Real Madrid look to keep their titles hopes alive when they face ninth placed Athletic Bilbao away from home at San Mames on matchday 37 in La liga.
Real Madrid and Atletico will both play at the same time on Sunday when they face Athletic Bilbao and Osasuna respectively. A win for Real Madrid will keep them strongly in contention for the title race, however any other result will put Atletico firmly in contention for second La Liga title since 2013-14, provided they win their match, with Barcelona also facing Celta Vigo at Camp Nou at the same time.
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Real Madrid have not lost any of their last 16 La Liga games ( Won 11, Drawn 5), equalling their best unbeaten streak in a single league campaign under Zinedine Zidane. The Los Blancos hammered Granada 4-1 margin in their last outing and will look to continue their winning run against Athletic Bilbao in pursuit of their 35th La Liga title.
On the other hand, Athletic Bilbao were stunned by SD Huesca 0-1 in their previous match and will be looking forward to a turnaround of events against Real.
Real Madrid official lineup: Thibaut Courtois; Miguel Gutierrez, Nacho, Eder Militao, Alvaro Odriozola; Casemiro, Luka Modric, Fede Valverde; Vinicius Jnr, Rodrygo, Karim Benzema.
Athletic Bilbao official lineup: Unai Simon; Mikel Balenziaga, Unai Nunez, Yeray Alvarez, Oscar De Marcos; Jon Morcillo, Vencedor, Dani Garcia, Alex Berenguer; Inaki Williams, Oihan Sancet.
The match is scheduled to begin at 10:00 PM IST at the Estadio San Mames, in Bilbao.