Borussia Dortmund will continue their summer pre-season activities as they challenge Spanish Athletic Bilbao at the Kybunpark St. Gallen Stadium. Their pre-season tour has been good since they’ve lost just 2 of their pre-season games; 1-0 to German side 1869 Munchen and a penalty shootout to Manchester City in the International Champions Cup. This games will serve as a proper preparation to them for their Super Cup game against Bayern Munich on Sunday.
Athletic Club are still looking for a win in the pre-season games, they have not won any of their 5 pre-season games; drawing most and losing the remainder. Their last club friendly game was a defeat against Southampton FC, they will be hungry for a for a win in this clash to appease their football betting fans.
Football Betting Prediction – Team News
Dortmund have cashed in on 4 of their key players; Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Matt Hummels, Ilkay Gundogan and Jakub Blaszczykowski for a total fee of £109m. They brought in 8 players which includes Andre Schurrle, Mario Gotze and Batra.
Athletic Bilbao on the other hand sent out Unai Lopez on loan, Carlos Gurpegi ended his career while the rest of the departures went on free transfer.
Football Betting Prediction – Head to Head
This will be the first game between this two great teams. Borussia Dortmund have played a lot of games against Spanish teams, they have played 22 games, won 7, drawn 7 and lost 8 while Athletic Bilbao have played 8 games against a German club won 2, drawn 2 and lost 2.
Football Betting Prediction
Dortmund have been on a good run, they have won 4 of their 7 games which includes a 4-1 battering of Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United, they look more complete than their opponents.
Athletic Bilboa on the other hand have drawn 4 of their last 5 club friendly games, which includes goalless draw against Nantes, 1-1 draw against Sporting Gijon & also Huesca and a 2-2 draw against Bordeaux.
We’re banking on a win for the German side but considering that they have a super cup game against Bayern this weekend, they might be playing with caution. The game could as well end in draw.
In this light, you could back Dortmund win or draw or Both teams to score