Spanish Liga Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Fantasy Tips – Key Players, Probable Line-ups & More

Real Madrid will be looking for a win to improve their chances to win the League title this season.
Umang Singh Author

Updated - 15 May 2021 6:36 pm

Match Details

Date: 16th May 2021
Time: 10:00 PM (IST)
Venue: San Mames Barria, Spain
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Preview: 

Second-placed Real Madrid will battle against ninth-placed Athletic club at San Mames Barria, Bilbao. Los Blancos is coming from a big win against Granada by 4-1. While Los Leones lost a close match on Wednesday versus SD Huesca, Athletic has lost their last 4 out of 5 games against Real Madrid, drawing one. However, Madrid will look to continue their winning streak over Los Leonas and keep up the pressure on leaders Athletico Madrid.

Team News

Athletic Club:
The hosts will be deprived of the services of Peru Nolaskoain, Ander Capa, Iker Muniain and Yuri Berchiche due to injury. Yeray Alvarez, Inigo Lekue and Oier Zarraga are also doubtful for the clash. With an unchanged goalkeeper, we might see some changes in the defence.

Real Madrid:
Real Madrid had to face a setback as Toni Kroos was forced to self-isolate because of coming into contact with a COVID positive person.

Sergio Ramos, Lucas Vasquez, Dani Carvajal, Ferland Mendy and Raphael Varane will miss this clash due to their respective injuries. There are some positives in the case of Marcelo as he might feature.

Key Players:
Analysis:

Real Madrid is desperate for a win to keep the pressure up on Athletico. We can expect goals from Benzema as he has been the best performer from Los Blancos in the last few matches.

Bilbao has lost all hopes of European football next season, but they’ll try to end their season on a positive note. Berenguer has been their best performer throughout the season, and he may look to leave an impact in the match tomorrow.

Team 1:
Team 2:
Probable Starting XI

Athletic Bilbao:
Simon; De Marcos, Nunez, Martinez, Balenziaga; Berenguer, D Garcia, Vencedor, Morcillo; I Williams, R Garcia

Real Madrid:
Courtois; Odriozola, Militao, Nacho, Gutierrez; Valverde, Casemiro, Modric; Vinicius, Benzema, Rodrygo

Best 14

Goalkeepers: Courtois, Simon
Defenders: Militao, Nacho, De Marcos, Nunez
Midfielders: Modric, Valverde, Berenguer, D Garcia, Hazard
Forwards: Benzema, I Williams, Vinicius

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