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Friday, June 24, 2022

Athletic Bilbao


Six years and counting: Inaki Williams breaks LaLiga record for most consecutive appearances

April 18, 2022 6:10 pm

Before Williams laid claim to this record, Juanan Larranaga of Real Sociedad had played the highest number of uninterrupted fixtures at 202 matches, between 1986 and 1992.

La Liga: Athletic Bilbao register astounding 3-1 win over Levante

March 08, 2022 3:22 pm

Mikel Vesga, Inaki Williams and Oier Zarraga scored in the final half-hour to give Athletic the home win and move the Basque Country club closer to the European places.

La Liga: Late own-goal end Athletic Bilbao's unbeaten run in Spain

February 15, 2022 9:51 am

Athletic rallied from two goals down in the second half but conceded in the 88th minute when Takefusa Kubo's shot from close range hit the post and bounced off Simón's head before going back into the net.

Athletic Bilbao held by Valencia in 1st leg of Copa semifinals

February 11, 2022 10:55 am

Athletic is one of the hottest teams in Spain recently under coach Marcelino Garcia Toral, having eliminated Barcelona in the Copa's last 16 and Real Madrid in the quarterfinals.

La Liga: Athletic beat Espanyol 2-1 to move closer to European spots

February 08, 2022 11:52 am

It was the second consecutive league win for Athletic, which last week eliminated Real Madrid in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey.

Real Madrid knocked out of Copa del Rey by giant killers Athletic Bilbao

February 04, 2022 8:52 am

Real Madrid were clearly hampered by the absence of Karim Benzema, who is still recovering from a leg muscle injury, and a below par performance from Vinicius Jr.

Super Cup: Athletic Bilbao rallies past Atletico Madrid to return to final

January 14, 2022 10:40 am

Athletic Bilbao has scored two late goals to earn a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Atletico Madrid in Saudi Arabia to reach its second straight Spanish Super Cup final.

La Liga: Getafe extends Athletic Bilbao's winless streak

December 07, 2021 8:27 am

It was the fifth draw for Athletic during its winless streak, leaving the Basque Country club in ninth place after 16 matches. Its last league win was in October at home against Villarreal.

Back in Spain, Carlo Ancelotti has Real Madrid back on the title track

December 02, 2021 6:12 pm

Benzema’s goal just before halftime took his league-leading tally to 12 in 14 games. Courtois did the rest by making several good saves to frustrate a Bilbao side that outplayed Madrid in the second half.

La Liga: Atletico ends winless run, goalkeeper's mistake costs Sociedad victory

November 01, 2021 11:21 am

A mistake by Real Sociedad goalkeeper Alex Remiro has cost his team victory against rival Athletic Bilbao in the Basque Country derby in the Spanish league.