Real Valladolid vs Huesca Predictions & Match Preview

Real Valladolid vs Huesca predictions

Real Valladolid vs Huesca predictions and match preview for Sunday’s Segunda Division fixture. Read on for analysis as the hosts aim to clinch automatic promotion.

DateSunday 29th May 2022
Kick-Off20:00 (local time)
StadiumJose Zorrilla
CompetitionSegunda Division

Real Valladolid vs Huesca Preview

Real Valladolid stadium

Two sides who were in the top flight last season, clash on the final weekend of the Segunda Division. Both started the campaign with serious promotion ambitions but only Real Valladolid have managed to really live up to those with Huesca languishing in 11th place going into this game.

Real Valladolid are 3rd, two points behind both Almeria and Eibar. Clearly they are going to need a favour somewhere if they are going to clinch automatic promotion. What happens elsewhere will only be relevant if they win their game though and that will be the only thing on the mind of Pacheta as he prepares to take on the club he left last year.

The Real Valladolid boss won’t be regretting his decision to leave Huesca given how this campaign has played out and his side have done just about everything possible to stay in the hunt for automatic promotion. They’ve lost just 1 of their last 9 games, winning 4 of their last 5. However a shock home defeat against recently relegated Real Sociedad B in the middle of that run will clearly be a game they look back on with regret if they don’t end Sunday in the top two.

Huesca have been something of a yo-yo club in recent years and were hoping to continue that trend this season by bouncing back to the top flight again. It wasn’t quite to be though with summer appointment Ignacio Ambriz struggling to make any impact which resulted in him losing his job in October. Former Watford boss Xisco has come in and improved things to some extent although a 32% win percentage under his guidance, is still some way short of a promotion winning level.

There is nothing at stake for Huesca here and they don’t take great form into this game either with just one win in the last six. That did come in their most recent outing against La Real B, but overall there is the sense now that this team is ready for its summer break and they will hope to push on next term to finish higher up this league.

Real Valladolid vs Huesca Predictions

Score Prediction: Real Valladolid 2-0 Huesca

Real Valladolid’s home form has been a bit patchy of late but they should still take care of their own business here. Whether it’s enough to see them clinch automatic promotion will depend heavily on what happens elsewhere but Pacheta will back his team to see off a side that isn’t really fighting for anything.

PLEASE NOTE – Our predictions are not betting tips. No profits are guaranteed if you’re using them to bet on football. If you are gambling, do so responsibly and never stake more than you can afford to lose. BeGambleAware.

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Mark is a freelance writer based in Madrid. He has been writing about Spanish football since 2014 and regularly attends and covers matches across Spain. His work has also been published by various newspapers and websites including These Football Times, World Soccer and Guardian Sport. Available for freelance work: marksochon (at)

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