Granada and Athletic Bilbao

The new La Liga season is finally about to begin! On Friday Granada and Athletic Bilbao will kick off the competition with a game at the Nuevo Los Carmenes in Granada. That’s a perfect time to look at this match in our soccer betting winning tips.

The previous season was pure success for Granada as they did well and finished 7th in the standings. Some pundits believe they overachieved, but we don’t agree on this – they were very consistent and it was not just luck behind their performance.

What Granada did on the transfer market this summer? They made some business, yes. The club paid 4 million for Tenerife’s midfielder Luis Milla, while they also made a big transfer signing Roma’s French midfielder Maxime Gonalons. Real Madrid’s Alberto Soro and Watford’s Dimitri Foulquier also joined the club. Real Madrid’s Jesus Vallejo was loaned, while Getafe’s Jorge Molina signed on a free transfer.

Athletic Bilbao will try to do better than they did last season. The Basques finished 11th in La Liga and that’s simply not good enough, especially for the fans. Athletic are one of the big Spanish clubs and they should be in the Top 10.

On the market Athletic did absolutely nothing so far. There are no new signings, which is worrying the supporters a little bit. The team clearly needs improvement, but at this moment the board is not doing anything. At the same time the experienced Benat and Mikel San Jose left on free transfers and they are free agents now.

These are our soccer betting winning tips for the La Liga fixture between Granada and Athletic Bilbao from the first round. Because it’s the start of the competition, many people will be watching. We hope to see a really good game between these two teams. La Liga is a great competition, so we will be watching, too.