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Ponferradina vs. Almería 4/11/2022 Segunda División Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Ponferradina visits Almería on 4/11/2022 at 03:00 PM.

Almería faces Ponferradina in a Segunda División match. Ponferradina with a record of 13-12-9 this season comes into this game with a 6-5-6 record on the road. Almería is 19-6-9 this season and is 11-3-3 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Ponferradina and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Almería than game on their home pitch?

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Almería and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Almería played to a draw. While it is not a loss, Almería is itching for an opportunity to take advantage of their home pitch and gain a victory over Ponferradina.

The Ponferradina Roster

The Players to Watch for the Ponferradina

Agus Medina MF



Agus Medina has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Ponferradina teammates, Agus Medina had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Agus Medina has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Agus Medina has 0 Red Cards this season.

Alexandru Pașcanu DF



Alexandru Pașcanu has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Ponferradina teammates, Alexandru Pașcanu had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Alexandru Pașcanu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Alexandru Pașcanu has 0 Red Cards this season.

Erik Morán MF



As a scorer, Erik Morán had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Erik Morán has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Erik Morán has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Erik Morán has 0 Red Cards this season.

Dani Ojeda MF



Dani Ojeda has 25 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Ponferradina teammates, Dani Ojeda had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Dani Ojeda has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dani Ojeda has 0 Red Cards this season.

Paris Adot DF



Paris Adot has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Paris Adot has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Paris Adot has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Paris Adot has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Almería Roster

The Players to Watch for the Almería

Samu Costa MF



As a scorer, Samu Costa had 28 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Almería teammates, Samu Costa had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Samu Costa has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Samu Costa has 0 Red Cards this season.

César de la Hoz MF,DF



As a scorer, César de la Hoz had 28 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. César de la Hoz has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

César de la Hoz has 0 Yellow Cards this season. César de la Hoz has 0 Red Cards this season.

Srđan Babić DF



As a scorer, Srđan Babić had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Almería teammates, Srđan Babić had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Srđan Babić has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Srđan Babić has 0 Red Cards this season.

Francisco Portillo MF,FW



Francisco Portillo has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Francisco Portillo has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Francisco Portillo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Francisco Portillo has 0 Red Cards this season.

Alejandro Pozo Pozo DF,MF



Alejandro Pozo Pozo has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Almería teammates, Alejandro Pozo Pozo had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Alejandro Pozo Pozo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Alejandro Pozo Pozo has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ponferradina Team Stats

The Ponferradina Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Ponferradina was able to score 1.12 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Ponferradina scored those goals off assists 76.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.85 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Ponferradina was able to score on 0.31 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Ponferradina attempted 3.62 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Ponferradina is able to get 31.5% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.







Ponferradina Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Ponferradina was able to hold opponents to 0.97 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Ponferradina goalkeepers fended off 4.21 shots per 90 minutes. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 76.2% of shots on target were saved by Ponferradina goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 26.5% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Ponferradina. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Ponferradina Utility Stats

Ponferradina tried 16.35 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Ponferradina is in the top 56 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Ponferradina has successfully intercepted 9.97 passes per 90 minutes of action. Ponferradina is in the top 70 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Ponferradina has committed 12.94 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Ponferradina is in the top 42 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Ponferradina drew 11.35 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Ponferradina is in the top 75 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Ponferradina committed an offside 2.15 times. Ponferradina is in the top 77 percentile in offside calls against them.







Almería Team Stats

The Almería Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Almería was able to score 1.29 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Almería scored those goals off assists 84.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.09 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Almería converted on 0.28 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Almería attempted 4.65 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Almería attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 33.6% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Almería Defensive Stats and Metrics

Almería gave up 0.79 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Almería goalkeepers fended off 2.91 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Almería truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 71.7% of shots on target were saved by Almería goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Almería goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 32.4% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Almería Utility Stats

Almería tried 14.41 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Almería in the top 71 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Almería has successfully intercepted 9.12 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Almería in the top 90 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Almería has committed 12.21 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Almería in the top 27 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Almería drew 12.26 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Almería is in the top 60 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Almería had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.82 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Almería in the top 99 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Ponferradina vs. Almería Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Ponferradina 2 Almería 3

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