2019-20 Spanish Primera – Athletic Bilbao vs Mallorca Preview & Prediction

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THE FACTS

When does Athletic Bilbao vs Mallorca kick off? Saturday 27th June, 2020 – 13:00 (UK)

Where is Athletic Bilbao vs Mallorca being played? San Mamés Barria

Where can I get tickets for Athletic Bilbao vs Mallorca? No tickets are available as these matches are being played behind closed doors

What TV channel is Athletic Bilbao vs Mallorca on in the UK? This match will be televised live on LaLigaTV (Sky channel 435, Virgin channel 554) for those with a Premier Sport subscription

Where can I stream Athletic Bilbao vs Mallorca in the UK? Premier Sport subscribers in the UK can stream the match live via a Premier Player subscription

bet365 customers may be able to stream this match live via their website and you can check their schedule here

THE TEAM NEWS

ATHLETIC BILBAO

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Unai Simon; Ander Capa, Yeray Alvarez, Inigo Martinez, Yuri; Dani Garcia, Unai Lopez; Inigo Cordoba, Raul Garcia, Muniain; Inaki Williams

Unavailable:

Doubtful: Ibai Gomez (Injured), Benat (Injured)

MALLORCA

Predicted line-up (4-4-2): Manolo Reina; Alejandro Pozo, Valjent, Raillo, Agbenyenu; Kubo, Mohammed, Salva Sevilla, Lago Junior; Cucho Hernandez, Budimir

Unavailable: Koutris (Injured), Ki (Injured), Fabricio (Injured)

Doubtful:

KEY STATS

  • Athletic Bilbao have won their last 4 home matches against Mallorca in all competitions
  • Athletic Bilbao have been winning at both half time and full time in their last 4 home matches against Mallorca in all competitions
  • Athletic Bilbao have won 1-0 in 4 of their last 6 home matches in all competitions
  • Athletic Bilbao have not scored more than 1 goal in any of their last 9 home matches in all competitions
  • There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Athletic Bilbao's last 10 home games in all competitions
  • Athletic Bilbao have scored the first goal in 5 of their last 6 home games in all competitions
  • Mallorca have won only 1 of their last 20 away La Liga matches
  • Mallorca have lost 12 of their previous 15 away league matches this season
  • Mallorca have lost to nil in 7 of their last 11 league matches
  • Mallorca have failed to keep a clean sheet in their previous 15 away league matches this season
  • Mallorca have failed to score in 5 of their last 6 matches against Athletic Bilbao in all competitions

THE PREDICTION

With just seven games remaining, Mallorca sit six points from safety after Eibar’s win over Valencia in midweek so the pressure is all on them here to go for the win. That does not bode well for them as they make the trip to Bilbao against an Athletic side that are notoriously strong on home turf. Combined with their home form, Athletic also have a dominant recent record against Mallorca and with the visitors having to play for the win as a draw is simply not good enough, that should benefit the hosts who can pick apart this fragile defence.

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