Real Madrid will have been happier than most people with their midweek 0-0 draw in El Clasico – but they need to beat Athletic Bilbao to make that result count.
Real Madrid will bring their 2019 to a close with a home La Liga fixture against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday night.Los Blancos are level on points with Barcelona at the top of the table heading into this weekend’s matches, while Bilbao sit seventh with 27 points to show for their efforts this term.
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Wednesday’s Camp Nou showdown was not the usual spectacle when the great Spanish rivals lock horns, but it was a good point for Zinedine Zidane’s side that meant they stayed level with Barcelona at the top of La Liga table.
Real Madrid: Courtois; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Mendy; Valverde, Modric, Kroos; Rodrygo, Benzema, Isco
Athletic Bilbao: Unai; Lekue, I Martinez, Nunez, Berchiche; D Garcia, San Jose; Williams, U Lopez, Cordoba; R Garcia
Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao Match Info
Date: Sunday December 22 2019
Kick-off time: 9.00pm EU
Venue: Estadio Santiago Bernabeu
Referee: Adrian Cordero Vega
Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao Head-To-Head Record
Last 4 matches
- April 21 2019: Real Madrid 3-0 Athletic Bilbao
- September 15 2018: Athletic Bilbao 1-1 Real Madrid
- April 18 2018: Real Madrid 1-1 Athletic Bilbao
- December 2 2017: Athletic Bilbao 0-0 Real Madrid
Total head-to-head league matches played since 1993-94: 52
- Real Madrid wins: 32
- Athletic Bilbao wins: 11
- Draws: 9