Espanyol v Seville: LaLiga Match-day 5
It’s a clash of fifteenth vs seventeenth, as Espanyol host Seville at Rcde Stadium.
Espanyol have so far accrued four points in this season of the LaLiga
If Espanyol’s season is to maintain on track, they must put their recent poor form to an end in this game. In their last two outings, they lost 0-1 at Athletic Bilbao and 1-3 at R Madrid.
Also, Diego Martinez knows that a run of two losses in three games for his Espanyol side, is going to be a tough run of form to change. However that is exactly what he must try to deliver. With four points (1W, 2L and 1D), they are established in fifteenth position in the League having won one game, drawn one game, and lost two meetings.
Playing at home, Espanyol have lost two meetings.
A victory for Espanyol would put them on 7 points.
Espanyol’s squad will likely be depleted of three of their key players when they start on Saturday, due to injury or illness.
Seville have one point to their name, going into this tie
Seville must take a positive approach to this game, if they are to get anything out of, following their recent defeat to Barcelona at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.
Also, with an unfortunate Seville that has not managed to win in their last League so far, Julen Lopetegui’s men form is worryingly poor. They should solve their trend if they don’t want to occupy the lasts places in the League Table. Their position is seventeenth in the League and they have one point, that is, 0W, 3L and 1D having drawn one game and lost three matches.
Playing away from home, Seville have lost two games.
Seville will have secured 4 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Injury and illness have depleted Julen Lopetegui’s Seville and they will likely be missing three key personnel for Saturday’s match.
Espanyol v Seville – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Seville with a greater number of wins. In the last 54 meetings, they have enjoyed 30 victories, to Espanyol’s 12 wins. In addition, Seville have won nine out of 16 games when visiting Espanyol. Their most recent encounter in this competition was February 2022 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.