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Girona FC visit Campo de Fútbol de Vallecas on Saturday for the La Liga 2 clash with home team Rayo Vallecano.
All Rayo Vallecano v Girona FC game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Rayo Vallecano will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 0-1 La Liga 2 victory over UD Almería.
In that match, Rayo Vallecano had 43% possession and 10 shots at goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for Rayo Vallecano was Bebé (89'). On the other side, UD Almería got 7 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
Andoni Iraola's Rayo Vallecano have seen rewards for their attempts on goal a sum total of 9 times over their last 6 outings. Conversely, the tally of goals that have been scored against them in those games is 5.
Going into this contest, Rayo Vallecano have not been beaten in the league by Girona FC in their previous 2 matches.
Girona FC go into this match after a 3-1 La Liga 2 win against Ponferradina in their previous match.
In that game, Girona FC had 41% possession and 12 shots on goal with 4 on target. For Girona FC, the goalscorers were Cristhian Stuani (45'), Samu Sáiz (51') and Nahuel Bustos (84'). For their opponents, Ponferradina got 9 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Yuri de Souza (91') scored for Ponferradina.
Girona FC have been dangerous up front leading up to this encounter, scoring 10 times in their last 6 matches. While their manager Francisco Rodríguez will no doubt take that as a positive sign, Blanquivermells have been somewhat leaky at the back, having also been scored against in 6 of those same clashes.
Coming into this contest, Girona FC are undefeated in their previous 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head to head meetings stretching back to 01/04/2017 tells us that Rayo Vallecano have won 2 of these games and Girona FC 3, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
A total of 14 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 6 from Franjirrojos and 8 netted by Blanquivermells. That’s an average goals per game of 2.33.
The last league game between these clubs was La Liga 2 match day 18 on 14/12/2020 when the final score was Girona FC 0-0 Rayo Vallecano.
On that occasion, Girona FC managed 46% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
At the other end, Rayo Vallecano had 20 shots on goal with 5 of them on target.
The referee was Alejandro Muñiz Ruiz.
Team News: Rayo Vallecano
Rayo Vallecano manager Andoni Iraola will be grateful not to have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash owing to a completely healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Girona FC
With a fully healthy squad available to select from, Girona FC boss Francisco Rodríguez does not have any fitness worries to report before this game.
When taking everything into account, Girona FC will need to put in a solid display to put one past this Rayo Vallecano outfit who we reckon will end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
That’s why our selection here is for a hard-fought 1-0 victory for Rayo Vallecano after 90 minutes.
Hoping for a good game.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Campo de Fútbol de Vallecas (14,708)
Captain: Óscar Trejo
Chairman: Raúl Martín Presa
Manager: Andoni Iraola
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 6
🔑 Key Player: Antoñín Cortés
Regularly deployed in the Striker position, Antoñín Cortés was born in Málaga, Spain. Having made a first senior appearance for Málaga in the 2019 - 2020 season, the accomplished Forward has scored a sum of 6 league goals in the LaLiga2 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 22 appearances.