Osasuna - Cadiz
Osasuna will host Cadiz in a quite important match of the 20`th round of the Spanish Segunda. The game is played at the Estadio El Sadar in Pamlona and the hosts are very solid here. The game is important for promotion ambition of both but it won`t be key with plenty more matches to play.
Cadiz is ranked 6`th with 32 points and holds the last play-off place. Osasuna is just under them with also 32 points so we can definitely say this will be one tough match. Neither side is actually a good scoring side so a goal might be decisive.
Osasuna wants to be in the Primera after this season and they are doing a fairly good job. Nothing much has changed in their modus operandi and they are still very defensive. It of course works better when they quality isn`t of the top level. Osasuna has 9-5-5 till now with 24:19 gd. Things look much better on home ground where Osasuna is the second best team with 7-2-0 and 15:5 gd. Only Deportivo is better with more goals scored but Osasuna also has the third best home defense. The form is good for Osasuna with 6-1-1 from the last 8 matches and the only recent loss came against Deportivo away.
Cadiz is of similar quality as Osasuna and they finished the league just under them in the previous season. Cadiz is also the team in the best form lately and they even won 8 of the last 9 matches played. The only loss came against Malaga away and today they will try to continue the great run. The defense works great and the team conceded just 1 goals in the last 4 matches. Cadiz can be tested away from home and even the results are great the teams they met on the road lately weren`t of top caliber. Cadiz won away over 14`th Zaragoza, 20`th Cordoba and 16`th Lugo bringing their total to 3-2-4 and 9:9 gd.
The team haven`t played a lot of matches lately but the last two were won by Osasuna.
Osasuna will be missing the defender Clerck(19-0) while Cadiz will be without Sanchez(def.9-1) and Salvi(mid.15-2).
Osasuna is playing good football at home and concede little. They should win this but with a slim difference.
*Odds are correct at the time of publishing and subject of change.
Match start: 06.01. 18:00h