Valencia vs Celta Vigo Match Preview & Prediction

Valencia vs Espanyol Match Preview & Prediction

Valencia vs Celta Vigo predictions, H2H and match preview for this Saturday’s game in La Liga. Read on for analysis and predicted line-ups as Celta aim to end a seven game winless streak in the league.

Valencia vs Celta Vigo predictions

Valencia vs Celta Vigo Preview

The late game this Saturday comes from Valencia where Los Che are hoping to pile more misery on struggling Celta Vigo. The Galicians find themselves in the relegation zone and for the second season running it looks like their battle for safety may go to the wire.

They can at least take comfort in the fact that Valencia are struggling for any kind of real consistency. Over the past fortnight they’ve been hammered 4-1 at Mallorca, comfortably beaten Barcelona and been taken to penalties by third tier opponents in the Copa del Rey. That will be frustrating for Albert Celades but overall it has been a good few months for Valencia who are now just two points outside the top four and well placed to clinch Champions League football again.

Celta Vigo did win on their last visit to this part of the world as they saw off Villarreal 3-1 in November. That was easily their best result of the season however unfortunately they haven’t been able to build on that with the Galicians winless in 7 league games since then. The pressure will really start to build on boss Oscar Garcia if they don’t pick up anything here with a second managerial switch of the season in Vigo not out of the question.

Valencia have a Copa del Rey Quarter-Final to look forward to next week but major changes aren’t expected from the win over Barcelona although talisman Dani Parejo is available again following a ban. Celta Vigo’s chances are severely helped by the availability of Iago Aspas after he had a yellow card rescinded. That may see Santi Mina left on the bench against his former club.

Valencia vs Celta Vigo Predictions

Score Prediction: 2-1 Valencia

Valencia have been performing pretty well at home and only Barcelona and Real Madrid have picked up more home points than them this term in La Liga. Celta are better than their league position suggests, at least in terms of the quality in their squad, but they continue to flatter to deceive and this could be another setback for the Galicians.

Valencia vs Celta Vigo Betting Tips (18+)

You can view our Valencia-Celta tips plus those for all the other matches over the weekend in La Liga by signing up to follow LaLigaExpert for free on Tipstrr. You will also be able to see a full history of our profit/loss figures there.

Please note, that we don’t guarantee any long-term gains if you’re backing our tips. Only bet what you can afford to lose. See BeGambleAware for more on responsible gambling.

Valencia vs Celta Vigo H2H

  • Last 6 Competitive Meetings: 3 Valencia Wins, 1 Celta Win, 2 Draws.
  • Celta won 1-0 when the sides met in Galicia earlier this term.
  • The last 6 meetings at Mestalla have produced 2 wins each and 2 draws.
  • Celta have scored 11 goals across their last 6 trips to play Valencia.

Predicted Line Ups

Valencia Team:

Domenech – Gaya, Gabriel, Garay, Wass – Soler, Coquelin, Parejo, Ferran – Gameiro, Gomez (4-4-2)

Celta Team:

Blanco – Olaza, Araujo, Murillo, Mallo – Okay – Mendez, Beltran, Rafinha, Suarez – Aspas (4-1-4-1)

Where to Watch

UK & Ireland: LaLigaTV | Indian subcontinent: Facebook | Sub-Saharan Africa: SuperSport 7

Express VPN - watch La Liga TV

We have match previews for every game in La Liga this season.

Latest from our La Liga Blog

[recent_post_carousel category=”38″ show_content=”true” show_author=”false” show_date=”true” show_category_name=”false” limit=”8″]

Avatar photo
About Mark Sochon 2072 Articles
Mark is a freelance writer based in Madrid. He has been writing about Spanish football since 2014 and regularly attends and covers matches across Spain. His work has also been published by various newspapers and websites including These Football Times, World Soccer and Guardian Sport. Available for freelance work: marksochon (at)

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.