Osasuna and Eibar measure forces at Estadio El Sadar, in a match for the 2nd round of the First Division. The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 3 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses in the last 9 games. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 08-08-2019, ended with a draw for (0-0). In this match the home factor may be decisive, since the Osasuna presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.
The home team arrives on this 2nd day after a victory in its premiere in the league, against CD Leganés, for (0-1). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with 24 goals scored and 18 suffered; against 14 wins and 1 draw in his stadium, with 22 goals scored and 3 suffered. In their last 10 home games, Osasuna records 9 wins and 1 draw. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 10 of their last 23 matches ended with Under 1,5 goals and 15 in 23 ended with Under 2,5 goals.
Osasuna comes to this match with a 0-1 victory in the Leganés move, adding up the first three points in this Spanish championship: the only goal of the match was scored by Ávila. In this match against their fans, coach Jagoba Arrasate must act in the usual tactical system, that is, in 4-2-3-1, being Ibáñez, Torres and Ávila the most offensive references of the team. Despite the good result achieved in the first game, the local club has several defensive weaknesses, however, it also has the ability to fight back. Out of this match due to injury, Barja, Rubén García, Iñigo Pérez and Unai García continue.
The visiting team comes to this 2nd day after a defeat in its premiere in the league, against Mallorca by (2‑1). This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 matches it records 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. In its last 10 away matches, Eibar records 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 games, so his defense needs to improve, but his attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games.
Eibar comes for this match after a 2-1 defeat against Mallorca, starting negatively this La Liga of 19/20: the only goal of the team was scored by Paulo Oliveira. In this match against Osasuna, coach José Luis Mendilibar must act with a defensive strategy, seeking only the counterattack to explore the back of the opponent’s defense. It should be noted that visitors have great competition in fast transitions: Orellana is very fast and excellent at taking the ball to attack. Outside this game are Burgos, José Ángel and Pape Diop, all with physical problems.