Espanyol vs Celta Vigo: Preview and Prediction

Espanyol vs Celta Vigo: Preview and Prediction

Espanyol vs Celta Vigo
Spanish La Liga
Date: Sunday, 25th September, 2016
Kick-off: 19:45 UK
Venue: Cornella-El Prat.

Espanyol and Celta de Vigo will go against each other at RCDE Stadium with the two teams aiming to build on their mid-week win.

The two teams won their mid-week games 2-1 against their opponents, Espanyol were victorious away, while Celta de Vigo won at home. Goals from Leo Baptistao and Gerard Monreno were enough to gift them the win.

Espanyol took the lead in the 42nd minute, but Sergio Leone equalized for Osasuna before G. Moreno scored the winner in the 72nd minute. They now hope to continue where they left off from their last game.

Celta de Vigo have been unbeaten in their last 3 games in all competitions, they have drawn 2 and won once. Their last game. Was a 2-1 home win over Osasuna on Wednesday. The first half of the game ended goalless, as the 3 goals of the game all came in 2nd half.

Celta de Vigo will be aiming for at least a draw in this game to extend their current unbeaten run to 4.

Espanyol: Team News

Espanyol have only P. Piatti on their injury list.

Celta Vigo: Team News

Planas, F. Orellana and C. Beauvue are all out injured and won’t participate in the game.

Espanyol vs Celta Vigo: Head to Head statistics

This two teams have equal strength when comparing their last 6 meetings, they have won 2 games each and drawn 2. Their last game at RCDE was a 1-1 stalemate in April of this year. At home, Espanyol have won 10 times against Celta Vigo and lost just twice.

Espanyol vs Celta Vigo: Prediction

Both teams have had fluctuating performance since the beginning of the season, they both desperately needs points. Only one point separates the two teams, as Espanyol have 5 points, while Celta de Vigo have 4 points.

Both teams have only lost to big boys in the league (Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Sevilla). The game could go either way, but Espanyol have an easier route as they are playing in front of their home fans.

Espanyol vs Celta Vigo: Tips

Espanyol Double Chance – Win or Draw at 3/10 (1.30)
Both teams to score at 4/5 (1.80).

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