ATHLETIC BILBAO NEWS

Porto boss Julen Lopetegui admitted Athletic Bilbao caused his side problems on Tuesday night, but felt his team deserved their victory.
Hector Herrera and Ricardo Queresma scored as Porto beat Athletic Bilbao, Guillermo’s goal not enough for Los Leones.
There is a strong Spanish representation in the Porto side named by Julen Lopetegui to play Athletic Bilbao in the Champions League.
Athletic Bilbao midfielder Mikel Rico feels the Basques would be in a good position if they can get something positive from Porto on Tuesday.
Porto Coach Julen Lopetegui believes his side will have a difficult encounter against Athletic Bilbao despite the Basques’ poor League form.
Real Madrid, Barcelona, Athletic Bilbao and Atletico Madrid have learnt the identity of the officials for their next Champions League games....
Ernesto Valverde believes that more accuracy in front of goal would have given Athletic Bilbao victory over Celta Vigo.
Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte has moved to clear up some confusion surrounding his international allegiance.
Javier Clemente believes that if Marcelo Bielsa had continued at Athletic Bilbao one more year the club would have been relegated.
Celta Vigo winger Nolito has recognised the difficulties his team will face when they take on Athletic Bilbao at the weekend.
Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz has rushed to the defence of under-pressure boss Ernesto Valverde.
Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz admitted after the team’s defeat against Real Madrid there is a lot of soul-searching to do at San Mames.
Athletic Bilbao President Josu Urrutia believes the drain of the Champions League is part of the reason for the team’s poor form.
Ernesto Valverde is sure Athletic Bilbao will turn around their form after a hammering at the hands of Real Madrid.
A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick and a brace from Karim Benzema gave Real Madrid a comfortable win over beleaguered Athletic Bilbao.
Pepe returns for Real Madrid against Athletic Bilbao with Raphael Varane dropping to the bench.
Athletic Bilbao’s Oscar de Marcos has said the team will look to take the game to Real Madrid and get out of their bad run with a win.
Oscar de Marcos has called on Athletic Bilbao to get to the bottom of their poor form and turn it around quickly.
Carlo Ancelotti is taking nothing for granted when Real Madrid meet Athletic Bilbao despite the visitors’ poor run of form.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Ernesto Valverde has confirmed Aritz Aduriz and Iker Muniain are fitness doubts ahead of the game against Real Madrid.
Ernesto Valverde has said beating Real Madrid is more important to Athletic Bilbao than merely playing well. The sides meet on Sunday with...
Cristiano Ronaldo wants to line up for Real Madrid against Athletic Bilbao despite an Achilles injury suffered in midweek.
Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde described his team as ‘unrecognisable’ following the 2-1 Champions League defeat to BATE Borisov.
Artiz Aduriz was highly critical of Athletic Bilbao following their 2-1 Champions League defeat against BATE Borisov.
Athletic Bilbao are bottom of Champions League Group H after a 2-1 defeat away in Belarus against BATE Borisov.
Iker Muniain and Artiz Aduriz start for Athletic Bilbao in the Champions League against BATE Borisov.
Iker Muniain says Athletic Bilbao are fully focused on the Champions League group game at BATE Borisov, despite their poor domestic form.
Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde remains confident ahead of the Champions League game with BATE Borisov on Tuesday.
Eibar Coach Gaizka Garitano is happy with the point taken from the visit to Athletic Bilbao’s San Mames.
Ernesto Valverde isn’t concerned by Athletic Bilbao’s goalless draw with Eibar but admits Los Leones need to start winning matches.

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