Having had their five-game sequence (three draws and two wins) without losing atletico Madrid, Villarreal, still in the relegation zone of the Spanish league, hosts Alaves on Saturday, March 2. The meeting, which will be held at the La Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, is part of the tournament’s twenty-sixth round in its 2018/2019 season, and is scheduled to start at 12.15 a.m. (Brasília time).
The most significant results of the Yellow Submarine during its unbeaten series were not obtained in LaLiga, however. The elimination of Sporting in the Europa League with a 1-0 win in Lisbon and a 1-1 draw at home was the highlight of the performance leading the team to the last 16. He will make his debut next Thursday, March 7, against Zenit Petersburg in Russia.In the Spanish Championship, the participation follows much more modest. The defeat, by 2 to 0, in Madrid, against Atletico, avoided that the equipment left the Z3. With 23 points (four wins, 11 draws and ten losses), Villarreal are in eighteenth position, the first in the sticking region. The difference for the Celta, seventeenth placed, is two points.As principal, Villarreal can figure out outside the Z3, but not by much. In the LaLiga ranking that takes into account only the results obtained by the teams in their stadiums, the Yellow Submarine is the fourth worst. Of the 39 points they played at home, they won 12 (two wins, six draws and five losses) having scored 16 goals and suffered 17.The losses for the game of this Saturday should be for the defender Daniele Bonera (three matches in the Spanish 2018/2019 version without a goal) and midfielder Manuel Trigueros (20 games, no goal).
Alaves faced on the previous day a direct rival of Villarreal. Received the Celta and could not leave the 0 to 0 with the team of Vigo. Nevertheless, it managed to close its participation in the twenty-fifth round of the Spanish Championship in the zone of classification for international tournaments in the season 2019/2020.With 37 points (ten wins, seven draws and eight losses), he has only one point advantage in the comparison with Betis, seventh and first out of the LaLiga leaderboard.Its results in visitor condition, however, are much lower. It is the eleventh of the tournament in this respect. Of the 39 points they played away from home, they won 14 (four wins, two draws and seven losses) having scored 12 goals and conceded 21.There is only one injury problem for this Saturday’s showdown. Defender Martin Aguirregabiria (19 games in the Spanish 2018/2019 season without a goal) follows the care of the medical department.
History of the matches against Villarreal vs Alaves
The Alaves won four of the last matches played against Villarreal, who was the winner in the other match of that sequence. In the first round of the Spanish Championship 2018/2019, Alaves scored 2 to 1.
Football Prediction of the Day Villarreal vs Alaves
Villarreal’s decision not to keep their fire in the Spanish league despite being in the relegation zone for a long time signals the belief of the coaching staff that the cast has enough technical quality to overcome this situation.They are not the only ones to think so. This opinion is shared by many experts in Spanish football who believe that the results presented by the Yellow Submarine are below what is possible. Thus, an injection of trust would be enough to reverse this trajectory. Although the theory is well founded, it has not been sustained in practice. Even with good results in the Europa League, the team can not ‘slap’ LaLiga.Alaves, on the other hand, seems to be getting more than he can. Or at least not charmed by your football style. Their numbers as visitors make the prognosis in the success of Villarreal, much more in need of success, is the best option for this Saturday’s meeting for the twenty-sixth round of the 2018/2019 Spanish Championship.
Bet Tips: Villarreal wins