Zaragoza vs Mallorca predictions and match preview for Sunday’s Spanish Segunda Division game. Read on for the head-to-head and analysis as the visitors target top spot.
- DATE: Sunday 1st November 2020
- KICK-OFF: 16:00 (local time)
- VENUE: La Romareda
- COMPETITION: LaLiga SmartBank
Zaragoza vs Mallorca Preview
Two sides who started this season with promotion aspirations clash at La Romareda this Sunday in LaLiga SmartBank. So far though only Mallorca have shown clear signs that they are a side with the kind of quality required to sustain a serious push for an immediate return to the top flight.
Zaragoza still don’t really look like a team that has moved on from the miserable end to last season which saw them throw away a top two position when Spain went into lockdown before exiting the play-offs at the first hurdle. They’ve changed their coach with Ruben Baraja replacing Victor Fernandez but the new man has encountered a difficult start to life at the Aragonese club.
The absence of Luis Suarez, who was so key to their success last term, has been very evident in the final third. Without his goals, Zaragoza have packed little punch and they’ve failed to score in their last three matches, collecting just one point from their last four.
This isn’t exactly the game you’d want to have in such circumstances. Mallorca have been outstanding defensively this season, conceding just 2 goals in their 9 matches so far. They’ve also shown signs that they are starting to click in an attacking sense in their last two outings.
A 2-0 win at Alcorcon was followed up by a 3-1 victory over Malaga and they will be full of belief heading into this game. Right now they look the side most capable of competing with Espanyol at the top of this division and they will go into 1st place if they can win this match.
Head to Head
- Last 6 Competitive Meetings: 3 Zaragoza Wins, 1 Mallorca Win, 2 Draws.
- The sides last met in the Copa del Rey last season with Zaragoza 3-1 winners on this ground.
- Mallorca have lost on 4 of their last 5 visits to La Romareda in all competitions.
Zaragoza vs Mallorca Predictions
Score Prediction: Zaragoza 0-2 Mallorca
It’s hard to look past the visitors here. While you can never truly know what’s coming in this league, Zaragoza just don’t look like a team that is going to win football matches or even score a goal right now. With Mallorca looking so sound at the back and starting to create more chances, the visitors should be collecting maximum points from this game.
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