Levante vs Sevilla stats, preview and predictions
Levante host Sevilla later today to open the floor for match-day 29 La Liga fixtures. A stoppage time goal penalty Levante from defeat in the hands of Valencia last Friday as match-day 28 La Liga fixtures kicked into gear.
Gonzalo Melero came converted from the spot to earn the Granotas [the Frogs] a point.
Lucas Ocampos was the star man for Sevilla as they inflicted a 2-0 defeat on Real Betis.
The Argentine slotted in a penalty in the 56th minute before assisting Fernando Fransisco to give Sevilla a 2nil victory in their last La Liga fixture.
Levante has won only one of their last five games [1W, 2D, 2L].
Sevilla are yet to experience defeat in five recent matches [3W, 2D]; they’ve netted at least twice in that period.
Both teams have found the back of the net in three of five recent matches involving Levante, Sevilla has the same record in recent La Liga matches.
A minimum of 3 goals have been scored in four of Sevilla’s last five La Liga games.
Three of Levante’s last five games have ended in under 2.5 goals.
Levante have three wins in five games on home turf [3W, 1D, 1L]; Sevilla have two losses in five away La Liga fixtures [2W, 2L, 1D].
All four of Sevilla’s recent away games have seen a minimum of 3 goals.
All four of Levante’s recent home matches have witnessed under 2.5 goals.
Sevilla have won the last four meetings between these two scoring 15 goals and conceding 3 times.
Levante will be without their major source of goal, Roger Marti, due to the red card he received against Valencia.
It will affect their turnover in front of goal and that could be the deciding factor in this game.
Sevilla look good with no major absentee from their squad, this game should be another win in the kitty for them.
Prediction: Levante 1-2 Sevilla