Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona
Spanish La Liga
Date: Sunday, 28 August, 2016
Kick-off: 19:15 UK.
Venue: San Mames (Bilbao).
Athletic Bilbao host Barcelona for the first home game of the 2016/2017 La Liga Santander season.
Bilbao lost to Sportin Gijon in their away game, and game of the new campaign. The Lions will be in search of their first win as they host a free scoring Barcelona on in their first home of the season.
Barcelona went o a scoring spree in their league opening game with Real Betis. The defending champions enjoyed a 6-2 victory over their Camp Nou visitors last weekend. Blaugrana currently top the log with a better goal difference than their harsh Madrid rivals
Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona: Key Facts
- Bilbao are currently on two games winning run at home. However, the lions are in search of their first point in the new season.
- Barcelona are currently on 9 competitive games winning streak. Barca have failed to drop point once in their last competitive games , and have won 6 of their last 6 league games
Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona: Head to Head
Barcelona currently enjoys 4 straight wins over Athletic Bilbao, and 5 straight league victory over them.
However, Athletic enjoyed 4-0 triumph over Barcelona in a Super cup encounter in took place August 2015. Furthermore, Athletic Bilbao last enjoyed a league victory over their Sunday opportunity in the 2013/2014 season
In addition, Barcelona won 8 in the last 10 meetings between this two side, compared to Athletic Bilbao one.
Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona: Prediction
These are two great side with plenty of experience of the league. However, Barcelona form coming into this new season should send fear down the spine of the club who will be locking horns with them
Therefore, I will predict a game of goals from the two side, but an definite victory for Barcelona.
Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona: Betting Tips
Barcelona to win both halves.
Over 3.5 goals at full time.