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UD Almería make the trip to Estadio de La Romareda on Sunday for the La Liga 2 showdown with home side Real Zaragoza.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Real Zaragoza v UD Almería can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.
Real Zaragoza will be looking for another win after a 0-1 La Liga 2 triumph against Fuenlabrada.
In that game, Real Zaragoza managed 53% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer for Real Zaragoza was Álvaro Tejero (86'). Fuenlabrada had 10 shots at goal with 4 of them on target.
Fewer than three goals per match were seen in 5 of the past 6 meetings where Real Zaragoza have been involved. Breaking down the goal split from this period, opposition teams scored a total of 4 while Blanquillos managed the sum of 6. We will have to find out if that trend will be continued on here.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Real Zaragoza:
- have not registered a win against UD Almería in their previous 5 league matches.
- are undefeated in their last 3 league matches at home.
Following on from being beaten in their last game against Rayo Vallecano in La Liga 2 competition, UD Almería will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, UD Almería had 57% possession and 7 attempts at goal with 2 on target. For their opponents, Rayo Vallecano got 10 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Bebé (89') was the scorer for Rayo Vallecano.
A succession of accomplished performances by the UD Almería defensive players has resulted in the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their last 6 outings overall. During the same period, their own attack force has managed to score 6.
Heading into this fixture, UD Almería haven't been beaten by Real Zaragoza when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league matches.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 21/04/2018 shows us that Real Zaragoza have won 1 of them and UD Almería 4, with the number of draws standing at 1.
An aggregate of 14 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 5 of them from Blanquillos and 9 being from Almería. That is an average goals per game value of 2.33.
The previous league game between these sides was La Liga 2 match day 2 on 09/12/2020 when the final score was UD Almería 1-0 Real Zaragoza.
That time, UD Almería had 51% possession and 10 shots on goal with 2 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Umar Sadiq (59').
For their opponents, Real Zaragoza got 11 attempts at goal with 4 on target.
The referee was Aitor Gorostegui.
Team News: Real Zaragoza
Real Zaragoza manager Juan Martínez has zero fitness worries at all ahead of this clash owing to a completely healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: UD Almería
With a fully healthy squad ready to go, UD Almería manager José Gomes has zero fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match.
In our opinion, UD Almería and Real Zaragoza should both get enough opportunities to score, although it’s hard to separate the two.
Shouldn’t be much in it, and a draw looks quite a realistic result. We therefore see a very close game with a 1-1 scoreline when all is said and done.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio de La Romareda (34,596)
Captain: Alberto Zapater
Chairman: Christian Lapetra
Manager: Juan Martínez
Competitions: La Liga 2 position 15
🔑 Key Player: Juan José Narváez
Generally played in the Striker position, Juan José Narváez was born in Pasto, Colombia. Having played his first senior match for Real Madrid B in the 2013 - 2014 season, the dangerous Forward has accumulated 9 league goals in this LaLiga2 2020 - 2021 season to date in 33 appearances.