Athletic Club vs Alavés: Time, where to watch, statistics and data prior to the match

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MADRID, 16 Mar. (EPDATA) –

Athletic Club plays matchday 29 of LaLiga EA Sports in San Mamés against Alavés this Saturday at 9:00 p.m. (Movistar LaLiga), a match they come to after winning against Las Palmas, managing to add three points to the 53 points they have in the competition. For its part, its rival this round, Alavés, has 32 points after beating Rayo Vallecano last round.

We review some of the statistics of both teams prior to the match:


In the offensive section, Athletic Club improves Alavés’ records in goals per game with 1.7 goals per game for the former compared to 0.9 for the latter, according to Driblab statistics consulted by Europa Press. Regarding the quality of the scoring chances generated, the ‘lions’ also surpass the babazorros with 1.5 expected goals compared to 1.1.

In total, on average, Athletic has taken 12.6 shots per game so far in the competition compared to 12.1 for Alavés. Of them, 4.8 were on goal in the case of the red-and-whites and 3.4 in the case of the blue-and-whites.

In the days that have been played, Athletic Club has better offensive numbers than Alavés with 25.6 actions in the opponent’s area per game compared to 21.1 for its rival. The Biscayan team also surpasses the Vitorian team in the effectiveness of their passes with a success percentage of 78.9% compared to 74.9%.

In terms of ball conservation, Athletic Club has a record of 49% so far in the competition compared to 42% for Alavés.

Offensive statistics: Athletic Club / Alavés

Goals per game: 1,7 / 0,9.

Expected goals: 1,5 / 1,1.

Finishes: 12,6 / 12,1.

Shots on goal: 4,8 / 3,4.

Actions in rival area: 25,6 / 21,1.

Success in passes (%): 78,9% / 74,9%.

Ball possession (%): 49% / 42%.

Passes for possession: 3 / 2,4.

Centers: 22,6 / 22,6.


In the defensive panorama, Alavés surpasses Athletic Club in duels won (50.3% compared to 47.5%). Furthermore, in the specific case of aerial duels, both teams win 52%.

On average, Valverde’s team has received 0.9 goals and 12.6 shots per game compared to the 1.2 goals and 12.1 shots received by Luis García’s team.

In terms of pressure, Athletic Club manages to recover the ball in the opponent’s field on average 6 times per game while Alavés does so on 5.5 occasions.

Defensive statistics: Athletic Club / Alavés

Duels won: 47,5% / 50,3%.

Air duels won: 52% / 52%.

Goals received: 0,9 / 1,2.

Shots received: 10,3 / 11.