La Liga duel: Close contest expected between Deportivo Alavés and Celta de Vigo

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Competition: Spain La Liga
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Olaranbe (19840 seats)

Celta de Vigo have finished evaluating following their 1-1-fixture against Villarreal and are ready to face Deportivo Alavés. Get all the details!

Insights:
  • Deportivo Alavés have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won.

Both sides have had plentiful rest since their previous work day in an official game. Let's trust this will be an enthusiastic game!

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Deportivo Alavés form and stats

When playing at home in the La Liga, Deportivo Alavés have managed 3 wins, 0 draws and suffered 4 defeats from 7 games. When Deportivo Alavés hosts teams that live in the bottom of the table (like Levante, Granada, Getafe, Cadiz, Elche and Deportivo Alavés), they have won 2 of 2 matches! The opportunity of a proper winning streak is there for the hosts, with two straight wins here at Estadio Olaranbe.

Deportivo Alavés shared the glory with Sevilla in their last match, an away game that ended all square 2-2. The striker Joselu won the honour of being "man of the match" for Deportivo Alavés with the rating of 7.43/10. Joselu scored one goal and dribled past the opponent 1 of 2 times.

Ahead of that match, Deportivo Alavés won a home game hosting Levante (2-1).

There will be little rest for Alavés after this match as they are travelling to Unami for a Copa Del Rey game in only three days.

The goals haven't exactly been flowing for Alavés here at Estadio Olaranbe in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (5 from 7 games). Deportivo Alavés's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 9 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Celta de Vigo form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their La Liga travels is 2 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats. When Celta de Vigo is visiting a side on the bottom half, they have won 2 of 3 matches. Levante, Celta de Vigo, Granada, Getafe, Cadiz and Elche is teams we like to compare Deportivo Alavés with. The last three matches for Celta have all ended in a draw.

Celta delivered a 1-1 draw playing at home against Villarreal (placed 12th) in their previous match; a La Liga game. Midfielder Fran Beltrán was the best performer of that match, with a rating of 7.45. Beltrán dribled past the opponent 2 of 2 times and had 53 successful passes (of 60 total).

A 3-3 draw was the result before that, hosting Barcelona.

Celta have another match that requires travelling in just three days, a Copa Del Rey fixture vs Ebro. A difficult programme for the visiting team!

The visiting Celta have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 7 goals from 6 games. As opposed to that, Celta de Vigo have seen the ball go into their own net 6 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

Deportivo Alavés-Celta de Vigo H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Deportivo Alavés five wins, Celta de Vigo four wins, one draw. four of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

Deportivo AlavésJ. Sanmartín Mato
J. Sanmartín Mato
6 goals
Celta de VigoI. Aspas Juncal
I. Aspas Juncal
5 goals
Celta de VigoS. Mina Lorenzo
S. Mina Lorenzo
4 goals

Deportivo Alavés missing players

Celta de Vigo missing players

Deportivo Alavés Celta de Vigo
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
13 7 2 Played P 3 6 14
4 3 2 Won W 2 2 3
2 0 0 Drew D 0 2 4
7 4 0 Lost L 1 2 7
10 5 3 Scored S 5 7 14
17 9 1 Conceded C 1 6 18
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 67% 86%
54% 43% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 50% 57%
31% 29% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 33% 36%
15% 14% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 17% 14%
8% 14% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 17% 14%
31% 29% 50% BTTS BTTS 0% 17% 36%
23% 29% 50% Clean Sheets C S 67% 67% 36%
46% 43% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 50% 43%
 
3.4 2.6 2.5 Corners for (avg) C F 5 4.5 4.6
7.2 6.4 5 Corners against (avg) C A 3.7 3.8 3.7
2.3 2.1 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.3 3 2.6
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
9.8 10.6 13.5 Shots (avg) S ( 9.3 8.8 11.5
3.1 3 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.3 3.7 3.5
25% 24% 38% Goal Efficiency G E 38% 32% 29%
 
14.3 13.6 9 Shots against (avg) S A 9.7 11.8 10.8
4.3 4.1 4.5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 2.3 4.8 4.2
Key stats in La Liga this season:
  • Deportivo Alavés have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won.
  • Deportivo Alavés have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Deportivo Alavés haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  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 13 9 3 1 32 14 5 3 2 0 13 4 8 6 1 1 19 10 18 30
2 Real Sociedad 14 8 5 1 19 10 7 4 3 0 5 1 7 4 2 1 14 9 9 29
3 Sevilla 13 8 4 1 23 9 6 5 1 0 17 6 7 3 3 1 6 3 14 28
4 Atlético Madrid 13 7 5 1 22 13 7 4 3 0 11 4 6 3 2 1 11 9 9 26
5 Real Betis 14 7 3 4 22 17 7 3 2 2 12 9 7 4 1 2 10 8 5 24
6 Barcelona 13 5 5 3 20 15 8 5 2 1 16 8 5 0 3 2 4 7 5 20
7 Rayo Vallecano 13 6 2 5 19 14 6 5 1 0 13 2 7 1 1 5 6 12 5 20
8 Athletic Club 13 4 7 2 11 8 6 3 1 2 7 5 7 1 6 0 4 3 3 19
9 Osasuna 14 5 4 5 14 18 7 1 3 3 4 10 7 4 1 2 10 8 -4 19
10 Valencia 14 4 6 4 21 20 7 3 3 1 13 8 7 1 3 3 8 12 1 18
11 Espanyol 14 4 5 5 14 14 7 4 2 1 9 4 7 0 3 4 5 10 0 17
12 Villarreal 13 3 7 3 15 13 6 3 2 1 11 6 7 0 5 2 4 7 2 16
13 Mallorca 13 3 6 4 13 19 7 2 4 1 8 7 6 1 2 3 5 12 -6 15
14 Deportivo Alavés 13 4 2 7 10 17 7 3 0 4 5 9 6 1 2 3 5 8 -7 14
15 Celta de Vigo 14 3 4 7 14 18 8 1 2 5 7 12 6 2 2 2 7 6 -4 13
16 Cadiz 14 2 6 6 12 23 7 0 4 3 4 9 7 2 2 3 8 14 -11 12
17 Granada 13 2 5 6 12 20 6 1 2 3 7 11 7 1 3 3 5 9 -8 11
18 Elche 14 2 5 7 11 20 7 1 4 2 6 9 7 1 1 5 5 11 -9 11
19 Getafe 14 2 3 9 10 19 7 2 1 4 8 9 7 0 2 5 2 10 -9 9
20 Levante 14 0 7 7 12 25 7 0 5 2 6 11 7 0 2 5 6 14 -13 7

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La Liga is the top professional level of the Spanish football league system. Is is often referred to as the Primera División and is considered one of the absolute top leagues of Europe and the world. 20 teams play 380 fixtures from August to May to create a final league table.