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Athletic Bilbao vs Mallorca Prediction & Betting Tips
📏 Form Guide
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Athletic Bilbao will be looking to improve on their last outing here after the 1-0 La Liga loss in their previous game against Barcelona. On the other side, FC Barcelona had 18 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Ivan Rakitić (71') was the scorer for Barcelona.
It has been a rare occasion in recent times where Athletic Bilbao haven’t conceded. The facts show that Los Leones have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 7 goals on the way.
Their previous form shows that Athletic Bilbao:
- haven't been beaten in the league by RCD Mallorca in their previous 5 games.
- are undefeated in their previous 3 home league matches.
Since being beaten in their last game against Real Madrid in La Liga action, Mallorca will be aiming to make amends here. In that game, Mallorca had 46% possession and 11 shots on goal with 4 on target. On the other side, Real Madrid CF had 13 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Vinicius Júnior (19') and Sergio Ramos (56') scored for Real Madrid.
The stats don’t lie, and Mallorca have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 10 goals in total. At the back, Los Bermellones seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly. It will be interesting to find out if that trend will be continued on in this game.
Heading into this contest, Mallorca haven't won against Athletic Bilbao when having played them away from home in the previous 3 league games.
🤜🤛 Head to head
Inspecting their prior head to head clashes going back to 14/02/2011 shows that Athletic Bilbao have won 3 of these games & Mallorca 1, with the number of drawn results being 2.
8 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 5 of them from Los Leones and 3 coming from Los Bermellones. The average goals per game has been 1.33.
The previous league clash between these clubs was LaLiga match day 4 on 13/09/2019 which ended up with the score at Mallorca 0-0 Athletic Bilbao. That day, Mallorca had 47% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. Athletic Bilbao had 11 attempts at goal with 5 on target. The match was refereed by Pablo González Fuertes.
📋 Team News: Athletic Bilbao
There is just a single fitness concern for the Athletic Bilbao boss Gaizka Garitano to contend with from of an almost fully healthy squad. Beñat Etxebarria (Muscular problems) won’t play. Yuri Berchiche cannot play in this game through suspension.
ℹ️ Team News: Mallorca
Mallorca boss Vicente Moreno has some current player fitness concerns. Abdul Rahman Baba (Knee Injury) and Leonardo Koutris (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will miss out on this game.
We’re of the opinion that Athletic Bilbao will likely get amongst the goals when they face Mallorca, who might well find it a difficult task to find the back of the net. We’re predicting a pretty comfortable 2-0 win for Athletic Bilbao at the conclusion of the game.
Andre Moura, 23:09 22/06/2020
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio San Mamés (53,289)
Captain: Iker Muniain
Chairman: Aitor Elizegi
Manager: Gaizka Garitano
Competitions: LaLiga position 9, Copa del Rey (Final)
⭐ Star Player: Raúl García
Generally taking to the field in the Centre Midfield position, Raúl García was born in Iruñea, Spain. After having played his first senior match for CA Osasuna in the 2004 - 2005 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has scored a sum of 10 league goals in this LaLiga 2019 - 2020 season to date coming from a total of 28 appearances.
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