Athletic Bilbao Vs Real Madrid
Match time: 19.45 BST
Athletic Bilbao Vs Real Madrid predictions in today’s Spanish La Liga fixture. Read for our match preview and free betting tips.
Analysis of Athletic Bilbao Vs Real Madrid Betting Tips
Welcome back from the international break, and the resumption of the new La Liga season as Real Madrid make the trip to San Mames Stadium to take on Athletic Bilbao. Post – Cristiano Ronaldo, and Los Blancos are revealing they have what it takes to do without the Portuguese International.
Los Merengues have made a perfect start to the season, with the win against Getafe coming in on the opening day of the season. A 4 – 1 win over Girona took Madrid to the top of the league table for the second weekend of the season. However, recording another 4 – 1 win against Leganes, Los Merengues were unable to keep up, as league rivals, Barcelona, picked up a convincing 8 – 1 win over SD Huesca.
With Madrid having completely and successfully put the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo behind, and present Galacticos rising to the occasion, with goals during the weekend coming from Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Sergio Ramos, the challenge for Los Blancos would be getting in the goals where they count.
Athletic Bilbao has an outstanding match, with the game against Rayo Vallecano postponed amidst the fear for fans’ safety. However, Los Leones have started the season strong with a 2 – 1 win against Leganes. A draw against Huesca and Rojiblancos are 6th in La Liga, with an unbeaten start to the season, one which they would be hoping to keep intact when they go against a formidable Madrid side.
Coach Eduardo Berrizo would be tweaking his side to get at the Madrid defence, with Los Blancos having conceded their first two goals of the La Liga season in the first thirty minutes. With Welsh striker, Gareth Bale having scored during the international weekend, football lovers could be in for a feisty weekend.
Prediction: Athletic Bilbao 1 Real Madrid 2
- Over 2.5