Las Palmas vs Eibar

Las Palmas hosts Eibar in a match from the 18th round of the Spanish La Liga.Las Palmas are really suffering this season. They are currently last in the league with just 11 points won so far and a record of 3 wins, 2 draws and 12 defeats. Last season the Canarians left some good impression with their performance, but now they are having some serious trouble. If they don’t improve soon, they would be a major candidate for relegation.In their last five games, Las Palmas managed to win just once – against Real Betis. In their last three matches, they won just one point and suffered two defeats, including against Getafe in the last round.Meanwhile, Eibar is moving surprisingly well in the league so far. They are 7th in the league with 24 points and a record of 7 wins, 3 draws and 7 defeats. Right now Eibar is on just 3 points behind the 6th Villarreal and the Europa League zone in La Liga. For this club, it would an enormous success if they manage to qualify for the European competitions.Let’s have a look at the team news before the game.Las Palmas are still without the injured Michel Macedo, while Sergi Samper and Alfredo Ortuno are doubtful with injuries for the next match.Eibar can’t use the injured Pedro Leon, Yoel Rodriguez and Fran Rico, while the good news comes from the recovery of Ivan Peralta, Ivan Ramis and David Junca.Based on quality and position in the standings, Eibar is the obvious favourite here. They are having a great season so far and they are very close to the Europa League if they continue like this. And for Las Palmas every point is going to be important in the fight against relegation, that’s for sure.