February 28, 2018
| On 3 years ago

VAL vs ATH La Liga Football Match Prediction-Fantasy Team News

By Himanshu Sharma

Athletic Bilbao vs Valencia

La Liga, Spain

Athletic Bilbao host fourth-placed Valencia in an upcoming La Liga fixture at San Mamés. Valencia have three wins a row under their belt, while the hosts have had mixed form of late. Athletic Bilbao are sitting 12th on the La Liga standings.

Match Info:

When: March 01, 12:00 AM IST

Where: San Mamés Stadium

VAL vs ATH Head-to-Head:

(Last 6 meetings)

Valencia: 3, Athletic Bilbao: 3

VAL vs ATH Form Guide:

(recent first, all competitions)

Valencia: W W W L L L

Athletic Bilbao: W L  L W D L

VAL vs ATH Team News:


  • Geoffrey Kondogbia is anticipated to make a start in the midfield.
  • Ruben Vezo could start in a right back role to strengthen defense.
  • Since Rodrigo is one booking away from a suspension, there could be rotation upfront.

Athletic Bilbao

  • Mikel Rico is not yet available for selection. Ander Iturraspe is likely candidate to partner Benat in central midfield.
  • Unai Nunez is back in training, but Yeray and Inigo Martinez are likely to keep their placed at centre back positions.
  • Inigo Cordoba is unlikely to start despite notable performance in the last outing. Markel Susaeta and Inaki Williams would play in wider positions.

VAL vs ATH Probable XIs:


Neto, Gayá, Murillo, Paulista, Vezo, Guedes, Parejo, Kondogbia, Soler, Mina, Zaza

Athletic Bilbao

Arrizabalaga, Saborit, Martínez, Álvarez, Marcos, Etxebarria, Iturraspe, Susaeta, García, Williams, Aduriz

Key players:


Zaza, Kondogbia and Parejo

Athletic Bilbao

Aduriz, García and Susaeta

Expected Winner:

Athletic Bilbao have been struggling since the start of the season, but they are unbeaten in their last seven fixtures at San Mames. With form siding Valencia, the home side can find it difficult to contain the visitors.

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

VAL vs ATH Fantasy Team:

Note: Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update. Press the Bell icon at the bottom of the screen to never miss the updates.

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.

View Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked*