Athletic Club vs Espanyol 11/21/2014 La Liga Prediction, Preview and Odds
Espanyol vs Athletic Club
Friday 21st November 2014 19:45(GMT)
The Line: Athletic Club 3/4 Draw 5/2 Espanyol 15/4 See the Latest Odds
TV: Sky Sports 5; Bein Sports
Friday nights La Liga action comes from Bilbao as Athletic Club look to continue their strong league form against an Espanyol team that have really struggled on the road. Athletic Club though have some big injuries especially on offence where the two top scorers for Athletic Club Muniain and Aduriz will both miss friday night's game through injury. Athletico club though have only won one their last four home games and have only scored two goals in those four games.
Espanyol have lost three of five away from home this season and have yet to pick up an away win, scoring only three goals in those five away games. Funny thing is that although Espanyol have been horrible away from home , they have the players up front to cause problems for Athletic club. With Stuani, Caicedo and Garcia there are three strikers fit and both Stuani and Garcia have showed an ability to find the net this season with eight goals between them in the league.
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Not a game I love here but I think the injuries to Muniain and Aduriz do swing the game in favour of the visitors. Always tough to back an away team like Espanyol though especially given their poor record away from home this season but with that said I think taking Espanyol on the handicap is the play. not one I will be big on but still one worth taking.
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