Real Valladolid vs Getafe predictions, H2H and match preview for this Sunday’s game in La Liga. Read on for analysis, betting tips and predicted line-ups as the visitors aim to hold onto 4th place.
DATE/TIME – Sunday 14th April 2019, 12:00 (Spanish Time)
STADIUM – Jose Zorrilla
COMPETITION – La Liga
Getafe and Valladolid will both be desperate for the win here but for very different reasons. The hosts are in the thick of the relegation scrap now and were it now for a winning streak early on this season, they’d perhaps be propping up the pile right now. Getafe have been much better than that but they now face a real fight with the likes of Sevilla and Valencia to snatch that final Champions League place.
Both sides are likely to line up 4-4-2 here. Getafe haven’t really veered from that approach all season and it has brought them plenty of success. The summer signing of Jaime Mata has pushed them onto another level after they narrowly missed out on Europe in their first season back in La Liga last term. Mata has either scored or created 50% of Getafe’s goals this term and is likely to be their main threat here.
Valladolid meanwhile are a bit like a poor man’s Getafe in truth. They also play 4-4-2 and focus on being tough to break down but they aren’t as good as Geta at either end of the pitch. Not one Valladolid player has scored more than 3 goals nor has anyone created more than 3 in La Liga this term. A lack of attacking quality is their main problem and they are the division’s lowest scorers by some margin.
They continue to hover just above the relegation zone but they really need to find at least a couple of wins from somewhere if they are to be playing top flight football next term. Right now, they don’t look like winning very many football games and this one is no exception.
Next Up – Athletic Club vs Rayo Vallecano (Sunday 14:00)
Real Valladolid vs Getafe Predictions
Score Prediction: 2-0 Getafe
Betting Tip: Getafe Win @ 2.55 with Spin Palace Sports (18+)
Over a year has passed since Getafe lost a league game outside of Madrid. That’s an extraordinary record for a side that was playing second tier football this time two years ago. They have a bit more about them than Valladolid up front and they should be able to edge this one.
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Real Valladolid vs Getafe H2H
- Last 6 meetings: 2 Getafe Wins, 1 Valladolid Win, 3 Draws.
- The sides have met 3 times already this season with Getafe 2-1 aggregate winners in the Copa del Rey.
- The sides drew 0-0 at Getafe earlier this term.
- Valladolid have won their last 3 home league games against Getafe.
One to Watch – Jaime Mata
Analicé a los tres delanteros de Pepe Bordalás: Jorge Molina, Jaime Mata y Ángel Rodríguez. Grandes responsables de la histórica temporada del Getafe. | https://t.co/J3Pr3OtvGH pic.twitter.com/L3EFOQ6eeg
— JPP (@Javier_EPP) April 12, 2019
Jaime Mata had to fight to get into this Getafe side earlier this term but he has been by far their biggest attacking threat, scoring and creating more goals than any of his teammates.
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Predicted Line Ups
Real Valladolid Team:
Masip – Moyano, Olivas, Calero, Nacho – Keko, Alcaraz, Mohamed, Waldo – Plano, Guardiola (4-4-2)
Soria – Suarez, Djene, Cabrera, Antunes – Portillo, Arambarri, Maksimovic, Foulquier – Mata, Molina (4-4-2)