Latest | 29 JAN 2016

Liga Adelante Preview Matchday 23

Leaders Alaves travel to play fifth-placed R.Oviedo while second-placed Cordoba host fourth-placed Leganes in two of the stand out ties this weekend

AD Alcorcon – R.Valladolid CF

Alcorcon, who are challenging for the play-off places in 7th, return to play in front of their own fans after consecutive road defeats. Valladolid are only three points behind them and are boosted after back-to-back wins.

SD Huesca – Albacete

Huesca have slipped into the relegation places after five games without a win. Albacete are two points ahead of them and won their first away game of the season beating bottom club Bilbao Athletic on their last road trip.

UE Llagostera – CD Lugo

Llagostera, who lie 21st, need a lift after four consecutive defeats to help them pull them away from the relegation places. Lugo have taken two points from their last two games to become the division’s draw specialists with 11 from 22 games.

Cordoba CF – CD Leganes

Second-placed Cordoba are three points behind leaders Alaves after a 2-0 defeat at Valladolid. They host the division’s tightest defence Leganes, who are two points behind them back in fourth, and who have won three on the trot.

R.Oviedo - D.Alaves

Promotion chasing Oviedo have drawn three of their last four games to slip down to fifth but have only lost once at home. They take on the leaders Alaves who returned to winning ways with a 1-0 win over Huesca last time out.

UD Almeria – R.Zaragoza

Almeria are five points from safety in the relegation places after consecutive defeats. Mid-table Valladolid are hitting some form unbeaten in three and arrive after a morale-boosting win over second-placed Cordoba.

SD Ponferradina – RCD Mallorca

Ponferradina have suffered three straight defeats without scoring and are only four points above the relegation places. Mallorca are three points behind them after a victory last time out but are without a road win this season.

Bilbao Athletic – Elche CF

Elche are just outside the play-off places on a seven-game unbeaten, and boast the Liga Adelante’s top scorer Sergio Leon with 13 goals. Struggling Bilbao Athletic are at the foot of the table after four consecutive defeats.

CD Numancia – Girona FC

Numancia and Girona are tied on 28 points with both teams battling to pull away from the bottom four. Numancia drew 0-0 at Tenerife last time out while Girona have strung together back-to-back home wins.

Gimnastic – CD Tenerife

Gimnastic occupy the last promotion play-off place in sixth after a 1-1 draw at Albacete. Mid-table Tenerife also drew last weekend but have secured two wins and a draw from their last four road trips.

CD Mirandes – Osasuna

The division’s top scorers, Mirandes with 32 goals, are two points short of the play-off places in ninth after a 2-1 win at Zaragoza. Osasuna lie third and are unbeaten in six after a 3-0 win at Llagostera last time out.

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