JDs Tips: This weekend in Spanish Football..

Celta Vigo v  Espanyol

The performance level of Celta Vigo has dipped below the high standards they set early in the season. They still sit in 4th only 5 points  below Real Madrid.  They  tend to dominate possession at home and create chances  so expect them to control proceedings here.     They also leave the door open at the back and give the opposition chances.Defensively they can be opened up too easily and lack real pace at the back.  11 of the  last 15 home matches for Celta Vigo has seen both teams  score.Espanyol are in for a moderate season and will probably finish mid table. This fixture finished 3-2 last season. .   We can obtain 5/6 (1.83) on both teams finding the net here .

Both teams to score (Yes)   5/6 (1.83)       Boylesports

Atletico Madrid v  Athletic Bilbao

Diego Simeone’s team have shown tremendous graft and skill again this season as they challenge for the title. Their success again is built on solidity and hard work. Amazingly they have only conceded 6 goals this season.  They will have to score more goals if they are to land the title as 20 goals in 14 league matches is some way short of the standard of champions.   This match finished 0-0 last season and we are set for  a war of attrition again . The Basques will match Atletico Madrid for physical intensity and it may be a game of few chances.   If it follows this theme, the under 1.5 match goals come into play and this is worth chancing at 2/1 (3.0) with Bet365.

Under 1.5 match goals  2/1 (3.0)  Bet365

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