Leganes – Getafe SOCCER PICKS
CD Leganés and Getafe face in Municipal Stadium of Butarque, in a match for the 15th round of the First Division. There is only record of 2 recent direct matches between these two teams: on 04-02-2018, which ended with a draw by (0-0), and on 08-09-2017, which ended with Getafe’s victory by (1 -two). In this game the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 16 th position of the league, with 16 points won, after 4 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Deportivo Alavés, by (1-0). In the last match, they won in an away match against Real Valladolid, by (2-4). 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; against 6 victories, 5 draws and 4 defeats in his stadium. The team comes to this match after a win away with Rayo Vallecano by (0-1). For the championship, the CD Leganés won 11 points out of 18 possible, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last 6 matches that it disputed in its stadium.
For this competition, he does not lose in his stadium 4 games ago. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 11 of the last 27 matches have ended with Under 1,5 goals. In 14 matches in the competition, they suffered the first goal 9 times and only managed 1 comeback.
The Leganés left for this game with a victory, by 0-1, in the displacement to the Vallecano field, advancing in this way towards the next phase of the Copa del Rey. In the last game for the championship, the locals beat Valladolid 2-4. In this match against Getafe, coach Mauricio Pellegrino must align his team in the same tactical system of the last match, that is, in 5-3-2, favoring tactical organization, ball possession and positional attacks, especially through the flanks: The Zhar is very fast and eximio in the defense-attack transition. It is important to note that striker Guido Carrillo is the best finisher in Leganés, with 5 goals scored. For this game the local coach can not use Jonathan Silva, suspended, in addition to Ezequiel Muñoz and Szymanoswki, players recovering from injury.
After 5 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses, the away team is currently in the 9 th position of the league, with 20 points won. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Athletic Club, by (1-1). In the last match, they won in a home match against Espanyol, by (3-0). This is a team that, oddly enough, was better outside than at home, as in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 6 draws and 1 loss in away matches; against 6 victories, 3 draws and 6 defeats in their stadium. The team comes to this match after a home win against Córdoba by (5-1). For the league, Getafe won 10 points out of 21 possible points, after 2 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss in the last 7 home matches.
For this competition, they have not lost any of the last 6 away matches. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so they have not displayed great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 14 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never got the comeback. In the last 11 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 5 of their 10 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘).
The Getafe party for this game with a victory, by 5-1, in the reception to Cordoba, in a game for the Copa del Rey. It is important to underline that the visitors won at Espanyol in the last match for the Spanish championship. Normally the trainer Pepe Bordalás plays in 4-3-3, nevertheless, will be able to play in 4-2-3-1, benefiting the tactical organization and the counterattacks. Jorge Molina is one of the most important players in Getafe, with 4 goals and 1 assist. For this game the coach does not have Bergara and Arambarri, due to physical problems.