Celta Vigo vs Deportivo La Coruna
Spanish La Liga 2016/17
Date: Sunday, 23rd October 2016
Kick-Off at 11:00 UK
Venue: Estadio de Balaidos (Vigo).
The Celta Vigo side has played some extraordinary football from past few matches except the last La Liga match against Villarreal. They have held a 2-2 draw against strong Dutch side Ajax in the match of UEFA Europa League.
Interesting fact is that both teams will miss one player each from their 1st eleven squad (Sergi Gomez of Celta Vigo and Laure of Deportivo La Coruna will miss this match due to red card suspension). Both teams have been faced difficulties to win their early matches in this 2016-17 Spanish La Liga season. So, both the teams will try to win this match to stay away from relegation zone.
Celta Vigo vs Deportivo La Coruna: Head-to-Head Stats
- Celta Vigo has unable to win both the Spanish La Liga meetings against Deportivo La Coruna in the 2015/16 season; 1-1 at home and 2-0 away.
- While Celta Vigo had a mini success in the club friendly match of this season with a 2-0 home win against Deportivo La Coruna.
- Both teams have played 36 matches against each other in all the competitions. Celta Vigo registered 12 victories, 10 draws and 14 lose against Deportivo side.
Celta Vigo vs Deportivo La Coruna: Prediction
Celta Vigo will be playing their 3rd match in a span of seven days and fatigue could become an issue (1st – Villarreal, 2nd – Ajax and 3rd – Deportivo). Also they are coming after a tough fixture on Thursday against Ajax and Celta’s manager Berizzo is expected to rotate his squad. They are already missing the defensive backbone Sergi Gómez due to red card suspension.
While Deportivo La Coruna could be a team use the poor fatigue advantage of Celta Vigo. They have the quality players at their disposal and a fully fit squad but they also miss their defender Laure due to red card suspension. If silly mistakes are avoided they could salvage a point from this crucial fixture.
At the moment, Celta Vigo is the favorite team to win this match against Deportivo La Coruna. And the predicted result will be a win for Celta Vigo by 1 or 2 goal margins.
Celta Vigo vs Deportivo La Coruna: Bet Tips
Full Time Result: Celta Vigo win at 1.70
Alternative Asian Handicap: Celta Vigo -1.0 at 2.350.