Celta Vigo vs Ath Bilbao Prediction & Tips
Celta de Vigo and Athletic Bilbao face at Estadio de Balaído, in a match for the 27 th round of the Liga. Celta de Vigo won away by (0‑2) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 04‑12‑2020. The history of direct matches played at this stadium indicates balance between these two teams, since there have been 2 wins for each team in the last 4 matches. However, in the last head ‑ to ‑ head played at this stadium, in a match for the La Liga, on 06‑10‑2019, Celta de Vigo won by (1‑0). Iago Aspas (74 ‘) scored the only goal of the match. It is necessary to analyze with special attention the home / away condition, as Celta de Vigo presents different results at home and away.
After 8 wins, 9 draws and 9 losses, the home team is in the 9th position, having won 33 points. In the last match, they have won in an away match against Huesca by (3‑4), after in the previous match they have tied (1‑1) at home, against Real Valladolid. This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when playing against their fans, since in the last 30 matches they have recorded 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 22 goals scored and 26 conceded, against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats at home, with 24 goals scored and 22 conceded. In the last 10 home matches for the championship, Celta de Vigo has recorded 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, having won 17 points out of 30 possible. The team has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so the team hasn’t been very strong defensively. In their home matches for the competition there is a tendency for goals, since 8 out of 12 ended with Over 2.5 goals on the scoreboard. In 26 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 13 times and only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Celta de Vigo enters this round with a victory, by 3-4, in the trip to the field of Huesca, putting an end to the two consecutive games without winning in this La Liga: the goals of the team were scored by Santi Mina, Nolito, Fran Beltrán and Hugo Mallo. Coach Eduardo Coudet must act with a defensive strategy, looking only for the counterattack in order to exploit the enemy’s back. Experienced striker Iago Aspas is Celta de Vigo’s top scorer with 9 goals scored. For this match the home coach cannot count on Hugo Mallo, suspended, as well as Emre Mor, Rubén Blanco and Sergio Álvarez, both of whom have physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 8th place, with 33 points won, after 9 wins, 6 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Granada by (2‑1). In the last match, they lost away to Atlético Madrid by (2‑1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it registers 4 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with a total of 23 goals scored and 21 conceded. At home, he won 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses, with a total of 25 goals scored and 15 conceded. In the league, Athletic Bilbao won 7 points out of 30 possible points, after 1 win, 4 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 home matches. In the away matches in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was the 1-0, which occurred in 5 of their 13 games. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 games, reason why it hasn’t presented great defensive solidity, but its attack has scored with great regularity, since it has always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games in this competition. In 26 games in this competition, he only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 14 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Athletic Bilbao team heads into this round unmotivated after a 2-1 loss to Atletico Madrid, putting an end to the five consecutive games without losing in La Liga: the team’s only goal was signed by Iker Muniain. In this match against Celta de Vigo, mister Marcelino Toral should keep the team in 4-4-2, privileging the maintenance of the ball possession and the attacks paused by the flanks. Left winger Álex Berenguer is the highlight of this Athletic Bilbao team, being this the best scorer with 7 goals scored. Íñigo Martínez is out of this game due to suspension.
Celta Vigo – Ath Bilbao FREE TIPS
Ath Bilbao – Win @ 3.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90