The prediction of Athletic Bilbao and Real Madrid comes before the match of the 37th round of the La Liga. This game will be played on May 16th, at San Mamés, Spain. In this match overview, we bring you betting tips and accurate predictions of results based on the analysis of these two sides.
Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Match Preview and Team News
Bilbao sits comfortably in a solid 9th place with a total of 46 points, nine from a place in the Europa League. The Basque team has one defeat in ten consecutive matches in the league, but seven of those ten games were a draw. Both sides were involved in the action in the middle of the week; Bilbao was surprisingly defeated away against the fighter at the table Huesca 0-1, while Zidane’s team earned a significant 4-1 victory against unmotivated Granada. The Basques are happy with the Super Cup trophy won earlier this season, and the numerous scalps were taken away from the best teams. Iker Muniain has excellent ball control and can play in several positions. Asier Villalibre enjoys the field, and when he receives the ball and heads towards the goal, the opponent has problems. He does great in the penalty area.
The first head-to-head clash between these two opponents took place at Alfredo di Stefano Stadium in mid-December 2020. Real Madrid was victorious 3-1 primarily thanks to Karim Benzema, who scored two goals. Basque side got their revenge in the Super Cup, beating Los Blancos 2-1 and winning this trophy. It is definitely worth adding that Bilbao had one man sent off after just ten minutes of play. French coach can’t count on Carvajal, Vasquez, Mendy, Marcelo and Segio Ramos. All of them are injured and won’t be able to make an appearance on Sunday. The away form for Real is undefeated in the last 12 league games. Casemiro has excellent ball control, he can play in several positions, and every team needs such a player. Junior Vinicius enjoys the pitch, and when he receives the ball and moves towards the goal, the opponent has problems. Eden Hazard, after great criticism, finally shows why he came as a great reinforcement, scores important goals, he is a factor that can bring the Galacticos the title in La Liga.
Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Predicted Lineups
Athletic Bilbao: Courtois, Vázquez, Varane, Nacho, Mendy, Kroos, Casemiro, Modrić, Asensio, Vinícius Junior, Díaz.
Real Madrid: Simon, De Marcos, Martinez, Nunez, Balenziaga, Berenguer, Vesga, Lopez, Morcillo, Williams, Garcia.
Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Betting Tips and Predictions
Real Madrid is the favorite in this match, and the Galácticos have no right to make a mistake, as the goal is the title.
The prediction for this match is over 2.5 goals. We hope that football fans will enjoy this match.
Real Madrid to win @1.70
Over 2.5 FT @1.90
Correct score 1:2 @8.50