Athletic Bilbao vs Girona Betting Tips
Until the previous day of LaLiga, the command of the team of Bilbao was in charge of the Argentine Eduardo Berizzo. She did not resist, however, 3-0 down by Leganés, who kept the club in the relegation zone of the tournament.With 11 points (one win, eight draws and five losses), Athletic started the fifteenth round in eighteenth place, the first in the region of the sticking, with three points of disadvantage in comparison with Villarreal, seventeenth.Well in the style of the Brazilian cartolas, the leaders of the team of Bilbao dispensed Berizzo and immediately made Gaizka Garitano taking advantage of the confrontation with the fragile Huesca, for the return round of the Glass of the King of Spain, that was scheduled for Thursday, December 6 .With the new direction, Bilbao, as a visitor, scored 4-0. It produced the same result as it had achieved in the home game thus ensuring its classification for the round of 16 of the tournament.To seek the reaction in LaLiga, the Garitano must wait for the position of the medical department in relation to four athletes to know if they have new options of escalation. The goalkeeper Alejandro Remiro is still recovering from injury (still without performances in the Spanish Championship season 2018/2019); defender Mikel Balenziaga (four games, no goal); midfielder Mikel Rico (three games, no goal); and striker Gorka Guruzeta (two games, no goal).
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Girona had a much more difficult mission in the King’s Cup and also managed to advance to the last 16. On Wednesday, December 5, at home, after tied with Alavés 2-2 in the first leg, he was at a disadvantage on the scoreboard but got the win and won 2-1.It came, in this way, to the eighth game of invincibility. There were four wins and four equals in the period. In the Spanish Championship, he accumulated 21 points (five wins, six draws and three losses). Started the fifteenth round in seventh place, with the same score of Levante, sixth place and last in the zone of classification for European tournaments.Coach Eusebio Sacristan also has his contusion problems to deal with. The defenders are Johan Mojica (still without performances in the Spanish 2018/2019 season), Marc Muniesta (ten games, no goal) and Carles Planas (four games, no goal); and midfielder Aday (nine games, no goal).
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The teams faced each other for the first time last season of the Spanish Championship. Those who played at home won the match. In the first round, Athletic made 2-0 in Bilbao. In the second, Girona returned the result.
Although Huesca is an opponent of little expression, Athletic Bilbao had a significant change of position with the new commander. It was a much more incisive and offensive team in the pursuit of victory. A big difference in comparison with Eduardo Berizzo, whose main objective was not to lose.The Girona certainly will offer greater difficulties, since it has a style of play much more consolidated and that has presented results above the expectation. However, the home team and the excitement with the new coach make the prognosis in the victory of Athletic Bilbao is the best option for the match that concludes on Monday the fifteenth round of the Spanish Championship.
Bet Tips: Athletic Bilbao