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Getafe vs Alaves: In-form duo face off in Friday night clash

Getafe vs Alaves: In-form duo face off in Friday night clash

Getafe and Alaves meet in Friday night’s La Liga game with both sides in superb form at present.

Date: Friday, 18th January 2019 / Kick-Off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET /Venue: Coliseum Alfonso Perez (Getafe)

The home side sit sixth in the La Liga standings and look in good contention for a Europa League spot, having securedĀ 28 points so far this season and they have won three of their last five games in all competitions.

Alaves, sit ahead of their opponents in fifth place and have undergone a complete turnaround under former Barcelona defender Abelardo.

Two major changes with the Basque club this season has seen them concede just one goal per game and score an impressive 22 goals.

Alaves are unbeaten in their last four games in all competitions, losing last to Atletico Madrid on the 8th December.

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Mauro Arambarri and Dimitri Foulquier are both ruled out through suspension, whilst Damian Suarez is likely to return at right back after serving a one game ban.

Francisco Portillo is expected to continue out on the flank and Mathieu Flamini is expected to keep his place in the centre of midfield.

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For the visitors, Victor Laguardia is missing through suspension, whilst Ibai Gomez was sold last week to Athletic Bilbao.

Expected XI’s

Getafe: Soria, Suarez, Cabrera, Djene, Antunes, Maksimovic, Flamini, Cristoforo, Portillo, Mata, Angel

Alaves: Pacheco, Aguirregabaria, Maripan, Navarro, Duarte, Burqui, Pina, Garcia, Sobrino, Baston, Calleri