Athletic Bilbao vs Real Sociedad Prediction & Match Preview

Athletic Bilbao vs Real Sociedad
Spain – Copa del Ray
Date: Saturday, 3 April 2021
Kick-off at UK/ CET
Venue: Estadio de La Cartuja (Sevilla).

Estadio de La Cartuja is all set to find the Copa del Ray winner this term in Spain. The match will surely be an interesting one with Athletic Club Bilbao locking horns with Real Sociedad for the title. With both teams showing promise in the clash, expect an action-packed finale on Saturday.

Athletic Club Bilbao has lost only one of their last five clashes across all major competitions in their schedule. After defeating Levante in the CDR semi-finals, the host had to play in four La Liga matches in which they had a win, a loss, and two draws. They will host on the back of a 1-1 draw at home with Eibar.

Real Sociedad is ten points ahead of the home team on the La Liga table. This will give a slight edge for the visitors coming into the game on the back of a double loss. They will visit after suffering a 1-6 loss at home against Barcelona in the last league clash.

Athletic Bilbao vs Real Sociedad Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The visitor has recorded four of the last five overall wins.
  • None of their last six matches have ended in a draw.
  • Their previous encounter gave a 0-1 away win for La Real.
  • Both teams have scored in three of their recent five fixtures.
  • The host has lost only two of their last five clashes at home.

Athletic Bilbao vs Real Sociedad Prediction

In 2020, the teams met twice in La Liga and both clashes saw Real Sociedad win with at least a one-goal margin in the game. Bilbao has been working their way in the league table and the last two draws in their schedule suggest a shaky defense in the middle. Besides, these draws came against fairly weaker sides in the mix.

La Real has a real opportunity to lift the trophy with their current form on the table. They will need to bounce back from the disappointing 1-6 loss against Barcelona. However, the host is behind them on the La Liga table, giving more space for the away team to make a comeback in their form.

Keeping that in mind, the double chance favoring Real Sociedad will probably be the best bet for the punters in the clash. Besides, we can expect a couple of goals in full-time and the tip for over 1.5 goals will probably come in handy for the goals area in the encounter.

Athletic Bilbao vs Real Sociedad Betting tips

  • Over 1.5 goals in full-time @ 1.44 (4/9).
  • Double chance: Draw or Real Sociedad @ 1.40 (2/5).
  • Real Sociedad to lift the trophy @ 1.80 (4/5).