Espanyol and Grenada measure their strength at RCDE Stadium in a match for the 19th round of the Primera División. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 5 games won 3, drew 1 and lost 1. However, in the last clash in this stadium, for the Primera División, 01-11-2015, the game Ended in a 1-1 draw. The goals of the game were scored by F. Caicedo (90 ‘) for Espanyol and by J. Babin (58’) for Granada. The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a game between º and 19th of the overall standings, it is actually a confrontation between the 14th placed in home games and the 19th as a visitor.
After 5 wins, 8 draws and 5 losses, the home team is in the 1st position and has not won any point. In the last game, they lost with Valencia away by (2-1), after in the previous game to have tied (1-1) at home, in a game against Deportivo La Coruña. Curiously, this is a team that has achieved better results than at home, having won 12 points as a visitor and only 11 in their stadium. For the championship, Espanyol won 11 points out of 27, after 2 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses in their last 9 matches at their stadium.
For this competition, you have not lost any of the last 6 matches in your stadium. In their home league games the most frequent result in the break was 0-0 (6 out of 9 matches). His attack has scored regularly, having scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 18 games played in this competition, he has never been able to give back the score in the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Spaniard enters this unmotivated round after an offense, 2-1 on the way to Valencia. The greater valence of the house gang lies in their ability to conduct their offensive attacks through quick transitions. It should be noted that from the defensive point of view, the difficulties increase when the opposing team attacks through the wings. The Spaniard Gerard Moreno is the intervening one responsible for putting in the defensive the opposite, being his greater quality is the finalization. The coach of the house will not be able to count on Victor Sánchez, Léo Baptistão and Javi López for being injured.
The visiting team is currently in 19th place with 10 points, after 1 win, 7 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate game, lost out against Real Madrid by (5-0). In the last game, they drew at home against Osasuna by (1-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, having won 3 points as a visitor and 7 in their stadium, with 7 goals scored and 11 goals conceded at home, against 8 goals scored and 28 suffered as a visitor. In the last 9 away games for the championship, Granada have 3 draws and 6 defeats, so they have won 3 points out of 27.
For this competition, you have not won as a visitor for 9 games. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In his games as a visitor there is a tendency to score goals, since 6 of his last 9 games for this competition have finished with Over 2.5 goals. This is a team that scores a few times first: it only opened the scoring in 4 of its last 18 games for the Primera División, of those 4 it reached the interval in advantage in 3 and won in the end of the 90 ‘in 1. In 18 matches in this race , Suffered the first goal 13 times and never managed to give back to the result. In the last 11 away games for all competitions there are 2 periods that stand out: he scored 3 of his 8 goals between the minutes (76′-90 ‘) and 3 of his 8 between (31′-45’).
Granada come on this journey after a home draw, a ball in the reception to Osasuna. The greater valence of the visiting group resides in the ability that demonstrates in conducting its offensive attacks by means of the countersinks. It should be noted that from the defensive point of view, the difficulties increase when the opposing set attacks through the wings. The Ukrainian Kravets is the player responsible for putting the opponent’s defensive in the direction, and his highest quality is the finalization. The away team is going to play on Isaac Cuenca and Saunier from injury.