Our prediction for this Segunda Division match:
Estadio Municipal de Santo Domingo will host Sunday’s Segunda Division game between Alcorcon and Girona, the two teams with entirely different ambitions in the season finale. Alcorcon are stuck at the bottom with 22 points, and, as a result, they will compete in Segunda B next term. Los Alfareros are low on spirits following back-to-back losses to Cartagena and Real Oviedo, which is yet another reason why home win should not be considered.
To make things even worse for the home team, Giovanni Zarfino is banned for the match. The Catalans, on the other hand, aim to make amends for a 3-0 loss to Cartagena, and seeing that they are fighting hard to make it to the playoffs, punters from all around the globe can find value in betting on the away side. Nahuel Bustos misses out through suspension, while all Alejandro Baena, Jairo Izquierdo, and Bernardo Espinosa are sidelined with injuries.
Highlighted Player (Victor Sanchez):
Victor Sanchez began his senior career at Barcelona, playing eight games for the Catalan giants in La Liga. He played for Barca B and Barca C in the past as well, but in 2011 he signed a two-year deal with Swiss side Neuchtatel Xamax. In the 2012 winter transfer window Sanchez returns to Spain, but this time out he joined Barca’s local rivals Espanyol.
The midfielder, who is capable of playing as a defender as well, signed a three-and-a-half year deal with los Periquitos and he has been playing for the club ever since. Victor Sanchez won the Champions League, La Liga and Copa del Rey trophies in the 2008/2009 season with Barcelona. He has yet to make his Spain debut, but he has three caps for Catalonia.
Victor Sanchez made seven appearances for Barcelona in the 2008/2009 campaign. Sanchez has a contract with Espanyol, which expires on 30 June, 2018. The midfielder was born on 8 September, 1987 in Terrasa.
Highlighted Team (Girona):
After several unsuccessful attempts, finally secured promotion to Primera Division at the end of the 2016/2017 season. The Catalan outfit finished the campaign in second place in the standings, 14 points behind Levante and only two clear of third-placed Getafe. Girona play their home games at Montilivi and the capacity of the venue is 9.286.
Speaking of the club history, Girona were founded in the café Norat in La Rambla of Girona on July 23, 1930 and they played their first official game against Colonia Artigas. A number of Spanish coaches were in charge of the team in the past, but it has to be noted that Uruguayan tactician Dagoberto Moll (1965/1966) and Karoly Plattko (1948/1949) of Hungary were in charge of the club as well.
The Catalan team wear white shirts with red stripes when playing at home, while the colour of their shorts is blue. The team’s away kits are blue and black and Sporting Gijon are considered one of Girona’s fiercest rivals.