Cartagena – Sevilla : Preview & Prediction
Cartagena and Sevilla play at Estadio Municipal Cartagonova in a Copa del Rey match (16 round of 32). These two teams have never faced each other before, so this will be their first direct confrontation. In this match the house factor can play a decisive role, as Sevilla has shown differences in performance in their games at home and as a visitor.
Until reaching this stage of the Copa del Rey (16 round of 32), the home team had to eliminate: Talavera CF, Mirandés and UCAM Murcia. This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside of its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 8 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium. In the last game that disputed, for Second B, it gained the Granada II outside by (0-1). In the last 10 home games Cartagena recorded 7 wins and 3 draws.
The Cartagena team, the Spanish third division team, arrives for this game with a win against Granada B, 0-1, adding the second consecutive victory in several competitions. In this game in his stadium, it is expected that coach Alberto Monteagudo line up in the usual 4-4-2 with Aketxe and Zalazar being the most offensive references of the home team. It is worth noting that offensive Isaac Aketxe is Cartagena’s top scorer with 5 goals scored. For this game the house manager can count on the usual players.
The visiting team plays their first match in this edition of the Copa del Rey with the intention of winning a positive result as a visitor. This is a stronger team when playing in his stadium, because in the last 30 games he has 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins and 5 draws in his stadium. The team arrives in this match after a defeat away with Valencia by (4-0). In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Sevilla have won 3, drawn 2 and lost 5. Their attack has scored regularly as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he never got around to scoring in the five games in which he conceded the first goal.
The Sevilla team arrives to this game with a heavy defeat against Valencia, 4-0, thus totaling the third consecutive defeat in official matches. In this game coach Eduardo Berizzo should keep the team in 4-2-3-1 benefiting possession of the ball and the organized attacks, since it has a collective far superior to the opponent of this game. Ganso and Luis Muriel are the big highlights of Sevilla with 2 goals scored. For this game the coach does not have Pareja, Carriço and Nolito, all injured.
Cartagena – Sevilla : Betting Tips
Sevilla – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 2.00
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70