Eibar vs. Real Oviedo – Prediction and Betting Tips | Jun 12, 2024

On June 12, 2024, Eibar will host Real Oviedo at Estadio Municipal de Ipurua for the second leg of the Segunda Division playoff semi-final. After a goalless draw in the first leg, both teams will be vying for a place in the playoff final. The match promises to be a thrilling encounter with high stakes, as both sides aim for promotion to La Liga.

Detailed Analysis

Eibar

Eibar is participating in their third consecutive playoff campaign, having finished third in the Segunda Division with 71 points from 42 matches. Despite their strong performances in the league, they have struggled to make it past the semi-final stage in previous playoffs. However, Eibar is in excellent form at home, having won their last six matches at Ipurua since a loss to Burgos in March.

In their recent encounters, Eibar has a strong record against Real Oviedo, winning their last four home matches against them, including an entertaining 4-3 victory on the final day of the regular season. This unbeaten run extends to nine home meetings, making Eibar the favourites to progress to the final.

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Key Players:

  • Stoichkov: A prolific forward, Stoichkov scored 12 goals in the regular season and will be a key attacking threat.
  • Ager Aketxe: Another top scorer with 12 goals, Aketxe will support Stoichkov in the attack.

Expected Lineup: Zidane; Correa, Berrocal, Arbilla, Gutierrez; Nolaskoain, Pereira; Aketxe, Soriano, Corpas; Stoichkov

Real Oviedo

Real Oviedo is aiming to return to La Liga for the first time since the 2001-02 season. They finished sixth in the Segunda Division, securing a playoff spot thanks to their superior head-to-head record over Racing Santander. This is their first playoff participation since the 1987-88 season.

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Oviedo has struggled on the road, with three wins and six losses in their last nine away matches. They also have a poor record against Eibar, with just one win in their last nine encounters. To reach the final, they will need to overcome these challenges and secure a victory away from home.

Key Players:

  • Jaime Seoane: Returning from suspension, Seoane will bolster the midfield.
  • Santi Cazorla: The former Arsenal star, if fit, will be a crucial playmaker for Oviedo.

Expected Lineup: Roman; Rozada, Luengo, Calvo, Pomares; Seoane, Colombatto; Masca, De la Fuente, Sanchez; Alemao

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Head-to-Head and Previous Encounters

Eibar has a dominant record against Real Oviedo, especially at home. They have won their last four home games against Oviedo, including a high-scoring 4-3 victory in their most recent encounter. Overall, Eibar has remained unbeaten in their last nine home matches against Oviedo.

Betting Tips and Predictions

Match Winner Prediction

Eibar’s strong home form and historical dominance over Real Oviedo make them the favourites to win this semi-final second leg. Their solid defensive and attacking performances at Ipurua should see them through to the final.

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Prediction: Goal.mu/Mauri.bet predicts: Eibar 2-0 Real Oviedo

Both Teams to Score

Given Eibar’s solid defensive record at home and Real Oviedo’s struggles on the road, it is unlikely that both teams will score in this match.

Prediction: No

Over/Under 2.5 Goals

With Eibar’s strong attacking form at home and the high stakes of the match, we anticipate a game with over 2.5 goals.

Prediction: Over 2.5 goals

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Eibar has won their last six home matches, while Real Oviedo has won only one of their previous nine encounters against Eibar.

 

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