Estadio San Mames will welcome the teams of Athletic Bilbao and Alaves for their match of La Liga 8th round on Friday. Athletic are currently sitting on 10th place in the standings with ten points, while their next opponents are down to 19th in the relegation zone on three points.
Athletic Bilbao vs Alaves Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Athletic Bilbao||Draw||8 W/ 7 D/ 5 L||5 W/ 4 D/ 1 L|
|Alaves||Draw||5 W/ 7 D/ 8 L||1 W/ 4 D/ 5 L|
Last game between the teams: 10.04.2021 La Liga: Athletic Bilbao – Alaves 0:0
Last game at this venue: 10.04.2021 La Liga: Athletic Bilbao – Alaves 0:0
Worth mentioning: There were no goals and no winner when Athletic Bilbao and Alaves met for the last time in April at San Mames. Alaves did not lose any of the two La Liga matches last season, triumphing via slender 1:0 at home, with Athletic Bilbao’s only victory across the last four H2H clashes coming in a friendly in September of 2020. None of the previous thirteen encounters have ended in a win for the visiting sides. The recent meetings have been tight affairs, as none of the last five games was decided by a bigger than one goal margin. Two of those five matches produced over 2,5 goals and both of the same also witnessed goals at both ends.
Athletic Bilbao vs Alaves Stats
|As of 29.09||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Athletic Bilbao||Draw||3 W/ 5 D/ 2 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
|Alaves||Win||4 W/ 0 D/ 6 L||2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L|
Last game Athletic Bilbao: 25.09.2021 La Liga: Valencia – Athletic Bilbao 1:1; Marcos Andre 90’; Inigo Martinez 69’; Maximiliano Gomez from the home team was sent off for two yellow cards in the 82’
Top performers Athletic Bilbao: Inigo Martinez 2 goals, Inaki Williams 2 goals, Dani Vivian 1 goal.
Next game Athletic Bilbao: 24.10.2021 La Liga: Athletic Bilbao – Villarreal
Last game Alaves: 25.09.2021 La Liga: Alaves – Atletico Madrid 1:0; Victor Laguardia 4’
Top performers Alaves: Joselu 1 goal, Victor Laguardia 1 goal.
Next game Alaves: 18.10.2021 La Liga: Alaves – Betis
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Athletic Bilbao returned home with a point from the visit to Valencia on Saturday, as both sides finished in 1:1 stalemate at Mestalla. The team is winless in three consecutive encounters, recording two draws and a loss, but that defeat remains the only across Athletic’s last nine meetings. Only one of those nine matches has been won by the teams playing at home, with the visitors triumphing on three occasions for the period. Athletic Bilbao have managed to score more than a goal in just one of the previuos eight meetings. One of their last five outings resulted in over 2,5 goals, while two saw both involved sides to score.
Alaves recorded their first win for the season against the reigning La Liga champions Atletico Madrid at home on Saturday via slender 1:0 score. Prior to that Alaves went on a run of five straight losses and have failed to score more than a goal in seven consecutive clashes. No draw has been registered across the teams previous sixteen matches. One of Alaves last five games featured over 2,5 goals, while none witnessed goals at both ends. Alaves were unable to score in both of the two league visits this term.
Athletic Bilbao vs Alaves News
Missing players Athletic Bilbao: Yeray Alvarez, Yuri Berchiche, Paeru Nolaskoain, Oihan Sancet and Asier Villalibre are injured.
Missing players Alaves: Florian Lejeune, Javi Lopez, Edgar Mendez and Pere Pons are injured.
Athletic Bilbao vs Alaves Predictions
Athletic Bilbao to win – 1.55 @ bet365