Alaves and Levante meet in a match of La Liga number 23. The confrontation will be disputed Monday at 20:00 on Estadio Mendizorrotza.
In the turn of the season, Levante managed to score a 2-1 lead, with the hosts scored by Jason (19 ‘) and Tono (36’), while Alaves scored Ruben Sobrino (5) ‘).
The two bands have met seven times in official matches (the first league and the second league), and the hosts in this confrontation are in the lead with 4 wins, while the only success of the Levante was the one achieved during this season.
The team prepared by Abelardo Fernandez does not cross a good form before this encounter, with 3 defeats in the last 3 stages of La Liga. The last failure came from Real Madrid, scoring 0-3, a duel in which Alaves only had a 29% possession and only one shot sent to Thibaut Courtois’s gate.
Neither the band in Valencia can boast a remarkable form before the Alaves move, with 3 defeats suffered in the last 5 games played in all competitions. In the previous round, Paco Lopez’s students ended the match with Getafe, 0-0 on their own, a match in which they showed no less than 7 yellow cards.
For this move Levante will not have Sergio Postigo, Ruben Rochina (injured), Jose Campana (suspended) and Tono.
Alaves: Pacheco – Navarro, Maripan, Laguardia, Duarte – Inui, Garcia, Pina, Jony – Calleri, Baston;
Levante: Fernandez – Pier, Cabaco, Vezo – Jason, Vukcevic, Bardhi, Coke – Morales – Mayoral, Marti;
The hosts have a single home run loss in the current season in La Liga and start with their first chance in stage 23, despite the momentary shape. Levante comes after four defeats in a row and is not excluded as Estadio Mendizorrotza, this negative series to continue.
PREDICTION: Under 2,5 goals @ 1.84