Eibar vs Gijon Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
On Saturday at Estadio Municipal de Ipurua, Sporting Gijon will play their decisive game of the season as they visit Eibar with 5-point deficit from safety. Read our betting preview and make right decision on Sunday.
The host had a shot to reach UEFA Europa League, but even the eighth position is a very good result for a small team like Eibar. After the brilliant performances in the second part of the season, they slowed down in the last quarter. In the previous round, they faced Atletico Madrid at Estadio Vicente Calderon where they were beaten 1:0. Eibar were very solid at Ipurua this season – 10 wins, 3 draws and 5 defeats with 29 goals scored and 20 conceded. In Eibar’s last 6 La Liga confrontations, there have been 2 or fewer goals scored.
Sporting Gijon are in the very unpleasant situation where they have to win the remaining two games and hope for Deportivo’s slip in order to survive in Spanish top flight. They are in the 18th position with only 27 collected points. In the previous round, they welcomed Las Palmas whom they successfully beat with 1:0, a match that certainly gave hope to Gijon and their fans. However, Sporting Gijon have only registered one win on the road throughout the whole season; in addition to sole victory, they drew 6 games while they were beaten 11 times. In their last 3 away games, there were 3 or more goals scored. Gijon are without a win in the last 6 away La Liga games.
Eibar hold solid record in the last three competitive meetings with Gijon. In the last three games, there were over 2.5 goals scored and Eibar were winning both at half time and full time. This will be fourth meeting of two sides this season; in the first 3 encounters, they’ve scored 12 combined.
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Eibar have several missing players for the match against Sporting Gijon. Fran Rico, Antonio Luna and Nano are injured and they will not play for sure. Iván Ramis is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are available to play and all of them are highly motivated to win all three points here.
On the other side Gijon also don’t have many missing players for the match. Lillo and Borja Viguera are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are available for the match and they will play aggressive from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Eibar: Riesgo; Junca, Ramis, Lejeune, Capa; Inui, Garcia, Escalante, Leon; Garcia, Enrich
Gijon: Cuellar; Douglas, Babin, Mere, Canella; Gomez, Vesga, Alvarez; Carmona, Cop, Burgui
Eibar vs Gijon Prediction
We expect one very tough football match between Eibar and Sporting Gijon, but for sure this game brings us very good betting opportunity to increase our payouts on Sunday night. Maybe currently Eibar are not in top form but they play solid football this season and for sure they are favorites to win this game. They play with under 2.5 goals scored in the last six games and we expect aggressive playing from them. They have won their last 3 matches against Sporting Gijon in all competitions and have scored at least two goals in these three meetings. On the other side Gijon play very bad this season and all players know it will be very hard match. They have failed to win their last 6 away matches and their main objective for the match will be strong football in defense line.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Eibar vs Sporting Gijon Prediction: Both teams to score. Our second betting pick for the match is Eibar to win and Both to score. Of course it is risky bet, but sometimes if you want to win a big then have to take a risk. Maybe correct score will be 3-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.