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Athletic Bilbao vs. Atletico Madrid live stream: Top 4 hopefuls clash at San Mames Barria

Brendan O'Neill 20 Sep 2017
  • Athletic Club had their six-match unbeaten streak ended by Las Palmas (1-0) last week
  • Atleti have been in great form defensively and mainly bagged points for it over the past few weeks
Antoine Griezmann (Photo by Xavier Naltchayan)

Athletic Bilbao continue their pursuit of a place in the top four of La Liga when they face Atletico Madrid at San Mames Barria on Wednesday evening. 

Watch & bet on live streaming football at bet365 > sports > live streaming soccerAthletic Bilbao vs. Atletico Madrid kicks off at 1900 BST on Wednesday, September 20


Atletico travel to Bilbao for their Matchday 5 clash on the back of 1-0 home win over Malaga (1-0) at the weekend and looking to build on their impressive 15-match unbeaten run.

However, the hosts have been in a fine form themselves of late and although their six-match unbeaten streak was ended by Las Palmas (1-0) on Sunday, they'll still be in confident mood on home soil.

Jose Angel Ziganda’s have not suffered a defeat on their home patch since March (1-2 to Real Madrid) and that was their only competitive loss in front of the home fans since August 2016. 

That said, Atletico were the first side to beat Bilbao at their new stadium in 2013 - a 1-2 victory in the Copa del Rey - and they'll be mindful that Antoine Griezmann has had the measure of Athletic since moving to Spain. The Frenchman has scored eight goals against the Basque side, three when playing with Real Sociedad and five with Atlético. 

The France international scored a hat-trick in 2014-15 against Bilbao, one at the Calderón in 2015-16 (2-1) and a superb effort last season at San Mamés when the sides finished level at 2-2.

We have seen some thrillers in the recent head-to-head encounters between these sides with three or more goals seen in three of their last four clashes but a much tighter contest is expected on this occasion.





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Athletic Bilbao vs. Atletico Madrid live stream: Top 4 hopefuls clash at San Mames Barria

Athletic Bilbao continue their pursuit of a place in the top four of La Liga when they face Atletico Madrid at San Mames Barria on Wednesday evening.

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