The 9th round match of La Liga between Real Madrid vs Athletic Club will be played on 18th October 2021 at Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid. Real Madrid is far ahead of Athletic Club in terms of strength. I hope this match between the two teams will be competitive. Football fans will keep an eye on the TV screen to watch this match between the two teams. Below is a description of the game between Real Madrid vs Athletic Club match:
Real Madrid Preview:
The previous meetings between Real Madrid and Valladolid have yielded 2 wins (Valencia, Mallorca) and 2 losses (with Sheriff, Espanyol), while 1 meeting resulted in a draw (with Villarreal). Ten goals were scored by Real Madrid and six were conceded (10-6).
In the current league season, Real Madrid has scored 2.75 goals on average. A typical match for the home team goes 18.75 fouls (average) and 0 red cards, making 18.75 yellow cards and 0 red cards. A typical match for the home team goes 6.81 ratings per match.
With a possession average of 58.00% this season, Real Madrid seems to be an efficient ball keeper.
Athletic Club Preview:
In their last five matches, Athletic Club has won two (Mallorca, Deportivo Alavés), lost one (Rayo Vallecano), and drew two (with Atletico Madrid, Valencia). Five goals were scored while three were conceded (5-3).
During away matches, Athletic Club averaged 0.5 goals and 0.25 goals conceded. A total of 108 fouls were committed by the team, which received 15 yellow cards and 0 red cards. A team rating of 6.79 is averaged across all matches for Athletic Club.
Athletic Club’s overall ball possession is only 45.75% this season.
Head To Head:
Real Madrid Athletic Bilbao played so far 49 matches.
Real Madrid won 33 direct matches. Athletic Bilbao won 9 matches. 7 matches ended in a draw. Teams scored an average of 3.18 goals in direct matches.
At Real Madrid, two goals were scored per game on average during the regular season. Three of the six (60%) home matches had more than 1.5 goals in total (team and opponent). Over 2.5 goals were scored in 3 (60.00%) of the home matches in season 2021.
The average number of goals scored by Athletic Bilbao per match in season 2021 was 1.14. Over 1.5 goals were scored in 5 of the 5 away matches (62.50%). Over 2.5 goals were scored in 2 (25.00%) of the away matches played.
Real Madrid is far ahead of Atletico in terms of strength. Madrid will try to move further up the points table with points from home. Athletic Club, on the other hand, will play desperately to pick up points from the opponent’s field. Real Madrid won the match 3-1.
Teams: Real Madrid – Athletic Bilbao
Date: Monday, 18 October 2021
Venue: Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid
Stadium: Estadio San Mamés (53,289)
Captain: Iker Muniain
Chairman: Aitor Elizegi
Manager: Marcelino García Toral
Competitions: La Liga position 9, Copa del Rey (Final), Supercopa (Final)