Tenerife and Real Oviedo face at Estadio Heliodoro Rodríguez Lopéz, in a match for the 40th round of the Second Division. Real Oviedo won at home by (1-0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 01-12-2019. The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 3 matches won 2 and lost 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a game in this stadium, on 09-03- 2018, for the Second Division, Tenerife won by (3-1). S. Longo (18 ‘) and Álex Mula (39’ e 72 ‘) scored the goals of the game, for Tenerife, and J. Forlín (64’), for Real Oviedo. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.
The home team is currently in the 18 th position, with 43 points won, after 9 wins, 16 draws and 14 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Granada, by (2-1). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Elche by (3-0). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses in away matches, with 15 goals scored and 20 conceded; against 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 19 goals scored and 17 suffered. In the last 10 home league matches Tenerife has won 4, tied 3 and lost 3, for which they have won 15 points out of 30 possible. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that usually scores a few times first: it only opened the scoring in 2 of its last 11 matches for the Second Division, of these 2 reached the halftime advantage in 1 but never managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘ . In 11 matches in the competition, they suffered the first goal 9 times, but got the comeback in 3. There is 1 period highlighted in the last 19 home matches for this competition: they scored 10 of their 22 goals between the minutes (76’- 90 ‘).
The Tenerife comes little motivated to this round, after a 3-0 defeat in the move to Elche FC. Josan, Xavi Torres and Nacho Gil were the authors of the goals of the premises. With this result the insular team added the second defeat followed in the championship and saw the distance lower for two points the difference for the relegation zone. The local team must play in a traditional 4-4-2, privileging the most direct game. Borja Lasso and Fernando Coniglio are responsible for exploring the most advanced areas of the terrain. In the center of the field it is possible that Suso, Luis Milla, Uros Racic and José Naranjo play. The technician Luís Cesar Sampedro must have all the players available for the reception to Real Oviedo.
The away team is currently in the 8 th position of the league, with 60 points won, after 16 wins, 12 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Málaga, by (3-0). In the last match, they won in a home match against Numancia, by (1-0). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses in away matches, with 10 goals scored and 18 conceded; against 7 wins, 7 draws and 1 loss at their stadium, with 21 goals scored and 12 conceded. In the last 10 away league matches Real Oviedo has a record of 5 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses, so they have won 16 points out of 30 possible. In their away league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-0 (9 out of 20 matches). Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 8 of the last 19 matches for this competition have ended with Under 1,5 goals.
On the last day Real Oviedo received and won the Numancia, by a to zero, a very important victory in the fight for the promotion of division. After a weak first half at the soccer level, the whole house, forced to score, increased its volume of play and two minutes after the 90 ‘scored through Carlos, a goal that would be enough for the team local add another three points. The set guided by Sérgio Rueda should line up in the usual 4-4-2, which privileges the defensive balance. The two players responsible for panicking the opposing defense are Joselu and Ibrahima Baldé. The first is the best finalist of the team, with 7 goals scored. In the central corridor it is possible that they act Saúl, Sérgio Tejera, Jimmy Suárez and Viti Rozada.