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Probable Lineups Statistical Comparision

(39) 25 Goals 26 (33)
(25) 16 Assists 9 (23)
(6.7) 6.7 Average Ratings 6.8 (6.6)
26.9 Average Age 28.2
181.8 Average Height (cm) 181.5
(0.8) 0.9 Shots pg 0.8 (0.7)
(54%) 53% Aerial Duel Success 51% (49%)
(0.8) 0.7 Dribbles pg 0.6 (0.6)
(1.3) 1.4 Tackles pg 1.5 (1.8)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in Primera Division.

Missing Players

Player Reason Status Rating
Raul García Out 7.1
Kike Sola Out N/A
Enric Saborit Out 6.73
Íñigo Martínez Out 6.89
Mikel San José Out 6.74
Mikel Balenziaga Doubtful 6.77
Mikel Rico Doubtful 6.61
No missing players.

Team News

  • Enric Saborit, Inigo Martinez and Mikel San Jose all miss out due to suspension after hitting a milestone of yellow cards.
  • Inigo Lekue should start at left back, with Yeray and Unai Nunez central in a back four.
  • Aritz Aduriz is expected to lead the line, with Inaki Williams and Markel Susaeta slotting in out wide.
  • Didac Vila will continue at left-back for the away side, with Naldo at centre-back.
  • Sergi Darder could feature either in attacking midfield or a little deeper.
  • Leo Baptistao and Gerard Moreno are in great form and will continue in attack for Espanyol.


  • Athletic have won just one of their last four home games in La Liga, with Kuko Ziganda's side failing to maintain their strong form at San Mames until the end of the campaign.
  • The hosts have scored in each of their last seven home outings in the league, but have kept just two clean sheets during the same period.
  • Espanyol are unbeaten in their last four La Liga matches and have won three of them. Since Quique Sanchez Flores' departure they have stepped things up well.
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