Celtic vs Valencia Preview, Tips and Odds

Celtic will welcome Valencia to Parkhead Stadium in Glasgow for their 1/16 final Europa League first leg meeting on Thursday. Celtic fans still remember how their favorites lost the previous meeting between the sides on penalties and will make sure to create hell of an atmosphere to support their team.

Celtic vs Valencia Head to Head

Head to Head Last H2H game Last H2H games Last H2H games home/away
Celtic Win 1 W/ 0 D/ 1 L 1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
Valencia Loss 1 W/ 0 D/ 1 L 0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L

Last game between the teams: 06.12.2001 Celtic – Valencia 1:0; Henrik Larsson 45’ Last game at this venue: 06.12.2001 Celtic – Valenia 1:0; Henrik Larsson 45’

Worth mentioning: Both teams met in the same stage of then UEFA cup eighteen years back and exchanged two narrow 1:0 victories with each side winning its home game. After extra time and penalties in the second tie in Glasgow Valencia managed to go trough.

Celtic vs Valencia Stats

As of 12.02 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Celtic Win 9 W/ 0 D/ 1 L 5 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
Valencia Draw 4 W/ 4 D/ 2 L 1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L

Last game Celtic: 10.02.2019 Celtic – St. Johnstone 5:0; Scott Sinclair 3’, 54’, 89’, Scott Brown 54’, James Forrest 52’
Last game Valencia: 10.02.2019. Valencia – Real Sociedad 0:0
Top performers Celtic: Odsonne Edouard 9 goals 4 assists, James Forrest 9 goals 6 assists, Ryan Chrisie 8 goals 3 assists.
Top performers Valencia: Daniel Parejo 6 goals 3 assists, Rodrigo Moreno 4 goals 4 assists, Kevin Gameiro 3 goals 1 assist.

Last 10 games Goals scored:conceded Over 2,5 goals Goal/Goal Clean sheets
Celtic 28:4 6 1 8
Valencia 17:10 7 6 3

Worth mentioning: Celtic are on a seven game winning streak. Even more impressive is that they managed to keep a clean sheet in each of those victories. The Scotish side have won seven of their fifteen home games against Spanish opposition, but just two out of the last eight. In all three of Celtic’s losses in the group stage, the team conceded two goals inside eleven minute periods. Valencia qualified for this round after they finished 3rd in their Champions League group. None of their three away games in the competition produced over 2,5 goals. Prior to their recent goalless draw with Real Sociedad the previous four Valencia fixtures featured over 2,5 goals and three of them saw both teams scoring.

Celtic vs Valencia News

Missing players Celtic: Oliver Burke, Emilio Izaguirre, Odsonne Edouard, Tomas Rogic, Filip Benkovic, Tony Ralston, Jules Olivier Ntcham, Leigh Griffiths, Kouassi Eboue, Daniel Arzani.
Missing players Valencia: Santi Mina, Gabriel Paulista, Javier Jimenez.

Celtic vs Valencia Predictions

Both teams to score & Celtic to win – 6.50 @ bet365