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Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Preview & Tips - Back BTTS in the Copa del Rey

02 Feb 2022
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Eddy Tora 02 Feb 2022
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  • Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid preview for Thursday’s Copa del Rey match
  • The quarter-final is being played at San Mamés (8.30pm GMT)
  • Athletic Bilbao have seen BTTS in 5 of their last 7 home matches
  • Can Real Madrid keep a clean sheet on the road?
  • Predictions, tips, stats & team news
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Real Madrid have seen BTTS in 3 of their last 4 matches in La Liga (Getty Images)

Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Preview


Real Madrid have done it tough since returning to Spain after their Super Cup victory. I am backing BTTS in the Copa del Rey quarter-finals.
  • Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Preview
  • Head to Head
  • Athletic Bilbao Form
  • Athletic Bilbao Team News
  • Real Madrid Form
  • Real Madrid Team News
  • Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Live Stream FAQ

  • Athletic Bilbao have seen BTTS in 5 of their last 7 home matches (all competitions).
  • Real Madrid have seen BTTS in 3 of their last 4 matches (La Liga).

Head to Head


Real Madrid have a 104-60 advantage Athletic Bilbao with 38 draws in 202 matches.

Athletic Bilbao Form


Athletic Bilbao went undefeated in their opening four matches in 2022.

Marcelino’s side saw the run snapped in a 2-0 defeat against Real Madrid in the Super Cup final in Riyadh.

Bilbao returned to La Liga with a 1-0 win at Rayo Vallecano despite having 33% possession, Nicolás Serrano scoring the winner in the first half.

Athletic Bilbao Team News


Midfielder Unai Vencedor is injured.

Centre back Yeray Álvarez could return from injury here.

Real Madrid Form


Real Madrid have a four point lead at the top of La Liga.

Carlo Ancelotti’s side recently won the Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia. They beat Barcelona 3-2 in extra time in the semi-finals, beating Athletic Bilbao 2-0 in the final.

Los Blancos returned to Spain and beat Elche 2-1 in extra time in the Copa del Rey Round of 16. They were 1-0 down in the 103rd minute before late goals to Isco and Eden Hazard turned it around.

Real Madrid are coming off a 2-2 draw against Elche. They fell 2-0 behind with time running out, Luka Modric scoring in the 82nd minute and Eder Militão equalising in the 91st minute.

Real Madrid Team News


Winger Marco Asensio is out with a muscular injury.

Left back Marcelo is suspended.

Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Live Stream FAQ

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Verdict

Real Madrid have been finding it hard to keep clean sheets with BTTS predicted against Athletic Bilbao and in the Copa del Rey.

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