10th placed Alaves will hope to continue their good run with at least a point against this impressive Athletic Bilbao team.
Alaves have had a good season so far – they are currently 10th in the league table with 48 points from 35 games.
They trail 9th placed Espanyol by only 2 points and a win in this game could see them topple Espanyol.
They are currently unbeaten in their last 4 league games and they have lost only 3 of their last 10 league games.
They have won 3 of their last 6 home games, and took 4 points from their last 2 home games.
Athletic Bilbao are currently 6th in the league table with 62 points from 35 league games.
They are currently on a run of 4 straight league wins and they have lost only 2 of their last 10 games, winning the remaining 8.
Away from home, they have also been in good form – they have won 4 of their last 5 away games, and they have scored at least 1 goal in those 5 matches.
Bookmakers make Bilbao slight odds-on favourites to come out on top in this tie (1.85).
Results of each team’s last 5 matches across all leagues and competitions
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Last time they met: Athletic Bilbao 0-0 Alavés
Other fixtures taking place this week in the Spanish Primera:
Spanish Primera Table