Real Madrid has another tough fixture against Athletic Bilbao in the upcoming La Liga. Los Blancos have already lost the La Liga trophy. The first leg ended with a goalless draw at the San Mames Stadium in December last year. So we can expect at least some goals at the Bernabeu in the second leg. Athletic Bilbao is one of the three La Liga teams including Real Madrid and Barcelona who never relegated to the second division of Spanish Football. Only six games have been left for this season. Can Real Madrid finish above city rivals Atletico Madrid? You take a look at the Indian time and schedule and telecast channels of the game below.
Real Madrid Vs Athletic Bilbao Indian Time [IST]
According to Indian Standard Time, Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao will begin at 1:00 am on 19 April 2018 [Thursday]. It will be played at the home ground of Real Madrid i.e. Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. Given below is the full information.
|Competition||La Liga 2017-18|
|Date||19 April 2018 [India]|
|Time||1:00 am [Indian Standard Time]|
|Venue||Estadio Santiago Bernabeu|
|Seating capacity||81,044 spectators|
|Home team||Real Madrid|
|Away team||Athletic Bilbao|
Real Madrid Vs Athletic Bilbao Telecast in India
Live Broadcast on Sony Ten 2
Indian Sports channel Sony Ten 2 will provide the live telecast coverage of Real Madrid vs Athletic Club. If you are in India, please switch to this television channel to watch the live coverage of the game.
Real Madrid: WLDWW
Athletic Bilbao: LWDLL
Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane rested most of his key players during the last game against Malaga. He is expected to do so again for this fixture as the manager is primarily focused on the Semifinal of Champions League against Bayern Munich.
Athletic Bilbao is going through a stumbling form with just one win in last five fixtures in all competition. They currently sit at the 13th spot in La Liga table. They have lost four of their last six away games, although those fixtures were away to Marseilles, Barcelona, Sevilla, and Atletico Madrid.
After this game, the Vikings will travel to Germany for the 1st leg of UEFA Champions League Semifinal Clash. Their last game at the Santiago Bernabeu was not what fans expected. The loss to Juventus ended an unbeaten run of five games at the Bernabeu.
Real Madrid: Navas; Marcelo, Ramos, Vallejo, Hernandez. Casemiro, Kovacic, Asensio, Isco, Vasquez, Benzema.
Atheltic Bilbao: Arrizabalaga, Balenziaga, Martinez, Etxeita, Oscar de Marcos, Benat, Mikel San Jose, Cordoba, Garcia, Susaeta, Williams.