Elche and Eibar they measure forces in a match of the twenty-fourth day of LaLiga Santander, in which it is a direct duel in the fight for permanence. The two teams arrive in behind positions in the classification, so this can be classified as a “six-point” match, since in addition to the three that are put into play, the fact of preventing the advance in the table will also add rival.
The Elche, in which Fran Scribe He makes his debut on the bench, he is penultimate with 18 points in 21 days, still with two postponed games pending. The Eibar, meanwhile, add 21 in 23 days and is seventeenth but is tied with eighteenth, the Valladolid. Therefore, at least one of the two teams playing this match will be in relegation places when the day ends. Thus, the two teams are looking for a victory that reinforces their position in the lower zone and that, at the same time, can have a negative impact on their opponent.
The Elche He faces this game with a new coach. Jorge Almirón resigned after the defeat last round 3-1 against him Celta Vigo. The people from Elche thus added their sixteenth consecutive match without knowing the victory in LaLiga Santander, a triumph they have not known since they defeated the Valencia by 2-1 on October 23. At its premiere, Fran Scribe has the mission of recovering the morale of his squad to turn around a very compromising situation for his team.
The lack of goal continues to weigh down Elche. He has only been able to score 19 goals in 21 days and, despite the fact that in recent games he has found some more inspiration in attack, it was then that the defense saw the goals against rise. The ElcheIn fact, he has not left a clean sheet since last December 6, the day on which he drew without goals at home to Villarreal.
He will try to take advantage of the situation Eibar, also in need of a victory to put an end to its bad dynamics. Those of Jose Luis Mendilibar They have accumulated six games without knowing the victory, but now they face a series of commitments against direct rivals. Behind the Elche it will be the turn of Huesca and Cádiz, so the Basque team wants to add three at a time to get away from the relegation zone.
Bryan gil will once again act as leader of the attack of the Eibar, who trusts in the success of Kike Garcia to take three fundamental points. The Eibar, In addition, it seeks to raise integers in defense, since it accumulates six consecutive games in LaLiga Santander without leaving a clean sheet. Dmitrovic from the arc he will once again be another of the leaders of a Basque team that seeks to take off.
When is Elche – Eibar played?
The game is played today, Saturday February 20, at 14.00 hours
Where to see Elche – Eibar?
The encounter can be seen Movistar LaLiga (46) and Movistar LaLiga 1 (47), platform dials Movistar Plus. You can follow all the information about the match on the website of Sports world.