Gaizka Garitano warns Athletic Bilbao ‘are still in trouble’

Athletic Club Bilbao boss Gaizka Garitano has warned ‘our situation is still bad’ despite Sunday’s impressive 2-0 victory at home to Sevilla.

The Basque giants have now collected 11 points in Garitano’s five games in charge and have risen to 15th in a congested midtable in La Liga.

“Our situation is delicate, it has improved, but it is still bad,” Garitano – who replaced Eduardo Berizzo last month – told reporters, as cited by Marca.

“What matters most is the points, not how we got them or who we had before.

“When you’re struggling you need to make sure you are tough to beat at home, that you pick up points and can gain some momentum from there.

“However I’m also happy about other aspects of our game, we played very well and were solid defensively, we knew if we scored we would be in a strong position.

“They have lost very few games but we had a game-plan and the players perfected it.”

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