Sevilla Vs Eibar
Sevilla have bad the usual busy summer with coaches and players coming and leaving, and it is yet known what the team principle will be this season.However,the team continues to be a threat in front of goal but has a soft defensive core as usual. Eibar always are dangerous opponents and may cause problems in any game if given the chance. Sevilla have lots of quality off and on the pitch and this may be the determining factor in this game. The last meetings from games between these two teams have been competitive and this does not look to be any different.
Both teams have scored in 58% of Sevilla’s home games last season and Coach Eduardi Berizzo is expected to follow the same line of thinking as Jorge Sampaoli.An attacking approach will be used in Sevilla’s approach and they will look to use the home advantage to their favour.Eibar have scored and conceded in 63% of their away league fixtures last season, and since then they have bolstered their attack.Furthermore,the team has incorporated aerial football which will cause problems for Sevilla in this match. Eibar haven’t beaten Sevilla since they were promoted to La Liga, and Eibar have conceded in 84% of their away matches as well.
Ever Banega is serving the final game of his three match ban and therefore will be unavailable for Sevilla. The team will also be missing center back Daniel Carrico and attacking midfielder Franco Vasquez due to injuries that were picked up last month. Nicolas Parejo is also a doubt for this game as well. Eibar will be missing keeper Yoel Rodriguez as well as left back David Junca, right back Anaitz Arbilla, central midfielder Fran Rico and winger Pedro Leon. The team will also miss midfielder Joan Jordan due to suspension.
Players to Watch
Sevilla will rely heavily on striker Wissam BenYedder, and though he is yet to find the net this season he will key in the match. Veteran Brazilian Charles is proving to be a key player for Eibar and has quickly adapted after arriving from Malaga. He is strong in the air and should suit their aerial style of play.