Super Cup Final – Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao – Match Preview & Betting Tips
Following an exciting victory against their Clasico rivals Barcelona in the semi-finals, Real Madrid will be locking horns with 2021 Super Cup winners Athletic Bilbao in the highly anticipated 2022 Super Cup finale this Sunday.
If you’re looking to bet on this exciting encounter, you’re at the right place. Read on for Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao preview, team news and betting predictions.
Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao Head-to-Head
The two teams have played against each other a total of 10 times in the last 5 years, in which 6 games were won by Real Madrid versus a single win by the Athletic club. Three of the matches ended in a draw.
The Lions haven’t lost a single match in their last 4 encounters, and they generally tend to perform better than Los Blancos in the Super Cup, so it can be anyone’s game. However, Real Madrid seem to be in super form, with their last 10 matches all producing over 2.5 goals.
Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao Team News
In Real Madrid news, Ancelotti is expected to be back in the line-up following his recovery from a back issue while Diaz and bale will both be out due to a hamstring injury and a back problem respectively. Defender Dani Carvajal has tested positive for Covid-19 and will miss the final.
No injuries troubles have been reported for Athletic Bilbao, who will be playing with their winning line-up in hopes of defeating the mighty Los Blancos.
Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao Betting Tips
Due to their superior form and recent performance, our experts have predicted Real Madrid as favourites to win at 1.76 odds. It seems unlikely that Athletic Bilbao will bag a win, with their chances at victory standing at 5.25 odds. A draw also seems improbable at 4.33 odds.