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The La Liga 2 tie at Estadio Carlos Tartiere on Saturday will see home team Real Oviedo welcome guests Sporting Gijón.
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Real Oviedo will play in this fixture following a 0-0 La Liga 2 draw against Real Zaragoza.
In that game, Real Oviedo managed 36% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. For their opponents, Real Zaragoza got 14 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
Under three goals per game were scored during 5 of the past 6 meetings where Real Oviedo have been participants. Regarding the goal weighting in that period, opposition teams scored an aggregate of 2 and Real Oviedo got themselves 5. That sort of pattern isn’t assured to be sustained into this game, though.
Their past results show that Real Oviedo:
- haven't been defeated by Sporting Gijón in games played at home for the previous 5 league games.
- are unbeaten in the league by Sporting Gijón in their last 4 matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 7 home league matches.
In their previous fixture, Sporting Gijón drew 1-1 in the La Liga 2 tie with Amorebieta.
In that game, Sporting Gijón had 64% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Sporting Gijón was Fran Villalba (82'). At the other end, Amorebieta had 11 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Gorka Larrucea (18') scored for Amorebieta.
The stats tell the story, and Sporting Gijón have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, conceding 8 goals overall. Defensively, Sporting Gijón seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 17/11/2018 shows us that Real Oviedo have won 4 of them and Sporting Gijón 1, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
An aggregate of 7 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 5 of them for Carbayones and 2 for Rojiblancos. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.17.
The previous league game between these sides was La Liga 2 match day 35 on 17/04/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Sporting Gijón 0-1 Real Oviedo.
That time, Sporting Gijón had 64% possession and 10 shots on goal with 4 of them on target.
Real Oviedo got 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. Johannesson (6') was the scorer.
The referee was Miguel Ángel Ortiz Arias.
Team News: Real Oviedo
The Real Oviedo boss José Ziganda will be happy not to have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this match with a fully healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: Sporting Gijón
Sporting Gijón manager David Gallego has not got a full squad to pick from. Christian Rivera (Lumbago) and Guille Rosas (Calf Injury) are not ready for selection.
Sporting Gijón and Real Oviedo should both be able to score here although it’s hard to pick a clear winner.
Let’s see how this one goes, but it looks this could be a draw. We therefore think that it’s going to be a very close game with a 1-1 draw at the conclusion of the game.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Carlos Tartiere (30,500)
Captain: José Mossa
Chairman: Jorge Menéndez Vallina
Manager: José Ziganda
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 7
🔑 Key Man: Borja Bastón
Regularly taking up the Striker position, Borja Bastón was born in Madrid, Spain. Having made a first senior appearance for Atlético Madrid in the 2009 - 2010 season, the talented Forward has scored a sum of 2 league goals in the LaLiga2 2021 - 2022 season to date in 7 appearances.