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Real Valladolid will be the visitors at Estadio Abanca-Balaídos on Sunday for the La Liga fixture with home team Celta Vigo.
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Celta Vigo will be wanting a better result here following a 2-0 La Liga losing effort in their last game against Valencia.
In that game, Celta Vigo had 42% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Valencia CF had 10 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Manu Vallejo (94') and Kévin Gameiro (98') scored for Valencia.
It has not been often in recent games where Celta Vigo have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, Os Celestes have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 8 goals in the process. Regardless, it remains to be seen whether the trend might continue on in this upcoming match.
Their prior results show that Celta Vigo:
- have not lost a league tie with Real Valladolid in their last 3 matches.
- have left without a victory over Real Valladolid in their previous 5 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
After a losing effort in their last game against Real Madrid in La Liga action, Real Valladolid will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Real Valladolid managed 34% possession and 9 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Real Madrid CF got 10 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Casemiro (65') scored for Real Madrid.
The stats don’t lie, and Real Valladolid have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 12 goals in total. In defence, Pucela have seen their frailties exposed.
Leading up to this clash, Real Valladolid:
- are winless against Celta Vigo when they've played them away from home in the last 5 league matches. They'll be keen to stop this run.
- have not been beaten by Celta Vigo when they've played them away from home in the last 2 matches in the league.
- are without an away win for the past 3 league games.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head meetings dating back to 28/04/2014, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with Celta Vigo winning 1 of those games, Real Valladolid 1 and 4 being draws in normal time.
A sum of 16 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 9 of them from Os Celestes and 7 coming from Pucela. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.67.
The last league match between these clubs was La Liga match day 3 on 27/09/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Real Valladolid 1-1 Celta Vigo.
That day, Real Valladolid had 53% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Sergi Guardiola (66').
For their opponents, Celta Vigo got 5 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. Iago Aspas (44') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by José María Sánchez Martínez.
Team News: Celta Vigo
Celta Vigo boss Eduardo Coudet will be thankful to have no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game thanks to a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Real Valladolid
Valladolid boss Sergio González has not got a full squad to pick from. Marcos André (Pubalgia), Kiko Olivas (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Pablo Hervías (Mensical Laceration) and Raúl Carnero (Knee Injury) are not ready for selection.
Our assessment is that Celta Vigo will more than likely be able to score a couple when they face Real Valladolid, who could well find it tough scoring.
Therefore, we are anticipating a pretty comfortable 2-0 margin for Celta Vigo by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Abanca-Balaídos (29,000)
Captain: Hugo Mallo
Chairman: Carlos Mouriño
Manager: Eduardo Coudet
Competitions: La Liga position 11
⭐ Key Man: Brais Méndez
Mostly taking to the field in the Striker position, Brais Méndez was born in Mos, Spain. Having made a first senior appearance for Celta Vigo in the 2017 - 2018 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored a sum of 5 league goals in the LaLiga 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 20 appearances.