Celta Vigo vs Rayo Vallecano Predictions and Odds Date 25
This duel Celta Vigo vs Rayo Vallecano will be in the 25th round of LaLiga and will take place on 12 – 03 – 23 at the Balaídos stadium, home of the Celtics. Both clubs know each other and know how to measure each other, so the match is not expected to be with so much mobility and rather containment. The Rayistas want the points to qualify for the other major competitions, the locals to stay. We tell you everything you need to know about the clubs and what the old matches have left us.
Celta Vigo vs Rayo Vallecano Odds and Statistics
Celta Vigo vs Rayo Vallecano Betting tips LaLiga: The season so far.
Celta Vigo have been in danger for a few days now, with relegation looming as a possible reality. But they do not rest and do not assume this as a fact. Heading into this Celta Vigo vs Rayo Vallecano they have played good friendly matches and in the Copa del Rey, showing that they can see themselves as a team that can continue in the Primera División.
While Rayo Vallecano’s start during this campaign was not the dreamiest, the efforts to reverse the damage of the losses have been remarkable. The squad goes out onto the pitch and takes every duel to heart, managing to not be far away from fighting for a place in the Europa League and even the Champions League. They do not depend only on them, what you get the rivals that are upwards will condition much the position but they will seek to fulfill what they have in their hands, and with it, get to win this Celta Vigo vs Rayo Vallecano.
Celta Vigo vs Rayo Vallecano Preview Games and History
These two teams have already measured each other, it is difficult for any of them to give space or to break the defensive lines of the opponent. Their games lately tend to be pretty even in all senses, not only in the result. The statistics reflect how difficult it is to generate moves upwards that can damage the opponent.
In this match Celta Vigo handled the ball in 41% of the match; while Rayo Vallecano held the ball in 59%. The visitors in that match managed to have up to 76% of effectiveness in their passes; on the other hand, the locals had 83% of accuracy in the combinations generated by their players.
The Celticos had three clear chances to score, but none of them were successful; in turn, the Rayistas also had three shots at goal, but none of them were successful. Celta Vigo’s team played more cautiously, receiving only one caution; on the contrary, Rayo Vallecano’s team received 7 yellow cards.
The match started with some warnings from Rayo Vallecano, mainly with their player Radamel Falcao, plus the pressure they were exerting led to the first yellow card for them, at minute 24′, with a dangerous action towards the Celta Vigo goalkeeper. At minutes 42′ and 43′, two hard tackles by Falcao and Lejeune added penalties on the local club. The score was level and there was tension on the pitch as neither of the defenses could disentangle themselves. It was a very even match.
The return would not have different moods, in 53′ it would be Gonçalo Paciencia for the Celtics; and Óscar Valentín for the Rayistas in 54′ who would be cautioned. The patience that the local team had to begin to have, as they were receiving many cards due to desperation. In the 87th minute, the home team received another card, this time for Salvi Sánchez. The last caution, also for the Rayistas, was for Alejandro Catena at 90′ + 6′, after a dangerous action by Iago Aspas. A draw would end this Celta Vigo vs Rayo Vallecano with nothing on the scoreboard.
Upcoming LaLiga Games for Matchday 26
The following matches will be played on the 26th date of LaLiga: Espanyol vs Celta Vigo, the Celticos can stand up to the Pericos and look to pull out even a draw against a rival they are neck and neck with; and Rayo Vallecano vs Girona.
Prediction for Celta Vigo vs Rayo Vallecano in March 2023
The most recent head-to-heads that have taken place between January 2019 and October 2022 have been five, of which one has been a win for the Rayistas; three of them have resulted in a draw and one would be won by the Celticos. The future locals have not been so lucky this season, getting more defeats than wins and draws combined, prior to the Christmas break; while the visitors have saved several of their matches, even if the defeats take them away from their goal. This Celta Vigo vs Rayo Vallecano could end with a score of 1 – 0 in favor of the Rayistas.
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