The 8th round of La Liga in the 2022/23 season will take the lead in a battle for points tomorrow. Osasuna, who has recently shown the strength of the dark horse, will play at home against the “Bat Legion” Valencia, and aim to achieve 3 points or more. Top four positions in the standings.
Since returning to La Liga in the 2019/20 season, Osasuna ‘s performance in the past three seasons has not been too outstanding, ranking 10th in the standings last season.
However, since the start of this season, Osasuna has achieved 4 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses through 7 rounds of the league. Currently, it ranks 6th in the standings with 13 points, and is 2 behind Real Betis, who is in fourth place. Only points, so taking all 3 points in this round can temporarily take the 4th position.
Osasuna drew 1-1 with Real Madrid last round
It is worth mentioning that in the last round of La Liga, Osasuna drew with the defending champion Real Madrid 1-1 on the road, giving all the players a lot of confidence to face the next challenge.
On the other hand, Valencia has achieved 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses in the past 5 rounds, and is currently ranked 9th in the standings with 10 points, 3 points behind Osasuna. In addition, Valencia drew 2-2 away from the Espanyol in the last round, so even in the away game, Valencia will not let the opponent easily steal 3 points.
Looking back at the past record, the two sides have faced each other 78 times in La Liga. Valencia has the upper hand with 38 wins, 22 draws and 18 losses, but in the away game, it has 11 wins, 13 draws and 15 losses. In the 2021/22 season, Osasuna lost 1-4 at home to Valencia and 2-1 at home.
In terms of lineup, Osasuna has central defender David Garcia who was suspended after being shown a red card in the last round, and Saverio is injured. It is still unknown whether he can play, but Avila will be released. . And Valencia has striker Andre suspended, Domenech and Moussa are still recuperating.