Espanyol vs Valencia
Spain – LaLiga
Date: Saturday, 2 November 2019
Kick-off at 12:00 UK/ 13:00 CET
Venue: RCDE Stadium (Barcelona).
Espanyol has been a total disaster this season, and they even have not made much use of their home games. As of now, they are placed 19th in a table of 20 and have scored the least number of goals in the competition.
Valencia is no saint either and is struggling at the moment to hold their spot in the table. However, they have been impressive in front of the home crowd, and have let down fans only on the road.
It goes without saying that the trend cannot be allowed to continue, and the traveling supporters hope that the dreadful run of Pablo Machin’s men on the road will work in their favor.
Espanyol vs Valencia Head-to-head (h2h)
- Eight of the former eleven wins went to Los Ches.
- Magico failed to score in four of the prior five clashes.
- In the last four years, only once have Albert Celades’s men lost.
- The guests won three of the preceding five encounters at this ground.
- Machin’s men failed to score a single goal in two of the previous three meetings at this stadium.
Espanyol vs Valencia Prediction
Magico lost the last day on the road to a determined Bilbao squad. Not only did the hosts deny Machin’s men the chance to find the back of the net, but put three goals into their net as well. To pile on, the guests were even forced to score into their net as well.
Meanwhile, Los Ches fought well at the Mestalla to refuse the visiting Sevilla an opportunity to post three points on the board. The fact that the equalizer had come in the 81st minute will be particularly confidence-boosting.
Moreover, the Barcelona outfit lost three of their former five games and completely failed to score in four of their previous seven fixtures. At home, they are on a run of five winless ties and failed to score in three of them, while conceding two or more goals in the same number of match-ups.
On the contrary, their opposite number remained invincible in eight of their preceding ten overall battles, and in four of the last five on the road. They had also found the back of the net in an impressive 22 of their preceding 24 road trips.
Finally, Celdades’s men have been the better of the two in general, in h2h clashes, and in recent ties, even at this stadium. Taking into account the 100% losing record of Espanyol at home, the chances for the guests to lose this weekend are very low.
Espanyol vs Valencia Betting Tips
Double Chance: Valencia or Draw @ 1.40 (2/5)
Valencia 0.0, +0.5 Asian Handicap @ 1.40 (2/5).