Athletic – Olympic: football predictions
One of the matches next Thursday will be the confrontation between the Spanish Athletic and the French team Olympique Marseille. In this pair the obvious favorite is the Spanish team, and the first match of the opposition 3: 1 in favor of the French. In order to qualify for the 1/4 finals of the second most important European Cup, the Basques must score at least two goals at San Mames.
For Athletic League of Europe has recently become a priority tournament. The thing is that in the championship of Spain, the future owners after 28 rounds are only on the 12th line, have in their assets 35 points. The gap from Girona, which is in seventh place, is 8 points, in addition, there is a high competition from a number of teams Examples that also do not mind the next season to play in European competition. And as you know, the victory in the European League is the shortest way to the group stage of the Champions League.
Marcel has a much better tournament standing than Athletic, in the standings of the French League 1 Marseilles team after 29 played rounds is in third place, that is, in the zone of the Champions League. In the framework of his native championship, Olimpic played 15 matches on the road, in which he managed to win 8 times with 3 defeats, 26:21 the difference between goals scored and goals conceded.
Forecast: Athletic has no other chance to break into the 1/4 finals of LE except to score goals to Marcel. In its field the Basques historically play well and effectively, there is a hope that in the upcoming game we will see a lot of goals scored.
Our prediction for this match: total is more than 2.5