Soccer betting. Picks and bets on Athletic Bilbao – Rapid Wien match. 2016.09.29
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Match 2 round group stage of the Europa League Athletic Bilbao – Rapid Vienna on Thursday September 29 at 22:50 (Moscow time) at the San Mames stadium. Experts put this meeting on Athletic, which is considered one of the main contenders to win the whole tournament. Spanish clubs in recent years very successfully in the international arena, including in the Europa League – three wins in a row alone are worth Seville. So that Athletic could certainly become a winner the next draw of the tournament. However, the beginning of the journey for the trophy turned out not impressive – the Basques lost away from home debutant Eurocups Sassuolo with a big score 0:3. After that Athletic had three matches on the domestic scene, and won all of them – in Valencia (2:1), Granada (2:1) and Seville (3:1). Three of the seven goals scored in these matches Aduriz. Thus, in this season, Athletics after seven official matches four wins and three defeats. The progress of recent weeks is obvious, but it can not but alarm the fact that for seven games, the football club from Bilbao only once been able to play to zero.
On Thursday, Athletic will play at home to Rapid Vienna. This command in the first round group stage of the Europa League beat Genk at home with a score of 3:2. After that, she has twice won the championship and the Cup of Austria, as the weekend drew to the national championship with St. Polten. Unbeaten Rapida has six games, half of which he won. In addition, the Viennese club will not play on a foreign field six fights in a row. It is interesting that in the first two games of this segment he scored four goals, then scored four times in a row exactly one ball.
Rapid last season played in the Europa League group with Villarreal, Dinamo Minsk and Victoria Pilsen and scored 15 points out of 18 possible, winning five and losing only one match – a visit to Villarreal. And in the 1/16 final he had to play with the other Spanish team Valencia, which he missed two games in ten unanswered goals. Now some of Bilbao again waiting for the defeat of the Austrians, that everything else is not scored a single goal in three of their last four away games in the Europa League.
As for the Athletics, he last season reached the quarterfinals of the Europa League, losing on penalties to eventual winner Seville. And before that, in the 1/8 finals he defeated just Valencia. Of the eight previous matches at home in the Europa League Athletic won five and lost only once. With such statistics, specific problems in the match against Rapid he should arise.
Predictions for the match Athletic Bilbao – Rapid Vienna (Europa League, group stage, 2nd round, 29 September): Athletic will win 3:1; both teams will score.