Real Valladolid will face off against away side Elche CF at Estadio José Zorrilla in the La Liga game on Tuesday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Real Valladolid v Elche CF, scroll down - as well as up-to-date odds.
Real Valladolid will be wanting a better result here following the 0-1 La Liga losing effort in their last game against Valencia.
In that match, Real Valladolid managed 42% possession and 11 shots on goal with 4 on target. For their opponents, Valencia CF got 17 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. Carlos Soler (76') scored for Valencia.
In their preceding six fixtures, Sergio González's Real Valladolid have seen rewards for their attempts on goal a total of 5 times which gives them an average number of goals scored per match of 0.83.
Heading into this fixture, Real Valladolid are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Getafe in La Liga action, Elche CF will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Elche CF managed 45% possession and 7 attempts at goal with 4 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Elche CF was Raúl Guti (4'). Getafe CF got 14 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. Marc Cucurella (39'), Jaime Mata (69') and Ángel Rodríguez (86') scored for Getafe.
Looking at their form, and Elche CF have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 10 goals in total. Defensively, Los Franjiverdes have seen their frailties exposed.
Their prior results show that Elche CF:
- have left without a victory over Real Valladolid when they've played them away from home in the last 7 league games. Not good at all.
- 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 meetings stretching back to 02/12/2014 shows us that Real Valladolid have won 1 of them and Elche CF 2, with the tally of drawn results being 3.
A sum of 12 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 5 of them for Pucela and 7 belonging to Los Franjiverdes. That is an average goals per game value of 2.
The previous league clash featuring these sides was La Liga 2 match day 35 on 22/04/2017 and the score finished Real Valladolid 2-1 Elche CF.
The referee was Pedro Pérez Montero.
Team News: Real Valladolid
Marcos André (Pubis bone irritation), Jawad El Yamiq (Corona virus), Jota (Corona virus), Kiko Olivas (Ruptured knee ligament) and Raúl Carnero (Knee Injury) aren’t available for Valladolid manager Sergio González.
Team News: Elche CF
Owing to a fully injury-free squad available for selection, Elche CF manager Jorge Almiron doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever before this clash.
In our view, Elche CF are likely to put one past this Real Valladolid side, however it may not quite prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We are anticipating a narrow 2-1 winning score for Real Valladolid after 90 minutes. Let’s see what happens here.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio José Zorrilla (27,846)
Manager: Sergio González
Competitions: La Liga position 17, Copa del Rey (Round of 32)
🔑 Star Player: Fabián Orellana
Typically playing in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Fabián Orellana was born in Santiago, Chile. After making a first senior appearance for Xerez CD in the 2009 - 2010 season, the accomplished Midfielder has netted 2 league goals in this LaLiga 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 15 appearances.