Our prediction for this Segunda Division match:
Albacete will be aiming to put an end to their three-game losing run when they take on Cartagena on Matchday 25. El Queso Mecanico have been struggling at the back of late and that is probably the main reason why home win should not be considered. Defender Carlos Isaac remains on the sidelines with injury, while forward Higinio Marin will be assessed ahead of the kick-off.
Los Boquerones, on the other hand, look unstoppable at the moment, with the team extending their winning run to three games. Cartagena aim to escape the relegation zone and given their fine form, we are positive that they will grab something from Saturday’s encounter. There are no fresh injury worries in the away team ahead of the trip to Castille-La Mancha. In the first half of the season the two sides played out a 1-1 draw.
Highlighted Team (Albacete):
Established during the World War II (August, 1940), Albacete are a Spanish club that welcome their rivals at Carlos Belmonte, the stadium with the capacity of 17,524 people. Albacete compete in Segunda Division nowadays, but during the 1990s they established themselves as the La Liga regular.
Their best ranking in the Spanish top flight came in the 1991/92 season when they finished the campaign in 7th position in the standings. El Queso Mecanico (Clockwork Cheese) have never represented Spain in European competitions. Legendary Spain international Andres Iniesta is the symbol of the club. Born in Albacete, Iniesta helped his hometown club avoid the bankruptcy in December 2011 as he became the club’s major shareholder.
As a result, Iniesta was honoured with a statue in his home province of Albacete. El Queso Mecanico wear white shirts and white shorts when playing at home, while black and purple are the dominant colours of their away kit.