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Real Madrid won yet again after a hard-fought victory against Atheltic Bilbao that gives them a comfortable lead over Barcelona. The hosts were a worthy opponent but a penalty in the 71st minute earned the visitors the three points.
Iñaki Williams was in the right place at the right time to score this goal with his chest for Athletic Club in their 2019/20 Copa del Rey game vs Tenerife.
Raul Garcia, the scorer of the two goals in Athletic Bilbao's win at the Mestalla against Valencia (0-2), means he now has 13 goals this season. Those are his best numbers out of any of the 15 La Liga seasons he has played in.
Veteran midfielder Raul Garcia scored twice to move Athletic Bilbao into the Europa League places in a 2-0 win at Valencia on Wednesday.
Athletic Bilbao and Real Madrid are due to meet on Sunday 5th July, but the match could be postponed are at least delayed as RM will not be get 72 hours rest. The temperature could also be a problem.
Barcelona limped to a 1-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Tuesday that sends them back to the top of La Liga, for 24 hours at least, three points ahead of Real Madrid.
Athletic Bilbao played Atletico Madrid on Sunday but they started the match with only 10 players. That is what referee Gonzalez Gonzalez's match report says anyway.
Athletic and Atlético made their return to football and delighted us with an intense, competitive game that ended with a draw, a disappointing result given the good performances from both sides.
Diego Costa can boast about many things, but one of them is that he was the man who inflicted Athletic Bilbao's first defeat in their new stadium. It occurred on 29th January 2014 and Costa finished off 'Los Leones' in the 86th minute.