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Ponferradina will face off against visitors UD Almería at Estadio Municipal El Toralín in the La Liga 2 fixture on Sunday.
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Ponferradina will be hoping for a better result after the 2-0 La Liga 2 loss in their previous game against Tenerife.
In that game, Ponferradina managed 58% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Tenerife got 17 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Elady Zorrilla (52') and Álex Muñoz (63') scored for Tenerife.
Over their prior six fixtures, Jon Bolo's Ponferradina have found the net 6 times giving them an average number of goals per match equal to 1.
Coming into this meeting, Ponferradina are undefeated in their previous 3 league matches at home.
UD Almería will go into the meeting following on from a 2-0 La Liga 2 win with the downing of Málaga in their most recent game.
In that match, UD Almería managed 42% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. For UD Almería, the goalscorers were Umar Sadiq (51') and Chumi Brandáriz (58'). Málaga CF had 17 attempts on goal with 6 on target.
Throughout their six latest matches, Joan Rubi's UD Almería have had reason to celebrate scoring a total of 8 times - yielding them the goals per game average of 1.33.
Going into this encounter, UD Almería haven't won against Ponferradina when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head to head clashes dating back to 15/11/2015 shows us that Ponferradina have won 3 of these and UD Almería 2, with the number of draws being 1.
An aggregate of 21 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 10 for La Ponfe and 11 netted by Almería. That is an average goals per game value of 3.5.
The previous league game featuring the two was La Liga 2 match day 30 on 21/03/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Ponferradina 2-1 UD Almería.
On that occasion, Ponferradina managed 33% possession and 18 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. The goals were scored by Yuri de Souza (60') and Moises Delgado (90').
On the other side, UD Almería had 14 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Samuel Costa (41') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Iosu Galech Apezteguía.
Team News: Ponferradina
The Ponferradina manager Jon Bolo will be happy not to have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this game thanks to a fully injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: UD Almería
With a completely healthy group available to select from, the UD Almería boss Joan Rubi has no fitness concerns to report coming into this game.
In our view, UD Almería and Ponferradina could both find goals hard to come by here.
Little in this one, and it’s almost too close to call. With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a hard-fought 0-0 scoreline after 90 minutes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Municipal El Toralín (8,432)
Captain: Yuri de Souza
Chairman: José Fernández Nieto
Manager: Jon Bolo
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 3
🔑 Key Man: Yuri de Souza
Mostly used in the Striker position, Yuri de Souza was born in Maceto, Brazil. Having made a first senior appearance for Maia in the 2001 - 2002 season, the goalscoring Forward has contributed 2 league goals in this LaLiga2 2021 - 2022 season to date coming from a total of 4 appearances.