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The La Liga 2 fixture at Estadio Municipal de Ipurúa on Sunday will see home team Eibar play opponents Sporting Gijón.
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Eibar, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following the 2-3 La Liga 2 success against Real Sociedad B.
In that match, Eibar had 39% possession and 11 shots at goal with 4 on target. For Eibar, goals were scored by Stoichkov (18', 63') and José Corpas (54'). On the other side, Real Sociedad B got 10 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. Karrikaburu (73') and Xeber Alkain (85') scored for Real Sociedad B.
It’s been seldom in recent games where Eibar have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, Eibar have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 7 goals in the process.
Coming into this clash, Eibar have not won at home in their last 4 league matches. Things will have to change soon.
Sporting Gijón come into this game following on from a 2-1 La Liga 2 win with the eclipse of Leganés in their previous match.
In that game, Sporting Gijón had 45% possession and 14 shots on goal with 5 on target. For Sporting Gijón, the scorers were Fran Villalba (4') and Aitor García (62'). Leganés had 14 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Sabin Merino (79') was the scorer for Leganés.
David Gallego's Sporting Gijón have slotted home a total of 7 times in the course of their most recent six matches. The aggregate of goals that have been scored against them during those same clashes equals 5.
Coming into this fixture, Sporting Gijón are unbeaten in their last 3 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head clashes stretching back to 29/11/2016 shows us that Eibar have won 3 of these and Sporting Gijón 2, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
A combined sum of 19 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 10 for Armeros and 9 coming from Rojiblancos. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.17.
Team News: Eibar
The Eibar boss Gaizka Garitano will be grateful not to have any fitness worries at all before this match thanks to a completely injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: Sporting Gijón
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, the Sporting Gijón boss David Gallego does not have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash.
For this match, we think that Sporting Gijón will likely be able to put one past this Eibar lineup, however it probably won’t quite be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re going for a very close game with a 2-1 advantage for Eibar after the 90. Let’s see what happens here.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Municipal de Ipurúa (8,164)
Captain: Anaitz Arbilla
Chairman: Amaia Gorostiza
Manager: Gaizka Garitano
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 9
⭐ Star Man: José Corpas
Mostly playing in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, José Corpas was born in Baños de la Encina, Spain. Having played his first senior match for UD Almería in the 2018 - 2019 season, the gifted Midfielder has scored 2 league goals in the LaLiga2 2021 - 2022 campaign to date in a total of 5 appearances.