Granada vs Sevilla, 2019 Spanish La Liga – Preview, Prediction, Head to Head, Predicted Lineups and Live Stream
Granada is inviting Sevilla in round 2 of 2019 Spanish La Liga. Granada CF search for their first win in their arrival to Spain’s La Liga, however, they face a stiff challenge from top-six side Sevilla FC.
Granada vs Sevilla Team News
Granada is a newcomer to La Liga after completing the second last season in La Liga 2. In the preseason, Granada has played 6 matches and has won every one of the 6 games with just 2 yielded goals. In round 1 of La Liga a week ago, Granada was hosted by Villarreal in what turned out to be the best game of the opening end of the week. Granada was a marginally better team in that match with 46% of ball possession, 7 shots on goal, 7 corner kicks and 81% of right passes and the match finished in a 4-4 draw.
Granada has no suspended or harmed players so mentor Diego Martinez will have his best players available to him. Roberto Soldado is the most experienced player and the leader of this team, however, the best players are Carlos Fernandez Luna and Darwin Machis who are both expected to be in the beginning lineup in this match. Granada doesn’t have elevated requirements from this season and their main goal is to avoid relegation zone and keep their La Liga status.
With everything taken into account, Granada is a strong, youthful team who can play great against any team, particularly teams from the second half of La Liga standings and on the off chance that they manage to keep a specific portion of consistency and keep their players healthy, Granada could be an unexpected this season.
Sevilla has had an incredible game in the opening week of La Liga against Espanyol away from home and is presently playing the second game in a row away from home. In the game against Espanyol, Sevilla was a superior team with 56% of ball possession, 4 shots on goal, and 83% of right passes and have won this game 0-2 with goals from Reguilon and Nolito.
Sevilla has signed the previous coach of Spain national team and Real Madrid, Julen Lopetegui who raised Sevilla’s defense to another level and in light of that Sevilla has lost just 1 game in the preseason period. Sevilla is a decent combination of youth and experience with youngsters like Munir El Haddadi, Rony Lopes,
Sevilla is playing nice soccer by controlling the midfield and playing through their quick wingers Nolito on the left side and Navas on the correct side. There are no suspended or harmed players in Sevilla’s squad so coach Lopetegui is relied upon to put out his strongest lineup and go for another success on the road.
Last season, Sevilla ended up sixth in the standings with just 2 points behind Valencia on 4th place which was that last spot to prompt Champions League so Sevilla will play Europa League rather this season, a competition they have won 5 times. Sevilla has a strong team with heaps of experienced players who can deal with the pressure of various games per week and hence Sevilla will end up in the top four in La Liga this season.
Granada vs Sevilla Head to Head (h2h)
Granada and Sevilla have played 16 times since 2011., with Granada winning 5 games, Sevilla 9, while 2 games ended up in a draw. Granada has won against Sevilla in an friendly game only 10 days prior.
Granada vs Sevilla Predicted Lineups
Predicted lineup: Rui Silva; Victor Diaz, Domingos Duarte, German Sanchez, Quini; Eteki, Montoro; Antonio Puertas, Fede Vico, Vadillo; Soldado
Unavailable: Lozano (Injured), Alex Martinez (Injured)
Predicted lineup: Vaclik; Jesus Navas, Diego Carlos, Carrico, Reguilon; Joan Jordan, Fernando, Banega; Ocampos, De Jong, Nolito
Doubtful: Ocampos (Injured), Vazquez (Out of favour)
Granada vs Sevilla Match Prediction
Granada were involved in an exciting 4-4 draw with Villarreal a week ago, however, they should defend better against a Sevilla side who serenely defeated Espanyol in their season opener. The guests could be simply excessively strong, however, anticipate that Granada should hit the net at least once.
Here is everything individuals need to know about when and where to watch Granada vs Sevilla match:
When does Granada vs Sevilla kick-off?
The Granada vs Sevilla kick-off will happen on Friday, 23rd August 2019 – 19:00 (UK).
Where is Granada vs Sevilla being played?
The Granada vs Sevilla kick-off will be played at Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes in Granada, Spain.
What TV channel is Granada vs Sevilla on?
The Granada vs Sevilla kick-off won’t be broadcast live in the UK.
Where can people stream Granada vs Sevilla?
Eleven Sports hold the rights to stream Spanish Primera matches in the UK. In the US, ESPN+ have the rights to stream Spanish Primera matches.