Elche go up against Celta Vigo at Estadio Martinez Valero this coming Sunday in the La Liga. Elche came in placed as number 17 on 36 points last season. They take on Celta Vigo at Estadio Martinez Valero in round 8 of the La Liga. Following 7 matches Elche rank as number 16 in the La Liga on 6 points. That leaves a gap of 1 points to Celta Vigo, who sit 13th after collecting 7 points. According to the bookies Elche are favorites to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 3.60 as bookies predict Elche to have a 28% chance of beating Celta Vigo. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.30 on offer, while an away win for Celta Vigo pays out at 2.05. 3 defeats from their last 6 games straight defeats have put a serious dampener on the mood around Elche. They could be in for another rout against Celta Vigo.
Stats and facts for Elche and Celta Vigo.
- Elche did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Elche did not win the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Elche unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Elche's last 13 of 15 matches.
- Celta Vigo scored in the last 12 of 14 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Celta Vigo's last 4 of 6 matches.
Form Elche vs Celta Vigo
Elche hope to stop the rot.
The mood around Elche is pretty low right now as a win has proven hard to come by in recent weeks. In their last 3 matches Elche played out a 1-1 draw against Levante, followed by a 4-1 defeat against Villarreal. Their most recent match brought a 1-0 defeat against Real Sociedad.
Celta Vigo struggling for results.
Celta Vigo go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their 3 latest outings, Celta Vigo were beaten 2-1 by Cadiz and went on to a 2-0 win against Levante. Their latest game produced a 1-0 win against Granada.
Elche v Celta Vigo Fixture History
The last time the pair played each other Celta Vigo came away as winners back in February 2021 in a match in the La Liga. Elche go into their upcoming match against Celta Vigo with a 2-2-2 record in recent meetings in the La Liga. The last 6 matches between Elche and Celta Vigo have largely been very equal encounters.
Standings in La Liga
Glancing at the La Liga table it is obvious that this match is vital for the opposing teams as there is only 1 points difference between them. This means that in the league match 8 for Elche, they have an opportunity to catch up or even climb past visitors Celta Vigo in the league standings. Celta Vigo, who ranks as number 13 with 7 points, will do their best at least maintain the current gap to their upcoming opponents. All in all there is much at stake on Sunday and a lot to be thrilled about.
Man of the Moment
It is difficult not to look at Lucas Perez when on the search for a marksman. He seems to be on a strong run and hit the target 2 times for Elche in their last 6 games. Let's have a look at the visitors now. Santi Mina has managed to hit the net 2 times in the last half dozen matches for Celta Vigo. Therefore, it is safe to say that he will be looking to add to his season tally here once again.