Alaves – Betis Sevilla – And in the Spanish Primera have duel neighbor at the table, with the Alaves and Betis in the lower part with 18 points from the relegation zone with six points more. The difference between these teams is that Alaves more points wins away, while Betis still better at home. Alaves has a series of four games without defeat, and to have two wins, of which one achieved in the Cup, while in the previous two duels drew. Betis are unbeaten in the previous three matches, with victory in the Cup, and then a draw and a victory in the championship. Last mutual matches of these rivals played in Segunda two seasons ago and then both times visiting teams won with the 2: 1. Start: 16.12.2016. – 19:45 CET
Alaves as a new logical first league of the championship to a group of teams which should fight for survival. Therefore each placement is better than the last three positions on the table leading into Segundo, good achievement. Alaves is now closer to the middle of the table and are six points ahead of the relegation zone, which means that they can be satisfied. The most common result is a draw at Alavesa, especially often they draw at home. Only once celebrated in front of their fans, with four draws and two defeats. The guests Alaves better and can boast even a victory over Barcelona at the Nou Camp, as individual teams failed to make ever in its history.
In the previous three rounds of the Alaves undefeated, but also after the unexpected victory at Villarreal, played twice a draw. The first draw was home against Las Palmas and the other guest at Eibar in the last round. Coach Pelegrino after domestic draw with Las Palmas, reached for a number of changes in the starting lineup, but at the end of the game and the result was very similar. Now would be the first club shooter Deyverson could return to the starting lineup.
Probable lineups Alavesa: Pacheco – Kiko Femenia, Alexis, Laguardia, Feddal, Theo – Camarasa, M.Llorente, Manu Garcia – Toquero, Deyverson
It seems as if Betis raises its form, as the undefeated previous three matches, of which one played within the Cup. However, it should be noted that all these matches played at home and first win was in the context Cup, when the 1: 0 beat Deportivo, the big question is whether this will be enough for passage. This was followed by a draw with Celta, where they had two leadership who are not saved and completed 3: 3rd In the last round again home win with 1: 0, but this is worth three points and was achieved against something stronger rivals Athletic Bilbao.
Coach Victor Sanchez of the takeover of the club has a positive score and was defeated only once in four matches. He decided after the draw with Celta to change the starting lineup and expected after the execution of the suspension on the right side again was Piccini, and the captain Joaquin was the starter, after the round before last was a reserve. What Betis does not change the game with five at the back, and two classic strikers, who are still in good shape. And in this match to Ruben Castro Sanabria should be a firing pin, while it is possible that in these back and Petros, who has served his suspension for cardboard.
Probable lineups Betis: Adan – Piccini, J.Carlos, Pezzella, Mandi, Durmisi – Joaquin, Petros, Ceballos – Sanabria, Ruben Castro
Alaves – Betis Sevilla
We have already said that Betis raises its form and finally beginning to show games that are of this team and expect. Now they need a good result in the away game, and this at Alavesa is really an opportunity, because new league club from its fans a game less than the guests.
Tip: Asian Handicap +0.5 Betis