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This long-awaited Copa del Rey quarter-final clash between Osasuna and Sevilla kicks off on Wednesday. What with a place in the semi-final for the winners, it’s shaping up to be a real cracker between these teams.
Our Osasuna v Sevilla tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Osasuna will play in this match following on from a 1-1 La Liga drawn game against Elche CF.
In that game, Osasuna had 58% possession and 8 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. The only player to score for Osasuna was Ezequiel Ávila (20'). On the other side, Elche had 13 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Carmona (67') was the scorer for Elche CF.
Jagoba Arrasate's Osasuna have scored 6 times in their last 6 outings. The comparative number of goals that have been scored against them in those same games stands at 6.
Sevilla come into this meeting after a 1-0 La Liga win over Cádiz in their previous game.
In that game, Sevilla had 75% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 9 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Sevilla was Ivan Rakitić (89'). On the other side, Cádiz had 4 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target.
A run of resolute performances from the Sevilla defensive players has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally standing at 4 from their previous 6 fixtures in total. In that time, their own forwards have managed to score 11.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head-to-head meetings stretching back to 01/03/2020 shows that Osasuna have won 1 of these & Sevilla 4, with the number of drawn matches being 1.
13 goals were produced between them in these games, with 4 of them from Los Rojillos and 9 created by Sevillistas. That is an average goals per game value of 2.17.
The previous league contest featuring these clubs was La Liga match day 1 on 12/08/2022 and the score finished Osasuna 2-1 Sevilla.
That time, Osasuna managed 35% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Goals were scored by Ezequiel Ávila (9') and Aimar Oroz (74').
Sevilla had 10 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Rafa Mir (11') scored.
The referee was Carlos Del Cerro Grande.
Team News: Osasuna
Nacho Vidal (Hamstring Injury) and Rubén Peña (Torn Muscle Fibre) will be missing for Osasuna manager Jagoba Arrasate.
Team News: Sevilla
Sevilla manager Jorge Sampaoli has multiple availability issues to deal with. Tecatito (Ankle Injury), Alex Telles (Knee Injury) and Marcão (Thigh muscle rupture) are not ready for selection.
We’re of the opinion that Sevilla may well find it hard to find the net against this Osasuna team who we think will likely just have the edge.
We’ve gone for a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 1-0 win for Osasuna at the end of the 90 minutes.
Let’s see how it plays out.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Estadio El Sadar (23,576)
Chairman: Luis Sabalza
Manager: Jagoba Arrasate
Competitions: La Liga position 7, Copa del Rey (Quarter-Finals)
🔑 Star Man: Ezequiel Ávila
Customarily played in the Striker position, Ezequiel Ávila was born in Rosario, Argentina. Having made his senior debut playing for San Lorenzo in the 2015 season, the talented Forward has scored 7 league goals in the LaLiga 2022 - 2023 season so far coming from a total of 16 appearances.