Huesca vs Getafe Match Preview & Predictions

Huesca vs Getafe

Huesca vs Getafe match preview and predictions for Sunday’s LaLiga match. Read on for the head-to-head, team news and predicted lineups as two struggling teams clash.

Date Sunday 25th April 2021
Kick-Off 14:00 (local time)
Stadium El Alcoraz
Competition LaLiga

Huesca vs Getafe Preview


Huesca stadium
El Alcoraz via RicardoSGZ, CC BY 3.0

Huesca entertain Getafe in a clash between two teams battling to stay in the Spanish top flight in the early game on Sunday. It’s a massive game for both clubs with Huesca in 18th heading into the weekend, 4 points behind 15th placed Getafe. Victory for the hosts would really bunch things up and would plunge Jose Bordalas’ side into real danger again.

It has been a disappointing week for Huesca who have lost back-to-back games on the road to nil. Their 2-0 loss against leaders Atletico Madrid was to be expected to some extent but they lost a six-pointer against Alaves last weekend to a late goal from Rodrigo Battaglia in Vitoria and that has proved a real launchpad for Alaves who are now out of the relegation zone having won again in midweek.

Recent home wins over Elche and Granada will give Huesca confidence and they’ll be prepared for a battle here against a physical Getafe side. Of the two, it’s certainly Huesca who have played the more impressive football this season but we’re at the stage now, where performances really don’t matter at all, and Pacheta’s side need to dig deep and find a way to get the result they so badly need.

Getafe were competitive at Camp Nou in midweek but ultimately conceded two late goals to slump to a 5-2 defeat. That match was never going to be decisive in determining whether or not they stayed up this season but this one might be. Geta head into it having won none of their last seven in LaLiga and if that streak doesn’t end soon, they will be in real trouble despite currently holding a 4 point advantage on the bottom three.

It’ll be interesting to see how Bordalas approaches this. We have seen him try to play a bit more openly at times this season and he will know the rewards of victory would be huge here but it’s a match they can’t really afford to lose. They may try to unsettle Huesca’s rhythm and slow down the game as much as possible and we could well be in for a tetchy kind of game.


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Head to Head

  • Last 6 Competitive Meetings: 3 Getafe Wins, 3 Draws.
  • The last 3 meetings at El Alcoraz have all ended in draws.
  • Getafe won the reverse fixture 1-0 earlier this term.
  • Huesca haven’t won any of the last 7 meetings.

Team News

Javier Ontiveros and Pablo Maffeo are still doubts for Huesca.

Erick Cabaco and Cucho Hernandez are out for Getafe while Mathias Olivera is a doubt.

Predicted Huesca Starting Lineup:

Fernandez – Siovas, Insua, Pulido – Galan, Seoane, Mosquera, Ferreiro, Lopez – Sandro, Mir (3-5-2)

Predicted Getafe Starting Lineup:

Soria – Olivera, Djene, Timor, Nyom – Cucurella, Arambarri, Maksimovic, Alena – Mata, Unal (4-4-2)


Huesca vs Getafe Predictions


Score Prediction: Huesca 2-1 Getafe

There’s not much to love about Getafe this season and while Huesca have their flaws, recent performances and results at El Alcoraz suggest they may just have the edge here. They are certainly the team with the greater goal threat and that could be the decisive factor in settling this one.


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Mark is a freelance writer based in Madrid. He has also lived in Seville and Barcelona and has written extensively about Spanish football. His work has been published by the likes of Guardian Sport & World Soccer.