Sevilla vs Athletic Bilbao: Preview and Prediction

Sevilla vs Athletic Bilbao -UEFA Europa League Preview and Prediction 14-April-2016 by LeagueLane

Sevilla vs Athletic Bilbao UEFA Europa League Kick-Off Time 14-Apr-2016

Athletic club hopes to turn things in their favour as they travel away from home to face Sevilla in the return leg of the UEFA Europa League Quarter Finals.

The 1-2 home defeat has caused Bilbao more woes than good leaving them with almost a no hope situation, meanwhile Sevilla will be hoping to build on their away win to back-up with their strong unbeaten home run finish off the tie on Thursday night. Moreover, Sevilla are a team with an excellent record in Europa League in recent seasons.

Form comparison

Sevilla are in a superb form in the Uefa Europa League, they have won 12 of their last 15 matches, their attackers are also not goal shy as they have score at least 2 goals in their last 11 matches.

Athletic club have failed to win 4 of their last 5 games in all competitions, but have won 3 of their last 5 away games.

Athletic Bilbao: Team News

Sabin Merino will miss out via injury, while Aduriz will play upfront.

Predicted Line up (4-2-3-1): Iraizoz – Bóveda, Lekue, Marcos, Etxeita – Iturraspe, Rico – García, Muniain, Susaeta – Aduriz

Sevilla: Team News

The manager would likely go with a 4-4-2 formation with Gameiro partnering Llorente upfront in the attack.

Daniel Carrico is a doubt while Marco Andreolli and Benoit Tremoulinas are injured.

Predicted Line-Up (4-4-2): Rico – Escudero, Fazio, Rami, Coke – Krychowiak, Banega, Krohn Delhi, Muñoz – Llorente, Gamiero

Sevilla vs Athletic Bilbao: Head-To-Head stats

Games between these two teams have always been a tough one but Sevilla have their last 3 meetings, scoring at least 2 goals in each of the matches.

Sevilla have lost 2 of their last 6 meetings and drew 1, they have also scored in 5 of their last 6 meetings

Sevilla vs Athletic Bilbao: Prediction

This will be a tough one to call, but Sevilla are in a more advantage playing at home with ease as they have a 1 goal lead already. With the scoring and conceding rate of goals between the two teams involved is likely that an over 2.5 goals will occur.

Best Bet: Sevilla to win @ 1.98 and get your 50 Euro welcome bonus.

Sevilla vs Athletic Bilbao -Statistical Betting Prediction 14-April-2016 by LeagueLane
Sevilla vs Athletic Bilbao: Statistical Betting Prediction