Analysis of form Valladolid vs Bilbao
Bilbao hasn’t played well lately. The Basque team has not won in the last 5 matches, most recently a 0-1 defeat at home to Barca. But that is because coach Ernesto Valverde’s team has just gone through a crisis of force. In the match against Valladolid on March 18, they will have a return to the best condition of many pillars such as central defender Inigo Martinez, striker Inaki Williams …
Bilbao has reason to believe in a victory on the field of Valladolid. It is the favor of the past. In the last 2 confrontations between the two teams, the Basque team won and did not let the opponent concede a goal. In which, in the first leg of this season in round 14, Bilbao won an overwhelming 3-0.
Valladolid’s recent form is also not too impressive. They have only won 1 of the last 5 matches in La Liga. Notably, along with Elche, Valladolid owns the worst attack in the tournament. After 25 rounds, they only scored 19 goals.
In short, Bilbao has many chances to win 3 points in the match on the night of March 18. However, this will be an uphill battle. Chances are that Mr. Valverde’s students will only defeat Valladolid by a minimal margin!
Latest Valladolid vs Bilbao force information
Valladolid welcomes Bilbao with 3 players unable to play due to injury. They are midfielder Anuar, winger Kennedy and goalkeeper Jordi Masip. In addition, the home team also lost midfielder Roque Mesa and midfielder Martin Hongla because of suspension. Valladolid’s squad is quite thin, so these losses are huge and irreplaceable.
Bilbao also has 3 cases unable to play due to injury. They are midfielder Ander Herrera, goalkeeper Unai Simon and right-back Inigo Lekue. In which, the space that makes coach Ernesto Valverde most worried is the goalkeeper. Almost certainly, Julen Agirrezabala will be chosen to replace Simon in the goal of the Basque team.
Predicted lineups Valladolid vs Bilbao
Valladolid (4-1-4-1): Asenjo; Olaza, Yamiq, Fernandez, Fresneda; Monchu; Plano, Sanchez, Aguado, Plata; Larin.Bilbao (4-2-3-1): Agirrezabala; De Marcos, Vivian, Martinez, Balenziaga; D.Garcia, Vesga; Berenguer, R. Garcia, N. Williams; I. Williams.
Bet on the house of Valladolid vs Bilbao
Larin opened the match score: According to the bookmaker Skybet, the odds for Valladolid striker Cyle Larin to score the first goal in tonight’s match against Bilbao are 4/1 (bet 1 to 4). Although he just joined Valladolid in January, through 7 matches in La Liga, Larin has scored 4 goals.
Odd goals: The last 8/10 matches of Valladolid ended with an odd number of goals. The last 7/8 matches of Bilbao have odd goals. Therefore, this match is likely to end with an odd number of goals.
Goalless 1st half: The last 5/6 home matches of Valladolid did not have a goal in the first half. The last 4/5 away matches of Bilbao were also goalless in the first half.
Football experts predict the match Valladolid vs Bilbao
Xavi Heras (AS News reporter): “I put my trust in Bilbao. Although coach Ernesto Valverde’s team has not performed well recently, they often play well when facing Valladolid. Moreover, the home team’s lineup lost a lot of pillars in this match.
SNN predicts the score of Valladolid vs Bilbao: 1-2
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