On the first match of what is to be his final season in the Spanish top division, Aritz Aduriz was supposed to present a picture of a veteran who’ll soon bid his farewell. He chose to author a spectacle instead.
Tag: Athletic Bilbao
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has called on Antoine Griezmann to be more involved in games after the Catalan giants were beaten 1-0 by Athletic Bilbao in their LaLiga opener.
Barcelona will be without talisman Lionel Messi for their opening LaLiga match against Athletico Bilbao on Friday.
Skipper Marcelo admitted Real Madrid have been “really, really damaged” by a disappointing season after Karim Benzema’s hat-trick secured a 3-0 LaLiga victory over Athletic Bilbao.
Karim Benzema claimed a hat-trick as Real Madrid recovered from a lacklustre first half to condemn Athletic Bilbao to a 3-0 defeat at the Bernabeu.
Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane will not let speculation surrounding a summer overhaul of his squad deflect focus from delivering a strong finish to the LaLiga campaign.
Celtic’s European Cup-winning captain Billy McNeill is to receive a prestigious award from Spanish club Athletic Bilbao in tribute to his “faithful service” to the Hoops.
Athletic Bilbao continued their rise up the LaLiga standings with a 2-1 comeback victory over Girona at the Estadi Montilivi.
Raul Garcia struck 10 minutes from time for Athletic Bilbao as they held Espanyol to a 1-1 draw at San Mames.
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez saluted “one of the best in the world” after watching goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen deny Athletic Bilbao victory.
Marc-Andre Ter Stegen produced two fine saves to deny Athletic Bilbao victory as a lacklustre Barcelona were held to a goalless draw at the Estadio San Mames.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde will have star striker Lionel Messi back for Barcelona’s trip to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
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Alaves missed the chance to climb to fifth in LaLiga after being held to a goalless draw by Athletic Bilbao in Monday’s Basque derby.
Espanyol moved up to second in LaLiga as they edged out Athletic Bilbao 1-0 at the Power8 Stadium on Monday night.
Lionel Messi denied Barcelona might be suffering a case of the jitters after dropping points for the third successive league game.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has dismissed any questions about his team’s attitude following a shock LaLiga defeat against Leganes.
Julen Lopetegui believes Karim Benzema is enjoying the prime stage of his career as he helps Real Madrid cope without record scorer Cristiano Ronaldo.
Chelsea have made Kepa Arrizabalaga the world’s most expensive goalkeeper as Maurizio Sarri’s men swiftly moved to replace Real Madrid-bound Thibaut Courtois.
Thibaut Courtois is getting his dream move to Real Madrid in a deal that will see Mateo Kovacic head to Chelsea on a season-long loan.