Alaves vs Girona: Match Preview, Lineups and Prediction

Alaves vs Girona: Match Preview, Lineups and Prediction

April 19, 2018 Off By Sports Writer

Girona will look to bounce back from their defeat to Real Betis at the weekend as they travel to face Alaves on Thursday evening.

Date: Thursday, 19 April 2018 / Kick-Off at 18:30 UK / Venue: Estadio de Mendizorroza

The home side have been vastly improved in recent weeks, keeping clean sheets over Getafe and Eibar recently and they will be looking to keep the likes of Portu and Stuani out as Girona arrive at the Mendizorroza.

Pablo Machin’s visitors have had a remarkable season and sit just outside of the European places, but results against Real Sociedad and Real Betis of late have questioned whether or not they have taken their foot off the gas.

Team News

Ruben Sobrino is a doubt with a calf problem. Hernan Perez should be preferred to Ibai Gomez on the right flank.

Midfielder Alex Granell is suspended which is a big blow for Girona. Aleix Garcia should fill in while Aday Benitez is likely to rotate in at right-wing-back.

Expected XI’s

Alaves: Pacheco, Aguirregabairria, Ely, Laguardia, Duarte, Perez, Torres, Pina, Burgui, Guidetti, Haddadi

Girona: Bounou, Juanpe, Ramalho, Bernando, Mojica, Garcia, Pere Pons, Aday, Borja Garcia, Stuani, Portu

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Prediction

Girona to come away with all three points in this one. 0-2