Celta Vigo vs Sevilla
Spanish La Liga
Date: Sunday, 11th December 2016,
Kick-Off at 15:15 UK
Venue: Estadio de Balaidos, Vigo.
Celta Vigo has lost only once in their last six games to climb to the ninth spot of the current Spanish top flight table. The team is tied on points with eight-place team Eibar but has a lesser goal difference. They are two points below the Europa League qualifying berths for next season currently held by Villarreal and Real Sociedad.
In their most recent fixture last Sunday, Os Célticos was held to a high-scoring 3-3 draw by Real Betis on the road at the Benito Villamarín Stadium for their second drawn match in the last six rounds, as per Football España.
Spanish striker Iago Aspas scored a brace in the 15th and 61st minutes to lead head coach Eduardo Berizzo's squad during the match while teammate Facundo Roncaglia netted one in the 85th to complete the team's three-goal haul.
However, Real Betis also scored three goals in the contest, courtesy of Ruben Castro, Antonio Sanabria, and German Pezzella in the 41st, 53rd, and 73rd minutes respectively, to salvage the draw and a share of a point in the overall standings.
Meanwhile, contending team Sevilla has lost twice in their last five matches to fail to overtake defending champions Barcelona for the second spot in the overall standings.
Celta Vigo vs Sevilla: Head to Head Statistics
These two teams have played 30 times against each other in the past, with Celta Vigo recording the highest number of win. Celta Vigo have won 14 of their 30 meetings against Sevilla, they have lost 10 games to Sevilla and drawn 6. At Balaidos stadium, Celta Vigo have won 7 games against Sevilla, they have drawn 5 times and lost 3 times to Sevilla. The last 5 meetings between these two teams have been shared evenly with a win to each side and 3 draws.
Celta Vigo vs Sevilla: Prediction
Celta Vigo have been in a better shape than Sevilla in their recent games, they are unbeaten in their last 5 games in all competitions. The home will fight to win this game to go close o the Europa league spot depending on results elsewhere.
We expect a narrow win for the home side, a 2-1 score line is likely to occur.
Celta Vigo vs Sevilla: Bet Tips
Double chance – Celta Vigo win or draw at 1.50
Over 2.5 goals at 1.75.