LaLiga – Match-day 12: Osasuna v Real Valladolid

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Osasuna at home against Valladolid – Sunday – 2:00pm GMT – The Estadio El Sadar.

It’s a clash of eighth vs eleventh, as Osasuna host Valladolid at the Estadio El Sadar.

Osasuna go into this meeting with 17 points secured

It was a 1-1 draw against Girona in Osasuna’s last LaLiga outing, Jagoba Arrasate’s men will be hoping for a better result in this fixture.

Also, Osasuna have now lost three of their last six matches, a worrying statistic that has to be addressed by Manager Jagoba Arrasate. With 17 points, they currently sit eighth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 5 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws having won five fixtures, drawn two meetings, and lost four fixtures.

When Osasuna host Valladolid, they will do so on the back of four wins and two losses on their own ground.

A win in this fixture would take Osasuna’s points to 20 in the League.

Osasuna’s squad has depth, but even so, Jagoba Arrasate is likely to be missing five of they key players when they start Sunday’s game.

Real Valladolid have so far accrued 14 points in this season of the LaLiga

Another victory would be a terrific achievement, but that is what Pacheta will be asking from his team, as they go into this game on the back of strong results after beating Real Sociedad 1-0 and Celta Vigo 4-1

Also, that’s a run of two wins for Valladolid. With an eleventh position in the league and 4 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, they currently have 14 points in the League having won four meetings, drawn two fixtures, and lost five games.

Playing away from home, Valladolid have won one game, drawn one game, and lost three matches.

Real Valladolid will have secured 17 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Valladolid are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Pacheta is concerned that Sunday’s fixture could see him without five of his key players

Osasuna v Real Valladolid – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels These two teams have met on 31 occasions, in whichOsasuna have enjoyed 12 victories and 14 draws. In addition, the two teams have drawn nine of the last 16 meetings played between them. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was September 2022 and the score line ended up with a 0-2 away win for Real Valladolid.

Other standout players for Osasuna are Kike Garcia and Aimar Oroz with two goals and two goals respectively and for Valladolid are Sergio Leon and Monchu with five goals each.