Sporting Gijon vs Deportivo La Coruna
Spanish La Liga
Date: Sunday, 5th March 2017
Kick-Off at 11:00 UK / 12:00 CET
Venue: Estadio El Molinon (Gijon).
A relegation battle will go down at Estadio Municipal El Molinon when Sporting Gijon host Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday afternoon.
Sporting Gijon have been in the relegation zone for long, they are in the 19th spot having accumulated 17 points so far. They have won just once this 2017 calendar year which was their only win 12 games.
Gijon was humiliated in the midweek at Camp Nou as they lost 6-1 to table Leaders Barcelona. A win in this game will tie them on same points as their visitors who are 3 points above them in the table.
Deportivo La Coruna will come into this game from a hard fought stalemate against Atletico Madrid on Thursday. They have been win less in the last 10 games, while most of the games (6) have ended in draw.
Deportivo are in 17th spot with 20 points to their name, a point above the bottom 3 teams. Anything other than a win will put them in the relegation zone should Granada grab 3 points this weekend.
Sporting Gijon vs Deportivo La Coruna: Head to Head
There are little or no difference between the two teams in their previous 23 games, Gijon have won 7 while Deportivo have won 8 games.
Gijon have dominated their home games against Deportivo with 5 wins and 4 draws, they have lost just twice against Deportivo.
The Reverse of this game favored Deportivo as they defeated Gijon 2-1 at home.
Sporting Gijon vs Deportivo La Coruna: Prediction
This will be a tough clash as the two teams seriously a win in this game.
Deportivo last won a game in December, they have not won a game since this year. Their form have been poor this year, they have picked up just 4 points this year losing 20 points in the 8 La Liga outings.
The game could go either way as there no favorite, it could also end in draw but we expect the two teams to get on the score sheet.