LaLiga – Cádiz – Espanyol on Match-day 8
Cádiz, currently sitting nineteenth, host seventeenth placed Espanyol on Sunday.
Cádiz require a positive result, as Espanyol go to Estadio Ramon de Carranza
Cádiz have dropped five points in their last two encounters, drawing 0-0 at Villarreal and losing 0-1 to Real Valladolid.
Also, these are challenging times for Sergio’s Cádiz, having suffered five losses in seven fixtures, and taking them into relegation territory. This is a run of form that has to be stopped quickly. With a nineteenth 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 fixtures.
Playing at home, Cádiz have drawn one game and lost three games.
Winning this fixture will see Cádiz on 7 points.
Cádiz are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Sergio is concerned that Sunday’s fixture could see him without two of his key players.
With the LaLiga season well into its stride, Espanyol have managed to gain five points
Whilst a disappointing 2-2 draw against Valencia in their last game, is not the worst result they could have experienced, Espanyol will be keen to improve the result in this fixture.
Also, Diego Martinez knows that a run of four losses in six meetings for his Espanyol side, is going to be a tough run of form to change. However that is exactly what he must try to deliver. With five points, they currently sit seventeenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 1 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws having won one game, drawn two fixtures, and lost four matches.
Espanyol have won one game, drawn one game, and lost one game of their three League matches away from home this season.
Espanyol will have secured 8 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Espanyol’s squad will likely be depleted of four of their key players when they start on Sunday, due to injury or illness.
Cádiz v Espanyol – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Espanyol with a greater number of wins. In the last 10 meetings, they have enjoyed five victories, to Cádiz’s four wins. Also, Espanyol have won five out of nine meetings when visiting Cádiz. The last time they played each other in this competition was January 2022 and the score line ended up with a 2-2 draw.
For Cádiz, Alvaro Negredo has nettedone goal in seven League games so far, while Joselu is a top performing player who has scoredfour goals in seven League fixtures this LaLiga Season for Espanyol.