Will Osasuna’s excellent start to the season continue?
Last weekend, Kike was one of the heroes, equalising at the Bernabéu as los Rojillos left with a point.
The other was goalkeeper Sergio Herrera, saving a Karim Benzema penalty, doing so for the third time in 2022.
So, Jagoba Arrasate’s team kick off in sixth, having lost just two of seven matches so far, and they’d climb into the Champions League places with another victory.
That’s ultimately where Valencia aspire to be, although they’re currently ninth, three points below their hosts.
Los Che managed to draw 2-2 with Espanyol last weekend, thanks to Eray Cömert’s 96th minute equaliser at RCDE Stadium.
Both sides ended the game with ten-men; Marcos André sent off for flicking Vinícius Souza in the face.
This means Gennaro Gattuso’s team are yet to win on the road this season, losing their first three away matches before that draw in Catalonia.
Will that trend continue in this Friday night fixture at El Sadar?