Villarreal – Valladolid Prediction & Picks (21.09.2019)


Villarreal – Valladolid SOCCER PICKS

Villarreal and Real Valladolid face at Estadio de la Cerámica, in a match for the 5th round of the First Division. There are only 2 recent direct clashes between these two teams: on 08‑02-2019, which ended with a draw for (0‑0), and on 30‑09-2018, which ended with the victory of Real Valladolid by ( 0-1).


The home team is currently in the 10th position, with 5 points won, after 1 win, 2 draws and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, he tied at home against Real Madrid by (2-2). In the last match, he won out against CD Leganés by (0‑3). In their last 10 home games Villarreal records 5 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 3 of the last 4 games, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his attack has scored regularly, since he always scored at least one goal in the last 4 games for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 18 of their last 27 matches have ended with Over 2.5 goals. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 3 home matches for all competitions: he scored 3 of his 6 goals between minutes (61′ ‑ 75 ‘).

Villarreal comes to this game very motivated, after adding his first victory in the league, by beating Leganés 0-3 away from home: his goals were scored by Gerard Moreno (2) and Jonathan Silva (own goal). Without big surprises, coach Javier Calleja should once again benefit from the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks: Santi Cazorla, one of the most experienced athletes, is the great organizer of the offensive process. Very possibly, we will see this team in a 4-3-3, with Moreno, Bacca and Moi Gómez as the team’s most advanced men. Outside this match are Bruno Soriano and Alberto Moreno, both due to injury.

Real Valladolid:

After 1 win, 2 draws and 1 loss, the away team is currently in 12th position, with 5 points won. In their last game, they tied with Osasuna at home by (1‑1), after in the previous game they lost out, in a match against Levante, by (2‑0). In the last 10 matches played as a visitor for all competitions, Real Valladolid won 2, drew 3 and lost 5. The team has not been very strong defensively, since it has always suffered goals in the last 4 games, but its attack has marked regularly, as he scored goals in 3 of the last 4 games for this competition.

Real Valladolid comes to this game with a tie to a ball against Osasuna, adding the third consecutive game without a victory in this competition: Pablo Hervías scored the only goal of the team. We remember that the only victory of this team was away from home, against Betis. Now, in this match against Villarreal, coach Sergio González must remain faithful to his 4-4-2, in which Enes Unal and Sergi Guardiola are the most offensive references of the team: this last athlete is the best gunner, with 2 goals scored. For this match, the coach cannot count on Moyano and Luismi, players recovering from injury.

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