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Nic Ladds 30th Apr 2009 - 20:57

Spanish Liga Primera Opta facts 2-4 May

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Spanish Liga Primera Opta Facts – May 2-4

Numancia v Malaga

  • Malaga have conceded the most goals courtesy of a header - 12.
  • Malaga have also conceded the most goals from outside the box - 13.
  • All 35 of Numancia’s goals have been netted by Spanish players.
  • After seven successful penalty kicks, Malaga midfielder Apono missed one in the game against Deportivo last week.
  • Numancia have collected just two points from their last five league fixtures.
  • Malaga have won their last three games against Numancia in the top flight.
  • Malaga have won four of their last five away matches in La Liga.

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Real Madrid v Barcelona

  • The reverse fixture was Juande Ramos’ first league game in charge of Real Madrid.
  • So far the 0-2 in the Camp Nou is the only league defeat since the ex Spurs manager took charge.
  • Last week 4-2 in Seville meant a new record for Real with eight straight wins away from home. Their previous record was seven, set in 1960/61, with the likes of Puskas, Gento and Di Stefano in the team.
  • The present record for the most away consecutive wins, nine, in La Liga belongs to Barcelona though and was set this season between September and February .
  • Valencia’s first goal last Saturday was Barcelona first goal conceded after seven consecutive clean sheets. Barcelona’s record is eight and was set by Miguel Reina in 1972/73.
  • Barcelona’s win back in December was their first after five league encounters where they had recorded three defeats and two draws.
  • El Clasico has ended in a goalless draw in Madrid only three times in the history of la Liga (eight times overall).
  • Next Saturday will be the 79th encounter in Madrid in la Liga between these two sides, Barcelona have won 14 times, last time was 3-0 in November 2005, 14 have been the draws, last in April 2003, and 50 the home wins.
  • The blaugrana boast the best attacking record, 94 goals scored, and best defence, just 26 conceded.
  • Under Ramos Real have kept 12 clean sheets in 19 league matches.

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Villarreal v Sevilla

  • Sevilla have scored just 13% of their goals (six) from dead ball situations - fewer than any other team in the league.
  • Villarreal have won six of the last eight home league matches.
  • Sevilla have lost their last four league fixtures, shipping 12 goals in the process.
  • Sevilla have lost their last two away games.They had lost as many in their previous 14.
  • In their 15 previous games in the Spanish top flight, Villarreal have won this fixture only three times.
  • Villarreal have scored seven goals following a corner kick - no other team have scored more.
  • Of the 14 clean sheets kept by Sevilla this season, only one has come in the last nine games.
  • Sevilla have taken the fewest penalties - two.

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Dep. La Coruna v Valladolid

  • Valladolid have scored the most goals following a set piece situation - 20.
  • Deportivo have lost just once in their last eight league home matches.
  • Valladolid have won at the Riazor in the top division just once in ten years.
  • Valladolid have lost their last three away league matches conceding eight goals.
  • Valladolid have kept just one clean sheet away from home this season.
  • Real Valladolid have lost 15 of the 18 games in which they have conceded the first goal.
  • Real Valladolid have attempted the fewest headed shots - 49.

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Mallorca v Getafe

  • These two sides have scored the most goals courtesy of a substitute - 12.
  • These two teams, together with Recre, have the worst shooting accuracy in the league; 11% and 10% respectively.
  • Mallorca have lost just once in the last 12 league games.
  • Mallorca have kept four clean sheets in their last five home fixtures.
  • Getafe have never won on the island in the top flight.
  • Getafe have won just three games in 2009.
  • The Madrid-based side have lost seven of their last nine league matches.

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Sporting Gijon v Ath Bilbao

  • Sporting have scored only three goals in the final 15 minutes of matches.
  • Sporting have conceded the most goals in La Liga - 72.
  • Athletic have conceded the first goal in 23 games so far - a league high.
  • Sporting have yet to draw a league match, since their first game of the season.
  • Athletic have taken the most penalties (11) but have scored only seven.
  • Sporting have lost their last six league matches.
  • The last time that Sporting enjoyed a top flight win over their Basque rivals was back in 1991. Since then they have suffered 11 defeats in 14 games.
  • All six of Athletic’s wins in 2009 have been by one goal margin.

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Osasuna v Rec de Huelva

  • Osasuna have scored the most headed goals -14.
  • Recreativo have scored the fewest goals - 30.
  • Osasuna have drawn the most matches in the league - 12.
  • Osasuna have won seven of their last 11 home matches.
  • Recreativo have mustered just one point in their last eight league fixtures.
  • Osasuna have conceded 13 first half goals, only Barcelona conceded fewer – 11.
  • The seven previous encounters between these two sides in the top flight have seen no more than two goals scored per game.
  • Osasuna have never beaten Recre in the top flight.

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Santander v Almeria

  • Racing have won only 10 of the 19 games that they have scored the first goal, dropping 19 points - a league high.
  • Racing are the only team yet to concede a goal in the opening 15 minutes of a match.
  • Racing’s Serbian striker; Nikola Zigic, has scored 11 goals in 2009 since re-joining the club from Valencia.
  • Almeria’s Alvaro Negredo has scored 11 goals since the beginning of February.
  • Racing have scored five goals at home on two separate occasions this season - the first time this has happened since 1960/61.
  • These two sides have met three times in the top flight – Racing are yet to lose and only four goals were scored in these meetings.
  • Almeria have won just one away match all season in the league.

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Espanyol v Valencia

  • Valencia can boast that 58 of their goals have been scored by Spanish players - more than any other club in the league.
  • Espanyol have attempted the fewest shots - 276.
  • David Villa has scored six goals in the last five league matches.
  • Valencia have scored the most penalty kicks - nine.
  • David Villa has attempted the most shots - 103.
  • Espanyol have collected 13 points from their last five league fixtures.
  • The Catalans have not conceded in their last four matches.
  • Espanyol have lost this fixture at home only three times since 1990.

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Betis v Atl Madrid

  • Real Betis have scored just four headed goals; fewer than any other team in La Liga. Last season they had netted the most.
  • Atletico have conceded the most goals in the opening quarter of an hour of games - 10.
  • Atletico’s defenders have not coped well with opposition set pieces, having conceded 23 goals following dead ball situations so far.
  • Real Betis have won the fewest home matches in the league this season - three.
  • Atletico have won three of their last five visits to the Ruiz De Lopera stadium.
  • Atletico have kept just two clean sheets away from home this season.
  • Diego Forlan has scored 11 goals in the last 12 league matches.

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