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Elche CF make the trip to Estadio El Sadar on Monday for the La Liga showdown with hosts Osasuna.
Our Osasuna v Elche CF predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - along with the latest match odds.
Osasuna will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 1-0 La Liga losing effort in their last game against Atlético Madrid.
In that match, Osasuna managed 39% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 3 on target. On the other side, Atlético de Madrid got 16 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Felipe (87') scored for Atlético Madrid.
Under three goals per match were scored during 5 of the last 6 meetings where Osasuna have taken part. With regard to the goal attribution from that period, opposition teams scored a total of 7 and Osasuna managed a tally of 3. That kind of trend might not be continued into this next game, of course.
A look at their previous results shows us that Osasuna:
- are unbeaten in the league by Elche CF in their last 5 matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 2 league games.
After a losing effort in their last game against Real Betis in La Liga action, Elche CF will be aiming to make amends here.
In that game, Elche CF had 58% possession and 14 shots on goal with 4 on target. At the other end, Real Betis had 9 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Juanmi (12'), Willian José (24') and Nabil Fekir (27') scored for Real Betis.
In a total of 5 out of the previous 6 games involving Elche CF, a minimum of three goals have been hit. The overall average goals scored per match within that time is 3, with the number of goals averaged by Elche CF working out to 1.
Heading into this contest, Elche CF are without a win away from home in their last 5 matches in the league.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head-to-head clashes dating back to 08/11/2015 shows us that Osasuna have won 2 of them and Elche CF 1, with the tally of draws standing at 3.
A combined sum of 14 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 8 of them for Los Rojillos and 6 belonging to Los Franjiverdes. That’s an average goals per game of 2.33.
The last league contest between these clubs was La Liga match day 33 on 18/04/2021 when it finished Osasuna 2-0 Elche CF.
On that occasion, Osasuna managed 48% possession and 9 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer was Kike Barja (38').
For their opponents, Elche CF got 9 shots at goal with 2 on target. Diego González (68' Own goal) was the scorer.
The referee was Jorge Figueroa Vázquez.
Team News: Osasuna
The Osasuna boss Jagoba Arrasate will be thankful to have no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this clash with a fully injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Elche CF
Thanks to a fully healthy group to pick from, the Elche CF manager Fran Escribá has no fitness worries to speak of before this match.
We feel that in this game, Osasuna should fashion enough chances to find the net more than once while possibly not conceding when they face Elche CF, who could well find it tough to score.
We reckon that it will be a pretty comfortable 2-0 margin for Osasuna when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio El Sadar (23,576)
Captain: Oier Sanjuro
Chairman: Luis Sabalza
Manager: Jagoba Arrasate
Competitions: La Liga position 9
🔑 Star Player: Ezequiel Ávila
Generally taking to the field in the Striker position, Ezequiel Ávila was born in Rosario, Argentina. After having made a senior debut playing for San Lorenzo in the 2015 season, the gifted Forward has hit 2 league goals in this LaLiga 2021 - 2022 season to date in a total of 14 appearances.