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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Athletic Bilbao


Atlético Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao to increase its Spanish league lead

March 11, 2021 12:47 pm

Marcos Llorente and Luis Suárez scored a goal in each half as Atlético came from behind to move six points ahead of Barcelona and eight points in front of Real Madrid.

Athletic Bilbao spoils Huesca’s fun week by 2-0 in La Liga

December 19, 2020 8:24 am

Athletic was being shaded at home until the 86th minute when Bosnian forward Kenan Kodro drew a foul in the box from central defender Jorge Pulido. Pulido left thanks to a second yellow card and Kodro slotted the spot kick down the middle.

Spanish League: Karim Benzema scores twice, Real Madrid beat 10-man Bilbao 3-1

December 16, 2020 8:53 am

Madrid was in third place behind league leader Real Sociedad and second-place Atlético Madrid on overall goal difference. Atlético has two more games in hand to play.

Iker Muniain helps Athletic Bilbao beat Granada in first leg of Copa del Rey semifinals

February 13, 2020 3:39 pm

Iker Muniain scored the winner in the 42nd minute after an assist by Inaki Williams. The goal had to be confirmed by video review as it appeared Williams controlled the ball with his arm before his cross.

Without Lionel Messi, Barcelona lose first league opener in 10 years

August 17, 2019 8:23 am

Veteran striker Aritz Aduriz scored from a spectacular overhead kick a minute after coming off the bench in the 88th minute, handing Barcelona the loss after 10 straight opening league wins.

La Liga Stadiums: Of tradition and modernity - Athletic Bilbao's San Mames

March 11, 2019 3:55 pm

The San Memes houses a club that is rooted in tradition and is a cultural symbol in the Basque County. It retains the name of the century-old stadium it replaced in 2013, along with the heritage and atmosphere.

La Liga Roundup: Barcelona fail to score at Bilbao, Real Madrid 6 points back

February 11, 2019 10:51 am

The 0-0 result ended Barcelona's run of 37 league games where they scored at least one goal. Their last league game without a goal was a 0-0 draw with Getafe on Feb. 11, 2018.

Europa League: Police officer dies after fan violence before game in Spain

February 23, 2018 1:59 pm

Police said the officer died in hospital after clashes outside San Mames Stadium in the Basque Country city of Bilbao in northern Spain.

Bilbao midfielder Iker Muniain tears ligament in right knee

September 29, 2017 8:09 pm

Muniain tore a ligament in his other knee in April 2015, knocking him out of competition for nearly a year.

Antoine Griezmann helps Atletico Madrid past Athletic Bilbao

December 23, 2014 9:55 am

Griezmann netted a second-half hat-trick to help Atletico roar back for a 4-1 win at Athletic Bilbao.