Barcelona return to the Liga on Sunday with a trip against the relegation contender Athletic Bilbao. Barca comes into play in first place with 50 points and a record of 15-5-2, while Bilbao is in 13th place with a record of 5-11-6 and 26 points. Barça have the opportunity to win eight points in second place with a victory thanks to the defeat of Atletico Madrid against Real Madrid on Saturday. Meanwhile, Bilbao is three points above the launch zone. Here's how you can watch the game and what to know:
La Liga: Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao
- Date: Sunday 10 February
- Time: 2:45 pm ET
- Position: San Mames
- TV channel: Playing sports
- Streaming: fuboTV (Free trial)
- Chance: Barcelona -140 / Bilbao +375 / Draw +280
Barcelona: Lionel Messi entered the field against Real Madrid midweek in the Copa del Rey, and continued to practice without problems. It is expected that you play in this game, but do not be so surprised if it is used as a substitute. In the coming weeks it is a challenging moment for Barça with two other Clasicos, Champions League and more.
Athletic Bilbao: For a team that has the talent to be safe from this point, the club is only three points above the relegation zone. This puts them in a difficult position where any point against the bigger clubs will be welcome. The key will be to understand how to break down Barça's defense, with Bilbao scoring just 23 goals in 22 games.
Prediction Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao
Luis Suarez scores in every half and the chances of survival of Bilbao hit.
Choose: Boat (-140)