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Celta Vigo will face off against away team Sevilla at Estadio Abanca-Balaídos in the La Liga meeting on Monday.
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Celta Vigo fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 1-3 La Liga triumph against Alaves.
In that match, Celta Vigo managed 47% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 6 on target. For Celta Vigo, the goalscorers were Nolito (8'), Iago Aspas (14') and Santi Mina (20'). For their opponents, Alaves had 18 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. Florian Lejeune (86') was the scorer for Alaves.
It’s been seldom in recent games that Celta Vigo have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that Os Celestes have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 10 goals in the process. It will be interesting to find out whether or not that trend will be continued on here.
Coming into this meeting, Celta Vigo haven’t won at home in the past 3 matches in the league.
Sevilla head into the encounter following on from a 1-0 La Liga win versus Atlético Madrid in their last outing.
In that match, Sevilla managed 56% possession and 18 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer for Sevilla was Marcos Acuña (70'). At the other end, Atlético de Madrid had 9 shots at goal with 4 on target.
In their previous 6 outings, Sevilla have helped themselves to a tally of 8 goals. Sevillistas have also scored on each one of those occasions. Over that period, they have seen 5 goals go into their own net.
Analysis of their past results shows that Sevilla:
- have not registered a win against Celta Vigo when they've played them away from home in the last 3 matches in the league.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head to head meetings going back to 07/04/2018 shows that Celta Vigo have won 3 of them & Sevilla 2, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
A sum of 19 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 11 of them from Os Celestes and 8 coming from Sevillistas. That’s an average goals per game of 3.17.
The previous league meeting between these clubs was La Liga match day 10 on 21/11/2020 when it finished Sevilla 4-2 Celta Vigo.
On that occasion, Sevilla managed 57% possession and 15 shots at goal with 10 on target. The scorers were Jules Koundé (5'), Youssef En-Nesyri (45'), Escudero (85') and Munir El Haddadi (87').
Celta Vigo had 10 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. Iago Aspas (10') and Nolito (36') scored.
The match was refereed by César Soto Grado.
Team News: Celta Vigo
Celta Vigo boss Eduardo Coudet has no fitness worries to speak of before this match with a completely injury-free group to choose from.
Team News: Sevilla
With a fully injury-free squad to pick from, Sevilla boss Julen Lopetegui does not have any fitness concerns to report ahead of this clash.
Celta Vigo will do well to score goals against this Sevilla lineup who we think might get a goal themselves and run out victorious.
We’re therefore expecting a very competitive encounter with a 0-1 win for Sevilla at the end of the match.
Should be an interesting one.
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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 8
🔑 Key Player: Nolito
Generally playing in the Left Wing position, Nolito was born in Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain. After having made a senior debut playing for Barcelona B in the 2010 - 2011 season, the talented Forward has bagged 6 league goals in this LaLiga 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 27 appearances.