Athletic Bilbao vs Espanyol – Preview, Tips and Odds

Spain: Laliga
Ath Bilbao
Full Time
0:1
Espanyol
Highlights and Stats


Athletic Bilbao will test their abilities against Espanyol on 04/09 in a game of the 4th round of La Liga. The two contending teams will meet at San Mamés Barria. The hosting side has recorded 7 points so far and currently occupies the 5th position in the standings. On the other hand, Espanyol are yet to record their first win this season and sit on the 17th spot.

Athletic Bilbao vs Espanyol Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2022/02/07Last 20 Games
Ath Bilbao
win
  • ?
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Daway
Espanyol
loss
  • ?
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Dhome

Worth Mentioning

The most recent time when Athletic Bilbao and Espanyol locked horns, the game finished with the score of 2:1 to Athletic Bilbao. The two clubs took on each other on the 7th of February 2022. Espanyol were unable to win any of the previous five head-to-head matches, registering 2 defeats and 3 draws in the process. Playing at home turned out advantageous in the latest 10 face-to-face clashes. The hosts went all guns on their opponents and secured 4 victories and remained unscathed in 9 of 10. The squads were unable to come up with a winner in many of the latest head-to-head meetings, as draw was the outcome in 5 of the preceding 10. Four of the last five encounters saw both sides hitting the back of the nets and two featured more than two and a half goals. Athletic Bilbao did not concede in one of those, and Espanyol could not prevent its opponents from scoring. The opponents exchanged 12 goals in their last five H2H games.

Athletic Bilbao vs Espanyol Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 20 games

Ath BilbaoEspanyol
  • Goals

    1.30
    1.25
  • Fouls

    11.08
    11.92
  • Corners

    4.15
    4.23
  • Offsides

    2.23
    2.38
  • Cards

    2.00
    2.62
  • Posession

    53%
    47%

Athletic Bilbao Form

  • ?
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Daway

The efforts of Athletic Bilbao proved enough to secure a colossal 0:4 victory away from home against Cadiz in a La Liga match played on August 29th. The outfit is on a streak of two successive victories and have been undefeated for the period of their last three games. It appears location has little to no impact on how Athletic Bilbao’s previous 10 encounters unfolded. These ended in 5 home triumphs and 3 wins for the visiting sides. The outfit finished in a draw in only 2 of the preceding 10 meetings. Of their last five clashes, one resulted in over 2.5 goals and none had both sides scoring. During that period Athletic Bilbao managed to keep four clean sheets, while they failed to score in two. The team’s preceding five outings concluded with 8 goals in total.
  • Goals
    1.30
  • Fouls
    11.80
  • Corners
    4.80
  • Offsides
    2.40
  • Cards
    2.70
  • Posession
    48%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Primera2022/08/29CadizAthletic Club04 W
Primera2022/08/21Athletic ClubValencia10 W
Primera2022/08/15Athletic ClubMallorca00 D
Primera2022/05/22SevillaAthletic Club10 L
Primera2022/05/15Athletic ClubOsasuna20 W
Primera2022/05/10GranadaAthletic Club10 L
Primera2022/05/07Athletic ClubValencia00 D
Primera2022/04/30Athletic ClubAtletico Madrid20 W
Primera2022/04/21CadizAthletic Club23 W
Primera2022/04/09VillarrealAthletic Club11 D

Espanyol Form

  • ?
  • Lhome
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway

The latest match of Espanyol was against Real Madrid on Sunday, with the outcome being a disappointing 1:3 defeat at home. The club is now on a poor run of two losses in succession and failed to win any of its last ten encounters. Playing at home turned out to be of little help across the ten previous Espanyol meetings, as the hosting party recorded 3 victories and the travelling sides registered 3 triumphs. When we take a look at the last five clashes, we see that two ended with more than 2.5 goals, with three having the two involved squads scoring. Espanyol managed to keep one clean sheet and were unable to score in two. Over the course of the team’s previous five outings, the outfits scored an average of 2.4 goals.
  • Goals
    0.70
  • Fouls
    12.50
  • Corners
    4.70
  • Offsides
    1.20
  • Cards
    2.70
  • Posession
    49%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Primera2022/08/28EspanyolReal Madrid13 L
Primera2022/08/19EspanyolRayo Vallecano02 L
Primera2022/08/13Celta VigoEspanyol22 D
Primera2022/05/22GranadaEspanyol00 D
Primera2022/05/14EspanyolValencia11 D
Primera2022/05/11Deportivo AlavesEspanyol21 L
Primera2022/05/08EspanyolOsasuna11 D
Primera2022/04/30Real MadridEspanyol40 L
Primera2022/04/21EspanyolRayo Vallecano01 L
Primera2022/04/17Atletico MadridEspanyol21 L

