Manuel Pellegrini admitted that a draw with Eibar on Tuesday was a fair result, albeit if the pitch played its part.
Malaga defender Sergio Sanchez is well aware of Eibar’s capacity to cause another Copa del Rey upset on Wednesday night.
The first leg of Eibar’s Last 16 Copa del Rey clash with Malaga will be played next Tuesday night at 8pm.
Aritz Aduriz has admitted that Athletic Bilbao’s Cup elimination is a ‘complete disaster’, but not one borne out of overconfidence.
Marcelo Bielsa admits that Athletic Bilbao deserved to be eliminated from the Copa del Rey, even if he cannot explain how it happened.
Athletic Bilbao defender Mikel San Jose is emboldened by Los Leones 1-0 win at home to Celta Vigo yesterday.
Athletic Bilbao’s postponed Europa League encounter with Hapoel Kiryat Shmona will take place next Wednesday in Haifa.
Marcelo Bielsa chose to look on the bright side of his side’s first leg Cup draw with lowly Eibar, claiming that he was not disappointed with the result.
Athletic Bilbao were held to a goalless draw with Segunda Division B side Eibar in the first leg of their round of 32 clash this afternoon.
Athletic Bilbao boss Marcelo Bielsa refutes the idea that the Copa del Rey can be an oasis from their League and European woe.
Eibar Coach Gaizka Garitano is not lulled into a false sense of security by Copa del Rey opponents Athletic Bilbao's poor results.
Marcelo Bielsa has confirmed that Fernando Llorente will start for Athletic Bilbao tomorrow, for the first game since being frozen out this summer.
Athletic Bilbao striker Gaizka Toquero has admitted his team’s bad start to the season has affected morale at San Mames.
Ander Herrera is keen to use his importance to Athletic Bilbao to motivate his teammates, who he believes will be motivated for the Copa del Rey.
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