Not easy debut at the Estadio San Mames in Bilbao for the reigning champions of Barcelona. Start at 9.00pm
LaLiga, opens the door to a new and exciting season.
On the field tonight the reigning champions of Barcelona, engaged in a not-so-obvious debut, against a good Athletic Bilbao, author of a past season that ended with the eighth place in comeback, after a disappointing start.
Athletic back from a good summer phase with eight friendlies played and a single defeat against Racing Santander for 2-1
At “San Mames” he is unbeaten in fourteen rounds with eight wins and six draws, while in the last three previous games against the Blaugrana, he won a victory, a draw and a defeat.
Catalans in good shape already in this start-up phase, in summer friendlies they have collected 4 victories, two of which with Napoli (1-2 and 4-0), Arsenal (2-1), Vissel Kobe (0-2) and a defeat with Chelsea (1-2). With the Athletic, he won nine of the last thirteen challenges.
Here are the main odds of the match
Barcelona favorite for the bookmakers, guest win indeed is 1.70, equal to 3.75. The victory of Athletic Bilbao is 5.10
Interesting is GOL + OVER (2.10), to increase the chances of realization, there are conditions like defensive departments still to fix and offensive game characteristic of the two teams in the field.
The first seasonal marking of the new striker “Blaugrana” Griezmann, is highly anticipated. According to the bookmakers, his goal is 2.10
Among the odds most played by our users, we highlight the classic Over 2.5, valued at 1.75.
Here are the probable formations
This evening’s match will be broadcast on DAZN. Alternatively, it will be possible to follow the live of the meeting on our LIVESCORE www.thebettingcoach.com
Athletic Bilbao (4-2-3-1): Herrerin; Capa, Inigo Martinez, Alvarez, Yuri; Unai Lopez, Dani Garcia; Muniain, Raul Garcia, Cordoba; Williams. Coach: Gaizka Garitano.
Barcelona (4-3-3): ter Stegen; Semedo, Piqué, Lenglet, Jordi Alba; de Jong, Busquets, Rakitic; Dembélé, Suarez, Griezmann. Coach: Ernesto Valverde.