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Rayo Vallecano faces on matchday 8 of LaLiga EA Sports at home against Mallorca this Saturday at 4:15 p.m. (Movistar LaLiga), a match they arrive at after having tied against Cádiz, adding one point to the 11 points they have in the competition, in which he is in 7th position. For its part, its rival this day, Mallorca, occupies 16th place and has 6 points, after tying against Barcelona on the last day.

We review some of the statistics of both teams prior to the game.


On the offensive front, Mallorca improves Rayo Vallecano’s records in goals per game, with 1.3 goals per game for the former compared to 1 for the latter. Regarding the quality of the scoring chances generated, the opposite occurs and Mallorca surpasses Rayo Vallecano with 1.2 expected goals compared to 1.5, according to Driblab statistics consulted by Europa Press.

In total, on average, Rayo Vallecano has taken 13.4 shots per game so far in the competition, compared to 9.9 for Mallorca. Of them, 6.1 were between the three clubs in the case of Rayo Vallecano and 3.4, for Mallorca.

During the competition, Rayo Vallecano has better offensive numbers than Mallorca with 24.3 actions in the rival area per game compared to 15.7 for its rival. Rayo Vallecano also surpasses Mallorca in the success of its passes, with a success percentage of 75.9 % compared to 74.5%.

In terms of ball conservation, Rayo Vallecano has a record of 47.4% so far in the competition, compared to Mallorca’s 37.7%.

Offensive statistics Rayo Vallecano Mallorca.

Goals per game 1 1.3.

Expected goals 1.5 1.2.

Shooting 13.4 9.9.

Shots on goal 6.1 3.4.

Actions in rival area 24.3 15.7.

% success in passes 75.9% 74.5%.

% ball possession 47.4% 37.7%.

Passes per possession 2.9 2.6.

Centers 16 15.6.


In the defensive field, Mallorca surpasses Rayo Vallecano in duels won (51.7% compared to 46.9%). Furthermore, in the specific case of aerial duels, Rayo Vallecano emerges victorious in 42% of them, compared to 57% for Mallorca.

On average, Rayo Vallecano has conceded 1.3 goals and 13.4 shots per game, compared to the 1.7 goals and 9.9 shots that Mallorca receives.

In terms of pressure, Rayo Vallecano manages to recover the ball in the opponent’s field on average 11.4 times per game, while Mallorca does so on 9.6 occasions.

Rayo Vallecano Mallorca defensive statistics.

Duels won 46.9% 51.7%.

Aerial duels won 42% 57%.

Goals received 1.3 1.7.

Shots received 13.6 12.9.

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