LaLiga – Season Continues – Rayo Vallecano v Valencia on Match-day 5
This Saturday sees Rayo go head to head with Valencia at Estadio de Vallecas – Kick-off 2:00pm GMT.
As it stands, Valencia will go to Estadio de Vallecas in tenth place, Rayo are currently in fourteenth.
Rayo Vallecano arrive at this match, having secured four points so far this season
Rayo come to this game on the back of a victory, having beaten Osasuna 2-1 at Estadio El Sadar.
Also, some statistics are more relevant than others they say, and two losses for Rayo seems very relevant. They currently stand fourteenth in the League, with four points for a total of 1 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws having won one game, drawn one game, and lost two matches.
Playing at home, Rayo have lost one game.
Winning this fixture will see Rayo Vallecano on 7 points.
Andoni Iraola could be missing up to four of their players through injury or illness for the game on Saturday.
This season’s LaLiga campaign, has so far seen Valencia achieve six points
Getafe were beaten 5-1 at Mestalla, the last time that Valencia played.
Also, Valencia need to get out of the losing habit, with two recorded in the last three matches. With six points, they currently sit tenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 2 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws having won two games and lost two matches.
Valencia will travel to Rayo with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with one defeats.
Victory for Valencia would take their points tally to 9 so far this season.
Good atacking and defensive team
Valencia have conceded three goals so far, so their defence can be considered to be strong. This has been a good season so far for Valencia, in terms of goals scored (6). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Lato Toni (1), Samu Castillejo (1), and Lino (1).
Valencia are missing three players through injury or illness. This will affect Gennaro Gattuso’s selection choices significantly.
Rayo Vallecano v Valencia – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Valencia with a greater number of wins. In the last 30 meetings, they have enjoyed 16 victories, to Rayo’s six wins. Also, Valencia have been hugely successful away to Rayo of late, winning 19 matches times in the last thirteen. The last time both teams met in this competition was April 2022 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.
For Rayo, Isi Palazon contributed withone goal in four League fixtures this season, while Lato Toni is one of the top performing players after having scoredone goal in four League games this LaLiga Season for Valencia.