Cadiz vs Levante match preview and predictions for Tuesday’s LaLiga match. Read on for the head-to-head, team news and predicted lineups as two mid-table teams meet.
- DATE: Tuesday 19th January 2021
- KICK-OFF: 19:00 (local time)
- STADIUM: Nuevo Estadio Ramon de Carranza
- COMPETITION: LaLiga
Cadiz vs Levante Preview
Two mid-table sides meet in LaLiga on Tuesday night as Cadiz host Levante. The winners here will move into the top eight and will have a real advantage on the relegation zone. Even in the case of the visitors, survival is always still the primary objective in the top flight but a decent run of form could put them in a position to make an unlikely European push.
Cadiz won’t be dreaming of anything on that level but fears that they were starting to decline after a terrific start to the season have been eased in recent weeks. They responded to three straight league defeats with a three match unbeaten run, culminating in an impressive 3-1 win over Alaves in their last home match.
Goals from Alvaro Negredo and Anthony Lozano helped to see off the Basques and the duo are Cadiz’s biggest threats in the final third. Negredo in particular has shown he has still got top flight qualities despite his advancing years and currently tops the goal and assist charts for Cadiz this term. Even so, they may look to bring in some fresh blood to help share the burden this month as Cadiz’s overall average of just 0.83 goals per game isn’t great.
Levante by contrast have the sixth best goals per game average in LaLiga. They’ve also been reliant on something of a veteran with Jose Luis Morales firing in 7 goals so far this term. The Valencia club have won 4 of their last 7 league matches and at the very least look capable of finishing as the top club in their city for the first time in their history.
They are also still in the Copa del Rey, beating Fuenlabrada on penalties at the weekend and Levante fans have plenty of reason to be positive heading into the business end of this season. One slight worry is their away form though with just one win and five defeats from their nine away league games to date in 2020/21.
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Head to Head
- Last 6 Competitive Meetings: 2 Levante Wins, 4 Draws.
- The sides last met in the 2016/17 Segunda Division and both games were drawn.
- Cadiz won a 2016 Copa del Rey tie on penalties after a 1-1 draw.
- They haven’t won any of their 6 league games against Levante this century.
Fali is banned for the hosts who are missing Carlos Akapo and Jose Mari to injury. Alfonso Espino could also be missing due to COVID-19.
Jose Campana and Nikola Vukcevic continue to be injury doubts for Levante. Ruben Vezo is available again though and should start in defence.
Predicted Cadiz Starting Lineup:
Ledesma – Baro, Alcala, Cala, Iza – Perea, Jonsson, Garrido, Alex Fernandez – Negredo, Lozano (4-4-2)
Predicted Levante Starting Lineup:
Aitor – Clerc, Postigo, Vezo, Miramon – Morales, Melero, Malsa, De Frutos – Gomez, Roger (4-4-2)
Cadiz vs Levante Predictions
Score Prediction: Cadiz 2-2 Levante
This is a tough game to call. Levante have a bit more in terms of top flight quality and experience but they still struggle for consistency and aren’t great on the road. There are usually a few goals whenever they play though and this could be a very watchable affair, but one that may end in a draw.
Cadiz vs Levante Betting Tips (18+)
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