PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Ath Bilbao VS Real Madrid
Athletic Club and Real Madrid face in the San Mamés Barria, in a game for the 28th day of First Division. Real Madrid won at home for (2-1) the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league on 10-21-2016. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations indicates balance between these two teams, since there was 1 tie and 1 victory for each team in the last 3 games. However, the last time they faced in this stadium was 23-09-2015, in a game for the Primera División, that ended the victory of Real Madrid by (1-2). The goals of the match were scored by Sabin (67 ‘) for Athletic Club and K. Benzema (19’ and 70 ‘) for Real Madrid. The home factor may have an influence on the final result, although this is a match between 7th and 1st place, in fact this is a game between the 2nd place in home games and the 2nd as a visitor.
After 13 wins, 5 draws and 9 losses, the home team is in 7th place, having won 44 points. In the last game, he beat Real Sociedad away by (0-2), having won 1-0 at home in a game against Malaga. This is a team affected by the home factor, having won 11 points, with 9 goals scored and 17 conceded, and 33 points at home with 25 goals scored and 13 conceded.
For this competition, you have not lost any of the last 13 matches in your stadium. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In the 27 games he played in this competition, he managed to give back to the result in 5 of the 15 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Athletic Bilbao side kicks off with a 0-2 victory at Real Sociedad, adding to their second triumph in the Spanish league: the goals were signed by Raúl García and Iñaki Williams. In this game before his public the coach Ernesto Valverde should play in the usual tactical system, the 4-2-3-1, privileging the defensive organization and the direct balls for the attack, however, in some moments must have the initiative of the game : Muniain is the brain of the team, who is responsible for organizing and creating the offensive process. Aritz Aduriz is Bilbao’s top scorer with 8 goals scored. Note that homemakers have a real strength in their stadium, having won 10 victories in 14 games played. For this game the coach can not count on Sabin Merino and Seguin, both injured.
The visiting team is currently in 1st place with 62 points, after 19 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses. In the penultimate game, he won out against Eibar for (1-4). In the last game, won at home against Real Betis for (2-1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it achieves almost the same points at home and away, with 36 goals scored and 14 goals conceded at home, against 33 goals scored and 13 conceded. In the last 10 away games for the league, Real Madrid have 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 20 points out of 30. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away games for this competition there is a tendency for goals to be scored, as 10 in 12 have finished with over 2.5 goals in the scoreboard. In 26 games for Primera División, he suffered the first goal 7 times but managed to return to the result in 3.
The Merengues set out for this match with a fair win over Bétis de Sevilla, 2-1, but only added to the second triumph followed in the Spanish championship: the goals were signed by Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos. In this difficult home game, commander Zidane must draw the team in 4-3-3 or 4-4-2 giving priority to possession of the ball and attacks through the corridors: to remember that Real Madrid has the return of the Bale extreme after Of fulfilling punishment. Álvaro Morata is one of the highlights of the Madrid attack, since he has 8 goals scored in the championship. At this moment Real Madrid adds ” only ” 2 straight wins away from home. It seems that the French coach has all the players at his disposal.