Valencia vs Celta Vigo Prediction & Tips
Valencia and Celta de Vigo face at Estadio de Mestalla, in a match for the 24 th round of the Liga. Celta de Vigo won at home by (2‑1) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 19‑09‑2020. At this stadium, the head ‑ to ‑ head history favors the home team, since they have a record of 3 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses in the last 6 matches. Sure enough, the last time these teams met at this stadium, on 01‑02‑2020, in a match for the La Liga, Valencia won by (1‑0). The only goal of the match was scored by Carlos Soler (77 ‘). The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since Celta de Vigo presents significant differences between home and away results.
After 5 wins, 9 draws and 9 losses, the home team is in 13th position, having won 24 points. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Real Madrid by (2‑0), after in the previous match they have tied (1‑1) an away match against Athletic Club. 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 matches they have recorded 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 21 goals scored and 22 conceded, against 7 wins , 5 draws and 3 losses at home, with 23 goals scored and 16 conceded. For the league, Valencia won 11 points out of 30 possible points, after 2 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their home league matches, the most frequent scorer at halftime was 1‑0 (4 out of 11 matches). The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this opponent, for which reason they have not presented great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they have managed to score in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since 7 of the last 11 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 23 matches in this competition, he only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 13 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 11 home matches for this competition: they have suffered 5 of their 14 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
Valencia comes unmotivated for this match after the defeat, by 2-0, on the field to Real Madrid, registering in this way the second straight game without winning in this La Liga. In this game, the coach Javi Gracia should opt for 4-4-2, aiming at defensive organization and the exits for the attack also through the flanks. The highlight of this squad is the midfielder Carlos Soler with 6 goals scored in this Spanish championship. Out of this game are Denis Cheryshev and Mouctar Diakhaby, both injured.
After 7 wins, 8 draws and 8 losses, the visiting team is in 9th position, having won 29 points. In the last match, they have won at home against Elche by (3‑1), after in the previous match they have tied (2‑2) an away match against Atlético Madrid. This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when they play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 2 wins, 8 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with a total of 18 goals scored and 21 conceded. At home, he won 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses, with a total of 25 goals scored and 24 conceded. In the last 10 away matches, Celta de Vigo has recorded 1 victory, 5 draws and 4 losses, having won 8 points out of 30 possible. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 23 matches in this competition, they only managed 1 comeback in the 11 matches in which they conceded the first goal.
Celta de Vigo comes motivated for this match after a 3-1 win against Elche, thus adding the fourth straight game without losing in this competition: the team’s goals were signed by Santi Mina (2) and Brais Méndez. In this match against Valencia, coach Eduardo Coudet should opt for 4-3-3, aiming at defensive consistency and the outlets to attack in an organized way. It should be noted that the scorer Iago Aspas, player who scored 9 goals, is out of this game due to suspension. Besides this athlete, the visiting coach cannot count on Brais Méndez, who is also injured, as well as Emre Mor, David Junca and Sergio Alvarez, both of whom have physical problems.
Valencia – Celta Vigo FREE TIPS
Valencia – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90