November 4, 2018
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By Kartikey Sharma

The ATH vs ESL match preview –

In a game played in the Spanish La Liga, Athletic Bilbao will be taking on Espanyol FC on Monday.

Athletic Bilbao are going through the most unusual season the club has seen in the recent years. Formations changing, players shuffling along with no attacking threat has been the agenda of the team since the season has started. Coach Eduardo Berizzo has made a lot of questionable calls this season and his job has been thought to in risk because of that. He needs to find the right balance in the team or else will be shown the door before 2018 ends.

On the other hand, Espanyol FC are only three points shy of being on top of the table. They are in a healthy mix of teams who are contesting for the top four spots in the La Liga standings. The team has positioned itself by playing smart football and being extremely consistent. Manager Rubi is getting a lot of plaudits for the way he has transformed the club since arriving and would be eyeing an even better side in the near future.

ATH vs ESL Dream 11 Fantasy Team Prediction:

When and where?

This match is to be played at Cornellà-El Prat, Barcelona, Spain. The ground has a capacity of 40,500.

Where to watch Athletic Bilbao vs Espanyol FC live?

The clash will take place at 1:30 AM (IST) on November 6th, 2018 and can be streamed live on Hotstar.

Stats and Facts for Espanyol FC vs Athletic Bilbao:

ATH vs ESL recent form (Last six matches)

Athletic Bilbao – D D D L D L

Espanyol FC– L D W W D W

ATH vs ESL Head to head

Athletic Bilbao Won – 9

Espanyol FC Won – 14

Drawn – 10

ATH vs ESL Team News:

Athletic Bilbao:

  • Inaki Williams and Iker Muniain will be the starting this game for absurdly been made to sit on the bench last time out.
  • Inigo Lekue is the only absentee for the team.
  • Iago Herrerin will be the goalkeeper for Athletic Bilbao.

Espanyol FC:

  • The only change in the team will be the inclusion of Pablo Piatti in the right wing.
  • Hernan Perez are sidelined for Espanyol FC.
  • Diego Lopez will be the safety net for the backline.

ATH vs ESL Probable Playing 11:

Espanyol FC –

Lopez (GK), J. Lopez, D. Lopez, Hermoso, Vila, Darder, Roca, Granero, Piatti, Iglesias, Garcia

Athletic Bilbao –

Herrerin (GK), Marcos, Alvarez, Martinez, Yuri, Muniain, Garcia, Garcia, Suaseta, Aduriz, Williams

Players to look out for-

  • Borja Iglesias

The Spanish striker is having a fantastic season. He is leading the charge of Espanyol by scoring five goals and assisting twice along the way in ten games.

  • Iker Muniain

The Athletic Bilbao talisman has been the best player for the team this season. He has scored four goals from the midfield and will be looking to add more to his tally.

Gambling India Info Match Prediction Athletic Bilbao vs Espanyol FC –

Espanyol FC are the team who are more stable and we back them to come out on top as winners.

ATH vs ESL Dream 11 Team Predictions-

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