Zaragoza – Valencia : Preview & Prediction
Zaragoza and Valencia measure their strength at the Estadio de la Romareda in a meeting for the Copa del Rey (16 round-of-final). There is no record of official clashes between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last confrontation was on 23-02-2013 and ended with the result: Zaragoza (2-2) Valencia.
Until reaching this stage of the Copa del Rey (16 round of 32), the home team had to eliminate: Lugo and Granada. The team arrives at this meeting after a draw with Sevilla II by (2-2). Zaragoza won 3, drew 4 and lost 3 of their last 10 home games for all competitions. His attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games. In 13 games, he suffered the first goal 5 times and never managed to turn the board.
The Zaragoza team come to this game with a 2-2 draw against Sevilla B, adding to their seventh consecutive game without proving the bitter taste of defeat. To reach this stage of the competition, the local team eliminated Granada and Lugo. In this game, the fans of Natxo González should confront the team with a 4-5-3-1 lineup. The following players took the field: Borja Iglesias is the great highlight of this team with 7 goals scored. Apparently there are no embezzlements for this game.
The visiting team plays their first match in this edition of the Copa del Rey with the intention of winning a positive result as a visitor. In the last game that disputed, for the Primera Division, gained to the Sevilla at home by (4-0). In the last 10 games as a visitor Valencia won 7, tied 2 and lost 1. Their attack has regularly scored, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games. This is a team that does not usually feel difficult to open the scoring: scored the first goal in 7 of the last 9 games, of those 7 reached the interval in the lead in 5 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 6. There are 1 periods in the last 5 matches played as a visitor for all competitions: he suffered 4 of his 8 goals between the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
The Valencia team are going through a great moment of the season and in the last game convincingly won the Sevilla 4-0: the goals were scored by Guedes (2), Zaza and Santi Mina. Usually coach Marcelino Toral runs 4-4-2, privileging the organization and possession of the ball, especially from the sidelines: Gonçalo Guedes and Carlos Soler are very fast and excellent in the defense-attack transition. The Italian Zaza is the great scorer of this team with 8 goals scored. It seems that the coach must rely on all his players.
Zaragoza – Valencia : Betting Tips
Valencia – Win Odds: 1.55
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70