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On December 21, Municipal El Pozuelo (Torremolinos) will host the 1/32 final match of the Copa del Rey, in which Juventud Torremolinos will compete with Sevilla. The battle will start at 21:00 CET.
The club soon after its foundation, being at its peak, was able to break through to the level of the 3rd division of Spain. But it used to play there only a couple of seasons in a row in the 1960s. Then, the club was “dangling” between the 5th and the 4th divisions for more than half a century. Another promotion was in the last temporade. But it seems that nowadays this “football lift” is on its way down: the team is among the outsiders of its group and looks really hopeless, having only a few points. However, there are at least several clubs which are not much stronger, and it’s too early put an end to the case. One way or another, Huesca turned out to be shocked in mid-November. It conceded 2 goals in 7 minutes at the end of half an hour, and was able to come back in the game, but lost on penalties.
The team has already managed to change the coach this season. By and large, it was necessary to part with Julen Lopetegui in the summer, because the crisis had already outlined during the previous temporada, the second half of which was more than excruciating. But, perhaps, the old merits had a kind of influence, and the coach stayed at the same position for what the team paid with a failed start. However, is it the only reason? Sampaoli returned to Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan a long time ago. By the pause for the World Cup, the team had had 2 victories and 11 points after 14 rounds, being in the 18th position that is a way to relegation. However, in the Champions League, Jorge took the 3rd place at the group stage; thus, there will be a chance to prove professional suitability in the so-called “party trick” tournament – the Europa League. In addition, the Argentinean got a month for a calm correction of mistakes – let’s see what it will result in.
The statistics of head-to-head matches
Juventud Torremolinos and Sevilla, although they are in the same country, live on different “football planets”. Thus, it will be their first head-to-head match.
Bookmakers are not sure only about one thing, how confident Sevilla will win. The team needs to show improvement and progress. We bet on the victory of the grandee with “a -2 goal handicap” (odd: 1.68).
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