 - 2011 season, the dangerous Forward has struck 5 league goals in the LaLiga2 2020 - 2021 season so far in 30 appearances.