Almeria vs Gijon Prediction & Tips
Almería and Sporting Gijón meet at the Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos in a match for the 33rd round of the Liga Adelante. Sporting Gijón won at home (2-0) last time they faced each other in this edition of the league on 10-28-2017. The record of recent direct confrontations favors the visiting team, who in the last 2 matches won 1 and drew 1. The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a match between 17th and 3rd of the overall standings, in fact this is a confrontation between the 16th placed in home games and the 9th as a visitor.
Analysis of Almería
The home team is currently in 17th place with 37 points earned after 10 wins, 7 draws and 15 losses. In the penultimate match, lost out to Valladolid by (2-1). In the last match, lost out to Reus Deportiu by (1-0). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they won 25 points, against only 12 in their games as a visitor. For the championship, the Almería won 17 points in 30 possible, after 5 victories, 2 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 games that played in his stadium. In their domestic league matches the most frequent marker in the break was 0-0 (7 in 16 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 32 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in 15 games in which he conceded the first goal. There are 1 periods in the last 16 home games in this competition: he scored 7 of his 17 goals in the minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Staying outside the relegation zone is a good thing for Almería, but that does not mean that it is in a quiet situation, on the contrary, it is still necessary to go after good results. Because of this, he will try to have a solid and consistent performance, without errors and with sufficient attention, because he knows that if he does this to the letter he can celebrate a positive result at the end of the duel. For being in front of your supporter the ideal is to obtain the victory, even knowing that your opponent is more qualified and comes better in the competition. For this match coach Lucas Alcaraz will not be able to count on Fran Rodriguez, Tino Costa and Mandi who are in the medical department.
Sporting Gijon Analysis
The visiting team is currently in 3rd place with 55 points, after 16 wins, 7 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, he won off to Huesca by (0-2). In the last match, won at home for Rayo Vallecano by (1-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, having won 16 points and 39 visitors in their stadium, with 31 goals scored and 9 goals conceded at home, against 16 goals scored and 18 suffered as a visitor. In the championship, Sporting Gijón won 9 points out of 30 after 2 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in their last 10 games. Defensive solidity has been one of his strengths as he has conceded only goals in 2 of the last 10 games and his attack has regularly scored as he has scored in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 32 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 9 times and never managed to turn the score.
The campaign presented by Sporting Gijón in the Spanish second division is good and has been fighting for access, so much that it intends to remain this way. It is important to look for points in as many games as possible, including those outside the home and especially against a team that fights against relegation, so expect to enter a certain field, have a lot of attitude and do not make mistakes, so that you can approach a victory . For this match the technician Rubén Baraja will not be able to count on Álex López and Juan Quintero who are in the medical department.
Almeria – Gijon FREE TIPS
Gijon – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90