On the upcoming Thursday, within the 14th round of the Spanish championship, Eibar will host Girona at their home ground. Bookmakers are on the future hosts side in this couple, the Basques have gained some decent shape lately and showing a good level of football, but the Catalans also aren’t falling behind too much, Girona are situated even higher in the table, than their future opponents.
Eibar won three times with one defeat and one draw within the last five match. The victories are registered over Alaves, Espanyol and Valencia, the split of points happened with Getafe, the defeat in Copa del Rey against Celta, which cost the Basques a place in this tournament. After the elimination from the Cup all thoughts of the future hosts are concentrated on the championship. Eibar are situated on the ninth position in the table at the moment, the team has 21 points in the asset.
Girona are the novices in Primera, but the team is fighting for a spot in the Eurocups zone, which is a bit surprising, considering not very big financial capabilities of the Catalans. Prior to the upcoming game the future guests have 23 points in the asset, the gap to Villarreal, which are in top-six is only one point. Girona only won within the last two matches: 1:0 in a derby with Espanyol and 1:0 in a domestic game with Getafe.
Eibar are a domestic team which has 50% victories at their home arena with 25% defeats, but Girona play fine away as well. Both sides are in a good sporting shape and a real battle is expected. Not that often such matches end efficiently, the only mistake may decide the outcome of the game.
Prediction for the match: Eibar to win with 0.0 Asian handicap