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In November 17th, Real Madrid welcomes Athletic Bilbao at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid. Los Merengues will try to maintain their winning run. Jose Mourinho’s team has won their last four La Liga games, so they will try to keep the pressure on Barcelona. The Basque club will fight for points at the Bernabeu on Saturday.
Madrid goes third in La Liga with twenty three points after eleven matches. They have won seven, drawn two and lost two games. Their last five games ended with four wins and one draw with fifteen goals scored and three conceded. Madrid are still struggling with injuries. Some key players like Higuain, Benzema and Marcelo are still out of football. Also, the Spanish newspapers once again are writing that Ronaldo is unhappy at the club. In the game against Levante he played as the number 9, before he went off with an eye injury.
Athletic Bilbao goes the twelfth in the table with fourteen points after eleven games. They have won four, drawn two and lost five games this season. Their have three wins and two defeats in their last five games. Also they scored eight goals and conceded seven.
Both teams had very poor starts this season. R. Madrid dropped points in three of their first four matches. Bilbao won only one of their first six games.
Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Mesut Ozil are fit for the visit of Athletic. Sami Khedira and Karim Benzema have returned to full training, so they are available for Saturday’s clash. Gonzalo Higuain and Marcelo are still sidelined.
Athletic will play without some key players. They have two suspensions in the face of De Marcos and Ander Herrera. Inigo Perez and Borja Ekiza are under doubt. Fernando Amorebieta could miss this game after international duty with Venezuela.
Real Madrid line-up: Casillas, Arbeloa, Pepe, Ramos, Coentrao, Khedira, Alonso, Di Maria, Ozil, Ronaldo, Benzema.
Last three matches:
Levante 1 – Real Madrid CF 2;
Real Madrid CF 2 – Borussia Dortmund 2;
Real Madrid CF 4 – Zaragoza 0.
Athletic Bilbao line-up: Iraizoz, Iraola, San Jose, Amorebieta, Aurtenetxe, Gurpegui, Iturraspe, Susaeta, Muniain, Gomez, Aduriz.
Last three matches:
Athletic Bilbao 2 – Sevilla 1;
Athletic Bilbao 2 – Olympique Lyonnais 3;
Granada 1 – Athletic Bilbao 2.