Goal Rush Preview: 12th-13th May

Goal Rush Preview: 12th-13th May

Goal Rush: 12th – 13th May

Manchester City have scored over 100 goals in the Premier League this season and can reach 100-points in their final game with Southampton. In the Scottish Premiership both Aberdeen and Rangers are still vying for the runners-up spot so there should be plenty of goals in their respective matches. Check out who’s hot and who’s not in our Goal Rush competition this weekend.

Who’s Hot:

7 - Southampton v Man City

The last five Premier League meetings between Southampton and Man City had both sides score. City won 2-1 in the reverse fixture this season.

Southampton have scored in all but one of their last six league matches. They won 1-0 at Swansea on Tuesday night.

Man City have won their last three league games on the road 3-1, 3-1 and 4-1. They had a 3-1 victory hosting Brighton on Wednesday night.

11 - Celtic v Aberdeen

Seven of their last thirteen encounters had both teams score but Celtic won 3-0 when hosting Aberdeen back in December.

Celtic have only failed to score in four of their eighteen league home games this season.

Aberdeen drew 1-1 with Rangers on Tuesday and need a win here to secure the runners-up spot in the Scottish Premiership.

13 - Hibernian v Rangers

The last seven meetings between Hibernian and Rangers had both sides score, four of the games contained five or more goals.

Four of Hibernian’s last five league matches featured both teams scoring including their last three at home, they beat Hamilton 3-1, Celtic 2-1 and Kilmarnock 5-3.

A visit to Celtic last month is the only game in Rangers’ last five where they failed to get a goal. They drew 1-1 in their midweek fixture with Aberdeen.

24 - Real Madrid v Celta Vigo

Eight meetings between Real Madrid and Celta Vigo since April 2015 have all featured both teams scoring, they had a 2-2 draw in the reverse fixture this season.

Real Madrid’s last six league games had both teams score, they were beaten 3-2 at Sevilla in their midweek fixture.

Celta Vigo’s last four league matches had both teams score, including a 2-2 draw and a 1-1 draw with Barcelona and Valencia last month.

25 - R Sociedad v Leganes

Real Sociedad have the most early goals in the Spanish La Liga this season scoring 13 times within the first 15-minutes.

Real Sociedad have scored 11 goals in their last three league matches at home.

Leganes have lost their last three league away matches but scored in each match which were against top teams Barcelona, Villarreal and Real Madrid.

Who’s Not:

4 - Liverpool v Brighton

Glenn Murray scored a consolation penalty when Brighton were beaten 5-1 by Liverpool in the reverse fixture this season.

Liverpool’s league results have slipped recently and they’ve failed to score in three of their last five league matches. They drew 0-0 with Stoke in their last league home game before a 1-0 defeat at Chelsea.

No Premier League team have scored fewer goals on the road than Brighton this season, they’ve netted just 10 goals on their league travels this term.

5 - Man Utd v Watford

Manchester United won 4-2 in the reverse fixture with Watford this season but they’ve kept clean sheets on the last three occasions they hosted the Hornets.

Manchester United have the best home defensive record in the Premier League this season, leaking just 9 goals at Old Trafford.

Watford have failed to score in their last seven league games on the road, they were beaten 2-0 by Tottenham last time out.

19 - Eibar v Las Palmas

A penalty for Las Palmas opened the scoring in the reverse fixture but Eibar scored twice in the last 20-minutes to win 2-1.

Eibar have blanked in five of their last seven league matches including their last three at home.

Las Palmas are the joint lowest scoring team in La Liga this season and have failed to score in six of their last ten games.

20 - Espanyol v Malaga

Espanyol have kept clean sheets in seven of their last eleven meetings with Malaga, including their 1-0 win in the reverse fixture this season.

Espanyol have failed to score in five of their last eight league matches but won 2-0 visiting Atletico Madrid last Sunday.

Malaga are the joint lowest scoring team in La Liga this season, they were beaten 3-0 by Alaves last weekend.

30 - Fiorentina v Cagliari

Fiorentina scored 8-minutes from time to beat Cagliari 1-0 in the reverse fixture this season.

Fiorentina have kept six clean sheets in their last ten league matches, including a 3-0 win over Napoli in their last home game.

Cagliari are winless in their last four league matches and only found the net once in the process.


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