Our football match prediction:
Eibar and Leganes, the two teams with entirely different ambitions in the season finale, face each other at Estadio Municipal de Ipurua. Eibar are eyeing a place in the Europa League, whilst Leganes occupy 17th place in the La Liga standings and their top flight status is in great danger. Los Armeros are enjoying a very successful season and they have been impressive at home so far this term. It has to be noted that Jose Luis Mendilibar’s men are after their tenth home win of the season. Leganes, on the other hand, have been having their ups and downs in the 2016/2017 La Liga campaign and they will have to be at their sharpest in the remainder of the season if they are to avoid relegation to Segunda Division. However, given Eibar’s impressive home record, we predict that the visitors will return home empty-handed from the trip to the Basque country.
Highligted Player (Dani Garcia):
After spending his youth career at Real Sociedad, Dani Garcia made his senior debut for Alicante B. He made 29 appearances for the first team as well and in 2011 the Spanish midfielder joined Getafe B. Despite being a Real Sociedad player between 2012 and 2014 he spent two years at Eibar on loan, scoring one goal in 79 appearances for the club. Dani Garcia made his debut in La Liga on 24 August, 2014 in a 1-0 win over his boyhood club Real Sociedad. On 26 June, 2014 he signed a permanent deal with Eibar, which expires in June, 2018. In July, 2015 his market value was €4 million. Dani Garcia has yet to play for the Spain national team, but he made his debut for the Basque Country. The Eibar footballer plays as a central midfielder, but he is capable of playing as a defensive midfielder as well. Dani Garcia was born in Zumarraga, Spain on 24 May, 1990.
Highlighted Team (Leganes):
Leganes are a Spanish football club that have mostly been playing in lower leagues. Los Pepineros play their home games at Batarque (Madrid) and the capacity of the stadium is just 8,138. Leganes secured their promotion to the Spanish La Liga for the first time ever in 2016 and, no doubt, that is considered the club’s biggest success. Leganes’ bitterest rivals are fellow capital club Getafe and there have always been fireworks when the two teams take on each other in the South Madrid derby. The colour of the team’s home kit is white and blue, whilst their away kits are green. The likes of Pierre Webo, Samuel Eto’o, Ivan Zarandona, Jose Chamot, Catanha, Ruben Falcon, Jordi Lardin and Pedro Lago are famous players who were part of the Batarque outfit in the past. Lady Maria Victoria Pavon is the first female president in the history of the club and she has been in charge of the club since 2009.