ESL vs ATH Dream11 Match Prediction | Espanyol vs Athletic Bilbao | Fantasy Football Preview & Line-ups
Updated on: Aug 11, 2021 6:45 pm IST
ESL vs ATH Dream11 Match Prediction
ESL vs ATH Dream11: Espanyol will have another opportunity to breathe new life into their La Liga season when they play host to Athletic Bilbao at Cornellà-El Prat, on Saturday evening (IST). The Catalonia team is enduring through a torrid time in La Liga this season. It’s not an exaggeration but nobody has seen them struggling this much as they prop up the table.
That said, Espanyol have given themselves a platform to launch the project for saving the season, as they picked up the win in the last round, and have four points in the last two games.
Athletic Bilbao will also be eying the win to snap their own four0game winless run, having drawn the last four games. That run of the result have seen them tumbling down the table, and behind the Champions League race. Bilbao are are 8th on the table, five points behind fourth-placed Sevilla.
Visitors: Athletic Bilbao
Competition: La Liga
Match Venue: Cornellà-El Prat
Match Timing: Saturday, January 25, @05:30 PM
Dream11 Football Prediction – Odds checker:
Espanyol to win: 2.52 (38/25), Probability to happen: 39.68%
Athletic Bilbao to win: 3.28 (57/25), Probability to happen: 30.49%
Draw: 2.99 (199/100), Probability to happen: 33.44%
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Espanyol vs Athletic Bilbao Team News:
Espanyol Team News:
- Espanyol were aggressive right from the off in their 1-2 away win over Villarreal in the last game, with Abelardo’s players not shying away from throwing a tackle. Right-back Javi Lopez was one of the many players getting booked on that day, but he received an extra card for his own liking and was sent off midway through the second quarter. He is suspended for this match as a result.
- Sebastien Corchia and Victor Campuzano, meanwhile, are out injured and won’t feature.
How Espanyol may line-up?
- Defensive midfielder Victor Sanchez is back in the side following an injury and is available for selection. But we expect to feature from the bench, with Marc Roca and David Lopez in good form.
- Victor Gomez is the prime candidate to replace Javi Lopez at right-back.
- Raul de Tomas and Jonathan Calleri will be leading the attack.
Espanyol key players:
- Espanyol’s main problem is the lack of goals in the team at the moment. This is highlighted even more by the fact that the leading goalscorer in the teams are midfielders. But Raul de Tomas, in his first game for the team since joining for a club-record US$23 million from Benfica, scored the second goal in the last game which proved to be the winner.
- And as mentioned, Espanyol’s midfielders David Lopez, Marc Roca and winger Sergi Darder all are in good from.
Espanyol named the following squad tp face PSG:
Andres Prieto, Victor Sanchez, Naldo, LLuis Lopez, Wu Lei, Iturraspe, S. Darder, Raul de Tomas, Calleri, Diego Lopez, Melendo, David Lopez, Didac, Cabrera, Bernardo, Marc Roca, M. Vargas, Embarba
Athletic Bilbao team news:
- Midfielder Unai Lopez is suspended for the away side due to the accumulation of yellow cards.
- Oscar de Marcos is a long-term injury absentee, while Unai Simon and Aritz Aduriz miss out as well after failing to shake off the injury problems.
Athletic Bilbao key players:
- Bilbao’s won Raul Garcia is hot at the moment, as he leads Basque club in scoring charts. He is on six goals coming into this game.
- Iker Muniain and Inaki Williams are also in fine form, with both the players scoring four goals apiece.
Athletic Bilbao squad to face Lazio:
Herrerin, Ezkieta, Nunez, Martinez, Yeray, Benat, Williams, Munian, Larrazabal, Dani Garcia, Lekue, Vesga, Yuri, Ibai, Raul Garcia, Kodro, Balenziaga, Villalibre
Espanyol vs Athletic Bilbao predicted playing 11:
Espanyol: Diego Lopez (GK), Vila, Naldo, Espinosa, Gomez, Darder, Lopez, Roca, Melendo, Tomas, Calleri
Athletic Bilbao: Herrerin (GK), Capa, Alvarez, Martinez, Balenziaga, Vesga, Garcia, Williams, Gomez, Muniain, Garcia
ESL vs ATH Dream11 Teams:
Defenders: Naldo, Martinez, Alvarez
Midfielders: Melendo, M Roca, S Darder, I Muniain
Forwards: R D tomas (C), J Calleri, I Williams (VC)
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