Celta Vigo – Eibar : Preview & Prediction
Celta Vigo and Eibar play at the Estadio de Balaídos in a 25th round match of the Primera Division. In the last clash between these teams in this competition, on 24-09-2017, the Celta de Vigo won off by (0-4). The history of direct confrontations in this stadium indicates a balance between these two teams, since there have been 2 victories for each team in the last 4 matches. However, in the last match at this stage, in a match for the Copa del Rey on 28-11-2017, Celta de Vigo won by (1-0). Iago Aspas (90 ‘) scored the only goal of the match.
Analysis of the Celta de Vigo
The home team is currently in 11th place with 32 points, after 9 wins, 5 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, they drew at home to Espanyol by (2-2). In the last match, lost out to Getafe by (3-0). In the last 10 home games for the league, Celta de Vigo recorded 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses, having won 16 points out of 30. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 1-0, which occurred in 4 of their 11 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games, but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 24 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 9 games in which he conceded the first goal. There are 2 periods in the last 11 home games in this competition: he scored 7 of his 18 goals between the minutes (16’-30 ‘); suffered six of his 16 goals in minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Celta de Vigo comes to this game with a defeat at the Getafe field, 3-0, thus adding the third game followed without winning in the Spanish championship. Despite the irregular phase, the home team can stay in the middle of the leaderboard. In this match against the fans, coach Juan Carlos Unzué must steadily stay with 4-3-3, and they can take care of the team’s attacks at the upcoming stage. Iago Aspas is the most dangerous player of this team, since he has scored 15 goals in all competitions. For this game the coach can not count on the injured Alande and Vazquez.
Analysis of Eibar
After 10 wins, 5 draws and 9 losses, the visiting team is in 7th place, having won 35 points. In the last match, he lost with Barcelona at home (0-2), after having won in the previous match in a game against Leganes (0-1). In the league, Eibar won 11 points out of a possible 30 after 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in their last 10 games. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 5 of his 13 matches. The team conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, so it has not shown great defensive solidity, but its attack has marked regularly, since it managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 24 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in 13 games in which he conceded the first goal. In the last 11 away games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: scored 4 of his 9 goals in the minutes (61’-75 ‘).
The Eibar team comes to this game with a defeat at home against Barcelona, 0-2, putting an end to the four games in a row without losing in the Spanish championship. It is worth noting that the visitors have a very positive phase in the season, having only 2 losses in the last 10 games played. In this match against Celta de Vigo, an opponent with an excellent collective, coach José Luis Mendilibar should opt for a more defensive strategy, exploring only the space on the opponent’s back, however, in some moments of the game must bet everything in the attack. Charles is the highlight of the visiting team with 6 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on Orellana, suspended, besides Enrich, Ramis, Fran Rico and Jovanovic, all injured.
Celta Vigo – Eibar : Betting Tips
Celta Vigo – Win Odds: 1.75
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70