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ATH vs RS Dream11 Prediction for La Liga Live Score, Preview Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team

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ATH vs RS Dream11: A surprise defeat away to Real Mallorca last week was just the fourth defeat for Athletic Club since the middle of November. Their three other defeats all came against Real Madrid across two different competitions. The Basque side sit firmly in the middle-of-the-table and they now come up against a Real Sociedad side, under the management of Imanol Aguacil, had a 2-2 draw with RB Leipzig the other day. La Real are on the cusp of the top four and the UEFA Champions League places.

Match Details

Date: February 21, Monday
Kick-Off: 1:30 AM (IST)
Venue: San Mames, Bilbao

La Liga Table

In the La Liga table, Athletic Bilbao is in at 8th place with 34 points, whereas, Real Sociedad is 7th with 38 points.

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Athletic Bilbao: DWDLW

Real Sociedad: DLWDL

Head to Head

Athletic Bilbao has a remarkable record in the Basque derby, having won 68 of the 170 games played between the two teams, compared to 57 for Real Sociedad.

ATH vs RS Dream11 Prediction Details

Athletic Bilbao News

Injury Report, Unavailability, Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Unai Vencedor has recovered from an injury, but Nico Williams is still sidelined.
  • Inigo Martinez is also returned after a suspension, although Oier Zarraga is still out due to his own suspension.
  • Ander Capa is a question mark in this clash on Sunday.
  • Raul Garcia may be in the starting lineup for this clash.

Athletic Bilbao Starting XI (Likely)

Unai Simon
Dani Vivian
Inigo Lekue
Mikel Balenziaga
Unai Nunez
Dani Garcia
Iker Muniain
Mikel Vesga
Oier Zarraga
Raul Garcia
Oihan Sancet

Real Sociedad News

Injury Report, Unavailability, Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • After a long layoff, Carlos Fernandez is close to returning, while Nacho Monreal and Ander Barrenetxea are still out.
  • Adnan Januzaj is a new signing, and he could give Portu a chance out wide.
  • Imano Alguacil is likely to make only minor changes..

Real Sociedad Starting XI (Likely)

Mathew Ryan
Aritz Elustondo
Robin Le Normand
Joseba Zaldua
Igor Zubeldia
Diego Rico
Mikel Merino
Portu
Rafinha Alcantara
Mikel Oyarzabal
Alexander Sorloth

Athletic Bilbao vs Real Sociedad La Liga Dream11 Team

GK

Unai Simon has the talent to be the best goalkeeper in the league for his team. He made an average of 4.1 saves per game. He has 7 clean sheets to his credit this season.

Clean Sheets (Overall) 107
Clean Sheets (This Season) 7
Avg. successful saves per game 4.1

DEF

Robin Le Normand is a great option for the defence. Le Normand leads the team with 1.2 tackles per game and 1.6 interceptions per game. He’s also credited with one assist.

Interceptions Per Game 1.6
Blocks This Season 37
Aerial Duels Won 55
Tackles Won 40

Their defence has a superb selection in Inigo Martinez. Martinez has three goals and 1.1 shots per game in the league this season. He also has an average of 1.1 recoveries and 1 tackle per contest.

Goals This Season 3
Blocks This Season 57
Aerial Duels Won 39
Tackles Won 48

MID

Iker Muniain is a fantastic midfielder. Muniain leads the league with two goals and six assists, averaging 1.1 shots per game and 2.8 critical passes per game. He can deliver you fantasy points.

Goals This Season 2
Assists 6
Opportunities Created 17

Mikel Merino is a good option in the middle. Merino leads the league with two goals and one assist while averaging 1.5 shots per game. He also makes an average of two tackles every game.

Goals This Season 2
Assists 1
Opportunities Created 12

STR

Mikel Oyarzabal is a fantastic attacking option. This season, Oyarzabal has 8 goals and 2 assists in the league, averaging 2.1 shots per game. He also delivers 1.8 critical passes every game on average.

Goals This Season 8
Assists 2
Goals Last Season 13

For the offensive phase, Raul Garcia is a good choice. Garcia leads the league with 4 goals and 1 assist while averaging 1.5 shots per game. He is a good choice for this clash.

Goals This Season 4
Assists 1
Goals Last Season 11

GK: Unai Simon
DEF: Robin Le Normand, Inigo Marinez, Joseba Zaldua
MID: Portu, Iker Muniain, Mikel Merino, Oier Zarraga
FOR: Mikel Oyarzabal, Alexander Sorloth, Raul Garcia

Who will win today football match?

  • Athletic Club lost 3-2 to strugglers Mallorca last time out, despite goals from Raul Garcia and Alejandro Remiro, in their effort to win a European spot.
  • During the week, Sociedad also played in the Europa League, drawing 2-2 away from home against RB Leipzig. Real Sociedad took the lead twice, with Robin Le Normand scoring the first and Mikel Oyarzabal scoring the second, but both times they were brought back.
  • This Basque derby is too tight to call, and a goalless draw is a distinct possibility.

Odds to Win:

The odds are in favor of a draw by 1.66 as per 1XBET.

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Jeet Ghosh

Jeet Ghosh is a Football Journalist, living and working in Kolkata with years of experience. He is a Post Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication from Jadavpur University. Jeet is a sports lover but has a special liking for football. He has worked as a football writer with The Citizen, Sportsflashes, Sportskeeda. He follows the football leagues around the world and is somewhat partial towards Real Madrid.