Villarreal will visit Estadio Municipal de Ipurua to face SD Eibar as they look to maintain the Champions League qualifying spot.
Villareal are in 4th place in the La Liga table with 54 points, 12 points behind Real Madrid in Third and 6 points ahead of Celta Vigo in 5th, they have been in a poor form lately, going games without a win, so they hope to regain their winning form so as to maintain the fourth place and play in next season’s Champions League.
Eibar’s recent form is nothing to write home about, going without a win in their last 6 games, they are 9th on the table with 38 points.
- Both teams, Eibar and Villarreal are in a bad shape as they have dropped points unnecessarily.
- Villarreal have taken 6 points from a possible 18 in their last 6 games, winning 1 game, drew 3 and lost 2 while Eibar has only 2 points in their last 6 games they lost 4 games and drew 2.
- The Yellow Submarines are without a win in their last 5 away games in the Spanish La Liga.
- Eibar have lost 3 of their last 5 home games and won 2.
Eibar: Team News
Ivan Ramis will be unavailable as he is on Suspension likewise Adrain, which gives room for Dos Santos and Pantic to play.
Josip Radosevic is done with his suspension but he is injured and won’t be available for selection.
Eibar: Predicted Line up (4-2-3-1)
Riesgo – Junca, Pantic, Santos, Capa – Garcia, Escalante – Inui, Jota, Keko – Baston
Villarreal: Team News
Mario is suspended which means Antonio Rukavina will step in for him.
Alphonse Areola is fully fit and will man the goal post for this match while Samuel, J.Costa and Mateo are doubt for the clash but could still play if they are fit in time.
Villarreal: Predicted Line up (4-4-2)
Areola – Rukavina, Bonera, Ruiz, Baily – Castillejo, Triguero, Bruno, Suarez – Bakambu, Soldado.
Eibar vs Villareal: Head-To-Head stats
There teams have met on three occasions since Eibar got promoted to Primiera Division and Villarreal won in 1 of those games, while the other 2 end in draws. All of those three matches between the sides have witnessed under 2.5 goals.
Eibar vs Villarreal: Prediction
Both teams are bad statistically, which is a strong indication that the game could go either way. But I don’t think it will end in a stale mate. A very safe option will be double chance, any side win 1 or 2.
Villareal have failed to win their last 5 away games. But Eibar having won 2 of their last 5 home games, could be considered as slight favourites.
Best Bet: Eibar to Win, Draw-no-Bet @ 1.94