Espanyol vs Athletic Bilbao – La Liga: This Sunday afternoon, at the Cornellá-El Prat, Espanyol hosts Ahtletic Bilbao, on a match of La Liga’s 19th round.
Espanyol is in 14th place of La Liga with 23 points conquered, having a record of 6 victories, 5 draws and 7 losses. Their goal ratio counts with 15 goals scored and 21 goals conceded, which therefore results on an average of 2 goals per match.
Espanyol’s record at Cornellá-El Prat is very positive, getting 16 of the 23 points they have playing in front of their fans.
The Catalan team’s moment of form is positive, since they’ve gotten 3 wins on their last 4 matches.
Bilbao is in 10th place of the league table with 24 points conquered, having a record of 6 victories, 6 draws and 6 losses.
So far and when it comes to goals, the Basque side has 20 goals scored and 19 goals conceded, presenting this way an average of 2.2 goals per match.
Their record away from home show 3 victories on the 9 away matches they’ve played in the league so far. The team led by Jose Ziganda is on a fantastic moment of form, only losing once on their last 10 matches.
Espanyol vs Athletic Bilbao – Betting Tip and Prediction:
I believe that we will witness a low-scoring affair here in Catalunya, since both teams are amongst the set of the 6/7 best defences of the competition.
On Bilbao’s last 7 matches, 6 of them finished with Under 2.5 Goals, while on the side of Espanyol, 12 of their last 16 matches finished with 2 or less goals.
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