La Liga Match Week 29 (Part 1)

CeltaVigovs。

Malaga

MatchDate:21March2014(local)

MatchVenue:EstadioBalaídos

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CeltaVigohavesolidifiedtheirbidforaLaLigasurvivalwithanarrowbutreasonablyessentialwinatLevante1-0。

Nolitowastheonlyplayertopostascoreinthematch’sentiretywithapowerfulstrikeinthe19thminute。

Thatsaid,thesidesuccessfullyputtheiropponentsatbayinthesecondhalf,withLevante’sDavidBarrallosinghischanceofapenaltyandthenhavingashotblockedonthegoal-linebyCeltagoalkeeperYoelRodriguez。

OsCelticosremaininthemidtablewiththeirpointsnowincreasedto33。

Despitetheirpotentialatearning‘easy’winsatlower-rankedsquads(suchasOsasuna),Malagaarenotyetthatreadytodisplayexplosivesoncetheyarepittedwithtruesuperpowers。

TheclublostallpointsfromtheirbrawlagainsttitlechasersRealMadrid,anditonlytookoneman—CristianoRonaldo―tofinishthejobsuccessfully。

Atthisstageofthecompetition,LosBoqueronesremainheavilychallengedwithpoorskillsinpossessionanddefendingsetpieces。

Footballbettingtip:CeltaVigocouldthumpMalagainacleansheet。

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Granadavs。

Elche

MatchDate:22March2014(local)

MatchVenue:EstadioLosCármenes

BothGranadaandElchehavesomeconcernstoaddress,particularlyonissuessurroundingtheirplayers’health。

Granadawillhavetomaximizetheirworkforcewiththreeplayersonthebench(Piti,TiagoIlori,andIghalo)andmoresoforElchewhocurrentlyhavefivemensidelined(Albacar,Niguez,Sapunaru,Tono,andGimenez)。

Thesidearecurrentlyrankedatnumbers12and13,respectively。

Thesquads’pastfivematchesweremostlystalemates,withGranadabeingtheonlysidetogainsomesizablepointsalbeitonlyonetime。

ElGranahavealmostequalwinningoddsasLosFranjiverdesespeciallythattheyshareevenweaknessesinfinishingscoringchancesanddefendingagainstlongshots。