Eibar finished 14th in Spain's top flight last term, while Celta ended the season in 17th, only just surviving in the league as they claimed one more point than Leganes in 18th.
Having claimed 10th, ninth and 12th in Spain's top flight between 2017 and 2019, there is no question that last season's 14th-place finish in La Liga was disappointing for Eibar.
Another campaign at this level of football was the priority, though, and they ultimately ended the season six points clear of the relegation zone, which was occupied by Leganes, Mallorca and Espanyol.
Eibar ended their 2019-20 season with a 4-0 defeat at Villarreal, but they have played four friendlies since then, beating Rayo Vallecano, drawing with Osasuna and Athletic Bilbao and losing to Leganes.
Celta, meanwhile, only just survived in the top flight during the 2019-20 campaign, ultimately finishing the season in 17th spot, just one point clear of Leganes, who were relegated in 18th.
The Sky Blues only won seven of their 38 league matches last term, drawing a league-high 16 matches as they struggled to put together a run of consistency which would have moved them up the table.
It does appear that the team will again be heavily reliant on Iago Aspas when it comes to goals, and the 33-year-old has now struck an impressive 102 times in 193 appearances since returning in 2015.
Eibar pre-season form: WLDD
Celta Vigo pre-season form: DWD
Paulo Oliveira was an unused substitute in Eibar's final league match of last season, but the Portuguese is expected to return to the starting XI on the opening weekend of the new campaign.
Tapia, who has arrived from Feyenoord, could be handed a starting role in the middle of the park, while Nolito and Edgar Mendez are likely to support Aspas in a forward position.
There could also be a start for 23-year-old Turkey international Emre Cor, who is back with the Spanish club after loan spells with Galatasaray and Olympiacos.
Eibar possible starting lineup:
Dmitrovic; Correa, Oliveira, Bigas, Soares; Leon, Diop, Exposito, Inui; Garcia, Enrich
Celta Vigo possible starting lineup:
Villar; Mallo, Aidoo, Araujo, Olaza; Tapia, Beltran; Mor, Mendez, Nolito; Aspas
We say: Eibar 1-1 Celta Vigo
Both of these teams will be eyeing three points on the opening weekend, but we are struggling to separate them. Celta have actually only won two of their last 31 away La Liga matches, although we do fancy the visitors to pick up a share of the spoils on Saturday afternoon.