Real Madrid Vs Athletic Bilbao
Competition/Round: La Liga
Date/Time: Wednesday 17th April 2018 – 8.30pm.
Venue: Santiago Bernabeu
Referee: Martinez Munuera
Genuine Madrid will hope to stretch out their unbeaten group hurried to seven recreations when they play host to Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday evening at the Santiago Bernabeu.
With just six diversions left of the season, the third-put Los Blancos won’t recover the alliance title yet could yet complete ahead city rivals Atletico Madrid.
A win on Wednesday would see Zinedine Zidane’s side incidentally slice the hole to Los Colchoneros to only one point.
Like their restriction, Bilbao don’t have much to play for having everything except secured their best flight status for next season. By the by, a triumph for José Ziganda’s fourteenth set side would see them climb three places in the table.
The two groups played out a goalless draw at the San Mamés Stadium in the turn around installation back in December.
Potential Real Madrid Lineup: Navas, Marcelo, Ramos, Vallejo, Hernandez, Casemiro, Kovacic, Asensio, Isco, Vasquez, Benzema.
Potential Athletic Bilbao Lineup: Arrizabalaga, Balenziaga, Martinez, Etxeita, Oscar de Marcos, Benat, Mikel San Jose, Cordoba, Garcia, Susaeta, Williams.
Zidane fielded a much-changed side against Malaga at the weekend and is likely to do the same on Wednesday as Los Blancos focus their attention solely on the Champions League semifinal clash to Bayern Munich.
Nevertheless, even their weakened squad boasts a number of star players who should be able to beat their 14th-placed opposition, especially at home.
It will be a tight affair but Real Madrid should just about clinch the victory.
Prediction: Real Madrid 2-1 Athletic Bilbao