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Alaves vs Athletic Bilbao 

Competition – Spanish Primera

Stadium – Estadio de Mendizorroza

Date: 7th May 2017

Kick-off time – 11:00 GMT

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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

 
Alavés last 5 matches (most recent first):
30/04/17 (a)Real Betis 1-4 W
27/04/17 (h)Eibar 0-0 D
23/04/17 (a)Las Palmas 1-1 D
17/04/17 (h)Villarreal 2-1 W
08/04/17 (a)Espanyol 1-0 L
 
Athletic Bilbao last 5 matches (most recent first):
30/04/17 (a)Celta Vigo 0-3 W
27/04/17 (h)Real Betis 2-1 W
24/04/17 (a)Eibar 0-1 W
14/04/17 (h)Las Palmas 5-1 W
07/04/17 (a)Villarreal 3-1 L

Last time they met: Athletic Bilbao 0-0 Alavés

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