MADRID, 11 Feb. (EUROPA PRESS) –
Athletic Club hopes to take advantage this Monday at the Power Horse Stadium (9:00 p.m.), in the last match of the twenty-fourth matchday of LaLiga EA Sports, from the euphoria of their cup victory against Atlético against bottom team UD Almería, who have not yet He has added a victory this league season and sees his options for permanence gradually receding.
With a solitary goal from Alex Berenguer at the Cívitas Metropolitano, the 'lions' took the lead on Wednesday in the Copa del Rey semi-final tie against Diego Pablo Simeone's team, which must be resolved on February 29 in San Mamés.
Before, Ernesto Valverde's team will have to defend its fifth position in the domestic competition, where it has 45 points after beating RCD Mallorca (4-0) last week; three units away are the colchoneros, while the sixth, Real Betis, is seven below.
The Andalusians, for their part, continue without raising their heads and without celebrating anything since October, when they beat Talavera in the Cup, their only victory so far this season. In LaLiga, on the other hand, they still don't know what it means to win.
Six draws and 17 defeats appear in the scoreboard of Gaizka Garitano's team, the team with the most goals in the category (51), which was close to causing a surprise a few weeks ago in a controversial match at the Bernabéu (3-2) and that They lost to Alavés (0-3) and Valencia in their last games. The salvation zone is 14 points away.
The Bilbao team has doubts about the injured Nico Williams and Gorka Guruzeta, but recovers Dani Vivian. Meanwhile, the Andalusians, with Aleksandar Radovanovic ready, will have to deal with the absences of the suspended Leo Baptistao and the injured Luis Suárez, César Montes and Ibrahima Kone.
–MONDAY PROGRAM AT LALIGA EA SPORTS.
Almeria – Athletic Club. García Verdura (Catalan) 21.00.