LaLiga – Match-day 8 Sees Elche take on Celta Vigo

Elche vs. Celta Vigo

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Elche at home against Celta – Sunday – 2:00pm GMT – Estadio Martínez Valero.

Celta (thirteenth), travel to Estadio Martínez Valero with high expectations, as they take on sixteenth placed Elche.

Elche’s campaign so far has seen them accrue six points this season

Is this to be the game where Elche to put a halt to their recent record of poor results? They go into this fixture on the back of two recent defeats to Real Sociedad and Villarreal.

Some statistics are more relevant than others they say, and two losses for Elche seems very relevant. With six points, they currently sit sixteenth in the League having won one game, drawn three games, and lost three fixtures.

Playing at home, Elche have drawn three games.

Elche will see 9 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Elche are missing three players through injury or illness. This will affect Fran Escriba’s selection choices significantly.

Celta Vigo have so far accrued seven points in this season of the LaLiga

Eduardo Coudet will hope that success brings further success, as his side look for another win in a row. Their last two outings resulted in victories against Granada and Levante.

Celta’s League position speaks for itself, as The Sky Blues continue their rich vein of winning form. Their last win, was the 2nd in a row. Their position is thirteenth in the League, and they have seven points having won two matches, drawn one game, and lost four meetings.

Celta have won one game, drawn one game, and lost one game of their three League matches away from home this season.

Winning this fixture will see Celta Vigo on 10 points.

Going into Sunday’s game, Eduardo Coudet without one of his players, due to illness or injury.

Elche v Celta Vigo – Head-to-Heads.

Both teams have previously met each other 18 times with the result being six victories and seven draws for Elche. Further, the two teams have drawn four of the last six matches played between them.

Celta are odds on to win at 42.92 percent.