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Real Valladolid line up against away side Valencia at The Estadio José Zorrilla in the La Liga clash on Sunday.
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Real Valladolid will be looking to improve on their last outing here after the 3-0 La Liga defeat last time out to Atlético Madrid.
In that game, Real Valladolid had 53% possession and 7 attempts at goal with 1 on target. On the other side, Atlético Madrid had 18 attempts on goal with 8 of them on target. Álvaro Morata (18'), Antoine Griezmann (23') and Mario Hermoso (28') scored for Atlético Madrid.
It’s been all too rare in recent times where Real Valladolid haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that Real Valladolid have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 games, leaking 9 goals along the way.
Their previous form shows that Real Valladolid:
- have not registered a win against Valencia in their previous 12 league matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 2 league matches.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Athletic Bilbao in Copa del Rey competition, Valencia will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Valencia had 53% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 1 on target. On the other side, Athletic Bilbao got 10 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Iker Muniain (35'), Óscar De Marcos (43' Own goal), Nico Williams (45') and Mikel Vesga (74') scored for Athletic Bilbao.
Gennaro Gattuso's Valencia have slotted home 11 times throughout their most recent six matches. The aggregate of goals that have been scored against them during that period adds up to 7.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Valencia:
- have not been beaten by Real Valladolid when they have played them away from home in the previous 9 matches in the league. It really has been a happy hunting ground for them.
- are without an away win for the past 3 league games.
Head to head
A study of their past head to head results going back to 12/01/2019 shows that these encounters have been miserable for Real Valladolid. They’ve not been able to register any wins whatsoever while Valencia have simply been better than them, finishing as winners in 67 per cent of those games where they have faced each other.
In all, 13 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 3 of them for Pucela and 10 belonging to Los Che. That is an average goals per game value of 2.17.
The previous league fixture between these clubs was La Liga match day 35 on 09/05/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Valencia 3-0 Real Valladolid.
That day, Valencia had 41% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The goals were scored by Maxi Gómez (45', 48') and Thierry Correia (89').
For their opponents, Real Valladolid had 19 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Jesús Gil Manzano.
Team News: Real Valladolid
Anuar (Cruciate Ligament Injury), Sergio Escudero (Muscle Injury) and Kenedy (Torn muscle bundle) won’t be able to feature for Real Valladolid manager José Pacheta.
Team News: Valencia
In an otherwise healthy group, there’s only the lone fitness worry for the Valencia gaffer Gennaro Gattuso to be concerned with. Nico González (Metatarsal Fracture) misses out for this game.
We’ve got the feeling that Real Valladolid may find it difficult to score against this Valencia side who we think will likely emerge victorious.
We’ve gone for a narrow 0-1 victory for Valencia at the end of the match.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Estadio José Zorrilla (27,846)
Captain: Jordi Masip
Manager: José Pacheta
Competitions: La Liga position 18
⭐ Key Player: Roque Mesa
Mostly used in the Centre Midfield position, Roque Mesa was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. After making a first senior appearance for UD Las Palmas in the 2011 - 2012 season, the gifted Midfielder has scored a sum of 2 league goals in the LaLiga 2022 - 2023 campaign so far in a total of 15 appearances.