LaLiga – Almería to face Rayo Vallecano on Match-day 8
This Saturday sees Almería go head to head with Rayo at Estadio Del Mediterráneo – Kick-off 2:00pm GMT.
Almería, currently sitting eighteenth, host tenth placed Rayo on Saturday.
Home Fans Nervous About Relegation, as Almería Host Rayo Vallecano on Saturday
Also, some statistics are more relevant than others they say, and four losses for Almería seems very relevant, which not surprisingly has seen them drop into the relegation zone. With an eighteenth position in the league and 1 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, they currently have four points in the League having won one game, drawn one game, and lost five matches.
Almería have won one game and lost two games of their three League matches at home this season.
A win in this fixture would take Almería’s points to 7 in the League.
Rubi could be missing up to six of their players through injury or illness for the game on Saturday.
Rayo Vallecano arrive at this game, having secured 10 points so far this season
Rayo will be full of confidence, going into this fixture on that back of two successive wins against Elche and Athletic Bilbao. They will need this if they are to retain their run.
Also, league success is all about winning football matches, any way you can, so three losses in five matches would not make this a successful season for Rayo. Now they have 3 matches won, 3 games lost and 1 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in tenth place, with a total of 10 points having won three fixtures, drawn one game, and lost three meetings.
Rayo have won one game, drawn one game, and lost two matches of their four League matches on the road this season.
Winning this fixture will see Rayo Vallecano on 13 points.
Rayo’s squad has depth, but even so, Andoni Iraola is likely to be missing two of they key players when they start Saturday’s game.
Almería v Rayo Vallecano – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Rayo with a greater number of wins. In the last 17 meetings, they have enjoyed 10 victories, to Almería’s five wins. Further, Rayo have been hugely successful away to Almería of late, winning 13 meetings times in the last nine. The last time they played each other in this competition vallecano delivered a 0-1 away win.
Players to watch
For Almería, Largie Ramazani has nettedtwo goals in seven League matches so far, while Isi Palazon scoredtwo goals in seven League games this campaign for Rayo.