Alaves vs Alcorcon
Copa del Rey – Quarter Final, Second Leg
Date: Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Kick-Off at 18:15 UK/ 19:15 CET
Venue: Estadio Mendizorrotza, Vitoria-Gasteiz.
Deportivo Alaves has one foot in the semifinals as they prepare to welcome Alcorcon for the second leg clash of the Copa del Rey quarter finals on Tuesday evening. The second division outfit Alcorcon almost held their La Liga rivals to a goal-less draw in the first leg clash at Estadio Santo Domingo. But, Ibai Gomez came on as a substitute in the 88th minute and found the back of the net twice with seconds left on the clock to kill of the tie and earn an insatiable 2-0 lead for Alaves to take on to the home leg.
Alaves are having a dream run in LaLiga at the moment. They lost just once in their last 12 matches in all competitions. They have become the sort of draw specialists with 4 from last 6 seeing stalemates.
Alcorcon are not having the best of the times in LaLiga2 and they are positioned at 15th in the table with 3 points separating them from the relegation zone. They hardly fare in away games as 9 of their 12 matches so far are losses.
Alaves vs Alcorcon: Head-to-head stats
Alaves have won in 4 of the last 6 games against Alcorcon with the other 2 being draws. Three of those four win have come away at Alcorcon, while two of the three meetings at Alaves finished as 1-1 draws.
All of the last 6 meetings between Alaves and Alcorcon have recorded 2 or fewer goals. And both teams have scored on just 2 occasions.
Alaves vs Alcorcon: Prediction
The home team are in a wonderful position to move on to the semifinals of the Copa del Rey 2016/17 edition with their 2-0 lead from the first leg of the tie. Their recent form also suggests that they are tough team to beat, even for those established sides in the LaLiga. Alcorcon plays best at their home ground and could end up losing in the mid-week trip to Vitoria-Gasteiz.
Alaves vs Alcorcon: Bet Tips
- Alaves to win at 2.00 (1/1)
- Under 2.5 goals at 2.40 (7/5).