Week 33 features a match on Wednesday July 1st, where Valencia will host Athletic Club at Estadio De Mestalla in a clash of these two closely matched La Liga teams. Weather on match day is looking like a cloudy and cool day, with daytime temperatures of only 14 degrees, which will be a great treat for players. Valencia sits at 7th place in the tables. In their last match they recorded a 2-0 shutout win against Osasuna. Valencia is looking for direction having earned 15 points in their last 10 matches, while In their last match, 10th placed Athletic Club, recorded a 0-1 loss against Barcelona, and Athletic Club is looking for direction having 3 win and 5 losses in their last 10 matches.
As of right now the betting odds favour Valencia to win.
Valencia and Athletic Club last played eachother at the San Mamés Barria on Sat Sep 28th. Valencia took the match by a score of 1 to 0 in front of just over 42000 dissapointed fans. Denis Cheryshev struck first for Valencia in the 27th minute, and that was all the excitement the two teams could muster At the end of 90 a dissapointed Athletic Club couldn't manage to score, and Valencia took the shutout win.
Raúl García has been the most effective weapon for Athletic Club lately. The Spanish Midfielder has netted 2 goals in his last five matches. Valencia is lucky enough to have a few offensive weapons, with Dani Parejo and Rodrigo each having 2 goals in their last 5
Cristiano Piccini, Ezequiel Garay and Gabriel Paulista are unavailable to play for Valencia, while Athletic Club will be without Beñat, Ibai Gómez and Asier Villalibre.