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CEV vs ESL Dream11 Prediction for Celta Vigo vs Elche La Liga Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team

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CEV vs ESL Dream11: Eduardo Coudet’s appointment around 13 months ago sparked a talented array of attacking players into action at Celta Vigo. Led by captain Iago Aspas, who returns to action after a suspension last week, the Galicians were an entertaining watch but have since returned to a relatively low-scoring theme. They now come up against an Espanyol side that, following promotion, have been very stubborn and difficult to play against. The Catalans sit comfortably in the middle-of-the-table, pushing into the top-half, having conceded just 18 goals in 17 games. This is expected to be an evenly matched and low-scoring encounter.

Match Details

Date: December 18, Saturday
Kick-Off: 1.30 am (IST)
Venue: Abanca-Balaidos, Vigo

La Liga Table:

Celta Vigo are at the 14th place in the current season of La Liga. On the other side, Espanyol are residing in the 9th spot of the table.

La Liga Live

The viewers can see the live streaming of Laliga matches in India on Voot and Jio TV.

Recent Form

Celta Vigo: D-L-W-D-D

Espanyol: W-L-W-L-W

Head to Head

Celta Vigo and Espanyol are on an even footing as far as the head-to-head record is concerned and have won 12 games apiece out of 35 matches played between the two teams.

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Celta Vigo News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Iago Aspas has served his suspension and avoided an extended one after purposely getting a yellow card to reach his five-card limit.
  • He is also nearing a return from injury and could start here, though he remains a doubt.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Hugo Mallo and Augusto Solari also remain doubts after recent injuries.
  • Renato Tapia and Fran Beltran remain in a battle for the holding midfield role, but it could well be Tapia who starts here.

Celta Vigo Starting XI (Likely)

Matias Dituro
Kevin Vazquez
Nestor Araujo
Joseph Aidoo
Javi Galan
Fran Beltran
Brais Mendez
Denis Suarez
Franco Cervi
Nolito
Santi Mina

Espanyol News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • David Lopez and Oscar Gil remained sidelined, and no changes are expected for Espanyol for this one.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Fran Merido is back following a suspension that saw him miss the last outing, while Fernando Calero and Alvaro Vadillo have returned from respective injuries.

Espanyol Starting XI (Likely)

Diego Lopez
Adria Pedrosa
Sergi Gomez
Leandro Cabrera
Aleix Vidal
Keidi Bare
Yangel Herrera
Javier Puado
Adrian Embarba
Sergi Darder
Raul de Tomas

Celta Vigo vs Espanyol Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

Celta Vigo’s main option of scoring goals against Espanyol is Santi Mina. Mina is Celta Vigo’s center-forward, and his enormous skill set gives him the best choice for the encounter with Espanyol.

Goals last season 14
Goals this season 6
Assists 1

Raul de Tomas has been a standout performer for Espanyol this season in La Liga. His outstanding play and offensive abilities make him our first choice for the encounter against Celta Vigo.

Goals last season 15
Goals this season 5
Assists 2

Differential Pick

Celta Vigo will be led by Denis Suarez in the midfield. Suarez has been a standout this season, and his dual skill set, combined with his exquisite performance, makes him our first choice for the match against Espanyol.

GK: Diego Lopez
DEF: Nestor Araujo, Joseph Aidoo, Sergi Gomez
MID: Javier Puado, Adrian Embarba, Nolito, Denis Suarez
FOR: Santi Mina, Raul de Tomas

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Who will win today’s football match?

  • Celta Vigo come into this one hoping to be able to play an actual game of football having had to settle for a goalless draw with Mallorca in horrendous conditions last time out.
  • Vicious winds meant the football all-but turned into a balloon in many passages of play, and it was unsurprising neither side managed to find a goal.
  • Espanyol are enjoying a better season than counterparts Celta heading into this one, but they might just have to settle for a point on the road with Celta looking much more solid of late.

Odds to Win:

The odds in favor of a draw in this clash is 3.52 as per bet365.

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Jeet Ghosh

Jeet Ghosh is a Football Journalist, living and working in Kolkata with years of experience. He is a Post Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication from Jadavpur University. Jeet is a sports lover but has a special liking for football. He has worked as a football writer with The Citizen, Sportsflashes, Sportskeeda. He follows the football leagues around the world and is somewhat partial towards Real Madrid.

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