ATHLETIC BILBAO NEWS

Shakhtar Donetsk Coach Mircea Lucescu felt Athletic Bilbao were the more motivated side after their 1-0 defeat to the Basques in Lviv.
Athletic Bilbao defender Mikel San Jose declared himself happy with his 68th minute goal that proved enough to beat Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 in Lviv.
Ernesto Valverde has said Athletic Bilbao didn’t care how they beat Shakhtar Donetsk, they just knew they had to get three points.
Athletic Bilbao recorded their first win in Champions League Group H thanks to Mikel San Jose’s goal against Shakhtar Donetsk.
Ernesto Valverde makes two changes to the Athletic Bilbao side to play Shakhtar Donetsk in the Basques’ penultimate Champions League fixture.
Shakhtar Donetsk boss Mircea Lucescu believes Athletic Bilbao will give 100 per cent in their Champions League clash on Tuesday.
Ernesto Valverde is counting on Athletic Bilbao’s improved La Liga form rubbing off in their Champions League game at Shakhtar Donetsk.
Ernesto Valverde hailed his 'dominant' Athletic Bilbao side following Friday’s 3-1 victory over Espanyol in La Liga.
Sergio did little to hide his disappointment in seeing Espanyol lose comprehensively to Athletic Bilbao.
Espanyol Coach Sergio is hopeful of recording a third-straight away win against Athletic Bilbao when the sides meet on Friday night.
Aritz Aduriz has said there’s no desire for revenge against Espanyol among the Athletic Bilbao squad after last season’s home defeat.
Athletic Bilbao midfielder Benat Etxebarria says there is more confidence around San Mames after the team’s four-game unbeaten run in La Liga.
Athletic Bilbao midfielder Mikel Rico insists the club’s Champions League exit last week was not such a bad thing.
Athletic Bilbao Coach Ernesto Valverde believes Valencia have the makings of a Champions League team after the goalless draw between the sides.
Valencia Coach Nuno Santo declared he was proud of his team despite being held to a goalless home draw by Athletic Bilbao.
Valencia Coach Nuno Santo believes Athletic Bilbao will be affected by the absence of Aritz Aduriz when the sides meet on Sunday.
Ernesto Valverde admitted Porto were the better side as his Athletic Bilbao crashed out of the Champions League at San Mames.
Young Athletic Bilbao striker Guillermo conceded his side was not good enough in the 2-0 Champions League defeat to Porto at San Mames.
Porto boss Julen Lopetegui thought his team were just winners after their 2-0 Champions League defeat of Athletic Bilbao at San Mames.
Athletic Bilbao crashed out of the Champions League with a disappointing 2-0 defeat to Porto at San Mames.
Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde has named a rigid formation for the Champions League clash with Porto at San Mames.
Porto boss Julen Lopetegui has urged caution ahead of his side’s Champions League clash with Athletic Bilbao at San Mames.
Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde admits the Champions League Group H clash with Porto on Wednesday is a do-or-die situation.
Sevilla Coach Unai Emery doesn’t believe Athletic Bilbao are in crisis despite a slow start to the season.
Ernesto Valverde has called on Athletic Bilbao to go on a winning streak after snapping their nine-game winless run.
Ernesto Valverde admitted Athletic Bilbao’s win over Almeria wasn’t pretty but insisted he didn’t mind since it delivered three points.
Ernesto Valverde is under no illusions regarding Athletic Bilbao’s form and says Los Leones must beat Almeria.
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.

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