La Liga 2020-21 – Matchday 19
Real Madrid vs Athletic Club Match Prediction – Wednesday, 16th December
Real Madrid will face Athletic Club at Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano stadium during matchday 19 of La Liga fixture. We are here to make it easier for you to understand Real Madrid vs Athletic Club match prediction, as both these teams are looking for a win to secure 3 points.
Real Madrid has been having an outstanding season as they have won 7, lost three and drawn in 2 games out of the 12 matches they have played this season in La Liga and also have been unbeaten since their last three games in all competition; thus the betting tips are on their side.
The match tips infer Real Madrid will be in an excellent form as they have defeated Sevilla and Atlético Madrid in a row. The betting tips are in Zinedine Zidane’s side as they are currently on the 3rd position with 23 points on the La Liga table. Today match prediction sides the Los Blancos as they even qualified to the knockout stages in UEFA Champions League.
Athletic Club is not having the best season so far, and the betting tips are not on their side as they are in 12th position with only 14 points. The match tips infer that Gaizka Garitano’s side has won 4, lost six and drawn in 2 games, and they will have a tough time facing their opponent.
The betting tips are not in favour of the Basque outfit despite having secured a point in their last game against Valencia due to a 1-1 victory. The Basque outfit has not won a single against Los Blancos since a decade and will not be confident going into this game as they didn’t qualify for the knockout stages in UEFA Champions League as inferred by the match tips.
Real Madrid’s form in La Liga: L-D-L-W-W
Athletic Bilbao’s form in La Liga: L-W-D-L-D
It will be a strenuous task to presume today match prediction as the fight between these teams will be close, as both of them are desperate for a win to secure 3 points, solidify their position and climb up the ladder in this league’s standings. We predict that Real Madrid will win 2-0 against Athletic Club based on the match tips.
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It remains unsure if Real Madrid’s players like Odegaard and Mariano Diaz will possibly miss this match against Athletic Club. Federico Valverde has finally recovered and will replace Casemiro as he will be out of this game due to suspension. Eden Hazard and Luka Jovic will miss this match as they are currently injured.
The players in Gaizka Garitano’s side like Peru Nolaskoain will miss out this game against Real Madrid due to the injury he is facing. Unai Lopez might get a chance to play against Real Madrid if the midfielder recovers from his injury.
Real Madrid’s possible starting lineup:
Courtois, Vinicius, Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Mendy, Benzema, Modric, Kroos, Valverde and Vazquez
Athletic Bilbao’s possible starting lineup:
Simon, Villalibre, Capa, Yeray, Martinez, Yuri, Williams, D Garcia, Muniain, Lopez and Berenguer