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UD Las Palmas will face off against visiting rivals Ponferradina at Estadio de Gran Canaria in the La Liga 2 fixture on Sunday.
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UD Las Palmas
UD Las Palmas will be looking for an improved result here following a 4-0 La Liga 2 loss in their previous game against Espanyol.
In that game, UD Las Palmas managed 50% possession and 6 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. On the other side, Espanyol had 21 shots at goal with 7 on target. Javi Puado (9', 14', 23') and Adri Embarba (49') scored for Espanyol.
It’s been all too rare in recent times where UD Las Palmas have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Las Palmas have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 8 goals along the way.
Their past results show that UD Las Palmas:
- are unbeaten in the league by Ponferradina in their previous 10 matches. A long run without a loss.
- have not been beaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Ponferradina will come into the encounter after a 2-0 La Liga 2 win with the downing of CD Lugo in their most recent fixture.
In that game, Ponferradina had 52% possession and 16 shots on goal with 6 on target. For Ponferradina, goals were scored by Paris Adot (10') and Yuri de Souza (78'). CD Lugo got 5 shots on goal with 1 of them on target.
Jon Bolo's Ponferradina have fired home 7 times throughout their latest 6 matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during the equivalent period adds up to 7.
Coming into this meeting, Ponferradina are without an away win for the past 7 matches in the league.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head results going back to 07/06/2014 tells us that these encounters have been pretty painful for Ponferradina. They’ve not managed to register any victories at all whereas UD Las Palmas have remained in the ascendancy, beating them in 67% of those games played.
20 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 14 from Las Palmas and 6 coming from La Ponfe. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.33.
The previous league encounter featuring these sides was La Liga 2 match day 17 on 05/12/2020 and the score finished Ponferradina 0-0 UD Las Palmas.
In that game, Ponferradina managed 44% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target.
For their opponents, UD Las Palmas had 9 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
The referee was Miguel Ángel Ortiz Arias.
Team News: UD Las Palmas
Enzo Loiodice (Pubitis) and Cristian Cedrés (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be able to feature for Las Palmas boss Pepe Mel.
Team News: Ponferradina
Owing to a fully injury-free group available for selection, Ponferradina manager Jon Bolo doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this game.
Here, we’re thinking that Ponferradina will do well to hit the back of the net against this UD Las Palmas team who we think will score one, at least.
That’s why our selection here is for a very competitive encounter with a 1-0 advantage for UD Las Palmas at the end of this one.
Should be an interesting one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
UD Las Palmas
Stadium: Estadio de Gran Canaria (32,392)
Captain: Aythami Artiles
Chairman: Miguel Ángel Ramírez
Manager: Pepe Mel
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 13
⭐ Star Player: Sergio Ruiz
Typically used in the Centre Midfield position, Sergio Ruiz was born in El Astillero, Spain. Having made a first senior appearance for Racing de Santander in the 2019 - 2020 season, the dangerous Midfielder has scored 5 league goals in the LaLiga2 2020 - 2021 season to date coming from a total of 31 appearances.