Real Betis vs Athletic Bilbao : Match Preview & Prediction

Team News

Real Betis
  • Fabian and Victor Camarasa should continue in midfield for the home side, with Andres Guardado still out with an injury.
  • Ryad Boudebouz is still struggling with a knock, which should see Joaquin and Cristian Tello deployed on the flanks yet again.
  • Javi Garcia should come back into midfield, with Jordi Amat set to drop to the bench as a result.
Athletic Bilbao
  • Kepa is set to miss out again with a foot injury, meaning that Iago Herrerin will continue in goal.
  • Mikel Balenziaga should be out until the new year, with Enric Saborit filling in at left-back.
  • Mikel San Jose and Mikel Rico should maintain their partnership in central midfield, with Oscar De Marcos and Inigo Lekue doubling up down the right.

Match Facts

Real Betis have seen under 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 6 home matches against Athletic Bilbao in all competitions.

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in 5 of Athletic Bilbao‘s last 6 away games (La Liga).

There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Real Betis‘s last 3 games (La Liga).

Athletic Bilbaoareundefeated in their last 5 matches (La Liga).


  • Real Betis managed to pull off a 2-0 win over Malaga last time out in La Liga, with Quique Setien’s men needing that boost of confidence desperately. Now, ending the year on a high at home would be huge for them.
  • Athletic are unbeaten in their last four games and have kept three clean sheets in that time. Los Leones have found some balance at last, but they are incredibly dull to watch.

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