LaLiga – Elche at home to Getafe

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Elche at home against Getafe – Monday – 10:00pm GMT – Estadio Martínez Valero.

Visitors Getafe, will be keen to maintain or improve their League position, (seventeenth), when they face twentieth placed Elche.

Elche to host Getafe Amid Relegation Battle

With one draw, which followed a defeat, Elche’s recent form has not been great. They will be looking to return to winning ways in this next match.

Also, the relegation zone is not where Elche want to be at the end of the season, but that is where they are heading, unless they can get out of their losing habit. ilicitano have lost six of their last nine fixtures in the LaLiga. With a twentieth position in the league and 0 wins, 7 losses and 4 draws, they currently have four points in the League having drawn four meetings and lost seven fixtures.

When Elche host Getafe, they will do so on the back of two darts and three defeats on their own ground.

A win in this fixture, would take Elche’s points from 4 to 7, so far this season.

Elche are likely to be missing four of their key players when they start Monday’s game, due to injury and illness.

This season’s LaLiga campaign, has so far seen Getafe achieve 10 points

Getafe have dropped four points in their last two matches – 1-1 at Celta Vigo and 2-2 at Athletic Bilbao.

Also, with three draws in three meetings, Manager Quique has plenty to ponder, going into the next fixture, not least of which is how to get the wins he needs. With 10 points, they currently sit seventeenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 2 wins, 5 losses and 4 draws having won two fixtures, drawn four meetings, and lost five games.

Playing away from home, Getafe have won one game, drawn two matches, and lost two meetings.

A win in this fixture would take Getafe’s points to 13 in the League.

Getafe’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Quique, ahead of this Monday’s fixture against their opponents.

Elche v Getafe – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels it’s unlikely that this game will result in a draw, or at least that is what the form book would tell us, Elche have played Getafe 20 times in the past seasons, with both sides enjoying victory five wins times each. Additionally, the two sides have been unable to break the dead-lock on nine occasions out of the last 14 meetings, resulting in draws. The last time both teams met in this competition Elche secured a 1-0 home win.

Other players of note for Elche are Pere Milla and Ezequiel Ponce with three goals both and for Getafe are Gaston Alvarez and Carles Alena with two goals and two goals respectively.