Deportivo La Coruña and Valencia meet at the Estadio Municipal de Riazor, in a match for the 19th round of the First Division. The record of direct matches played in this stadium indicates total balance between these two teams, since there were 2 draws and 1 win for each team in the last 4 matches. Indeed, the last time these two teams met at this stadium was on 10/31/2016, for the First Division, which ended in a draw for (1-1). E. Çolak (45 ‘) scored the goals of the match, for Deportivo La Coruña, and Rodrigo (56’), for Valencia.
Deportivo La Coruña:
The home team is currently in the 17 th position of the league, with 16 points won, after 4 wins, 4 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in a home match against Celta de Vigo, by (1-3). In the last match, they tied in an away match against Villarreal, by (1-1). For the championship, Deportivo La Coruña won 10 points out of 27 possible points, after 3 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses in the last 9 home matches. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 9 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. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for goals, since 6 of the last 9 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. This is a team that scores only few times and was only able to open the scoring in 3 of its last 18 matches for the First Division, of these 3 came to rest in advantage in all and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 2. In 18 matches in this competition, he only got 2 comebacks in the 14 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 7 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 3 of their 6 goals between minutes (46’-60 ‘).
Deportivo managed to conquer a positive result on the last day, when they tied a ball in the Villarreal field. However, it is important to note that the locals no longer win for the championship three consecutive games. In this game against his fans, coach Cristobal Parralo must line up in the usual 4-2-3-1, with Andone being the most advanced player of the local team: this player is the best score of Depor, with 4 goals scored. The finalization is a point where Deportivo needs to improve a lot. For this game the coach can not use the injured Valverde and Cartabia.
The away team is currently in the 3 rd position, with 37 points won, after 11 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in a home match against Villarreal, by (0-1). In the last match, they won at home against Girona by (2-1). The team comes to this match after a home win against Las Palmas by (4-0). For the championship, Valencia won 14 points out of 24 possible, after 4 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses in the last 8 matches they played as visitors. In their away matches there are a few frequent results at half-time: 0-0 (3 out of 10 matches) and 1-1 (3 out of 10 matches). They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 7 of the last 8 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 18 matches in this tournament, they have conceded the first goal 5 times and have only won 1 result. There are 2 periods that stand out in the last 11 away matches for all competitions: he scored 8 of his 20 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘); He suffered 5 of his 13 goals between the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Valencia comes to this day with a huge victory over Las Palmas, 4-0, advancing in this way to the next phase of the Copa del Rey. The visiting team is going through a moment of confidence, even more after the hiring of Luciano Vietto, a player who scored 3 goals in the previous game. Normally the coach Marcelino Toral plays in 4-4-2, privileging the organization, possession of the ball and positional attacks, especially through the flanks: Gonçalo Guedes and Andreas Pereira are very fast and exempt in the offensive transition. The Italian striker Simone Zaza is the best score of Valencia, with 10 goals scored. Carlos Soler and Jiménez are confirmed absences for this game.
Insider TIP: Both teams to score / YES – 1.58