Celtic – Valencia SOCCER PICKS
UEFA Europa League qualifier between Celtic and Valencia.
Celtic started the season in a very irregular way and being unpredictable, but has already taken the usual path and has made his house a fort. Obviously the Premiership does not allow us to compare what level you can offer against a big one, but in Europe League won at home to RB Leipzig and Rosenborg (rival league less level) and lost to Salzburg. That being said, it is a very difficult team to beat at home and make the field factor worthwhile.
The Valencia comes from a very stressful month, not being able to fail in La Liga to be able to take European positions, to be able to be of Champions League, with the eliminatory ones of Glass of the King and between both competitions parties that demanded so much as in the Field Nou and Benito Villamarín.
This in principle should affect Valencia players and their coach, who will use to rotate and oxygenate a little, to the heights that is the Europa League is evident that La Liga and a possible final of the Copa del Rey gain importance. And between two games, today at home against Real Sociedad and Espanyol that should be 6 points if they want to dream to be among the top 4.
On the other hand, the Glasgow team leader in their domestic competition and with 6 points ahead of Rangers has more room to focus efforts on this tie.
It is clear that Valencia is a favorite but I think not as much as the quotas indicate.