Dep. La Coruna – Leganes : Preview & Prediction
Deportivo La Coruña and Leganes play at Estadio Municipal de Riazor, in a duel of the 15th round of the Primera Division. In the last 3 years, there have been only 2 direct clashes between these two teams: one on 25-02-2017, which ended with Leganes winning by 4-0 and the most recent on 22-09-2016, ended with the victory of Leganes by (1-2). Special attention is needed for the home / off condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
Analysis of Deportivo La Coruña
After 3 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses, the home team is in 17th place, having won 12 points. In the last match, they lost with Sevilla away by (2-0), after in the previous game to have tied at home, in a game against Athletic Bilbao, by (2-2). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Deportivo La Coruña conquered 7 points in 21 possible, after 2 victories, 1 tie and 4 losses in the last 7 games that disputed in his stadium. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 8 of the last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. This is a team that scored few times first: just opened the scoring in 2 of their last 14 games for the Primera Division, of these 2 reached the break in advantage in all and won in the late 90 ‘in 1. In 14 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 11 times and only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard.
Deportivo La Coruña have been making a Spanish Championship much lower than expected, they have not won 4 games where they have accumulated 3 losses and 1 draw and needs a recovery, since they are falling in the standings and now it is the team just above the relegation zone. The team is characterized by a medium-only attack that has scored 17 goals and is the ninth worst of La Liga, but the big problem has been the defense that has already suffered 27 goals and is the fourth most leaked, needing to present greater solidity in its defensive system to suffer fewer goals. Deportivo La Coruna has the third worst performance of the national team, he has not won 3 games and it is worth mentioning that he is the third team to have conceded the most goals in 13 games in 7 matches. For the confrontation with Leganes, coach Cristóbal will not be able to count on Federico Cartabia by suspension, an important piece in the sector of creation.
Analysis of Leganes
After 6 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses, the visiting team is in 7th place, having won 20 points. In the last match, they beat Villarreal at home (3-1), after losing to Celta de Vigo in the last match (1-0). This is a team that curiously shows more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 9 victories and 6 defeats as a visitor, with a total of 18 goals scored and 13 conceded. Already inside the home, won 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses, with a total of 18 goals scored and 10 conceded. In the last 7 away games, Leganes recorded 3 wins and 4 losses, having won 9 points out of 21. In their away games there is a tendency towards few goals, since 35 of their last 56 matches finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 14 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 8 games for all competitions there are 3 periods that stand out: he scored 4 of his 7 goals between the minutes (46’-60 ‘) and 4 of his 7 between (76′-90′); suffered 3 of his 8 goals between minutes (46’-60 ‘).
Leganes has been earning a higher-than-expected La Liga result, finished a 4-game losing streak with a good win in the final round over the Villarreal good team and is looking for another 3 points to return to the fray for a spot in European competition. next season. The team has an inefficient attack that scored only 12 goals, being the fifth worst of the league, but on the other hand, the defense suffered only 13 goals, the fourth less leaked, evidencing the imbalance between the offensive and defensive sectors, something that needs be adjusted for the rest of the competition. Playing away from home, as the match this Saturday, the team has come in 3 consecutive defeats and the most worrying is that scored only 1 goal in these 3 games, while suffered 6. For the showdown against Deportivo La Coruña, coach Asier Garitano will to the field with the same escalation of the last round where they had great victory over Villarreal.
Dep. La Coruna – Leganes : Betting Tips
Dep. La Coruna – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70