Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona – Preview, Tips and Odds

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


Barcelona will travel to San Mamés Barria to face Athletic Bilbao on Sunday for an encounter of the 25th round in La Liga. The game will be between the 9th placed Lions and Los Cules who are positioned in 1st place in the standings.

Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2022/10/23Last 20 Games
Ath Bilbao
loss
  • ?
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Dhome
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
Barcelona
win
  • ?
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Daway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Waway

Worth Mentioning

The last meeting between the two teams ended in a 4:0 Barcelona home win back in October, 2022. Barca is boasting a string of two successive wins, and has successfully avoided defeat in eight matches versus Athletic Bilbao. In the last 10 direct clashes, being the host turned out to be very beneficial. The home team registered 6 wins and did not suffer any losses in 8 out of 10. Just 2 out of the last 10 encounters between Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona resulted in draws. Both teams scored in two of the last five games and four produced over 2.5 goals. Throughout the extent of this period, Athletic Bilbao was not successful at all in maintaining a clean sheet, and Barcelona managed to prevent goals in their net on three occasions. The latest meetings between the two opposing teams resulted in multiple goals, with a total of 18 within this timeframe.

Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 20 games

Ath BilbaoBarcelona
  • Goals

    0.70
    1.95
  • Fouls

    16.90
    10.80
  • Corners

    4.50
    4.90
  • Offsides

    2.10
    3.05
  • Cards

    3.15
    2.45
  • Posession

    35%
    65%

Athletic Bilbao Form

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

Athletic Bilbao registered a 0:0 draw when playing away in a La Liga match against Rayo Vallecano that went down on March 5. Before its most recent game, the outfit was on a streak of three consecutive defeats, with a victory still to be registered. Regardless of whether hosting or visiting, the teams involved in Athletic Bilbao’s recent 10 encounters did not gain a considerable advantage. All in all, the hosts succeeded in recording 5 wins and the visitors registered 4 wins. Only 1 of the last 10 meetings for the team ended in a draw. Two of the preceding five Athletic Bilbao clashes resulted in over 2.5 goals, with both sides scoring in two of those. Throughout the period, the squad was capable of limiting its opponents to no goals in one game, while Athletic was unsuccessful in scoring in three matches. Judging by the numbers, the team’s preceding 5 encounters saw an average of 2.00 goals.
  • Goals
    0.90
  • Fouls
    14.50
  • Corners
    7.90
  • Offsides
    2.60
  • Cards
    2.50
  • Posession
    52%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Primera2023/03/05Rayo VallecanoAthletic Club00 D
Cup2023/03/01OsasunaAthletic Club10 L
Primera2023/02/26Athletic ClubGirona23 L
Primera2023/02/19Atletico MadridAthletic Club10 L
Primera2023/02/11ValenciaAthletic Club12 W
Primera2023/02/03Athletic ClubCadiz41 W
Primera2023/01/29Celta VigoAthletic Club10 L
Primera2023/01/22Athletic ClubReal Madrid02 L
Cup2023/01/18Athletic ClubEspanyol10 W
Primera2023/01/09Athletic ClubOsasuna00 D

Barcelona Form

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

Barcelona came up against Valencia on Sunday and the encounter ended in a slender 1:0 home triumph. The team is presently amid a streak of two sequential victories. Playing at home turned out to be of little help across the ten previous Los Cules games as the hosting party recorded 5 victories and the travelling sides registered 4 triumphs. No more than one of the previous 10 meetings of the squad concluded in a draw. One of their most recent five encounters produced more than 2.5 goals and one saw both involved teams to score. Within this timeframe Barcelona was successful in keeping three clean sheets and failed to score in just one match. Goalkeepers had it relatively easy throughout the team’s recent five outings, as they had to pull the ball out of the nets just 8 times.
  • Goals
    1.40
  • Fouls
    11.70
  • Corners
    5.40
  • Offsides
    2.70
  • Cards
    2.10
  • Posession
    59%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Primera2023/03/05BarcelonaValencia10 W
Cup2023/03/02Real MadridBarcelona01 W
Primera2023/02/26AlmeriaBarcelona10 L
UEFA Europa League2023/02/23Manchester UnitedBarcelona21 L
Primera2023/02/19BarcelonaCadiz20 W
UEFA Europa League2023/02/16BarcelonaManchester United22 D
Primera2023/02/12VillarrealBarcelona01 W
Primera2023/02/05BarcelonaSevilla30 W
Primera2023/02/01Real BetisBarcelona12 W
Cup2023/01/25BarcelonaReal Sociedad10 W

