Barcelona vs Ath Bilbao Prediction & Tips
Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao face at Camp Nou, in a match for the 21 th round of the Liga. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 06‑01‑2021, Barcelona won away by (2‑3). The recent head ‑ to ‑ head record favors the home team, since they have a record of 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in the last 10 matches. The last head ‑ to ‑ head between these two teams was played on 17‑01‑2021, and ended in a (2‑3) win by Athletic Club after extra time. Although this is a game between 3rd and 9th in the general classification, it is actually a game between the 5th classified in home games and the 19th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 3rd place, with 37 points won, after 11 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, they won away to Granada by (0‑4). In the last match, they have won an away match against Elche by (0‑2). This is a team that usually achieves more positive results as a visitor than at home, since they won 19 points away, where they scored 18 goals and conceded 7, and 18 points in their stadium, with 21 goals scored and 10 conceded. The team arrives at this meeting after an away win against Rayo Vallecano by (1‑2). For the league, Barcelona won 18 points out of 27 possible points, after 5 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss in the last 9 home matches.
In this competition, they haven’t lost any of the last 6 home matches. In their home league games, the most frequent scorer at halftime was 1‑1 (4 out of 9 games). His attack has scored with great regularity, since he has always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games in this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 6 of the last 9 matches for the competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 19 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 10 times and only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard.
Barcelona comes motivated for this match after a victory, by 1-2, on the trip to Rayo Vallecano’s field, in a game counting for the King’s Cup: the team’s goals were signed by Frenkie de Jong and Lionel Messi. In the last round in La Liga, the home team beat Elche 0-2. The Catalan team usually plays in a 4-3-3, favoring offensive transitions and channeling their attack through the flanks. The three arrows aimed at the goalpost of the “enemy” will be Antoine Griezmann, Ousmane Dembélé and Lionel Messi, the latter being the best scorer with 11 goals scored. Coach Ronald Koeman cannot count on Sergio Busquets, suspended, in addition to Ansu Fati, Gerard Piqué and Philippe Coutinho, all with physical problems.
After 7 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses, the visiting team is in 9th position, having won 24 points. In the last match, they have won at home against Getafe by (5‑1), after in the previous match they have lost at home, in a game against Barcelona, by (2‑3). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they won 18 points, against only 6 in their away matches. In their last match, for the Copa del Rey, they won Alcoyano away by (1‑2). In the last 9 away matches, Athletic Bilbao has recorded 1 victory, 3 draws and 5 losses, having won 6 points out of 27 possible.
In this competition, they haven’t won any of the last 7 away matches. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 games, for that reason it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to score in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 19 games in this competition, he only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 11 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 11 away matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 5 of his 14 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
Athletic Bilbao enters this match after a victory, by 1-2, in the visit to the Alcoyano arena, in a game counting for the King’s Cup: the goals of the team were signed by Asier Villalibre and Iñaki Williams. In the last round in La Liga, the visitors beat Getafe 5-1. The visiting club usually plays in a 4-4-2, where the two most advanced players are Raúl García and Iñaki Williams. The visiting club, when investing in the offensive process, usually does so through the left aisle, taking advantage of the speed offered by winger Iker Muniain. Out of this game are Peru Nolaskoain, Íñigo Martínez and Mikel Balenziaga, all with physical problems.
Barcelona – Ath Bilbao FREE TIPS
Barcelona – Win @ 1.45
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90