Slavia Prague – Villarreal : Preview & Prediction
Slavia Prague and Villarreal are playing at Eden Aréna in a meeting for the Europa League (Group Stage). In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
After 1 win and 2 draws, the home team is currently in 1st place with 5 points earned. In the last match, they drew 2-2 against Villarreal after the previous match tied for 1-1 with Astana. This is a team affected by the house factor, the stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 6 wins, 7 draws and 2 defeats as a visitor, with 22 goals scored and 14 conceded, against 11 wins, 3 draws and 1 home defeat, with 29 goals scored and 5 conceded. In the last game he played, for the Czech League, won Slovácko away by (0-3). In the last 10 home games Slavia Prague have won 8, 1 draw and 1 defeat. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 4 times but managed to turn the score in 2.
Slavia Prague are having a good season this season as they have suffered only one defeat in the last fifteen games and now come from two straight wins. The last of them was away from home, by the Czech Championship – where it occupies the vice-leadership -, when it thrashed Slovácko. Its performance in the national championship reveals a team that stands out, especially, for its defensive sector, since it accumulates only four goals suffered in twelve games. However, his attack leaves nothing to be desired, averaging 1.58 goals per game. However, this performance has been more modest in the Europa League, where they have won only one win so far, although they are leading the Group A. Their last clash for the continental tournament, just against Villarreal, showed a team that failed to have a good possession of ball, having missed many passes, finalizing little, but started a draw due to the opportunism of the attack and good defensive work.
The visiting team is currently in the 2nd place, with 5 points won, after 1 win and 2 draws. In the penultimate match, he tied for Maccabi Tel Aviv by (0-0). In the last match, they tied at home to Slavia Prague by (2-2). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. The team arrives in this match after a draw off with Atletico Madrid by (1-1). In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Villarreal won 3, drew 2 and lost 5. In their games away there is a tendency to have few goals, since 16 of the last 32 that disputed finished with Less than 1.5 goals . In 14 games, he suffered the first goal 7 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. In the last 9 away games for all competitions there has been 1 period that stands out: suffered 4 of his 11 goals between minutes (31′-45 ‘).
Villarreal do not have a great phase, but we can not say that the team is going badly, having suffered only one defeat in the last seven games. However, the club do not win in two games, accumulating a defeat by the Copa Del Rey and a good draw against strong Atletico Madrid, by the Spanish Championship, where now occupies the sixth position. In the national championship, the team has been characterized by a somewhat consistent defense, not having been leaked in four games. His performance in the Europa League has been similar, adding just three goals conceded in three games. In the last round of the continental tournament, the club had a good control of the match and finished three times more than the opponent, showing great quality in the exchange of passes. One of the highlights of the team is defender Ruiz.
Slavia Prague – Villarreal : Betting Tips
Slavia Prague – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70