Athletic vs Girona Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Athletic Bilbao welcome newly-promoted Girona at Estadio San Mamés. As the two sides with the same point tally are colliding, read our betting preview and opt for the right decision on Sunday.
In the opening two games of Athletic Bilbao there has been only one goal scored so far. In the first match of the season, Bilbao drew Getafe on the home turf in the goalless draw. The players were fatigued due to UEFA Europa League qualification, so the newcomers were able to snatch a point easily. In the second, Bilbao bested Basque rivals Eibar with 0-1. Ander Capa is the first Athletic signing of a Top-Flight player since Raul García arrived to Bilbao in 2015. Bilbao’s main striker has extraordinary achievement - no other player has scored more headed goals in La Liga than Aritz Aduriz in the 21st century. Also, he is the 2nd La Liga player to score in the last 13 seasons in the competition, after Lionel Messi.
Girona could be more than happy with their opening two matches. In the first match, they drew Atletico Madrid 2-2 despite having several chances to grab the full prize against Simeone’s men. In the second, they outplayed Malaga with 1-0 on the home soil. Borja García has got fouled most often in La Liga this season, with 12. Christian Stuani has won the most aerial duels in La Liga this season, with 14. Marc Muniesa has made the most interceptions in La Liga this season, with 13. Girona will most likely fight for the relegation this season, unless they manage to keep their impressive form from the start of the season.
The two sides will collide for the first time on Sunday. Read our betting preview and take your chance to win a big with our prediction and betting tips.
Athletic don't have lots of missing players for the match against Girona. Óscar De Marcos is injured and he will not play for sure. Another one player who will not play is Yeray Álvarez, while Aritz Aduriz is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Girona also don't have lots of missing players for this match. David Timor and Jose Raymundo Luis Suarez are injured and they can't play against Athletic Bilbao. All other players are ready to play.
Possible starting lineups
Athletic: Arrizabalaga; Balenziaga, Laporte, Nunez, Lekue; Etxebarria, Vesga; Muniain, Garcia, Susaeta; Williams
Girona: Iraizoz; Espinosa, Alcala, Muniesa; Maffeo, Granell, Pons, Benitez; Portu, Stuani, Garcia
Athletic vs Girona Prediction
What a great football game to increase our betting payouts on Sunday. Match Athletic Bilbao vs Girona will be a true ticket booster game and you shouldn't miss to bet on. Athletic Bilbao play fantastic football in front of their fans and they are undefeated in 18 of their last 19 home matches. They are absolute favorites to win all three points here and all expect only comfortable win from them. On the other side Girona are newly promoted team, but they play solid football. Their main objective for this game will be strong football in defense line and fast counterattacks.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Athletic vs Girona Prediction: Athletic to win. we expect from the hosts to keep a clean sheet and our second betting pick for the match is Athletic to win with nil. Maybe correct score will be 2-0 and we expect from Susaeta to score a one goal. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.