Getafe de club de Fútbol, or simply Getafe CF, is a Spanish football club based in Getafe, a city in the south of the community of Madrid. The club was formed on the 8th of July 1983 and plays its home matches at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez ground. Their ground is one of the smaller stadiums in La liga, with a capacity of 17,393. Their current head coach is Jose Bordalas and their president is Angel Torres Sanchez.
Getafe CF: Honors
Getafe don’t have any major trophies as of yet. Nonetheless, here at Spanish Football Bets, we think Getafe’s time will come soon.
Copa del Rey
Runners-up (2): 2006–07, 2007–08
Segunda División B – Group 1
With Getafe only being 36 years old, there’s not been much time for great players to pass through the club. However, to mention one, Mathieu Flamini, the French midfielder is well known from his Arsenal days. The Frenchman made 168 appearances for the Gunners over two spells at the club, between 2004 and 2016. Flamini only made 18 appearances for Getafe before retiring in 2019.
Getafe CF: Present Team
Despite not winning anything major in the silverware department, recent times have been very promising for Getafe. Since their promotion to La Liga in 2017, Getafe have finished 8th and 5th, gaining qualification to the Europa league. As of the 19/20 season, Getafe are sitting 5th and it’s looking like European football could be on the cards again next season.
The 18/19 season saw Getafe finish 5th in La Liga and reach the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey. The top goalscorer for the season was Jaime Mata with 14 goals in La Liga. The total spent on transfers was 21 million Euros, and the total income from sales was just 2.8 million Euros.
27 games in Getafe are having an implausible season, sitting 5th place with 46 points. Getafe were knocked out of the Copa del Rey in the second round. In their Europa league campaign, Getafe have reached the round of 16. Their spending on transfer is 9 million Euros, and the income from transfers is 11.5 million.
Getafe CF: Playing Style
Getafe prefer to have less on the ball, with an average possession of 43% in La Liga. However this low possession style has resulted in defensive success, with 12 clean sheets in La Liga ranking them 2nd. Despite this rather defensive style of football, Getafe haven’t suffered on the attacking front, with an average of 1.4 goals per game, ranking them 8th in La Liga. Is a clinical approach the key to Getafe’s success this season? Getafe have a total of 25 big chances missed this season. This ranks them at 16th place. There were 40 big chances created, ranking them 9th. Getafe have most frequently used the 4-4-2 formation this season.
Veteran striker, Angel Rodriguez has been a key player for Getafe this season. The striker has 10 goals in 24 games and has picked up 2 assists. Rodriguez has a substantial goals to games ratio, scoring 40 goals in 109 appearances for the club.
Loanee right midfielder, Jason, has impressed for Getafe this season. Jason has the highest average match rating with a 7.00. Jason has the most assists for Getafe this season with 4. Can we expect Jason to make a permanent move in the summer?
The final key player we’re going to mention is Djene. The centre half has played 25 matches for Getafe this season and has been pivotal in Getafe’s defensive success. At 28 years old this is Djene’s prime years and he is certainly making an impact in the Getafe squad.
Official club name: Getafe Club de Fútbol S.A.D. Team Dubai
Address: Avenida Teresa de Calcuta
28903 Getafe (Madrid) (Residents: 183.374). Spain
Tel: +34 (91) 6959771
Fax: +34 (91) 6811212
Founded: Jul 8, 1983
Members: 13.000 (Score: Jan 22, 2020)
Name of stadium: Coliseum Alfonso Pérez
Total capacity: 16.800
Seats: 16.800. Built: 1998
Under-soil heating: No
Running track: No
Surface: Natural grass
Pitch size: 106m x 69m