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| On Apr 25, 2021 12:52 PM IST

ATH vs ATL Dream11 Tips for Athletic Club vs Atletico Madrid La Liga Fixtures 25 April

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ATH vs ATL Dream11: Atletico Madrid travels to the Basque region of Spain to take on Athletic Bilbao. The home side is sitting in midtable, with neither the risk of relegation nor the hopes for European qualification. As it stands, they have not won a game since the first week of March. On the other side, Atletico Madrid has all to play for as they seek to increase the gap on top of the table with Barcelona lurking in the background. After a slight dip, Atleti is back to winning ways with a 5-0 thrashing of Eibar and a 2-0 victory against Huesca.

Date: 26 April, Monday
Kick-Off: 12:30 pm (IST)
Venue: San Mames, Bilbao

La Liga Table: Athletic Bilbao is in 10th place with Atletico Madrid in 1st.

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Recent Form
Athletic Bilbao: LDDLD
Atletico Madrid: WLDWW

Head-to-Head (last 5 meetings):
Athletic Club – 1
Draw – 1
Atletico Madrid – 3

ATH vs ATL Today Match Prediction Details

Athletic Club News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Iker Munian, Yeray Alvarez and Yuri Berchiche were confirmed as being unavailable through injuries.
• They join Oier Zarraga and Peru Nolaskoain on the bench.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• Ander Capa should slot in at right-back with Oscar de Marcos moving higher up the pitch.
• Dani Garcia and Unai Lopez should start alongside Alex Berenguer in midfield.
• Inaki Williams and Raul Garcia should be back in the starting lineup.

Athletic Club Starting XI (likely)

Unai Simon (GK)
Ander Capa
Unai Nunez
Inigo Martinez
Mikel Balenziaga
Oscar de Marcos
Dani Garcia
Unai Lopez
Alex Berenguer
Inaki Williams
Raul Garcia

Atletico Madrid News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Joao Felix and Thomas Lemar will miss the game through an ankle injury and thigh injury respectively.
• Jose Gimenez picked up his 5th booking of the season and will be suspended.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• Diego Simeone should start with the same team that beat Huesca as they set up in a 4-4-2.
• Felipe is likely to replace the suspended Gimenez.
• An appearance off the bench can be expected for Moussa Dembele.

Atletico Madrid Starting XI (likely)

Jan Oblak (GK)
Kieran Stefan Savic
Felipe
Renan Lodi
Yannick Carrasco
Hector Herrera
Koke
Saul Niguez
Marcos Llorente
Angel Correa

Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Marcos Llorente – The Spaniard has been very impressive of late and has stepped up during a time where Atleti has lost forwards to injuries. He has 11 goals and 10 assists so far scoring 2 and assisting 2 in his last 2 games. He has created 46 chances, succeeded in 31 dribbles and maintains a pass accuracy of 83%.

Angel Correa – With 7 goals and 8 assists, Correa has managed to make his mark on a team that has the likes of Suarez and Felix. The Argentine has 3 goals and 2 assists in his last 3 games including a star performance against Eibar. Correa has created 37 chances, completed 39 dribbles and has a pass accuracy of 80%.

Differential Pick

Alex Berenguer – The Spanish international has 7 goals and 3 assists in La Liga this season. Playing on the left-wing, he has created 34 chances, succeeded in 26 dribbles and whipped in 22 accurate crosses. The 25-year-old is extremely versatile and can slot in anywhere upfront and might hold the key to unlocking the tight Atletico defence. He will look to link up with the likes of Unai Lopez, Raul Garcia and Inaki Williams to create problems and get into dangerous spaces in the attacking third.

ATH vs ATL Dream 11 Teams

Goalkeeper – Oblak
Defenders – Lodi, Savic, Trippier
Midfielders – D. Garcia, Berenguer, Llorente (C), Carrasco
Forwards – Williams, R. Garcia, Correa (VC)

Likely Winner:

Athletic Club doesn’t have a lot to play for in his game but it is a must-win for Atleti. Any slip up at this point in the season can see Barcelona overtake them in a title race that should’ve been put to bed a while ago. Simeone’s side has conceded just 20 times in 32 games this season and Bilbao will have to do very well to breach that. The ATH vs ATL Today Match Prediction should be a win for the away side who are unlikely to fall at this stage. It will not be easy but Atletico Madrid should emerge victoriously.

Suraj Shivshankar @Srj1511

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