In the Segunda Division, Racing Santander will play Lugo at El Sardinero on Sunday, December 4. This season, the hosts have had mixed results and are just above the drop zone as the halfway point of the campaign approaches.
In their most recent match, Racing finished with nine men on the field and lost to Albacete Balompie 2-1. With 18 points from 17 games, the Racing are 17th in the standings. In contrast, Lugo has performed significantly worse than their rivals, and manager Hernan Perez Cuesta was fired following the teams’ first-round exit from the Copa del Rey last month.
They played out a 1-1 draw against Levante last break.with Sebas Moyano opening the scoring for the Albivermellos. The visitors are 20th in the league table with just 15 points from 17 games this season.
Racing has lost consecutive games and has only won one of their last seven competition games. They may struggle here, as they have only won one home game this season.
In contrast, Lugo has not won any of their last six competitive games. They may lose this one, as they have lost their previous four away games.
Prediction: Racing Santander 1-0 Lugo
Racing and Lugo have met once every eight weeks. The other four matches between the two teams have all ended in draws, while each team has won twice. In their last three meetings, the visitors have not lost.
In their last three games in this matchup, the hosts have not kept a clean sheet.
This season, Racing has the fewest home points of any team in the competition, with just seven.
This season, Lugo have only scored five league points on the road. Mirandes and Ibiza both have fewer picks than Mirandes. This season, Los Racinguistas have the league’s worst offensive record, scoring just nine times.
|Racing de Santander|
|M||6||Sergio Ruiz Alonso|
|United States||Fox Soccer Plus, ViX|
|France||Molotov, Free, L’Equipe, L’Equipe Web|
|Nepal||SONY TEN 3 HD, Sony LIV, SONY TEN 3|
|India||JioTV, SONY TEN 3 HD, SONY TEN 3, Sony LIV|
|Sri Lanka||Sony LIV, SONY TEN 3, SONY TEN 3 HD|