Osasuna vs Las Palmas
Spanish La Liga 2016/17
Date: Saturday, 1st October 2016
Kick-Off at 17:30 UK
Venue: El Sadar, Pamplona.
Osasuna are one of the two teams alongside Granada who will be looking for their first win of the season on matchday 7 of the Spanish La Liga 2016/17. The Rojillos are having a tough time in their return to Spain’s top flight as they witnessed 4 defeats in the opening 6 matches, with the rest 2 seeing draws. The sit at rock bottom in the league table when they host a dangerous Las Palmas on Saturday evening.
The Canary Islanders were one of the surprise teams in last season’s La Liga. They ended up finishing 11th in the 2015/16 league table after impressing with their high pressing attacking game. It seem like they have picked up from where they left off as they made flying start to the new season. After 6 match weeks, Las Palmas are 7th in the league table with 10 points from their 3 wins and a draw. They were on fire in the last week’s home fixture against Real Madrid as they came from behind to level the score line 2-2 at final whistle.
Osasuna vs Las Palmas: Head-to-Head stats
The latest meeting between these two sides can be dated back to the 2014/15 Segunda Division. The away side came victorious in two meetings on that occasions.
It is all Even-Stevens if you look at the last 6 league meetings between them. They share 2 wins each and a draw during the period.
Osasuna vs Las Palmas: Prediction
Las Palmas are without a doubt a team on top of their form. They are a hard working unit and they high pressing game is already proving too much for opposition teams to handle. And come on the back of a morale boosting 2-2 draw against Real Madrid on the weekend, they look set for all three points against a struggling Osasuna.
The Las Palmas attacker Pedro Tanausu aka Tana has scored 3 times for his team this season and also opened the scoring in the weekend home game against Real Madrid. He is a player to watch here as Jonathan Viera is struggling with an injury and Sergio Araujo set to be dropped following disciplinary issues.
Osasuna vs Las Palmas: Betting Tips
Las Palmas to win at 2.65 (8/5)
To score any-time – Pedro Tana (Las Palmas) at 3.40 (12/5).