Betting tips for Villarreal vs Maccabi Tel Aviv - 07.12.2017
In the heat of injury of important players, the Yellow Submarine closes this phase of groups of the Europa League receiving at the Ceramics Stadium at Maccabi Tel Aviv. Villarreal secured the first place in Group A with a great victory in Astana last day (2-3). The Castellon had broken their losing streak as visitors in the previous month, winning by 0-2 a decisive game in Prague, which left him as leader. The Castellon team had not been able to win in their previous two games at home after having taken some momentum after the dismissal of Fran Escribá and the arrival of Javier Calleja to the bench. The Castellonans fell in Copa del Rey in Ponferrada (1-0) in the first leg of the 1/16 final, and tied in the final minutes in the Metropolitan Wanda, but that victory in Prague earned him to reaffirm, so that this party is a procedure.
The Yellow Submarine will have something more than 180 million budget this campaign, which dreams of getting back into the Champions League. The Castellonans have invested 42 million euros in the signings of 4 players: the Portuguese defender Rubén Semedo, for which they have paid 14 million euros to Sporting CP; the Turkish forward Enes Ünal, for which they pay another 14 million to Manchester City; the midfielder Pablo Fornals, for which they have paid the 12 million euros of his clause of rescission to Malaga; and the definitive purchase of goalkeeper Andrés Fernández to FC Porto, for which they have paid 2 million euros.
Villarreal occupies the 6th position in the table, adding 21 points in 14 games, to 7 of the fourth place, Real Madrid.
The Maccabi Tel Aviv is bottom of the group, adding only a draw (precisely before the Spanish team) and four defeats in the five games played. The team coached by Jordi Cruyff has been in competition since the last week of June, successively eliminating Tirana, KR Reykjavik, Panionios and the Austrian Attach before getting into this group stage. In it, the Maccabees have not managed to score a single goal, we drew a goalless draw against Villarreal in a game that they deserved to lose.
In the Israeli Premier League, the team is fourth, they are 22 points in 12 games, five points behind leaders, Hapoel Haifa and Hapoel Beer Sheva. The midfielder Omer Atzili, with 5 goals in 9 games, and the trio of forwards formed by the Icelandic Vidar Orn Kjartansson, the Englishman Nick Blackman and the Israeli Eiran Atar, with 4 goals each, are the referents in attack of the team.
Villarreal vs Maccabi Tel Aviv Prediction: 1/1 1.50
Villarreal vs Maccabi Tel Aviv betting tip: Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.80
Villarreal vs Maccabi Tel Aviv final score recommendations: 3-1 10.00