Levante vs Granada Match Preview & Predictions

Levante vs Granada predictions

Levante vs Granada match preview and predictions for Saturday’s LaLiga match. Read on for the head-to-head, team news and predicted lineups as the hosts look to keep their good form going.

  • DATE: Saturday February 6th 2021
  • KICK-OFF: 14:00 (local time)
  • STADIUM: Ciutat de Valencia

Levante vs Granada Preview

Levante vs Granada preview

Two sides who endured contrasting emotions following late drama in the Copa del Rey in midweek clash on Saturday in LaLiga. Levante, who did reach the last four, take on a Granada side that were ultimately sent packing by a late Barca goal blitz at Los Carmenes.

While it started slowly with Levante still not playing on their home ground and with results going against them, it has gradually turned into what could be quite a historic season for Levante. They look on course to finish as top dogs in their own city for the first time and also have the chance to make history in the Copa del Rey after seeing off Villarreal 1-0 in midweek in their Quarter-Final.

No side will want to come to the Estadi Ciutat de Valencia right now. Levante are unbeaten in 9 home games in all competitions, losing only once at “home” this season – a game against Real Madrid played at the Estadio Ceramica.

Paco Lopez is doing a wonderful job and the same can clearly be said of Diego Martinez at Granada. His team come into this game on a bit of a downer though having looked on course to see off Barcelona and reach back-to-back cup semis. They conceded 88th and 92nd minute goals against the Catalans to see a 2-0 lead disappear before shipping three more in Extra Time.

Missing out on a Semi-Final is never a positive, but with European football also starting up again this month, Granada may have struggled to maintain a challenge on three fronts. They should now be able to put a bit more energy into their league campaign with a run of just one win from six league matches halting their progress slightly as they bid to make the Europa League again.

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Head to Head

  • Last 6 Competitive Meetings: 2 Levante Wins, 2 Granada Wins, 2 Draws.
  • All of the last 6 clashes have seen both teams score.
  • Granada have taken 7 points from their last 4 league trips to Levante, losing just once.
  • The two meetings in 2020 both ended 1-1.

Team News

Jose Campana is Levante’s only definite absentee while Nikola Vukcevic is a doubt.

Yangel Herrera is the main loss for the visitors due to COVID-19, although we may see some rotation after a tiring cup tie.

Predicted Levante Starting Lineup:

Fernandez – Clerc, Vezo, Duarte, Miramon – Melero, Radoja, Malsa, Morales – Roger, Leon (4-4-2)

Predicted Granada Starting Lineup:

Rui Silva – Neva, Vallejo, Duarte, Foulquier – Eteki, Vico, Montoro – Machis, Suarez, Kenedy (4-3-3)

Levante vs Granada Predictions

Score Prediction: Levante 3-1 Granada

This could be a tough one for Granada, coming less than 72 hours after they put in such a big effort for ultimately no rewards against Barcelona in a game that went to Extra Time. Levante’s cup tie did likewise but their opponents didn’t have 79% of the ball and they look capable of extending their strong home run here with Granada leaking goals and having taken only 1 point from their last 4 away in LaLiga.

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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) hotmail.co.uk