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The La Liga 2 game at Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos on Saturday will see home side UD Almería play opponents Real Valladolid.
All UD Almería v Real Valladolid game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
UD Almería will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 0-1 La Liga 2 triumph vs Ibiza.
In that game, UD Almería had 43% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 5 on target. The only player to score for UD Almería was Dyego Sousa (45'). Ibiza had 12 attempts on goal with 4 on target.
UD Almería haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, finding the back of the net every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 matches.
They have hit an aggregate of 12 during that time while also conceding a total of 2. That trend might not follow through into this match, however.
Taking a look at their past results, UD Almería:
- are winless against Real Valladolid in their last 7 league games.
- are undefeated in their previous 11 home league matches. It's been impressive.
Real Valladolid will come into the game following on from a 3-0 La Liga 2 win with the defeat of Fuenlabrada in their last match.
In that game, Real Valladolid managed 60% possession and 19 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. For Real Valladolid, the goals were scored by Sergio León (19'), Cristo González (86') and Óscar Plano (89'). At the other end, Fuenlabrada got 6 shots at goal with 0 on target.
Over the course of their last half-dozen clashes, Real Valladolid have amassed a total of 12 goals. Real Valladolid have also not failed to score in every single one of those games. During those fixtures, they have seen 7 goals go into their own net.
Heading into this contest, Real Valladolid haven't been beaten by UD Almería when having played them away from home in the previous 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head to head meetings going back to 01/11/2015 shows us that UD Almería have won 0 of these and Real Valladolid 2, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 4.
A combined total of 12 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 4 of them from Almería and 8 created by Pucela. That’s an average goals per game of 2.
The last league fixture between the two was La Liga 2 match day 31 on 18/03/2018 which ended up with the score at Real Valladolid 2-1 UD Almería.
In that match, Real Valladolid managed 59% possession and 15 shots on goal with 7 on target. The scorers were Óscar Plano (60') and Jaime Mata (86').
UD Almería got 13 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Sulayman Marreh (3') scored.
The match was refereed by Saúl Ais Reig.
Team News: UD Almería
The UD Almería boss Joan Rubi will be happy not to have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this game with a completely healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Real Valladolid
Owing to a fully injury-free group to pick from, the Real Valladolid boss José Pacheta doesn’t have any fitness worries at all before this game.
We’re thinking that Real Valladolid will surely be able to put a goal past this UD Almería lineup, but it might not quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We are anticipating a close game with a 2-1 winning margin for UD Almería at the end of the match. We’ll have to see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos (15,274)
Captain: Fernando Martínez
Chairman: Turki Al-Sheikh
Manager: Joan Rubi
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 1
⭐ Star Player: Umar Sadiq
Generally taking to the field in the Striker position, Umar Sadiq was born in Kaduna, Nigeria. After having played his first senior match for Roma in the 2015 - 2016 season, the talented Forward has hit 7 league goals in this LaLiga2 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in 15 appearances.