Sevilla vs Real Valladolid
Sevilla is currently 2nd in the league with 23 points, being just one point behind the leader Barcelona. So far the Andalusians have a record of 7 wins, 2 draws and 3 defeats. Depending on the result of this match and the result between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona, Sevilla could top the league after this round.
In their last five games, Sevilla suffered just one defeat – against Barcelona. They also achieved three wins and made one draw. In the previous round, Los Rojiblancos enjoyed a 2-1 win against Espanyol at home, thanks to goals from Gabriel Mercado and Wissam Ben Yedder. Ben Yedder’s winner came in the 89th minute, so the Andalusians could regard themselves lucky.
Meanwhile, Real Valladolid is 7th in the league with 17 points and a record of 4 wins, 5 draws and 3 defeats. In their last five matches, they lost just once – against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu. It’s a curious fact that so far Valladolid has conceded just 9 goals, which makes them the second best defending team in the country after Atletico Madrid.
In their last game, Real Valladolid made a 0-0 draw at home against Eibar. Sergio’s team had some chances to score, but the game ended without any goals. It’s impressive that for Real Valladolid this was another clean sheet since the start of the season.
These are our thoughts about the La Liga clash between Sevilla and Real Valladolid at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. Sevilla is favourites, but it won’t be easy for them against a team which defends so well. Let’s see.