Las Palmas vs Espanyol: Preview and Prediction

Las Palmas vs Espanyol: Spanish La Liga, Match Week 35
Date: Friday 22/04/2016
Kick off: 20:00 GMT
Venue: Estadio de Gran Canaria

Both teams involved in this fixture will be looking to get back to wining ways after they failed to win their mid week games on Tuesday. Las Palmas lost 1:0 to Real Betis while Espanyol ended their game against Celta Vigo in Stalemate.

Las Palmas are in 13th position in the Spanish La Liga with 40 points after losing their last game, they will be hoping for a home win in this game as they hope to finish the remainder of the season in high spirit.

On the other hand, Espanyol have been bad in their away games recently and are hoping to turn things around this time to see themselves back to wining ways as we approach end of the campaign.

Form comparison

  • Las Palmas are not bad in form, having won 3 of their last 6 games, lost and drew 1, they are a bit better than the visitors.
  • Espanyol are in poor form recently, they are without a win in 5 of their last 6 games, they have won just 1, lost 2 games and drew 3.
  • Espanyol are also poor in away games, they have failed to win in 12 of their last 13 away games in La Liga.

Las Palmas: Team News

Aythami picked up 2 yellow cards against Real Betis and will miss the game through suspension.

Sergio Ezequiel Arajuo is struggling for fitness and will be assessed closer to the kick-off.

Las Palmas: Predicted Line-up (4-3-3)

Castellano, Lemos, Bigas, Garcia,
Momo, Roque, Tana,
Viera, Jose Zhar.

Espanyol: Team News

The visitors will be without Victor Sanchez due to suspension and he is likely to be replaced by Salva Sevilla.

Espanyol: predicted Line-up (4-3-3)

Lopez, Gonzalez, Roco, Duarte,
Sevilla Diop, Abraham,
Perez, Moreno, Asensio.

Las Palmas vs Espanyol: Head-To-Head stats

Games between these two teams have never ended in a draw. They have met on five occasions, with Espanyol winning in 3, while Las Palmas have tastes wins twice.

Las Palmas have played against their visitors twice at home and they were victorious both times. They have also kept a clean sheet in both games.

Las Palmas vs Espanyol: Prediction

This is a tough game to predict but one thing is sure, the game won’t end in a stalemate. The game will surely go either way and it will end up with whom wants it more.

Las Palmas is likely to come victorious considering their good performance when recently compared to Espanyol’s form. Espanyol’s away form is also nothing to write home about.

Best bet: Las Palmas win.

Las Palmas vs Espanyol Statistical Prediction by LeagueLane 22-April-2016
Las Palmas vs Espanyol: Statistical Prediction