Alaves have edged two one-goal wins in two of their last three home games in all competitions, with a 6-0 thrashing at the hands of Barcelona something of an anomaly.
In their last four league games, the hosts have kept just one clean sheet, but the return of their key central midfielders should promise to shore things up a little more heading into the weekend.
Sevilla have battled their way to five consecutive wins in all competitions, which is a run that is making them candidates for silverware both in La Liga and the Champions League this campaign.
Alaves – Daniel Torres, Alexis and Aleksandar Katai are all missing due to suspensions, as Alaves continue to struggle with disciplinary issues of late. NaijaBet.com
Manu Garcia and Marcos Llorente are both back from bans themselves, which should see the duo come back into the side in a holding midfield two.Victor Laguardia is also available once again after serving a one-match ban and will slot straight back into the back four following Alexis’ red card last time out.
Sevilla – Steven N’Zonzi, Pablo Sarabia and Nico Pareja are all available once again after serving bans for the away side.
Samir Nasri is out, however, due to a ban. Vicente Iborra should continue in midfield, but this time alongside N’Zonzi in the middle of the park.
Stevan Jovetic should be preferred to Wissam Ben Yedder up front, with Vitolo expected to start despite having a minor muscle problem to deal with.
Sevilla have won 9 of their last 11 matches in La Liga.
There have been over 2.5 goals scored in 7 of Sevilla’s last 8 away games (La Liga).
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