Real Madrid have a chance of getting first or second position in 2013–14 La Liga standings after last defeat of Barcelona at home. They are currently at third spot after Atletico Madrid & Barca. But this could be tougher task for them against Athletic club which already defeat Barcelona for the first time this season.On 1 December 2013, Athletic Bilbao made victory over the current champions of Liga BBVA by 1–0 which stopped perfect start of Barcelona. So fans can expect great rivalry on 2nd January 2013 between these 2 top teams. Have a look on match preview of Athletic Club vs Real Madrid.
|ATHLETIC CLUB VS REAL MADRID MATCH SCHEDULE|
|Competition||La Liga 2013/14|
|Date||02-01-2014 [GMT] & 03-01-2014 [IST]|
|Time||20:00 [GMT] & 01:30 [IST]|
|Stadium||San Mames Stadium|
|Audience capacity||53,332 spectators|
|Home team||Los Leones [The Lions]|
|Away team||Los Blancos [The Whites]|
|Match day||Twenty second|
|Telecast & Broadcast Channels||Star Sports 4, Canal+ 1 /HD / 30 beIN Sports en Espanol, beIN Sports Play|
Athletic Club vs Real Madrid Preview
Their last meeting took place at home stadium of The Vikings Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on 1 September 2013. That was 3–1 victory for Real Madrid in which Isco scored 2 goals & Cristiano Ronaldo also netted once. For Athletic club lbai Gomez scored single goal. Right now, Real Madrid & Athletic club are at third & fourth position respectively in current season. The away side have 53 points in bag with total of 17 wins, 2 draws & 2 losses. While, the home team have 42 points with 13 wins, 2 draws & 5 losses. Recently, C. Roanldo said “The only message I can give him is that I know he has so much strength & courage. The World Cup and the Colombia team await him. I hope he recovers soon and can return to action in time. It’s what we all want. Stay Strong, Falcao.” Out of last 5 games of all competition played by Los Blancos, they won all of them without conceding a goal. In last month [January], they scored 17 goals in 8 matches without conceding single goal. GK & captain Iker Casillas is now top goalkeeper of Real Madrid without conceding goal.
Athletic Club vs Real Madrid Time & Telecast Channels
One of the most awaiting game of these teams will start at 01:30 am on 03 January 2014 [Monday] according to IST. For GMT, match date & time for GMT are 02 January 2014 [Sunday] & 8:00 pm respectively. You can watch game on Star Sports 4, bwin, DIRECTV Argentina, Canal+ 1 / HD / 30. Check out list of telecast channels of other nation below. India: Star Sports 4 Spain: Canal+ 1 /HD / 30 USA: beIN Sports en Espanol, beIN Sports Play UK: Sky Go, Sky Sports 2 / HD, Sky Sports 1 Ireland, NOW TV Argentina: DIRECTV Argentina Portugal: Sport TV2 Sri Lanka: Star Sports 4, Star Sports HD 2 Pakistan: Star Sports 4