Celta vs Espanyol Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Another exciting game awaits the football fans as Celta Vigo will host Espanyol at the Balaídos. This is a clash of round twenty-three between two teams from the middle of the table so there is bound to be lots of betting chances and exciting football for everyone.
Celta Vigo are placed eight at the table with thirty-one points from nine wins, four draws, and nine losses. They have a positive goal difference of +7 and in the previous round, they have broken their three-game winning streak. Celta faced Alaves and failed to secure a single point. Alfonso and El Haddadi scored a goal each early in the first half and Aspas of Celta managed to score one in the second half stoppage time. Celta dominated the match in all of its aspects, but Alaves took their chances and secured all three points.
Espanyol hold the number fifteen slot in the league standings with twenty-five points from six wins, seven draws, and nine losses. They are on a four-game winless streak with two draws and two losses. In the previous round, they faced Barcelona and managed to win one point. Moreno of Espanyol opened the goal-scoring sheet mid-second half, but Barca managed to equalize by a header from Pique after a set piece. The conditions on the pitch were terrible as it has rained the whole day before and during the game.
The two sides have a long mutual history in all competitions. When it comes to the recent games, Celta have been the better team, as they have won two of the last five games. At their home stadium they have had great results against Espanyol. Out of the last five matches there, they have three wins and two draws. The last time that Espanyol won a game at Balaídos was in 2007.
Celta don't have missing players for the match against Espanyol. All players are available to play and all of them are highly motivated for this game.
On the other side Espanyol also do not have lots of missing players for the match on Sunday. Esteban Granero is suspended and he is only one player who will not play against Celta. All other players are ready for the match and they will play aggressive from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Celta: Blanco; Jonny, Gomez, Roncaglia, Mallo; Sisto, Lobotka, Radoja, Wass; Aspas, Gomez
Espanyol: Lopez; Navarro, Duarte, Lopez, Martin; Sanchez, Baptistao, Darder, Sanchez, Jurado; Moreno
Celta vs Espanyol Prediction
We expect one interesting and exciting football game with lots of scoring chances on the both sides. Both teams like to play offensive football and this game is going to be on dynamic and open game. Celta Vigo have very good records in past meetings and they are undefeated in their last 7 home matches against Espanyol in all competitions. They play in front of their fans and they are closer to win all three points this time. On the other side Espanyol play with big oscillating in form but they like to play aggressive football. They have failed to win 9 of their last 10 away matches and their main objective for the match will be to score after fast counterattacks.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Celta vs Espanyol Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect from both sides to score, but also expect from Celta to score at least two goals more. Our second betting pick for the match is Celta to win and Both to score. Maybe correct score will be 4-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.