Athletic vs Atletico Madrid Prediction: Copa del Rey Match

Crucial action is set to unfold in Spain on Thursday, as the second leg of the Copa Del Rey semi-final between Athletic Club and Atletico Madrid is scheduled to take place. With both teams still in contention to reach the final, Bilbao holds the advantage after securing a 1-0 victory in the first leg back in February.

Copa Del Rey Preview

In the upcoming semi-final second leg of the Copa Del Rey, both teams have a lot to play for as Bilbao holds a narrow lead from the first leg encounter in February. Bilbao’s victory in the first leg was well deserved, with Alejandro Remiro scoring the winning goal from the penalty spot just 25 minutes into the match.

Atletico Madrid may regret missing out on seizing the advantage in the first leg, especially since they were playing at home. They will need to be more clinical in front of goal in the upcoming second leg to secure a spot in the final.

Both teams have had mixed form recently, with Atletico recording just one win in their last four matches, while Bilbao suffered a defeat in their last game. However, Bilbao is expected to bounce back in the upcoming match.

Athletic Club vs Atletico Madrid Head to Head

Bilbao has emerged victorious in both encounters against Atletico this season. The upcoming match will be crucial as Bilbao looks to continue their winning streak against Atletico.

Athletic Club vs Atletico Madrid Injury News

Nico Williams will be suspended for the second leg, while Inigo Lekue, Ander Herrera, Antoine Griezmann, Jose Gimenez, Thomas Lemar, and Machin Perez are all expected to miss out due to injuries.

Betting Trends To Know

Recent defensive vulnerabilities of both teams suggest a potential for both teams to score, with a history of low-scoring affairs in their encounters.

Athletic Club vs Atletico Madrid Prediction

With Bilbao holding the first leg advantage and a trend of low-scoring matches, a prediction of under 2.5 goals could be likely, with Bilbao advancing to the next round of the competition.

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