Girona and Espanyol play at the Estadi Municipal de Montilivi in a match of the 31st round of the Primera Division. In the last clash between these teams in this competition, on 25-11-2018, Girona won away by (1-3). The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 3 games won 2 and lost 1. However, in the last confrontation in this stadium, for the Primera Division on 22-04-2018, Espanyol won by ( 0-2). The goals of the match were scored by Gerard Moreno (43 'and 55') for Espanyol. Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
After 8 wins, 10 draws and 12 losses, the home team is in 14th place, having won 34 points. In the last match, they lost with Atletico Madrid away by (2-0), after in the previous game to have lost at home, in a game against Athletic Bilbao, by (1-2). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 2 wins, 6 draws and 7 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 home games for the league, Girona have won 1, 5 draws and 4 losses, having won 8 points out of 30.
In this competition, you have not won in your stadium for 9 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 30 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 13 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. In the last 15 home games in this competition there are 1 highlights: he scored 7 of his 14 goals in minutes (31'-45 ').
Girona enter this round unmotivated after a 2-0 defeat by Atletico Madrid. The Côte d'Ivoire Doumbia is the player responsible for taking the opposing defense in danger, with the highest quality being the clearing. The highest quality of the home team is the counterattacks, being that it has fast and strong players in the individual confrontation. The coach will not be able to count on Aday, Stuani and Bounou for being injured.
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After 9 wins, 8 draws and 13 losses, the visiting team is in 13th place, having won 35 points. In the last match, they drew with Getafe at home for (1-1), after the previous match lost out in a game against Barcelona, by (2-0). This is a stronger team when he plays in his stadium, because in the last 30 games he has won 1, 7 draws and 7 losses; against 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 games outside the league, Espanyol have 4 draws and 6 defeats, having won 4 points out of 30.
For this competition, you have not won any of the last 10 games outside of your stadium. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 'was 0-1, which occurred in 6 of his 15 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 30 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in 13 games in which he conceded the first goal. In the last 15 away games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: scored 7 of his 13 goals between minutes (31'-45 ').
The Spaniard enters this match after a 1-1 draw at home to Getafe. The Spanish Borja Iglesias is the player responsible for taking danger to the opponent's defense, and his highest quality is the finalization. Usually, Rubí coach puts his team in the 4-3-3 drawing, where the three most advanced are Pérez, Borja Iglesias and Wu Lei. The coach of the visitors will not be able to count on Ferreyra, Óscar Duarte, Piatti and David López for themselves. injured.