Real Valladolid coach Miroslav Djukic believes his side's home form will be key if they are to stay up this season, yet is not overly concerned that La Pucela have only won two of six games on their own patch ahead of the visit of Granada.
Djukic's men have also only been defeated once at the Jose Zorrilla on their return to the top flight and the Serbian believes their performances have often merited more.
He told the club's website: ``The results will also arrive at home. We have had chances in all the games we have lost and we will continue to.
``It is important to be strong at home as it is here the chances to obtain survival will come.''
The hosts will still be missing the defensive duo of Henrique Sereno and Marc Valiente so Carlos Pena will continue to deputise at centre-back.
Granada boss Juan Antonio Anquela meanwhile was complimentary towards Valladolid in his pre-match press conference but is hopeful his side can maintain the improved level of performance they showed against Real Betis and Atletico Madrid in recent weeks.
``In every game there are seven or eight players that are the same as last year when the team played like angels,'' he said.
``They are a very good and difficult opponent, with clear ideas, that plays well with the ball and when they don't have it are solid.
``Valladolid have maintained the dynamic of previous years and it is not going to be easy but we are very excited and a desperate to maintain the level of devotion and aptitude of the last few games.''
Jaime Romero and Diego Mainz are back fit for the Andalusians but Yacine Brahimi will miss three weeks after pulling up with a hamstring injury in training.