Athletic Bilbao vs. Real Betis || La Liga 2020-21 || Match Prediction
La Liga 2020-21
Athletic Bilbao vs. Real Betis – Tue, 24th November
La Liga 2020-21 Match Prediction
Athletic Bilbao will be hosting Real Betis at the San Mames Barria, Bilbao, Spain on Tuesday, 24th November 2020, at 01:30 AM IST.
Los Leones have had a troublesome start to the season, with their nine points enough to be 14th in the table, while Real Betis are three points ahead in ninth place. Athletic has won 3 out of the five matches played between them, while Betis won a match and a draw between them.
Bilbao La Liga form – LWLWLL
Betis La Liga form – LWLLWL
Athletic Bilbao is conventionally a robust outfit at home and given Betis’ horrible record at San Mames, Los Leones are choices for this game despite their poor form.
Prediction: Athletic Bilbao 2 – 1 Real Betis. Athletic Bilbao will win this game.
Athletic Bilbao has won 3 out of 8 matches, losing five matches and on the contrary Real Betis have won 4 out of 9 matches, losing five matches.
Athletic Bilbao lost their recent away game against Real Valladolid so they would be coming up with a win. Last time Athletic Bilbao won against Betis was at away stadium. They have the authority of the last win against Betis. At home, Gaizka Garitano’s side has won their last 6 LaLiga games against Real Betis, that too clean sheet in last three meetings. They will be looking ahead to a win at the home stadium too. Hence, they might play an attacking game as they want a win. Inaki Williams has been scorer against Real Betis.
Real Betis lost their last away fixture against Barcelona 5-2. They will be playing a clever game as they want plus points to soar up the league table having the advantage of the position. Manuel Pellegrini’s side would be avenging their last encounter against Athletic Bilbao as they lost 1-0. Real Betis have granted the first goal of the game in more matches than any other LaLiga team in the current season. They have lost all the matches conceding the first goal in this season so far. Sergio Canales has four assists current season alongside Atletico Madrid’s Angel Correa.
Athletic Bilbao Predicted line up – Unai Simon, Ander Capa, Yeray Alvarez, Inigo Martinez, Yuri Berchiche, Dani Garcia, Unai Lopez, Iker Muniain, Raul Garcia, Alex Berenguer, Inaki Williams.
Jokin Ezkieta will not be playing as he is detected COVID-19 +ve.
Real Betis Predicted line up – Claudio Bravo, Emerson, Victor Ruiz, Marc Barta, Alex Moreno, William Carvalho, Guido Rodriguez, Jaoquin, Rodrigo Sanchez, Cristian Tello, Antonio Sanabria.
Injured Players: Sergio Canales, Nabil Fekir, Dani Martin, Victor Camarasa.
Aissa Mandi won’t play as he got a red card last game.
Athletic Bilbao is restrained down the league table at 14th position so definitely would be looking for this win. Barcelona’s attacking side had commanded Real Betis in their last game. Real Betis would like to come up positively against Athletic Bilbao and climb up the points table. They would be hoping to win this away game. As Athletic’s side have good records against Real Betis, the predicted scoreline would be in favour of Athletic Bilbao.