Sevilla vs Granada: Preview and Prediction

After booking a place in the UEFA Europa League finals, Sevilla will be hosting Granada on Sunday evening at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium.

Sevilla are in the 7th position in the La Liga which has qualified them for next season’s playoff of Uefa Europa League, they also stand the chance of playing in the Champions League play off should they win Liverpool in the Final of the Europa League.

Sevilla is currently having a poor form, they have won just 3 of their last 10 games, lost 5 and drawn 2. But Sevilla’s home form has been good, they have lost just 1 of their last 10 home games, won 8 and drawn 1.

On the other hand, Granada are still in danger of relegation, they are in the 16th position and they are just 1 point above Sporting Gijon in the 18th place. They come into this game from a win and will need to win their next 2 games to guarantee themselves safe.

Sevilla: Team News

Reyes is a doubt for the game but could still play in this game if passed fit before the game. Marco Andreolli is close to return but would still wait for one or two games. Krohl-Dehli is still out injured.

Sevilla: Predicted Line-up (4-2-3-1)

Rico – Escudero, Kolodziejczak, Fazio, Mariano – Cotan, Cristoforo – Konoplyanka, Iborra, Figueiras – Llorente.

Granada: Team News

Isaac success has facial fracture and may not feature in this game if he is not fit in time, while Jean-Sylvain Babin is Suspended for the game.

Granada: Predicted Line-up (4-4-2)

Fernandez – Lopez, Babin, Costa, Biraghi – Rochina, Doucoure, Perez, Cuenca – Peneranda El-Alrabi.

Sevilla vs Granada: Head-To-Head stats

Granada won the 1st leg of this fixture in a 2:1 victory in January, but have won only 2 of the 11 meetings against Sevilla they have lost 7 and drawn 2.

Sevilla have only lost once at home to Granada and won 4 of their 5 home games against Granada.

Sevilla vs Granada: Prediction

Sevilla may look like the favourites but having just played a game on Thursday, fatigue may take a toll on them.

Granada have been poor away, loosing 8 of their last 10 away games.

I expect the home side to win this clash though they might show signs of fatigue.
Sevilla 1:0 Granada.

Sevilla vs Granada Statistical Prediction 8-May-2016
Sevilla vs Granada Statistical Prediction

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