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

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

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

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

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

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

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


CL hopefuls Bilbao beaten by 9-man Malaga

Valencia began their new era under owner Peter Lim with a 1-1 draw at Sevilla thanks to a late equaliser from Lucan Orban.

Lionel Messi comes good, Barcelona win again

Messi has faced criticism for his lackluster performances in the team’s recent losses in the league.

Atletico Madrid complete comeback win; Real Madrid, Barcelona keep pace

Atletico have 76 points with seven games left, equalling their tally from last season when they finished third.

Bilbao cement fourth place with home win over Getafe

The win moved Granada four points ahead of Elche and Rayo, which are both just three points clear of 18th-place Valladolid.