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Atletico Madrid – Ath Bilbao Predictions and Tips For Today

Atletico Madrid - Ath Bilbao PredictionsFree Daily Soccer Betting Tips for Today, January 13, 2022.
Kick-off: 20:00 (GMT+1)
SPAIN: Super Cup – Semi-finals
EVENT: Atletico Madrid – Ath Bilbao
TIPS: Over 1.5 Goals | Odds: 1.46@1xbet | Result: 1:2 WIN!!!

Atletico Madrid – Ath Bilbao Preview

  • Saudi Arabia awaits both 2020/21 La Liga (LL) winners Atlético Madrid and last season’s Copa del Rey (CDR) runners-up, Athletic Bilbao, for this Super Cup tussle. The reigning LL champions in particular headed out to Riyadh in high spirits after recording a good away point against Europa League champions Villarreal, a game which included a ludicrous goal from the halfway line by Ángel Correa!
  • While Atlético are well off the pace in terms of the title race, manager Diego Simeone will be hoping he can etch the capital club’s name into Supercopa de España history here as the third side to win the tournament since the introduction of the four-team format. Encouragingly, Simeone’s imperious 87% unbeaten rate in H2H clashes with Athletic inspires hope of reaching a second Supercopa final at the third attempt (W16, D4, L3).
  • The four-team format has greatly benefitted current holders and LL European hopefuls Athletic as they seek to win a second consecutive Supercopa despite only qualifying as CDR runners-up in the prior season. Marcelino’s side have cause for optimism ahead of this clash too, after following up an eight-game winless run with four unbeaten performances across their last five outings (W3, D1, L1).
  • Given the marked improvement in Athletic’s fortunes then, Marcelino will hope his men can channel the spirit of the side that raced into a 2-0 half-time lead against Real Madrid in last season’s semi-final before holding out to win 2-1. Further fanning the flames of Athletic hopes, is the fact that they’ve now lost just one of the last four H2Hs (W1, D2, L1).
  • Players to watch: Atléti forward Correa is never far away from the action against Athletic as he has five goal contributions (G2, A3) and four bookings across his 12 personal H2Hs. Athletic’s 21 year-old Oihan Sancet is enjoying a breakout season, whilst he quadrupled his tally for the season with his first career hat-trick in his last away league appearance.
  • Hot stat: In terms of yellow cards, Athletic (36) are the best-disciplined side in LL this season (1.71 yellow cards per game on average).