Almeria vs. Granada Preview: Draw Might Settle Almeria And Granada’s Feud

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Updated: January 2, 2014
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Many online sports betting tip are rooting for a draw between Granada and Almeria. Granada expect this match as their stepping stone to entering the top 10. Yet, as for Almeria, winning the match ensures a safer spot in the table despite the possible results that may come about during the match against Athletic Bilbao. 

 

Match Date: 04 January 2014 (local time)

Venue: Estadio Mediterraneo
 
Team Form

Almeria

Almeria’s promising form suggests that the newly promoted club will continue to enjoy the bright lights of Primera Division. The club capped off the year with a 1-0 win against Real Betis and gained three (3) extra points to move farther away from the relegation zone.

 

But the triumph is not just a mere lifeline. It also speaks of Almeria’s success in their last six (6) matches. Beating Real Betis gave them their third victory. The previous two came from a successful feats and narrow wins against Osasuna and Valladolid.

 

Bringing more hope into the club is the return of midfielder Mané. Mané assures to help the club remain in the top-flight league. The striker Rodri is also to watch out for. On loan from Barcelona, he found a home in Almeria, having scored seven (7) goals in his fourteen (14) appearances.

 

Granada

Granada’s last six (6) matches are a little far from being inspiring. Three (3) of them ended in defeats while the other half is a bunch of well-deserved triumphs. Perhaps the only disappointing part was the fact that they could have make it to the top ten (10) if not for losing the match against  La Real. They had the opportunities, but it was their opponent, which had the eye for converting winning possibilities.

 

Nevertheless, Granada still has a good run and should they wish to continue or improve their current form, the club must need to show consistency most especially this season where the title race and the battle against the relegation zone are slowly, but surely, gaining momentum in the tournament.

 

Football betting tip: Draw

Granada and Almeria will both go for the extra points to improve their rank and remain in Primera Division.

 

For Granada, the match against Almeria opens the gate for better scoring opportunities. Their next match is pitted against Real Valladolid and this should be easy for them.

 

As for Almeria, they need a buffer to prevent them from slipping in the table. A difficult encounter against Athletic Bilbao awaits them and definitely, they shall not let such moment pass by.

 

 

 

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