La Liga match guide and stats: Celta de Vigo host Elche

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Competition: Spain La Liga
Competition: Sat 14.May
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: Abanca-Balaídos

Get set for Celta de Vigo - Elche! Never mind the highs and lows so far, this match could be great fun!

Insights:
  • Celta de Vigo have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Elche have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Celta are staying put; they can neither be promoted or relegated this season and are fighting only for positions. Elche is no longer fighting for a cause; they can neither go up or down this season.

Everyone involved with the away team has to get their travel gear ready for this match as there's a whopping 1000 kilometers to cover before arriving at the match.

It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Celta and Elche.

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Celta de Vigo form and stats

The La Liga stats playing at home this season for Celta de Vigo are 6-4-8 (wins-draws-losses).

Celta de Vigo are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 1-3 away versus Barcelona. The talented striker Galhardo edged out all teammates in that match and was awarded a match rating of 8.01 out of 10. Galhardo served one assist and hit two key passes.

Ahead of that match, Celta won a home game hosting Deportivo Alaves (4-0).

The hosts are favourites to win this game, with an estimated chance of about 55-60% of that outcome. Earlier Celta de Vigo matches with similar probabilities have ended with five wins, zero draws and zero defeats (from five games).

Celta de Vigo has scored 25 league goals at home this season, in 18 matches. Celta de Vigo's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 23 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Elche form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Elche so far with only 15 points returning home. The records show 4-3-11 (win-draw-lose).

Milla was the last player to score for the away team. Elche haven't scored a league goal in the last 186 minutes.

Elche's previous game was their home loss versus Atletico Madrid (0-2). Mascarell got a match rating of 7.32 in that game, top player of the team. Mascarell had 30 successful passes (of 37 total).

A 0-3 defeat away at Cadiz before that.

Looking at the earlier recent performances of Elche when being an outsider away as they are today, we find six matches with the visitors losing two times, drawing one and winning three games.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Elche as they have only managed to score 16 times from 18 away games in the league. Elche have conceded 30 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

Elche - Celta 1-0 was the score in these sides' last H2H fixture, earlier this season. Previous ten meetings featuring these participants: Celta de Vigo won three, Elche triumphed in four and we saw three draws. three games with more than 2,5 goals, seven matches with less than 2,5 goals.

Top Goalscorers

Celta de VigoI. Aspas Juncal
I. Aspas Juncal
17 goals
ElcheP. Milla Peña
P. Milla Peña
8 goals
Celta de VigoS. Mina Lorenzo
S. Mina Lorenzo
7 goals

Celta de Vigo missing players

Elche missing players

Celta de Vigo Elche
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
36 18 6 Played P 6 18 36
11 6 3 Won W 1 4 10
10 4 1 Drew D 1 3 9
15 8 2 Lost L 4 11 17
42 25 11 Scored S 7 16 37
41 23 8 Conceded C 12 30 50
86% 94% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 94%
67% 78% 83% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 67% 69%
36% 44% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 83% 56% 53%
19% 22% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 17% 22% 19%
8% 11% 17% Over 4.5 O 4.5 17% 11% 6%
39% 50% 50% BTTS BTTS 100% 50% 53%
36% 28% 33% Clean Sheets C S 0% 17% 22%
39% 28% 17% Failed to Score F T 0% 33% 31%
 
4.4 4.4 4.5 Corners for (avg) C F 3 2.7 3.9
3.8 3.3 2.7 Corners against (avg) C A 7.8 5.9 5.1
2.3 2.2 2.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.2 2.9 2.8
3 2 1 Red cards R C 0 2 6
 
10.8 12.2 12.5 Shots (avg) S ( 7.2 6.7 8.9
3.9 4 4.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.8 2.2 2.8
30% 35% 39% Goal Efficiency G E 41% 40% 36%
 
10.8 9.4 8.2 Shots against (avg) S A 14.8 15.2 13.7
3.8 3.2 3.2 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 5.7 5.3 4.8
Key stats in La Liga this season:
  • Celta de Vigo have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Elche have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won away.
  • Elche have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Elche have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Elche haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Real Madrid 35 25 6 4 73 30 17 12 4 1 38 13 18 13 2 3 35 17 43 81
2 Barcelona 36 21 9 6 68 36 18 12 2 4 37 17 18 9 7 2 31 19 32 72
3 Atletico Madrid 36 20 7 9 62 41 18 12 4 2 32 15 18 8 3 7 30 26 21 67
4 Sevilla 36 17 15 4 51 29 18 11 6 1 35 17 18 6 9 3 16 12 22 66
5 Real Betis 36 18 7 11 60 40 18 9 2 7 32 22 18 9 5 4 28 18 20 61
6 Real Sociedad 35 15 11 9 34 34 17 9 5 3 12 7 18 6 6 6 22 27 0 56
7 Villarreal 35 14 11 10 55 34 18 10 6 2 39 16 17 4 5 8 16 18 21 53
8 Athletic Club 36 13 13 10 41 35 18 9 4 5 27 18 18 4 9 5 14 17 6 52
9 Osasuna 36 12 11 13 37 47 18 5 7 6 17 24 18 7 4 7 20 23 -10 47
10 Valencia 36 10 14 12 45 52 18 5 8 5 24 24 18 5 6 7 21 28 -7 44
11 Celta de Vigo 36 11 10 15 42 41 18 6 4 8 25 23 18 5 6 7 17 18 1 43
12 Rayo Vallecano 35 11 9 15 35 39 17 8 5 4 23 13 18 3 4 11 12 26 -4 42
13 Espanyol 36 10 10 16 39 52 18 9 5 4 24 18 18 1 5 12 15 34 -13 40
14 Elche 36 10 9 17 37 50 18 6 6 6 21 20 18 4 3 11 16 30 -13 39
15 Getafe 36 8 14 14 32 38 18 7 6 5 21 15 18 1 8 9 11 23 -6 38
16 Granada 36 8 13 15 44 59 18 5 6 7 22 29 18 3 7 8 22 30 -15 37
17 Cadiz 35 7 14 14 33 47 18 3 8 7 18 23 17 4 6 7 15 24 -14 35
18 Mallorca 36 8 9 19 32 62 18 6 6 6 18 24 18 2 3 13 14 38 -30 33
19 Deportivo Alaves 36 8 7 21 30 61 18 7 4 7 17 20 18 1 3 14 13 41 -31 31
20 Levante 35 6 11 18 44 67 18 4 7 7 25 29 17 2 4 11 19 38 -23 29

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