Facing a newcomer Valladolid in the relegation zone, Alavés opens this Friday, April 19, the thirty-third round of the Spanish Championship 2018/2019 edition. The meeting will be held at the Mendizorrotza stadium in Vitoria-Gasteiz. The kickoff is scheduled for 16h (Brasília time).
There are six days to be fulfilled in the LaLiga program, which leads the four best teams for the 2019/2020 Champions League. Teams that are between the fifth and seventh positions have the opportunity to participate in the Europa League. The best of them goes straight into the group stage, the two others have to fight for a spot in the playoffs. The last three fall to Second Division.
Alavés spent the entire season entering and leaving the qualifying zone for international competitions. In the last four rounds, in which he added only one point of the 12 that he disputed, assumed bias of fall. With 45 points (12 wins, 9 draws and 11 losses), he fell to eighth place, the first out of the elite squad.He has a chance this Friday to return to the G7, although temporarily. The difference for Athletic Bilbao, seventh place, and only one point. However, the performance of Alavés in the condition of principal is not able to fuel high hopes of his fans.When only the results of the teams in their domains are considered, the team only ranks eleventh in the LaLiga ranking. He scored 25 (six wins, seven draws and two losses) from the 45 points he scored in 15 games and suffered 13. The team has the second worst home attack in the tournament.Two are doubts about injury to the clash with Valladolid. Guillermo Maripan (22 matches in the 2018/2019 version of the Spanish league, two goals) and striker Burgui (16 matches, one goal) are in the care of the medical department.
Having had his shareholding control taken in the beginning of the season by one of the biggest attackers in the history of football, Brazilian Ronaldo Fenomeno, Vadollid comes to the end of the dispute of the Spanish Championship threatened to slash precisely because of his immense difficulty to put the ball in the network of opponents.With 26 goals scored, the team presents the worst attack of the 2018/2019 edition of LaLiga. There are nine tries unless the Huesca, for example, lantern of the tournament. Leganés, who have the second worst offensive power, have scored six more goals than Valladolid, who managed to avoid 31-rounds in the relegation zone.However, just in the game where he achieved the feat of scoring two goals in a single match, ended up entering for the first time in the region of the sticking. On Sunday, April 14, at home, stayed in the 2 to 2 with the Girona. With 31 points (seven wins, 10 draws and 15 losses), he dropped to the eighteenth place. The difference for the Celta, seventeenth and first out of the relegation zone, is one point.As a visitor, the defensive style has produced better results. In that ranking, the team is the twelfth best. Of the 48 points that played in column two, won 17 (four wins, five draws and seven losses) having scored 12 goals and suffered 21.The medical problems for Friday’s meeting are Pablo Hervias (three Spanish 2018/2019 games without a goal) and Toni (20 games without a goal); and strikers Luismi (without performances) and Duje Cop (16 games, no goal).
1. Latest info before playing bets Alaves vs Valladolid.
He went down from 4th to 7th after he scored a single point in the last 4 stages.
It is true that he also had a difficult schedule, among his opponents being Atletico Madrid, Sevilla and Espanyol.
This time he receives the visit of Valladolid, the team in a relegable place.
The homework of the hosts is good game and home results.
In the 15 matches played on Estadio Mendizorotza he lost only twice with Vallecano and Atletico Madrid.
There are 3 absences in the Abelardo team: Burgui is injured and Laguardia and Rui Duarte are suspended.
Tomas Pina and Martin Aguirregabiria are back after the suspension.
Play this season from the newly promoted position and as expected to fight in the relegation area.
Only one win in the last 11 stages, 2-1 away with Eibar.
This was the only positive result in the last 6 trips.
It relies heavily on defensive play, especially as the attack leaves much to be desired.
It is the team with the lowest average of goals in LaLiga, having only 26 goals scored in 32 stages!
He is also in trouble, having injured Luismi, Hervias, Plaza, Duje Cop and Mohamed.
In 8 of the last 10 away games scored less than 3.5 goals.
2. Alaves vs Valladolid likely teams.
Alaves (4-4-2): Pacheco – Navarro, Maripan, Ely, Aguirregabiria – Inui, Wakaso, Pina, Jony – Calleri, B. Baston.
Valladolid (4-4-2): Masip – Moyano, Olivas, Calero, Nacho – Keko, Michel, Fernandez, Plano – Guardiolla, Unal.
3. Information about the latest direct meetings!
In September 2018, Alaves was forced to score 1-0 in Valladolid.
Jose Zorilla’s summary of the game can be seen HERE!
Previous direct meetings were played in 2016 in the Segunda Division and are not relevant.
Football Prediction of the Day Alavés vs Valladolid
Although goalkeeping is not a specialty of any of the teams, the home factor and the much steeper fall trajectory of Valladolid make the prognosis in the Alavés victory be indicated as the best option for the match that opens the competition for the thirty-third round of the Spanish League 2018/2019.
Bet Tips: Alavés
Alaves has much better off-road performance than he’s on the move and is definitely proposing the 3 points in this match.
With a victory the hosts would climb to the 6th position, leading to the Europa League next season.
At the same time, Valladolid needs a positive result and will play with a lot of determination.
The guests could climb for the moment from the 18th to the 15th in case of success.
We also bear in mind the numerous absences from the Valladolid team, so a draw is all that Sergio’s team proposes.
If he opens the score, Alaves will step back, being an expert on defensive play.
Prediction Today: over 2,5 goals