LaLiga – Match-day 12 Sees Almería take on Celta Vigo
LaLiga action on Saturday as Almería and Celta meet at Estadio Del Mediterráneo – 2:00pm GMT.
Almería currently sitting in fifteenth place, are two places lower than thirteenth placed Celta, heading into the clash.
Almería go into this game with 10 points secured
Rubi 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 Villarreal and Girona.
Also, Almería have now lost six of their last eight games, a worrying statistic that has to be addressed by Manager Rubi. With 10 points, they currently sit fifteenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 3 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws having won three games, drawn one game, and lost seven fixtures.
Almería have won three games and lost two meetings of their five League matches at home this season.
A win in this fixture, would take Almería’s points from 10 to 13, so far this season.
Rubi could be missing up to five of their players through injury or illness for the game on Saturday.
Celta Vigo arrive at this fixture, having secured 11 points so far this season
It was a 1-1 draw against Getafe in Celta’s last LaLiga outing, Eduardo Coudet’s men will be hoping for a better result in this fixture.
Also, Eduardo Coudet knows that a run of five losses in seven games for his Celta side, is going to be a tough run of form to change. However that is exactly what he must try to deliver. Their position is thirteenth in the League and they have 11 points, that is, 3W, 6L and 2D having won three matches, drawn two games, and lost six fixtures.
Celta have won one game and lost four meetings of their five League matches playing away this season.
A victory for Celta Vigo would put them on 14 points.
Injury and illness have depleted Eduardo Coudet’s Celta and they will likely be missing one key personnel for Saturday’s match.
Almería v Celta Vigo – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Celta with a greater number of wins. In the last 12 meetings, they have enjoyed eight wins, to Almería’s three wins. Also, Celta have won eight out of 12 meetings when visiting Almería. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was December 2015, when Almería walked away as 1-0 winners.
For Almería, El Bilal Toure contributed withthree goals in 11 League games this campaign, while Iago Aspas is one of the top performing players after having scoredsix goals in 11 League fixtures so far for Celta.
Other standout players for Almería are El Bilal Toure and Largie Ramazani with three goals both and for Celta are Oscar and Gabriel Veiga with two goals and two goals respectively.