Celta de Vigo and Espanyol play in the Estadio de Balaídos, in a duel of the first round of the Primera Division. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins and 3 draws in the last 5 games. However, the last time they met at this stadium was on 11-02-2018, in a game for the Primera Division that ended in a draw for (2-2). The goals of the match were scored by M. Gómez (32 ‘and 80’) for Celta de Vigo and Léo Baptistão (10 ‘) and Gerard Moreno (87’) for Espanyol. In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Celta de Vigo
The home team debut in this edition after finishing last season in 13th place. This is a team affected by the home factor, the stronger when they play in front of their fans, since in the last 30 matches they have won 3, 3 draws and 9 defeats as a visitor, with 13 goals scored and 33 goals conceded, against 6 wins, 8 draws and 1 home defeat, with 26 goals scored and 16 conceded. In the last game they played, for the Friendly, drew with Fulham away by (2-2). In the last 10 home games Celta de Vigo recorded 4 wins and 6 draws. The team has conceded goals to their opponents in 9 of their last 10 games, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has been regular, as they have managed to make it 8 out of the last 10 games.
Celta de Vigo come to this game with a defeat against Mainz 05, 1-2, in a game of preparation for the upcoming official matches. In this confrontation with his fans, it is expected that the new coach Antonio Mohamed will play in the usual tactical system, that is, the 4-4-2 benefiting possession of the ball and organized attacks: Pione Sisto is a key player in the home team . However the home team has some weaknesses in the defensive stops and aerial game. For this game the home manager can not count on Junca, Roncaglia and Jensen, players who recover from injury.
This will be the first game in this edition of the visiting team competition, which finished the previous edition in 11th place. This is a team that curiously shows more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 games it has 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with a total of 24 goals scored and 14 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses, with a total of 17 goals scored and 15 conceded. The team arrives in this match after a win away with Borussia Mönchengladbach by (1-3). In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Espanyol have won 9 and lost 1. Their attack has scored with great regularity, since they have always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games.
Espanyol reach this game with a win against Borussia Mönchengladbach by 1-3, adding in this way the sixth win followed in preparation games. In this confrontation away from home the team comanado by David Gallego must present with a system set back, exploring in the best way the space on the back of the opponent: Pablo Piatti is the main player in this type of transition. It is important to note that Espanyol shows some skill in the stands, counterattack and defensive organization. For this difficult game the coach can not count on David Lopez and Sergio Sanchez, both injured.
Some facts you might want to read!
The home team is 13th in the rankings and their very good shape made the team play better in the last 5 matches.
The away team is 11th in the rankings and in the last 5 matches the team was in very good shape.
According to their latest performance the Celta de Vigo team is expected to play well.
Only 4 matches out of 5 were won by away team.
The last match between the two teams, 08/18/2018 on Municipal de Balaidos was a draw .
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Celta de Vigo vs Espanyol Barcelonamatch starts on 08/18/2018 at 16:15:00 GMT at Municipal de Balaidos, Vigo in LaLiga, Spain. Extra.tips provides H2H information for Celta de Vigo vs Espanyol Barcelona as well as in-depth stats about each team like lineups, standings and professional tips.
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