Girona will face a formidable Sevilla in an important match at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan as La Liga resumes this week. Girona has been performing above expectations so far this season, currently placed 10th in the La Liga standings. Last week, they pulled off a stunning 4-2 victory against Real Madrid and will be looking to replicate their success in this fixture.
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Meanwhile, Sevilla has had a rocky start to their campaign, but they have shown signs of improvement lately. They are currently in 11th place in the league table, and in their previous outing, they secured a crucial 1-0 win over Athletic Bilbao. As a result, they will enter this game with confidence and determination to add another win to their tally.
Sevilla–Girona match preview
Sevilla will aim to secure their fifth consecutive win in all competitions as they continue their La Liga campaign against Girona at home on Tuesday (IST). Jose Luis Mendilibar’s team heads into this fixture after their recent 1-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao. Girona is coming off a 4-2 win over Real Madrid earlier in the week.
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Sevilla’s recent form is impressive, winning their last four matches, including a memorable 3-0 win over Manchester United in the second leg of their Europa League quarter-final. They have also won their last three La Liga games against Valencia, Villarreal, and Athletic Bilbao, earning 13 points in their last five league fixtures.
Sevilla had previously struggled and found themselves in a dangerous position towards the bottom of the division. However, they have since risen to 11th place in the league table, ten points clear of the relegation zone and only five points behind sixth-placed Athletic Bilbao.
Girona has surpassed expectations this season, earning 41 points from their 31 matches, and is currently tied on points with Sevilla in 10th place. They have won three of their last five games in La Liga, including the impressive 4-2 win over Real Madrid. Girona’s success has been largely built on their solid home record, where they have claimed 30 points from 16 matches, ranking fourth-best in the league.
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Michel’s side secured promotion to La Liga through the Segunda Division playoffs last season, and any position above 18th would be considered a successful campaign.
Sevilla possible starting lineup:
Bono; Montiel, Bade, Gudelj, Telles; Gueye, Rakitic; Ocampos, Suso, Lamela; En-Nesyri
Girona possible starting lineup:
Gazzaniga; Espinosa, Bueno, Juanpe, Gutierrez; Romeu, I Martin, Tsygankov; Couto, Castellanos, Riquelme
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With an impressive recent run of form, Sevilla are determined to climb higher in the La Liga table. Key players like Youssef En-Nesyri and Lucas Ocampos have proven their lethal ability and will be aiming to leave their mark in the upcoming game against Girona.
Despite Girona’s ability to outperform their expectations this season, their confidence will be boosted by their recent stunning win over Real Madrid. Nevertheless, Sevilla boasts a stronger team on paper and should be capable of securing a victory in this match.
Prediction: Sevilla 1-0 Girona
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Date, kick-off time, venue
Sevilla FC face Girona FC in their La Liga match at the Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán at 12:30 am on Tuesday (IST).