Stadium: El Molinon (Gijon)
Sporting de Gijon play host to Villarreal in the Copa del Rey 1/16 final. Check the team conditions and choose several betting options.Get Your Welcome Bonus!
Sporting de Gijon
Sporting de Gijon is a solid middle-class side in the Segunda. The team from Gijon are currently in the centre of the league table, with 28 points. They are just six points behind in the knockout stages. In the Copa del Rey, Sporting beat Union Ceares with a score of 1:0 and then managed to win in overtime against Alcorcon (2:1).
Villarreal made it through to the 1/16th round of the Copa del Rey without much trouble. In 1/64, they beat Victoria, scoring eight unanswered goals, and in the next match, they crushed their opponents again, but this time with a 7:1 win over Sanluqueno.
In La Liga, Villarreal are on a roll. They have four wins in the last four rounds while scoring 15 goals and conceding three. The club will have no trouble climbing into the play-off zone at this rate.
Expert Betting Tips
Sporting has almost no chance of winning. How can the Segunda team beat one of the stronger clubs in La Liga? In the Copa del Rey, Villarreal crush everything that moves. We think they will manage their third straight victory and progress to the 1/8 finals. The bookmakers strongly underestimate the guests, which means we can play for a clean win. Prediction: Villarreal will win.