Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Head-to-Head: A Winning Start for Real Madrid?

After having enjoyed a very successful run in the Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid head-to-head numbers, Real Madrid look to start the new campaign in a positive fashion. The stats are looking can do so for a victory for Real Madrid, who have managed to get more than 50% wins in the games against Athletic Bilbao.

Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid head-to-head
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Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Head-to-Head Record

The Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid head-to-head football stats have witnessed this encounter being played out in the top tier of Spanish football on 65 occasions. Real Madrid have been able to pick up a whopping 41 victories. The Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid head-to-head recent form is also heavily in favour of the Los Blancos, who have picked up four wins in the last six meetings. Real Madrid have been able to produce a dominating performance against Athletic Bilbao whether it is home and away.

The sporadic victories for Athletic Bilbao in this fixture would not be surprising considering that they have always been subpar when it comes to the quality levels against Real Madrid. Athletic Bilbao have only managed 13 victories. It is also not a big surprise to the Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid head-to-head football betting stats that more than 50% of the wins have been at home. Athletic Bilbao have only picked up four wins in away against Real Madrid.

Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Recent Head-to-Head Matches

Spain Primera Liga 12/08/23

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Spain Primera Liga 04/06/23

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Spain Primera Liga 22/01/23

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Spain Primera Liga 22/01/23

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Spain Copa del Rey 03/02/22

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Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid Trophy Head-to-Head

The Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid head-to-head football trophy numbers would unsurprisingly lead in favour of Real Madrid, who are one of the most successful clubs in the world. Madrid are the record holder when it comes to the number of UEFA Champions League titles picked up. No team has won the 14 Champions League titles as Real Madrid with five of them coming since 2010. Madrid have also been able to pick up 35 La Liga titles with the most recent coming in 2021-22 season.

Without a shadow of doubt, these successes have transformed Real Madrid into one of the most popular and instantly recognisable clubs in the world.

The numbers from Athletic Bilbao are pale in comparison but they have picked up the La Liga title on eight occasions with the last coming in the 1983-84 season. Athletic Bilbao have also won the Copa del Rey on 23 occasions.

Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid All-Time Top Goalscorer Head-to-Head

Even though Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid head-to-head football stats reveal a lot of dominance from Real Madrid in terms of absolute victories, it is an Athletic Bilbao player who dominates in the scoring charts in this fixture. Former Athletic Bilbao centre forward Telmo Zarra is the top scorer in this fixture with 22 goals.

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Karim Benzema, who spent more than a decade with Real Madrid before recently leaving to the Saudi league, is the most successful player for Real Madrid in this fixture with 20 goals. Former Madrid great Cristiano Ronaldo comes third with 17 goals.


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