Levante and Deportivo Alavés measure forces at the Ciudad de Valencia Stadium, in a match for the 20th round of the First Division. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, in 18‑08-2019, Deportivo Alavés won at home by (1‑0). The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which records 4 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 6 games. Despite being a match between 11th and 15th of the table, it is actually a confrontation between the 8th ranked in home games and the 19th as a visitor.
After 8 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses, the home team is currently in 11th position, with 26 points won. In his last game, he lost with Atlético Madrid out by (2‑1), after in the previous match having won by (3‑1) at home, in a match against Celta de Vigo. This is a team that is usually more competitive at home, since it conquered 17 points in its stadium, where it scored 15 goals and suffered 10, against only 9 points out, with 11 goals scored and 19 suffered. In the last match he played, for the Copa del Rey, he won Real Jaén out by (4-5), in the tiebreaker by penalties. In their last 9 home games for the championship, Levante won 5, drew 2 and lost 2, so he won 17 points in 27 possible. In their home league games the most frequent final result at the break was 0-1 (4 in 9 games). His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered at least one goal in each of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 19 games in the competition, he suffered the first goal 9 times, but he got the comeback in 3. In the last 10 home games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 7 of his 15 goals between minutes (61 ‘ -75 ‘).
Levante comes to this match after a victory on penalties against Jaen, moving towards the next phase of the Copa del Rey. In the last match for the Spanish league, the home team lost to Atlético de Madrid 2-1. In this home game, coach Paco López must line the team in a 4-3-3, benefiting the maintenance of the ball and the supported attacks. Roger Martí is the top scorer of Levante, with 9 goals scored. For this game, the coach of the house can not count on Nikola Vukcevic suspended, nor with Rober Pier, Miramon, Rubén Rochina and Olazabal, these with physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 15th position, with 20 points won, after 5 wins, 5 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost out against Barcelona by (4-1). In the last game, he tied at home against Real Betis by (1‑1). This is a team that is usually more competitive at home, since it conquered 4 points out and 16 in its stadium, with 8 goals scored and 23 suffered as a visitor, against 12 goals scored and 6 suffered at home. For the championship, Deportivo Alavés conquered 4 points in 27 possible, after 1 victory, 1 draw and 7 losses in the last 9 games he played as a visitor. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 6 of their last 9 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2.5 goals. In 19 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 12 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 12 away matches for all competitions: they have scored 4 of their 9 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
The Deportivo Alavés team comes to this match with a 1×1 draw with Betis, adding the fifth consecutive day without a victory in this competition: the team’s only goal was signed by Vidal. In this game as a visitor, coach Asier Garitano must keep the team in a 4-4-2, favoring a medium or low block and in-depth passes for the attack, especially towards Joselu. On the other hand, Spaniard Lucas Pérez is the best scorer of Alavés, with 8 goals scored. Absent due to suspension will be Wakaso.