Eibar faces Deportivo Alaves
Eibar faces Deportivo Alaves in a fixture from the 14th round of La Liga. In our La Liga predictions we will take a look at this game at the Estadio Municipal de Ipurua.
Winning 15 points so far in the league, Eibar are 15th in La Liga’s standings. They are 6 points above the 18th Celta and the danger zone, but they have no time to rest. Every point won is going to be crucial in the race for survival and at Eibar they know this very well.
In the previous round Eibar conceded their 6th defeat for the season. Mendilibar’s team hosted Real Madrid, but they got fully dominated. Los Blancos showed their best football and celebrated a convincing 4-0 win. After the break Mendilibar picked Pedro Leon, Edu Exposito and Charles from the bench, but Madrid were just too strong for them.
Against Alaves Eibar can’t use Sergio Alvarez and Ramis, who are still recovering from their injuries.
Deportivo Alaves are just one position above Eibar in the standings, being 14th with the same amount of points – 15. The two teams have the same record as well – 4 wins, 3 draws and 6 defeats. Better goal difference is the only reason why Deportivo Alaves are ahead at the moment.
Unlike Eibar, Deportivo Alaves celebrated a win in the previous round of La Liga. Asier Garitano’s tema hosted Real Valladolid and achieved a dominating 3-0 win. Joselu, Pina and Lucas Perez from penalty kick scored for the hosts.
Against Eibar Alaves will be without the suspended Manu Garcia and Laguardia. Rodrigo Ely and Mubarak Wakaso are injured.
This is our La Liga predictions for the game between Eibar and Deportivo Alaves at the Ipurua. It’s impossible to pick a clear favourite here, but Eibar still have the home advantage.