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Osasuna are going up against visiting side Real Betis at Estadio El Sadar in the La Liga fixture on Thursday.
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Osasuna will be looking for another win after a 0-2 La Liga success versus Alaves.
In that match, Osasuna managed 44% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For Osasuna, the goalscorers were David García (22') and Roberto Torres (29'). For their opponents, Alaves had 8 attempts on goal with 3 on target.
In their preceding six games, Jagoba Arrasate's Osasuna have netted a total of 6 times, an average number of goals scored per match of 1.
Looking at their past form shows that Osasuna:
- haven't beaten Real Betis in their previous 7 league games.
- are without a home win in the past 4 league matches. That's never good.
Previously, Real Betis drew 2-2 in the La Liga tie with Espanyol.
In that match, Real Betis had 60% possession and 22 attempts at goal with 9 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Real Betis was Nabil Fekir (45'). Espanyol had 10 shots at goal with 4 on target. Aleix Vidal (16'), Adrià Pedrosa (41' Own goal) and Leandro Cabrera (97') scored for Espanyol.
Real Betis have been effective going forward leading up to this encounter, scoring 10 goals in their last 6 matches. This doesn’t mask the fact that Real Betis have had their own issues at the back, also conceding in 6 of those same games. We will just have to find out if that trend will end up being sustained here.
Taking a look at their past results, Real Betis:
- haven't been beaten by Osasuna when they have played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 7 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A study of past results between these clubs stretching back to 21/10/2016 tells us that these fixtures have ended in disappointment for Osasuna. They have not managed to come away with any wins whatsoever while Real Betis have just been too good for them, getting wins in 83 per cent of those matches played.
11 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 1 of them from Los Rojillos and 10 coming from Béticos. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.83.
The last league contest featuring the two was La Liga match day 21 on 01/02/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Real Betis 1-0 Osasuna.
On that occasion, Real Betis managed 65% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Borja Iglesias (79').
On the other side, Osasuna got 15 attempts on goal with 5 on target.
The referee was Javier Alberola Rojas.
Team News: Osasuna
The Osasuna boss Jagoba Arrasate doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game owing to a fully injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Real Betis
Real Betis manager Manuel Pellegrini has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Víctor Ruiz (Muscle Injury), Marc Bartra (Muscle Injury) and Youssouf Sabaly (Hamstring Injury) are those who can’t be considered.
We envisage that Real Betis have it within them to put one past this Osasuna team, however that might not be enough to avoid a loss.
We reckon that it will be a very close game with a 2-1 winning score for Osasuna at the end of the 90 minutes. Let’s see what happens here.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio El Sadar (23,576)
Captain: Oier Sanjuro
Chairman: Luis Sabalza
Manager: Jagoba Arrasate
Competitions: La Liga position 7
⭐ Key Player: Roberto Torres
Mostly deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Roberto Torres was born in Arre, Spain. After having played his first senior match for Osasuna in the 2011 - 2012 season, the skilful Midfielder has bagged 2 league goals in this LaLiga 2021 - 2022 season so far from a total of 4 appearances.