Match Preview: Alcorcon vs Espanyol Predictions & H2H

Alcorcon vs Espanyol

Alcorcon vs Espanyol predictions and match preview for Sunday’s Spanish Segunda Division game. Read on for the head-to-head and analysis ahead of this final day game with the visitors gunning for the title.

  • DATE: Sunday 30th May 2021
  • KICK-OFF: 21:00 (local time)
  • STADIUM: Santo Domingo
  • COMPETITION: LaLiga SmartBank

Alcorcon vs Espanyol Preview

Alcorcon vs Espanyol Match Preview & Prediction
Alcorcon stadium via Miguelazo84, CC BY-SA 4.0

On Sunday we have the last fixture of the season in La Liga SmartBank. It is still all to play for as relegation threatened Alcorcón host promoted Espanyol at the Estadio Santo Domingo. Both sides need the three points for their own reasons and this should make for an exciting match.

Alcorcón are coming into this match in need of a win. If they do not get anything in this match, it could see Los Alfareros relegated. In their last outing they lost 1-0 to an in-form Girona side. It was a match where they held their own and it looked like they had done enough to earn a draw until Monchu’s thunderbolt in the 87th minute rocketed into the back of the net.

Head Coach Juan Antonio Anquela will have to rally his side to give it one more big performance if they want to see themselves in this division next season. There is a possibility that if results go their way they could still avoid the drop even if they lose, but it is going to be a long day of twists and turns.

Espanyol have long since secured promotion and if they win here they are champions. It has been a fantastic season for Head Coach Vicente Moreno as his side has dominated for the majority of the season. However they did take their foot of the gas in their last outing drawing at home 1-1 with Tenerife.

This result has given rivals Mallorca a sniff at pipping them to clinch the title. Los Periquitos will want to make sure this doesn’t happen and put on a strong performance. Star striker Raúl de Tomás will be hoping to add to his tally of 23 goals and win this season’s Pichichi. Espanyol will be without midfielder Sergi Darder as he was sent off in their last match.

Head to Head

  • Last 5 Competitive Meetings: 1 Alcorcon Win, 2 Espanyol Wins, 2 Draws.
  • Espanyol won the reverse fixture 1-0 earlier this term.
  • The clubs also played out two two-legged ties in the Copa del Rey in 2014 and 2016 with both teams winning one tie.

Alcorcon vs Espanyol Predictions

Score Prediction: Alcorcon 1-3 Espanyol

Alcorcón will go into this as massive underdogs and rightfully so. If they can stay in the game they could get something. The way Espanyol are playing it is very hard to look past them. They will be fired up for this match and will want to get this victory so that they are crowned champions. Vicente Moreno’s men should have more than enough in their arsenal to get the job done here.

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