Real Madrid’s home game against Athletic Bilbao takes place after Los Blancos bounced back from their poor start to the 2020-2021 season with three key wins against Sevilla, Gladbach and Atletico de Madrid. Zidane’s men seem to have found some groove and momentum and must keep it going if they want to compete for La Liga title by the end of the season.
Given how intense and busy Madrid’s schedule has been during the last few weeks, this match seems to be a good opportunity for Zidane to rotate his squad and give some of his starters a bit of rest. However, the second unit has not been very reliable so far this season, so Zidane will have to find a balance if he wants to make those rotations.
Bilbao have not been a solid team this year, so Madrid should definitely take care of business today and prove that they now have the consistency needed to compete for trophies.
HOW TO WATCH, STREAM LA LIGA
Time: 22:00 CET (local time), 04:00opm EST.
Venue: Alfredo di Stefano, Madrid, Spain.
Available TV: BeIN Sports (USA), Movistar La Liga (Spain)
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