After 19 wins, 10 draws and 10 losses, the visiting team is in 3rd place, having gained 67 points. In the last match, they tied with Albacete at home by (1‑1), after having won (0‑1) away at Tenerife in the previous match. This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have registered 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with a total of 22 goals scored and 16 conceded. At home, they had 6 wins, 7 draws and 2 losses, with a total of 28 goals scored and 14 conceded. In the last 10 away games for the championship, Almería has registered 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses, having won 11 points out of 30 possible. The team allowed goals to the rival in 8 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive strength, but its attack has scored regularly, since it has managed to score in 9 of the last 10 matches of this competition. In 39 games in this competition, he has never managed to turn the scoreboard in the 12 games in which he conceded the first goal. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 19 games played as a visitor to this competition: they have suffered 8 of their 19 goals between minutes (76 ‘- 90’).
Almería arrives for this match after a match, in 1×1, against Albacete Balompié, in a match of the thirty-ninth day of the SmartBank League. Alfredo Ortuño opened the scoring in favor of the visitors, at nineteen minutes, the men of the house responded to the twenty-eight minutes by José Carlos Lazo.
For this game, away from home, coach Rubi must keep the team in the usual 4-3-3 to boost positional football. José Carlos Lazo, Largie Ramazani and Umar Sadiq. In turn, the central corridor should be made up of João Carvalho, Manuel Morlanes and Ager Aketxe. Apparently, the Almería coach cannot count on the injured Samú Costa.