Thursday evening, Granada faces Athletic Bilbao in the semi-final return of the King’s Cup. Both teams will want to win to secure a place in the final.
Granada vs Athletic Bilbao Free Betting Tips
For his return to La Liga, Granada is very surprising. Present in the first part of the table, the club is not affected by the fight for maintenance and should play well in La Liga next season after winning its two games played against Valladolid (2-1) and Osasuna (0-3 ) and his draw against Celta Vigo on Saturday (0-0). In the Cup, the Andalusians performed well, leaving Valencia in particular (2-1) in the quarterfinals. However, they lost in the first leg (2-1) and will absolutely have to win to reverse the trend.
For its part, Athletic Bilbao was going through a very bad league pass since it had lost its last 4 games played against Getafe (0-2), Real Sociedad (2-1), Osasuna (0-1) and the Deportivo Alaves (2-1). But this weekend, he finally returned to success by winning in front of Villarreal. Earlier in the competition, the Basques still managed to defeat Barça (1-0) in the quarterfinals and took an option on the qualification by winning the first leg of these semi-finals (2-1) .
The staff for Granada vs Athletic Bilbao
For Granada, defender Quini, important Montoro and regulars from the bench Lozano and Alex Martinez are still not available to play.
On the Basque side, the important De Marcos, the midfield managers Benat, Inigo Cordoba and the substitute forward Villalibre are always stuck in the infirmary.
Key points for the match Granada vs Athletic Bilbao
Bilbao won in the first leg (1-0) as well as the confrontation between the two clubs in the league (2-0).
Bilbao have won only one away from home base this season in La Liga.
Bilbao still scored in their last 4 trips to La Liga.
Free Betting Tips Granada vs Athletic Bilbao
Not at all comfortable on the move, Bilbao could lose to the field of a Granada team that does not lack resources.
Betting Tips: Both teams to score