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|
|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