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Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid, 2020 La Liga: Predicted lineups

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Real Madrid will need a good game from Militao to replace Varane’s consistency.

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Real Madrid’s visit to Athletic Bilbao is not expected to be a comfortable one. Los Blancos have only had two days of rest after the tough match against Getafe and while their current four-point lead in the table gives them some margin of error, the absence of Raphael Varane and Eden Hazard could be hard to deal with for Zidane’s men.

Real Madrid predicted XI: Courtois, Carvajal, Militao, Ramos, Mendy, Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Vinicius, Rodrygo, Benzema.

Athletic Bilbao predicted XI: Simon, Capa, Nuñez, Martinez, Yuri, Garcia, Vesga, Garcia, Sancet, Cordoba, Williams.

Athletic have played solid and quality football since the return of the competition and are fighting for a spot in the 2020-2021 edition of the UEFA Europa League. Their intensity and physicality in the midfield will be tough to match and Madrid will need to give their best effort if they want to score the three points in this game.

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Date: 07/05/2020

Time: 14:00 CET (local time), 08:00am EST.

Venue: San Mames, Bilbao, Spain.

Available TV: BeIN Sports (USA), Movistar La Liga (Spain)

Available Streaming: BeIN Sports Connect (USA), Fubo.TV (USA).

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