Ronaldo-owned club, Barca's favourite opposition and more: What's going on in Segunda

Ronaldo-owned club, Barca's favourite opposition and more: What's going on in Segunda

Following the Spanish second tier is always fun – let's see what it offers us these days.

League table

Eibar currently top the LaLiga2 table and should comfortably secure promotion for the next season – they are 8 points ahead of the playoff spot.

Almeria and Real Valladolid are expected to fight for the second LaLiga spot. There would be a tense battle for the playoffs between Tenerife, Girona, Ponferradina, Real Oviedo and possibly Las Palmas.

Teams slated for promotion


The club was part of the Spanish top flight on multiple occasions in the 2010s.

Barcelona have never lost against Eibar despite having faced them 14 times (12W 2D).

Eibar's best player is Stoichkov, or Juan Diego Molina Martinez. He received his nickname after Barcelona's iconic 1990s forward Hristo Stoichkov.

They also have Fernando Llorente on their current roster. The Spaniard is well-known for his Athletic Club and Tottenham Hotspur performances.


Almeria's owner, Turki Al-Sheikh, has a warm relationship with Leo Messi. In 2019, he even joked that his club would sign Leo 'in about 5 years when he's cheaper'.

With 51 goals scored this season, they are Segunda's most prolific team so far.

Former Barcelona B players Chumi and Sergio Akieme currently play for this club.

Real Valladolid

Valladolid are one of the two clubs owned by Ronaldo Nazario.

Ex-Barca players Jordi Masip and Monchu play for Valladolid these days.


Along with Las Palmas, Tenerife are the most geographically isolated European professional club.

They haven't played in La Liga since the 2009/10 season.

Tenerife's sporting director, Juan Carlos Cordero Sanchez, is partly responsible for taking Granada and Cadiz from the third to the top division.

Surprise team


Remember Barca taking them on in Copa del Rey last season?

At that time, they were a third-tier side. 2 years later, they stand a chance of making it to the LaLiga promotion playoffs!

Some more interesting facts

Las Palmas (10th) are currently managed by former Barcelona B boss Garcia Pimienta.

Real Sociedad B (19th) are coached by famous ex-midfielder Xabi Alonso.

Leganes, who used to play in the top division in the 2010s, are only 14th in the Segunda table.

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