Espanyol vs Villarreal prediction: Rookie Espanyol brought home the first point in the opening match of this new season. This is not a bad start for them. In the second round, coach Moreno Vicente’s students will return to their home ground to welcome rival Villarreal. With home-field advantage, can this team continue to win important points?
- Match date: 05:30 p.m – 2021/08/21
- Event: La Liga
- Stage: Matchday 2nd
- Location: RCDE Stadium
ESPANYOL VS VILLARREAL PREDICTION: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
Espanyol has tried a lot this new season and they got a draw on the first day of the game. In the next match, with the home-field advantage, Espanyol is determined to get the first victory. However, in this confrontation, the house is paying attention to Villarreal.
Espanyol’s form in the last 5 matches: L D W L D
Rookie Espanyol has had an impressive performance in this new season. Although they could not win in the last round, we also recognized the relentless efforts of coach Moreno Vicente’s students with 1 point to bring back Osasuna.
That draw has also partly helped Espanyol players more confident to get a more stable result. Considering in the last 5 matches Espanyol got 1 win, 2 draws and received 2 defeats. To be able to stand firm in this fierce tournament, coach Moreno Vicente’s team needs to try harder.
Villarreal’s form in the last 5 matches: D L L D L
Villarreal did not have success in LaLiga when only finishing in 7th place, but they excellently won the trophy in the Europa League arena recently. However, this new pre-season preparation can see coach Emery Unai’s army showing an alarming play when they have not won any, instead of 2 draws and 3 defeats after the last 5 matches.
In the opening match of the last round, Villarreal welcomed Granada CF players at home. Although during the course of the match the Villarreal players had more possession of the ball. In the end, they could not get a goal and let the opponent hold a draw after 90 minutes of play with a score of 0-0 in the end.
Select: Villarreal FT.
Espanyol vs Villarreal has had many competitions in the club’s history. But if only looking at the 5 recent encounters from 2019 to now, the two teams do not have too much of a difference. Espanyol has 2 wins but also receives 1 defeat and 2 draws remaining.
The last time the two teams met was the match in the 20th round of La Liga in the 2019/2020 season. This is a match in that Villarreal did not show their strength well, playing at home but in the end, they lost with a score of 1-2.
Select: Villarreal FT.
Espanyol is having a weak attack in the last 5 matches when only 3 times to tear the opponent’s net. In contrast, Espanyol’s defense has also gained certainty when only conceding 4 goals.
Villarreal has more stability on the offensive front when bringing back 6 goals in the last 5 matches. Meanwhile, their defense revealed too many mistakes and had to receive 9 goals.
With Over/Under 2.25, both Espanyol did not have any matches in terms of Over. And Villarreal had 3 of the last 5 Over matches.
Select: Under 2.25 FT.
Espanyol vs Villarreal Prediction: Espanyol 0-1 Villarreal CF FT (0-1 H1).
The above is information about the prediction in the 2nd match of La Liga between Espanyol vs Villarreal on 2021/08/21 of the CMD368 bookie.