Formations and Lineups

Ath Bilbao

Formation:4-2-3-1
  • G1Unai Simón
  • D18Óscar de Marcos
  • D3Daniel Vivian
  • D5Yeray Álvarez
  • D15Íñigo Lekue
  • M8Oihan Sancet
  • M6Mikel Vesga
  • M11Nico Williams
  • M10Iker Muniain
  • M7Álex Berenguer
  • F9Iñaki Williams
1 Unai Simón 18 Óscar de Marcos 3 Daniel Vivian 5 Yeray Álvarez 15 Íñigo Lekue 8 Oihan Sancet 6 Mikel Vesga 11 Nico Williams 10 Iker Muniain 7 Álex Berenguer 9 Iñaki Williams

Espanyol

Formation:4-3-3
  • G25Álvaro Fernández
  • D2Óscar Gil
  • D5Fernando Calero
  • D4Leandro Cabrera
  • D14Brian Oliván
  • M12Vinícius Souza
  • M20Edu Expósito
  • M10Sergi Darder
  • F7Javi Puado
  • F9Joselu
  • F17Martin Braithwaite
25 Álvaro Fernández 2 Óscar Gil 5 Fernando Calero 4 Leandro Cabrera 14 Brian Oliván 12 Vinícius Souza 20 Edu Expósito 10 Sergi Darder 7 Javi Puado 9 Joselu 17 Martin Braithwaite

Match Details

Ath BilbaovsEspanyol
  • 90+3`
    U. VencedorTripping
  • 90+1`
    D. GomezUnsportsmanlike conduct
  • 90`
    O. de MarcosHolding
  • 86`
    (in) D. Gomez(out) M. Braithwaite
  • 84`
    (in) J. Morcillo(out) I. Lekue
  • 83`
    0 - 1
    M. Braithwaite
  • 71`
    (in) U. Vencedor(out) O. Sancet
  • 71`
    (in) R. Garcia(out) I. Williams
  • 71`
    (in) O. El Hilali(out) F. Calero
  • 71`
    (in) J. C. Lazo(out) J. Puado
  • 61`
    (in) Simo(out) K. Bare
  • 56`
    (in) G. Guruzeta(out) N. Williams
  • 54`
    O. SancetHolding
  • 46`
    (in) K. Bare(out) Exposito
  • 45+3`
    L. CabreraHolding

Players Ratings

Ath BilbaovsEspanyol
  • 7Álex Berenguer
    7.9 / 10
  • 6Mikel Vesga
    7.2 / 10
  • 18Óscar de Marcos
    7 / 10
  • 5Yeray Álvarez
    7 / 10
  • 11Nico Williams
    7 / 10
  • 10Iker Muniain
    7 / 10
  • 3Daniel Vivian
    6.9 / 10
  • 1Unai Simón
    6.7 / 10
  • 2Jon Morcillo
    6.7 / 10
  • 15Íñigo Lekue
    6.6 / 10
  • 16Unai Vencedor
    6.5 / 10
  • 9Iñaki Williams
    6.3 / 10
  • 12Gorka Guruzeta
    6.3 / 10
  • 8Oihan Sancet
    6.2 / 10
  • 22Raúl García
    6.2 / 10
  • 10Sergi Darder
    8.3 / 10
  • 25Álvaro Fernández
    7.5 / 10
  • 2Óscar Gil
    7.5 / 10
  • 4Leandro Cabrera
    7.3 / 10
  • 14Brian Oliván
    7.3 / 10
  • 5Fernando Calero
    7.2 / 10
  • 12Vinícius Souza
    7.2 / 10
  • 17Martin Braithwaite
    7 / 10
  • 20Edu Expósito
    6.9 / 10
  • 26Omar El Hilali
    6.9 / 10
  • 7Javi Puado
    6.6 / 10
  • 8Keidi Bare
    6.6 / 10
  • 28Simo
    6.5 / 10
  • 9Joselu
    6.3 / 10
  • 16José Carlos Lazo
    6.3 / 10
  • 19Dani Gómez
    6.3 / 10

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