English Week in the Spanish LaLiga – Matchday 11 started on Tuesday and will end on Thursday with three games. Among other things, then the gate machine by Javier Calleja is in use. Villarreal has the league’s second-best offensive with 24 goals and can claim the top spot of LaLiga on Thursday in the Basque Country. It comes from 19 clock to the duel between Eibar and Villarreal!
Eibar vs Villarreal Soccer Betting Tips
The home side hold themselves meanwhile for few years despite small means in the Spanish football upper house. However, the current season is not yet as desired and Eibar is in a relegation battle again.
Despite the completely contrary shape curve, the bookmakers expect a duel at eye level. Between Eibar and Villarreal are offered for a tip on the three-way market relatively similar rates.
Eibar – Statistics & Current Form
In the 2014/15 season, the team from the small town of Eibar (27,000 inhabitants) made its debut in the Spanish Football House of Lords. There were some hurdles to overcome because the club did not have the necessary financial resources (2.1 million euros) to even get the license.
Among other ex-Bayern player Xabi Alonso it is thanks that this money was raised. Xabi Alonso was at a young age at Eibar active and supported to the club.
Since the season 2015/16 Jose Luis Mendilibar is now working for the Basque and led Eibar thanks to outstanding performances in the 2017/18 season on an impressive ninth place in the table – best result in the club’s history! Last year, the season finished in twelfth place and Eibar had nothing to do with the topic of descent again.
At the moment the situation is a bit different, because after ten matchdays only nine points are on the credit side. Hope is the fact that it was the only two victories of the season (against Celta Vigo and Sevilla) to cheer in front of home crowd. In the last home game, however, sat it against champions Barcelona a 0-3 defeat.
Also at the beginning of the English week, the Mendilibar-Elf suffered a setback and missed away from Real Valladolid the connection to the diversified midfield in the table. With 0: 2 Eibar had to give up and remained so for the fourth time this season without own scoring.
The mini-stadium Ipurua (not even 9,000 spectators have space) is certainly a great advantage for the Basques, who have been at home much stronger at home for years than in a foreign country. Nevertheless, we see the yellow submarine due to the current state of advantage and advise between Eibar and Villarreal from a prediction on the home side.
Expected formation of Eibar:
➱ Dmitrovic – Jose Angel, Arbilla, Oliveira, Tejero – Exposito, Diop, Escalante – Orellana, Quique, Pedro Leon
Last matches of Eibar:
⚽️ 26.10.2019 – Valladolid Vs. SD Eibar 2: 0 (La Liga)
⚽️ 19.10.2019 – SD Eibar Vs. FC Barcelona 0: 3 (La Liga)
⚽️ 10/10/2019 – Toulouse Vs. SD Eibar 2: 0 (friendly)
⚽️ 04.10.2019 – Betis Sevilla vs. SD Eibar 1: 1 (La Liga)
⚽️ 29.09.2019 – SD Eibar Vs. Celta Vigo 2: 0 (La Liga)
Villarreal – Statistics & Current Form
A year without European football is an unfamiliar situation for the fans of the yellow submarine from Villarreal. After the disaster season in the past season, the fans are glad, however, to be represented at all in the LaLiga.
For much of the game, the team was on a relegation zone, only in the last weeks of the season could the Calleja-Elf increase and secure the necessary points in the fight for the league whereabouts.
The unfamiliar pressure situation of “winning” paralyzed the team in many phases. In the current season, the team is hardly recognizable despite only a small number of personnel changes. Players such as Gerard Moreno (seven goals this season) or Karl Toko Ekambi (five goals) play liberated and ensure that Villarreal with 24 goals, the second best offensive of the league.
In the first ten games, the yellow submarine collected 17 counters and has thus again in the region of the international starting places can play. With an away win in the Basque Country, the Calleja-Elf would climb even on a Champions League starting place. In the duel between Eibar and Villarreal, the odds for the score are around 2.50.
Villarreal has laid the foundation for the current placement at home. Eleven out of 15 possible points were retracted at the Estadio de la Ceramica. In the foreign, two wins are also three defeats. Villarreal won the away game at Espanyol Barcelona 1-0.
Personnel Javier Calleja will be forced to change on Thursday evening. Left-back Alberto Moreno has again injured and is not available. This will again Xavi Quintilla edit the left defense. Apart from that, all but the long-term injured former captain Bruno Soriano (who has not played a game for nearly two years) are all ready for action.
Expected formation of Villarreal:
➱ Asenjo – Quintilla, Pau Torres, Albiol, Gaspar – Zambo Anguissa, Iborra, Cazorla – Chukwueze, Toko Ekambi, Moreno
Last matches of Villarreal:
⚽️ 25.10.2019 – Villarreal vs. Alaves 4: 1 (La Liga)
⚽️ 20.10.2019 – Espanyol Barcelona vs Villarreal 0: 1 (La Liga)
⚽️ 05.10.2019 – CA Osasuna Vs. Villarreal 2: 1 (La Liga)
⚽️ 27.09.2019 – Villarreal vs. Betis Sevilla 5: 1 (La Liga)
⚽️ 24.09.2019 – FC Barcelona vs. Villarreal 2: 1 (La Liga)
Eibar vs Villarreal Direct Comparison & Statistics Highlights
Over the years, the direct comparison between the two teams is relatively balanced. Overall, the two teams have faced each other so far 26 times. With ten wins over nine defeats, the Basques from Eibar have the nose in the lead. However, Eibar did not only win in the last season against the yellow submarine but also scoreless!
In the Ipurua Stadium, the teams drew 0-0 at Villarreal’s Estadio de la Ceramica to score a 1-0 home win. So in the last three games between Eibar and Villarreal always the tip on the under 2.5 was the right choice.
Eibar vs Villarreal Soccer Betting Tips Explained
The Basques from the town of Eibar have held in recent years, especially thanks to the home strength in the league. This season, the Mendilibar-Elf presents itself at home much stronger and hopes for the next counters against the yellow submarine from Villarreal. However, the Calleja-Elf currently operates with a lot of confidence and plays extremely complacent and attractive football. In that regard we would have expected lower betting odds between Eibar and Villarreal for a tip on the visitors.
Key Facts – Eibar vs Villarreal tips
♦️ The only two victories of the season celebrated Eibar at home!
♦️ Last year, the Basques remained without scoring against Villarreal (0-0 and 0: 1)
♦️ 24 goals in ten games – Villarreal have the second-best offensive in the league!
Although Villarreal had to deal with all three previous defeats of the season in third place, the probability of winning is significantly higher than the current odds imply.
It was particularly striking that the Calleja protected were able to gain more and more in the final phase of a match. The individual quality is much higher among the guests and that is why we are making an investment of six units between Eibar and Villarreal for our guests.
Bet Tip: Villarreal (2)
Stake: 6/10 units