Tenerife – Extremadura UD SOCCER PICKS
Tenerife and Extremadura UD face at Estadio Heliodoro Rodríguez Lopéz, in a match for the 17th round of the Second Division. These two teams have never faced each other before, so this will be their first direct confrontation. Despite being a match between 17th and 15th of the table, it is actually a match between the 15th classified in home matches and the 7th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 17 th position of the league, with 16 points won, after 3 wins, 7 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Rayo Majadahonda, by (2-1). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Sporting Gijón, by (2-1). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, since they have won 12 points in away matches, with 6 goals scored and 15 conceded, against 4 points won at their stadium, with 8 goals scored and 6 conceded. In the last 7 home league matches Tenerife has a record of 3 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss, so they have won 12 points out of 21 possible.
For this competition, they have not lost any of the last 5 home matches. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-0 (3 out of 7 matches). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so it has not been very strong defensively. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 20 of the last 49 matches they played ended with Under 1,5 goals. This is a team that marks few times first and only managed to open the scoring in 3 of its last 16 matches for the Second Division, of these 3 came to rest in advantage in all and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 2. In 16 matches in this competition, he only got 1 comeback in the 11 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 10 away matches for all competitions there are 3 periods that stand out: they have scored 4 of their 9 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘); He suffered 4 of his 8 goals between the minutes (0’-15 ‘) and 3 of his 8 between (76′-90’).
The local team comes unmotivated to this game, after a snub, by 2-1, in the move to the stadium of Gijón: José Naranjo scored the only goal of his team. The local team usually acts in a 4-4-2, in which it privileges the direct play by the flanks, being the two responsible for putting in sense the defensive opponent José Naranjo and Filip Malbašić. In the central area should act Alberto Jiménez, Undabarrena, Luis Milla and Bryan Acosta. The Spanish forward, Naranjo, is the best score of the team, with 4 goals. The only confirmed absence of Tenerife is Aitor Sanz, who is injured.
Probable alignment: D. Hernández, Luis Pérez, Jorge Sáenz, Alberto Jiménez, S. Camille, Luis Milla, F. Malbašić, B. Acosta, Iker Undabarrena, José Naranjo, Nano.
The away team is currently in the 15 th position of the league, with 16 points won, after 4 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Málaga, by (1-0). In the last match, they tied in an away match against Almería by (1-1). This is a team that usually gets more positive results in away matches than at home, since they have won 9 points in away matches and 7 at their stadium, with 13 goals scored and 12 conceded in away matches, against 10 goals scored and 14 conceded at home. For the league, Extremadura UD won 9 points out of 24 possible points, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in the last 8 away matches. In the away matches there are some more frequent results: at the end of the first 45 ‘1-1 (3 in 8 matches) and at the end of the match 1-1 (3 out of 8 matches). They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 7 of the last 8 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 16 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 11 times and only managed 2 comebacks.
The visiting team leaves for this match after a draw, to one, in the displacement to Almeria’s land: Gallego scored the goal of his team. The visiting team usually acts in a 4-4-2, in which the game prevails over the wings, with the two players responsible for terrorizing the rival defense Gallego and Chuli. The number 19, Gallego, is the offensive reference of his team, with 14 goals scored in the championship. Coach Juan Sabas Huerta-Lorente should have all the squad available for the match with Tenerife, with the exception of Luciano Balbi and Marcelo Djalo.
Probable alignment: Álvaro Fernández, Álex Díez, Carlos Pomares, Marcelo Djaló, José Antonio Pardo, G. Zarfino, Roberto Olabe, Fausto Tienza, Álex Barrera, Enric Gallego, Chuli.