Sevilla faces Valencia challenge
Round 20 of the Spanish Primera Division will see Sevilla face the challenge from Valencia who are currently third on the La Liga table whilst the hosts are sixth.
A few weeks before Christmas Sevilla were themselves in third place and challenging the top two teams but a string of four consecutive losses have left them in sixth place.
Whilst Sevilla lost form, on the other hand Valencia picked up their form and have lost just once in their last six matches.
A win or a loss will not change Valencia's league position but a win will help close or maintain the gap between themselves and Real Madrid and Barcelona.
A win for Sevilla could see them rise as high as fourth and more importantly will reduce the gap with their opponents to just three points.
In their first meeting this season Valencia came 2-nil winners.
Here are some of the stats for the two teams so far this season:
|Failed to score||3||4|
|Ave. goals scored||1.8||1.5|
|Ave. goals conceded||0.9||1.1|
|Biggest win||Almeria 0 - 3 Valencia|
Valencia 4 - 1 Villarreal
|Athletic Bilbao 0 - 4 Sevilla|
|Biggest loss||Getafe 3 - 1 Valencia||Barcelona 4 - 0 Sevilla|
|Score 3 or more||6||3|
|Concede 3 or more||2||1|
|Ave. goals scored||1.9||1.7|
|Ave. goals conceded||1.1||1.1|
|Ave. goals scored||1.8||1.3|
|Ave. goals conceded||0.8||1.1|