Sevilla v Athletic Bilbao Match Preview and Predictions 16th January 2019

Time: 22.30


Spanish sides Sevilla clash with Athletico Bilbao in the second of the 4th round of the Spanish La Liga both sides keen to get the crucial victory to advance to the quarterfinals of the competition.

Sevilla will be particularly eager to get back to winning ways and down the visiting Athletic Club to seal their safe passage to the last 8 of the competition after emerging 3-1 winners away from home in the first leg of the competition.

Sevilla ironically heads into the match hoping to bounce back from their 2-0 away defeat to Athletico Bilbao away from home in their last Spanish La Liga encounter and avenge their defeat to their rivals at their backyard.

The home side head into the match having registered mixed results in their last five matches managing two wins, two draws and suffering one defeat in their last five matches and their manager will be keen to see his charges produce more consistent results.

Athletic Bilbao travels to Sevilla hoping to stage an upset and sneak away with a crucial win to book a place in the quarterfinals of the Spanish cup competition.

Athletic Club head into the match buoyed by their 2-0 win over their hosts at their backyard in the latest La Liga encounter and they will be hoping for more of the same in the coming encounter.

The visitors head into the match in decent form having won three and drawn two of their last six matches will suffering a single defeat. The away side will be keen to at least emerge victorious with a margin of more than two goals to advance in the cup competition.

The home team will be counting on morocco hitman Ben Yedder to fire them past their visitors who will be keen to hit them on the break.

Head to Head

Athletic Club has won three while Sevilla has won two of the last five matches between the two sides.