Girona vs Espanyol Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
In the first game of the day, Girona will host Espanyol at the Estadi Montilivi. This game has all the needed elements in order to provide lots of entertainment for the football fans.
Girona are placed eight in the league with forty-seven points from thirteen wins, eight draws, and twelve losses. In the previous round, they managed to end their winless streak as they have defeated Alaves by the score of 1-2. The first half has not brought much excitement and all the action came in the second. Garcia and Stuani of Girona scored a goal each and on the other side, Pina managed to net one in in the stoppage time.
Espanyol hold the number sixteen slot at the table with thirty-six points from the first thirty-three games. So far in the season, they have won eight, drawn twelve, and lost thirteen outings with a negative goal difference of -14. Currently, they are on a three-game losing streak and their most recent loss was to Eibar by the score of 0-1. Lomban of Eibar scored the only goal of the game mid-first half and with it provided the much-needed points for his squad.
The two teams have played a total of four games against each other. Out of those four, Girona have been victorious in three and Espanyol in one. In front of the home fans, Girona have managed to beat Espanyol twice and lose to them once. In the previous weeks, they have been decent at home games. Out of the previous five matches there, they have three wins, a draw, and a loss. On the other side, Espanyol are on a nine-game winless streak in away games (three draws, six losses). The last time that they won an away clash was mid-January in a cup game against Levante.
Girona don't have many missing players for the match against Espanyol. Jose Raymundo Luis Suarez is injured, while David Timor is suspended and both of them will not play on the match. Jonás Ramalho is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Espanyol also do not have many missing players for this game. Diego López and Pablo Piatti are injured and they can't play here. Mario Hermoso is suspended and he is another one player who can't play on Sunday. Óscar Duarte is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are available for the match and they will play aggressive from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Girona: Bono; Muniesa, Juanpe, Espinosa; Mojica, Granell, Pons, Benitez; Garcia, Stuani, Portu
Espanyol: Lopez; Navarro, Naldo, Lopez, Martin; Sanchez, Darder; Melendo, Jurado, Garcia; Moreno
Girona vs Espanyol Prediction
We expect an interesting and exciting football game with lots of scoring chances on the both sides. Both teams are highly motivated for this game and they will play aggressive from the first minute. Girona play solid football this season and they are closer to pick up all three points here. Also they have won their last 3 matches against Espanyol in all competitions. On the other side Espanyol are not in top form currently and they have failed to score in their last 5 matches. So their main objective for this game will be to play aggressive in attack and will try to score a goal more.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Girona vs Espanyol Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect from Girona to score at least one goal more and our second betting pick for the match is Girona to win. Maybe correct score will be 2-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.