Celta Vigo v Real Betis: LaLiga Match-day 7
The Estadio Municipal de Balaidos sees Sunday action as Celta take on Betis – 4:15pm GMT.
Betis go to the Estadio Municipal de Balaidos with Champion’s League dreams for next season very much alive. They currently sit in third as they take on thirteenth placed Celta.
Celta Vigo have so far accrued seven points in this season of the LaLiga
Another victory would be a terrific achievement, but that is what Eduardo Coudet will be asking from his team, as they go into this game on the back of strong results after beating Valencia 3-0 and Atletico Madrid 4-1
Also, some statistics are more relevant than others they say, and two losses for Celta seems very relevant. With seven points (2W, 3L and 1D), they are established in thirteenth position in the League having won two meetings, drawn one game, and lost three matches.
Playing at home, Celta have won one game, drawn one game, and lost one game.
Celta Vigo will have secured 10 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Celta’s squad will likely be depleted of one of their key players when they start on Sunday, due to injury or illness.
Real Betis go into this match with 15 points secured
Betis will be full of confidence, going into this fixture on that back of two successive wins against Girona and Villarreal. They will need this if they are to retain their run.
Also, Betis keep finding ways to win, having secured five victories in their last six games is astonishing this season, which is responsible for their Champion’s League qualification position. Now they have 5 matches won, 1 games lost and 0 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in third place, with a total of 15 points having won five fixtures and lost one game.
Betis will travel to Celta with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with one victory and one losses.
Winning this fixture will see Real Betis on 18 points.
Good atacking and defensive team
So far, Betis’ defence has been outstanding, as they have conceded four goals. Betis will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (10). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Borja Iglesias (6), Juanmi (2), and Sergio Canales (1).
Betis are likely to be missing five of their key players when they start Sunday’s game, due to injury and illness.
Celta Vigo v Real Betis – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the two clubs have already met each other 46 times with the tally being 16 wins and 15 draws for Celta. Also, seven of the past 13 meetings between Celta and Betis have resulted in a Celta win. The last time they played each other in this competition was March 2022 and the score line ended up with a 0-0 draw.
Players to watch
For Celta, Iago Aspas contributed withfive goals in six League matches so far, while Borja Iglesias is a top performing player who has scoredsix goals in six League fixtures this LaLiga Season for Betis.