Atletico Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao Betting Tips
The first and important mission of the week has already been fulfilled. On Tuesday, November 6, also playing in their stadium, Atletico defeated Borussia Dortmund 2-0 by the Champions League of Europe. With two rounds remaining to close the group stage, it was very close to qualifying for the round of 16.With this goal very close to being released as fulfilled, the local goal becomes a priority. It is necessary to recover the points lost in the eleventh round with a 1-1 draw with Leganés. With 20 points (five wins, five draws and one defeat), Atletico Madrid fell to fourth place in LaLiga and saw Barcelona, who beat Rayo Vallecano 3-2, to advance four in the lead.
Just as it happened in the match against the Germans, coach Diego Simeone will once again have to deal with bruising problems. They are handed over to the care of the medical department and should not be released to face Athletic Bilbao defenders Diego Godin (ten matches in the 2018/2019 Spanish League season, one goal) and Stefan Savic (five games, no goal); Thomas Lemar (11 matches, two goals); and striker Diego Costa (eight games, no goal).
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The Bilbao team is on the edge of the relegation zone. LaLiga’s twelfth round started in seventeenth place, the first out of the sticking zone with ten points (one win, seven draws and three losses). It has only one point advantage in the comparison with the Leganés, that occupies the eighteenth position in the table of classification.
Leganés is precisely the victim of the first, single and most recent victory of the season. It happened in Bilbao on August 20. Since then, the team have played ten games drawing seven times and suffering three defeats.
Coached by coach Eduardo Berizzo, Athletic Bilbao would most likely be very happy to return home with another point in the duel this Saturday in Madrid. For this, will have practically all the cast available. Only two athletes are in the infirmary in recovery of injuries. They are defender Yeray Alvarez (three matches in the 2018/2019 Spanish season without a goal) and midfielder Lekue (who has not yet tied in the current season).
Until the last round, the Bilbao presented / displayed a series of draws like visitor. She made it to four games. It was interrupted by Espanyol who, on Monday, November 5, scored 1 to 0 assuming the vice-leadership of LaLiga.
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Atletico de Madrid defends an unbeaten record of 12 games against Athletic Bilbao. The series was opened in 2013 and has ten wins and two draws. In the last season of the Spanish Championship, the team of the capital scored 2 to 1 (out) and 2 to 0 (home).The game has a game configuration between attack and defense. The Madrid team must seek victory from the outset, although it does not have two important weapons in its offensive sector: Thomas Lemar and Diego Costa. Despite this, it has enough resources so that the prognosis in its victory is considered the best option for the confrontation.
Bet Tips: Atletico Madrid