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The La Liga 2 clash at Estadio Municipal de Butarque on Sunday will see home team Leganés prepare for the visit of Real Valladolid.
All Leganés v Real Valladolid match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Leganés will be wanting a better result here following the 2-1 La Liga 2 defeat in their last game at the hands of Fuenlabrada.
In that game, Leganés managed 50% possession and 7 shots on goal with 1 on target. For Leganés, the scorers were Fede Vico (6') and Bruno (16' Own goal). For their opponents, Fuenlabrada had 13 shots on goal with 8 on target. Sotillos (89') was the scorer for Fuenlabrada.
Leganés have been conceding pretty frequently lately, although they have also done enough to score goals themselves. Looking at their last 6 games, Leganés have been punished defensively in 5 of them in addition to getting on the scoresheet in 6 of those matches. It will be interesting to see whether or not that trend will be sustained into this next match.
Their past results show that Leganés:
- are winless against Real Valladolid in their previous 2 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 home league matches.
Previously, Real Valladolid drew 1-1 in the La Liga 2 tie with Málaga.
In that match, Real Valladolid managed 63% possession and 18 shots at goal with 5 on target. The scorer for Real Valladolid was Óscar Plano (53'). Málaga CF had 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. Brandon Thomas (37') was the scorer for Málaga.
Looking at their form, and Real Valladolid have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 9 goals overall. In defence, Real Valladolid have some weaknesses to address.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head to head meetings going back to 25/10/2017 shows that Leganés have won 4 of them & Real Valladolid 1, with the number of drawn games standing at 1.
18 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 11 of them for Leganés and 7 belonging to Pucela. That is an average goals per game value of 3.
The last league fixture between these clubs was La Liga match day 28 on 13/06/2020 when it ended Leganés 1-2 Real Valladolid.
On that day, Leganés had 68% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Óscar (84').
For their opponents, Real Valladolid had 6 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Enes Ünal (2') and Rubén Alcaraz (54') scored.
The referee was Mario Melero López.
Team News: Leganés
The Leganés manager Asier Garitano has no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match owing to a completely injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Real Valladolid
Real Valladolid boss José Pacheta has some current player fitness concerns. Raúl Carnero (Fitness), Hugo Vallejo (Ruptured cruciate ligament), Cristo González (Calf Injury), El Hacen (Ruptured cruciate ligament) and Pablo Hervías (Knee Injury) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
In our view, Real Valladolid should be able to score a goal against this Leganés side, however that may not quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We are anticipating a 2-1 winning score for Leganés after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Municipal de Butarque (12,454)
Captain: Unai Bustinza
Chairman: Victoria Pavón Palomo
Manager: Asier Garitano
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 18