Match Preview: Eibar vs Cadiz Predictions, Team News & H2H

Eibar vs Cadiz predictions

Eibar vs Cadiz predictions and match preview for Friday’s LaLiga match. Read on for the head-to-head, team news and predicted lineups as Cadiz aim to go 2nd in the table by claiming another away win.

  • DATE: Friday 30th October 2020
  • KICK-OFF: 21:00 (local time)
  • VENUE: Ipurua

Eibar vs Cadiz Preview

Eibar vs Cadiz match predictions
Ipurua by Miguelazo84, CC BY-SA 4.0

The Friday night game in LaLiga this week comes from Ipurua and it sees two of the pre-season relegation favourites meet. The winners here will end the evening in the top six though and Cadiz will climb above Real Madrid and into 2nd place if they win this match which would be a remarkable achievement for the newly promoted side.

It won’t be easy though against an Eibar side that appears to be finding their feet again after a slow start. They’ve taken 7 points from their last 3 games including an excellent away win at Sevilla last time out. They only had 3 attempts on goal in that match to their opponents’ 21 but they defended well and hung on for a shock victory. Both of their victories this season have come on the road though and they are struggling to turn Ipurua into a fortress again with no fans present.

Cadiz have also been away day specialists and they take a 100% road record into this game. They are yet to even concede a goal on their travels so far with wins to nil coming against Huesca, Athletic Club and Real Madrid despite Alvaro Cervera’s men having less than 30% possession in all those games.

It promises to be a fascinating tactical battle here. Even in the Segunda Division, Cadiz were happy to let their opponents have the ball and strike on the break. It’ll be interesting to see how José Luis Mendilibar sets his team up as his Eibar side are known for their tendency to press high and defend a high line which in theory could play into Cadiz’s hands.

Head to Head

  • Last 6 Competitive Meetings: 4 Eibar Wins, 1 Cadiz Win, 1 Draw.
  • Eibar have won all of the last 4 meetings between the clubs.
  • However the most recent was way back in the 2007/08 Segunda Division.
  • Cadiz’s last victory at Ipurua was a 1-0 win in 2004.

Team News

Recio remains an injury doubt ahead of this game while Cote is definitely sidelined for Eibar.

Cadiz are missing Luismi Quezada to injury still but have no fresh concerns heading into this game.

Predicted Eibar Starting Lineup:

Dmitrovic – Arbilla, Burgos, Oliveira, Pozo – Diop, Alvarez – Gil, Inui, Rodrigues – Kike (4-2-3-1)

Predicted Cadiz Starting Lineup:

Ledesma – Espino, Cala, Fali, Akapo – Alex Fernandez, Jonsson, Jose Mari, Salvi – Lozano, Negredo (4-4-2)

Eibar vs Cadiz Predictions

Score Prediction: Eibar 0-1 Cadiz

Both of these sides seem more comfortable playing away right now. Eibar haven’t been great at home for a while with just 2 wins from their last 11 league games at Ipurua. They’ve only managed to score once so far this season in 4 home games and they’ve had a pretty decent run of fixtures too which suggests Cadiz have every chance of staging another smash and grab here.

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