Athletic Club is going head to head with Real Madrid starting on 22 Dec 2021 at 20:30 UTC at San Mames stadium, Bilbao city, Spain. The match is a part of the LaLiga.
Athletic Bilbao will host Real Madrid at Estadio San Mames in a matchday 21 La Liga fixture on Wednesday.
The home side will be looking to build on their morale-boosting 3-2 victory over Real Betis at the weekend. Inaki Williams scored a brace to help the Basque outfit edge the five-goal thriller. The win was Bilbao’s first victory in nine league games.
Athletic Club played against Real Madrid in 1 matches this season. Currently, Athletic Club rank 11th, while Real Madrid hold 1st position. Looking to compare the best-rated player on both teams? SofaScore’s rating system assigns each player a specific rating based on numerous data factors.
Real Madrid saw their 10-game unbeaten run in all competitions halted in a surprise goalless draw against relegation-threatened Cadiz on home turf. The capital side controlled proceedings from start to finish but their dogged visitors ensured they left the Bernabeu with a deserved point.
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Despite the stalemate, Carlo Ancelotti’s side still hold a six-point advantage at the summit, although they have played a game more than second-placed Sevilla. Athletic Bilbao sit in ninth spot on 24 points.
Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Head-to-Head and Key Numbers
This will be the 237th meeting between the two sides and Real Madrid have a superior record with 118 wins to their name. Athletic Bilbao were victorious in 75 matches while 44 games in the past ended in a share of the spoils.
Their most recent meeting came at the start of December. Karim Benzema’s 40th-minute strike was enough to give Los Blancos a 1-0 victory.
Athletic Bilbao have the worst attacking return of the top 15 sides in La Liga this season, having scored just 16 goals in 18 league games.
The Basque side have failed to win any of their last six home matches against Real Madrid, losing four and drawing two.
Real Madrid have won seven of their nine away matches in La Liga this season, scoring two or more goals in seven, although they have kept a clean sheet just twice on the road.
Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Prediction
Real Madrid’s grip on the league title looks less assured at the moment but a win would get the 34-time champions back on track. Their cause is hardly helped by the fact that several players are on the treatment table, with as many as 10 first-team players currently sidelined for the visitors.
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NAME: Athletic Club – Real Madrid
DATE: 22 Dec 2021
TIME: 20:30 UTC
VENUE: San Mames, Bilbao, Spain