We believe that Celta Vigo may not find it easy to be putting a goal past this Athletic Bilbao side who will likely score at least once to gain the upper hand. We’re therefore anticipating a narrow 1-0 advantage for Athletic Bilbao at full-time. Let’s see how this one goes. Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Athletic Bilbao v Celta Vigo match are shown here (including the best match odds).
Their previous form shows that Celta de Vigo:
- have not won against Athletic Bilbao in away games against them for the last 7 matches in the league. Not good at all.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 matches in the league.
⚽️ What happened last time these teams played each other in this competition?
The last league contest between these sides was LaLiga match day 8 on 06/10/2019 which ended up with the score at Celta de Vigo 1-0 Athletic Bilbao. In that game, Celta de Vigo had 62% possession and 13 shots at goal with 2 shots on target. The scorer was Iago Aspas (74'). For their opponents, Athletic Bilbao got 6 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. The match was refereed by David Medié Jiménez.
Nickname: Los Leones
Stadium: Estadio San Mamés (53,289)
Captain: Iker Muniain
Chairman: Aitor Elizegi
Manager: Gaizka Garitano
Competitions: LaLiga position 8
Ahead of this meeting, Athletic Bilbao are unbeaten in their previous 5 league matches at home.
Star Player: Iker Muniain
Typically deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Iker Muniain was born in Iruñea, Spain. Having made a first senior appearance for Athletic Bilbao in the 2009 - 2010 season, the dangerous Midfielder has struck 4 league goals in the LaLiga 2019 - 2020 season so far in a total of 13 appearances.