Formations and Lineups

Ath Bilbao

Formation:4-2-3-1
  • G13Julen Agirrezabala
  • D18Óscar de Marcos
  • D3Daniel Vivian
  • D4Iñigo Martínez
  • D24Mikel Balenziaga
  • M14Dani García
  • M6Mikel Vesga
  • M7Álex Berenguer
  • M22Raúl García
  • M11Nico Williams
  • F9Iñaki Williams
13 Julen Agirrezabala 18 Óscar de Marcos 3 Daniel Vivian 4 Iñigo Martínez 24 Mikel Balenziaga 14 Dani García 6 Mikel Vesga 7 Álex Berenguer 22 Raúl García 11 Nico Williams 9 Iñaki Williams

Barcelona

Formation:4-3-3
  • G1Marc-André ter Stegen
  • D20Sergi Roberto
  • D23Jules Koundé
  • D15Andreas Christensen
  • D28Alejandro Baldé
  • M6Gavi
  • M5Sergio Busquets
  • M21Frenkie de Jong
  • F22Raphinha
  • F9Robert Lewandowski
  • F11Ferran Torres
1 Marc-André ter Stegen 20 Sergi Roberto 23 Jules Koundé 15 Andreas Christensen 28 Alejandro Baldé 6 Gavi 5 Sergio Busquets 21 Frenkie de Jong 22 Raphinha 9 Robert Lewandowski 11 Ferran Torres

Match Details

Ath BilbaovsBarcelona
  • 90+5`
    (in) A. Alarcon(out) Gavi
  • 87`
    I. WilliamsGoal Disallowed - handball
  • 86`
    O. ZarragaTripping
  • 84`
    (in) A. Capa(out) O. de Marcos
  • 84`
    (in) G. Guruzeta(out) A. Berenguer
  • 84`
    (in) M. Alonso(out) Raphinha
  • 84`
    (in) A. Fati(out) S. Roberto
  • 76`
    S. RobertoTripping
  • 70`
    (in) Y. Berchiche(out) M. Balenziaga
  • 68`
    (in) F. Kessie(out) F. Torres
  • 64`
    (in) O. Zarraga(out) M. Vesga
  • 64`
    (in) I. Muniain(out) R. Garcia
  • 45+1`
    0 - 1
    RaphinhaS. Busquets
  • 30`
    I. WilliamsDelay of game

Players Ratings

Ath BilbaovsBarcelona
  • 14Dani García
    7.3 / 10
  • 4Iñigo Martínez
    7.2 / 10
  • 6Mikel Vesga
    7 / 10
  • 3Daniel Vivian
    6.9 / 10
  • 9Iñaki Williams
    6.9 / 10
  • 21Ander Capa
    6.9 / 10
  • 10Iker Muniain
    6.9 / 10
  • 12Gorka Guruzeta
    6.9 / 10
  • 13Julen Agirrezabala
    6.7 / 10
  • 18Óscar de Marcos
    6.7 / 10
  • 17Yuri Berchiche
    6.7 / 10
  • 19Oier Zarraga
    6.7 / 10
  • 7Álex Berenguer
    6.6 / 10
  • 24Mikel Balenziaga
    6.5 / 10
  • 22Raúl García
    6.5 / 10
  • 11Nico Williams
    6.5 / 10
  • 1Marc-André ter Stegen
    7.9 / 10
  • 23Jules Koundé
    7.3 / 10
  • 15Andreas Christensen
    7.3 / 10
  • 28Alejandro Baldé
    7.2 / 10
  • 5Sergio Busquets
    7.2 / 10
  • 22Raphinha
    7.2 / 10
  • 17Marcos Alonso
    7.2 / 10
  • 21Frenkie de Jong
    7 / 10
  • 20Sergi Roberto
    6.9 / 10
  • 6Gavi
    6.9 / 10
  • 9Robert Lewandowski
    6.6 / 10
  • 11Ferran Torres
    6.6 / 10
  • 19Franck Kessié
    6.5 / 10
  • 10Ansu Fati
    6.5 / 10

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