0-1 to Getafe already! Where’s that damn COIN?! Holding out, steady nerve and all that. It’s really not that bad, any game which opens with a goal within a few minutes is likely to be a lively game with a nice attacking form of play, which suits me just fine. Either they go 2 goals ahead and I am back into the green, or the home team come back fighting and level up, then go ahead, fingers crossed one of those happens

One slightly nervous trade today

Well I ruled out 3 possibles today, Heerenveen (cup game i realised after researching!), Villareal, and Atl Bilbao. But I wasn’t sure if I made a mistake discounting Villareal game so I had another look at what put me off….. It’s pretty damn clear that Villareal are on a great run of form, and scoring a LOT of goals lately. But the away team is no slouch either, and they hold a tight defense most of the time. In Spain, home teams get MASSIVE support from their fans (much more than here in the UK and most other countries) so I do fancy Villareal to score some goals here, and …

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30th October – Football trade analysis

Well its a big coupon today so i spent a fair while on the stats and stuff. Here is a bit of a commentary: Valencia v Almeria – It looked promising just based on goal stats, but combining the price as a factor (which it is, at 5.3!) its a no trade for me. Also they score later on, second half usually, so just too much risk for too little reward Genk v KV – Home team is def a great favourite here. But again, always looking for reasons NOT to trade a game, i see the last 3 away games for KV were 1-0 winners, meaning they can score, …

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