Athletic Bilbao 2-0 Osasuna: Los Rojillos slip to a defeat at Bilbao

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Athletic Bilbao beat Osasuna with a thumping 2-0 victory on Sunday at San Mames Stadium. Athletic Bilbao were hoping to get something from this game after losing their last game 1-0 to Granada whilst Osasuna secured a point against Getafe in their previous match. After today’s result, Athletic Bilbao are in 8th place, with 55 points from 37 matches, while Osasuna sit in 9th, with 47 points from 37.

It was an impressive opening from The Lions, thanks to Alex Berenguer finding the net, 33 minutes in, finishing the first half 1-0.

Athletic Bilbao continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Asier Villalibre in the 79th minute and seeing the game end 2-0.

For Athletic Bilbao, Alex Berenguer, Asier Villalibre, Alex Petxa, Oier Zarraga and Ander Capa, came on for Raul Garcia, Nicholas Williams, Dani Garcia, Unai Vencedor and Inaki Williams. Osasuna brought on Kike Garcia, Kike Barja, Ruben Garcia, Roberto Torres and Oier, to replace Ezequiel Avila, Javi Martinez, Inigo Perez, Nacho Vidal and Darko Brasanac.

Athletic Bilbao will play away against Seville, while Osasuna will face Mallorca at home.

Technical card:
Athletic Bilbao:Unai Simon, Oscar De Marcos, Inigo Martinez, Yeray Alvarez, Yuri Berchiche, Nicholas Williams (Asier Villalibre, min.46), Dani Garcia (Alex Petxa, min.67), Unai Vencedor (Oier Zarraga, min.67), Iker Muniain, Raul Garcia (Alex Berenguer, min.20) and Inaki Williams (Ander Capa, min.87)
Osasuna:Sergio Herrera, Nacho Vidal (Roberto Torres, min.83), Juan Cruz, Aridane, Manu Sanchez, Javi Martinez (Kike Barja, min.46), Darko Brasanac (Oier, min.83), Jon Moncayola, Inigo Perez (Ruben Garcia, min.68), Ante Budimir and Ezequiel Avila (Kike Garcia, min.46)
Stadium:San Mames Stadium
Goals:Alex Berenguer (1-0, min. 33) and Asier Villalibre (2-0, min. 79)