Atletico Madrid vs Athletic Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Atletico Madrid welcome Athletic Bilbao in the historical match since Saturday’s clash will be the very last played at Estadio Vicente Calderón. Enjoy football match Atletico versus Bilbao, check our predictions and tips and earn easy money. Read our betting preview and make right decision for Sunday betting.
Atletico Madrid have secured the third position of La Liga therefore, they have qualified for UEFA Champions League group stage already. In the last round, they have faced Real Betis but only managed to earn a point as the match ended 1:1. Diego Simeone’s men have conceded only 26 goals throughout the whole season which makes them the best defense in the league. At Vicente Calderon, they were only beaten three times this season along with two draws and 13 victories; they scored 37 goals and allowed 13 in the process.
Athletic Bilbao are fighting for UEFA Europa League next season as they occupy the 6th place with 63 points – same tally as Real Sociedad while Villarreal are just one point ahead. In the previous round, they dropped a perfect chance to overtake the fifth place as they failed to beat Leganes at San Mames. Bilbao’s away performances this season were horrendous, but in the last five games they managed to register three victories in addition to two defeats. In 18 games on the road this season, they have only managed to put the ball into the net 16 times while allowing 22 goals. Adruiz is Bilbao’s most important player this season, along with brilliant winger Williams. The Spanish forward has scored 16 goals so far.
Atletico Madrid have beaten Athletic Bilbao in 6 out of last 7 games at Vicente Calderon in all competitions. Earlier this season, the teams have settled for a 2-2 draw at Estadio San Mames. Bilbao are without a win against Atletico since 2013.
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Atletico Madrid have several missing players for the match against Athletic Bilbao. Augusto Fernández, Juanfran and Sime Vrsaljko are injured and they will not play for sure. Diego Godín, Filipe Luis and José Giménez are suspended and they also will not play here. All other players are ready to play and they will play aggressive football from the first minute.
On the other side Athletic dont have many missing players for this game. Eneko Bóveda is injured and he is only one player who will not play for sure. Iñaki Williams is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are available to play and they are eager to win some points here.
Possible starting lineups
Atletico Madrid: Oblak; Hernandez, Niguez, Savic, Partey; Koke, Gabi, Tiago, Carrasco; Griezmann, Gameiro
Athletic: Kepa; Marcos, Laporte, Alvarez, Balenziaga; Etxebarria, Jose, Williams, Garcia, Muniain; Aduriz
Atletico Madrid vs Athletic Prediction
Another one very good football match to enjoy and to place bet on. Atletico Madrid play at home against Athletic Bilbao and it will be their last La Liga game at Vicente Calderon. All players are highly motivated for this historic game and they will try to beat Athletic Bilbao. Atletico Madrid are undefeated in 32 of their last 35 home matches at Vicente Calderon and have won six of their last seven home matches with Bilbao. On the other side Athletic will try to secure their European spot and will play aggressive from the first minute. Their main objective for this game will be aggressive playing in midfield but it will be a really hard game and all players know that.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Atletico Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction: Atletico to win. We expect from both teams to score and maybe correct score will be 2-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.