Leganes vs Villarreal Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
In the first clash of this Sunday's matchup, Leganes will host Villarreal at the Estadio Municipal de Butarque. Both teams are in the upper part of the table and the result could greatly change the look of that part of the table. This match will provide a lot of excitement and betting opportunities for the football fans.
Leganes are placed eleventh at the table and have accumulated seventeen points so far in the season. They have been playing awful these few past weeks, as they have lost four games in a row. Their latest defeat was to Celta Vigo by the score of 1-0. Aspas of Celta Vigo scored the only goal of the match from the penalty spot mid-first half. Leganes need to change something if they plan on maintaining their position at the table.
Villarreal have ended their unbeaten streak in the last round when they lost to Sevilla in an exciting match full of goals. Bakambu and Bacca scored for Villarreal and took their team up front. Sevilla managed to pull a huge comeback and win in the end by the score of 2-3. Leglet, Vazquez, and Banega scored for Sevilla and secured all three points. Despite this loss, Villarreal are still placed in the number six slot and a win is needed in the upcoming match if they want to preserve that rank.
These two sides have only played three matches in the recent history and the point distribution has been equal, as Villarreal and Leganes have won one match each, and one ended in a goalless draw. On their home field, Leganes have shown real composure and managed to lose just on the previous six games. The only game that they’ve lost was to Barcelona. On the other side, Villarreal have shown their strength outside of the home ground by losing just one out of seven away games.
Leganes have many missing players for the match against Villarreal. Jon Serantes, Omar Ramos, Martín Mantovani, Dimitrios Siovas and Darko Brasanac are injured and they can't play here. Ezequiel Muñoz and Mauro Dos Santos are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Villarreal also have lots of missing players for this game. Andrés Fernández, Rúben Semedo, Samu Castillejo, Denis Cheryshev and Nicola Sansone are injured and they will not play against Leganes. Bruno Soriano is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
Possible starting lineups
Leganes: Cuellar; Rico, Munoz, Bustinza, Zaldua; Pires, Perez, Eraso; Szymanowski, Beauvue, Amrabat
Villarreal: Barbosa; Gaspar, Gonzalez, Bonera, Marin; Trigueros, Rodri, Soriano; Fornals; Bakambu, Bacca
Leganes vs Villarreal Prediction
We expect one tough football game and expect aggressive playing in defending from the both sides. Leganes are not in top form and they have lost their last 4 matches. They have failed to score in their last three La Liga games and their main objective for the match will be fast counterattacks. On the other side Villarreal play in better form but they have just four points more in La Liga standings. They are highly motivated to win all three points here, but it will not be an easy job.
So our prediction and betting tips for the match Leganes vs Villarreal Prediction: Draw. We don't expect lots of scoring chances on this match so we expect correct score 1-1 or 0-0. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.