January 26, 2018
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ATH vs EIB La Liga Match Prediction-Team News

By Himanshu Sharma

Athletic Bilbao vs Eibar

La Liga, Spain

Eight-placed Eibar visit Bilbao for the upcoming fixture of La Liga against Athletic Bilbao. Athletic Club, not very far down but only trailing by 2 points behind Eibar, is undefeated in the last 6 fixtures of the league – with 3 wins and 3 draws.

Match Details:

When:  January  27, 1:30 AM

Where: San Mamés Stadium

ATH vs EIB Team News:

  • Kepa, Oscar de Marcos and Mikel Balenziaga did not attend team training.
  • Markel Susaeta is a possible starter for Athletic Bilbao.
  • Paulo Oliveira will be on the sidelines for Eibar.

Form (recent first)

Athletic Bilbao: D D W W D W

Eibar: D L W W W D

ATH vs EIB What to expect:

Athletic Bilbao

Athletic  Bilbao’s last fixture, away game against Getafe, ended as 2-2 draw. Athletic Bilbao would have dominated had they not gave free-kicks around the box. Although, Athletic Club was strong at finishing.


Eibar did a good job against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday fixture, but lost 1-0 and in the process broke its seven-match unbeaten LaLiga run. In the La Liga’s last result against Malaga, which ended 1-1, Eibar were effective at creating goal scoring chances but could not finish well.

Expected result

There is not much to separate the two sides. Basis recent results, Eibar may dominate the match.

ATH vs EIB Probable XI:

Athletic Bilbao

Herrerín, Saborit, Laporte, Núñez, Lekue, Iturraspe, Rico, Susaeta, García, Williams and Aduriz


Dmitrovic, Ángel, Arbilla, Ramis, Capa, Inui, García, Jordán, Alejo, Charles and García

Key players:

Athletic Bilbao

Núñez and Laporte are key to Athletic Bilbao.


Eibar would want Jose Angel and Anaitz Arbilla to play at their best.

Note: This ATH vs EIB match preview is based on our research and news sourced from various sources. You can select your own playing XI.

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Himanshu Sharma

I spend my time watching and talking cricket. In my spare time, I YouTube cricket classics. That doesn't mean, I know much about the game.

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