Welcome to our preview of Sevilla vs Athletic Bilbao. On Sunday, Sevilla are hosts to Athletic Bilbao in a La Liga clash.The teams are currently separated by seven points, with Bilbao sitting in fourth and Sevilla in 8th. Both teams are fighting for some sort of European positioning this season.

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In their last six games in La Liga, Sevilla have won four and lost two. Bilbao have also won four, but drawn one and lost one. It is worth noting that three of Sevilla’s wins have been against 10 man opposition.

Head to Head

Athletic Bilbao hold the bragging rights in head to head matches with four wins (67%) and two losses (33%). There has been a total of 19 goals, an average of 3.1 goals per game.

The most impressive statistic here is that there has been 50 yellow cards, and four red cards in just six games!

Since 2000, in this corresponding fixture, there have been 9 wins for Sevilla, 3 draws and 1 win for Athletic Bilbao.

Goals Conceded

There is a significant gap in goals conceded between the two teams. With 15 games played, Bilbao have conceded 19 and Sevilla 27. In terms of goals scored, Sevilla have the advantage, with 29 goals to 23.

Team News

Sevilla have a larger injury list with key player Marko Marin out injured and not expected back before January. Top goal scorer, Ivan Rakitic, will be touch and go up until the whistle.

Bilbao have a fairly small injury list, all expected to be touch and go up until match day. These include the likes of Enrique Kike Sola and Aymeric Laporte.


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