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Valencia CF vs. Athletic Bilbao ||La Liga 2020-21|| Match Prediction

La Liga 2020-21

Valencia CF vs. Athletic Bilbao – Sat, 12th December

Valencia CF vs. Athletic Bilbao Match Prediction:

Valencia will face Athletic Club at the Mestalla stadium on Saturday during matchday 13 of La Liga. We are here to help you understand Valencia vs. Athletic Club Match Prediction, as this match can turn out to be a close encounter between both teams.

The betting tips and odds favor the Athletic Club despite being in the 14th position on the La Liga standings. Today, match predictions favor Gaizka Garitano’s side as they have managed to pick 13 points from 11 matches. They have won 4 games, lost six, and drew one game.

The match tips favor Garitano’s side despite being a position behind Valencia on the La Liga standings and not qualifying for knockout stages in the Champions League from Group H. They have lost one game out of the last three matches they played, which is one reason why the betting tips and odds favor them.

Today match prediction infers that Athletic Club will give their all in a while facing Valencia, as they would want to win after facing a defeat in their last match against Celta Vigo. Athletic Club humiliated Valencia when these two teams faced each other with a 2-0 scoreline.

The match tips are not in favor of Valencia, as they have not had the best season in La Liga so far as they are currently in the 13th position in the standings with just three wins, five losses, and four drawn games. The betting tips and odds are not in their favor despite losing only one game out of their last five matches.

Today match prediction presumes Javi Gracia’s side will be confident going into this game to face Athletic Club. The match tips infer that it will be a close fight as Gracia’s side has also managed to qualify for the Champions League’s knockout stages from Group H as the leaders.

Valencia’s form in La Liga: D-W-D-L-D

Athletic Club’s form in La Liga: W-L-W-D-L

It will be extremely tough to presume today match prediction as both these teams have not been in their best practice in this competition. But we predict that Valencia will give their all in to take revenge and win 2-1 against Athletic Club, and also they have had a really good season in the Champions League despite the betting tips against them.

Valencia CF will win this game.

Team Preview:

Athletic Club’s Inigo Martinez will be back for this match after missing out on the last game due to suspension. Yuri Berchiche and Ander Capa will also miss out on this game against Valencia as they still have not recovered from their injuries.

Valencia’s Hugo Guillamon will be back for this game after missing out on the last game due to suspension. Gaya will be replaced by Toni Lato as he is not fit for playing this match. Denis Cheryshev and Lee Kang-in will be out from this match due to their recent positive tests for coronavirus. Jose Gaya and Jasper Cillessen will also miss out on the match against the Athletic Club as they are still injured.

Valencia’s possible starting lineup: Domenech, Gomez, Guillamon, Wass, Paulista, Diakhaby Gameiro, Musah, Racic, Soler, and Guedes.

Athletic Club’s possible starting lineup: Simon, Villalibre, Balenziaga, Yeray, Nunez, Lekue, Williams, Vesga, Vencedor, Muniain, and Berenguer.