Bilbao has a two-goal advantage over Atletico Madrid.

Bilbao extended its recent string of great results by defeating Atletico Madrid today,

Saturday, at (San Mames) stadium in the 34th round of the Spanish League “La Liga,”

scoring two goals without reply.


With the help of friendly fire, the Basque squad took an early lead after 8 minutes,

thanks to Mario Ermoso’s own goal.

Atletico counter-performance, letting go of the ballast in the hunt for the podium and

bowing (2-0) to Athletic Bilbao.

The team of Luis Suarez sits in fourth place, three points behind Sevilla FC.

Then, in the 56th minute, Inaki Williams, a teenage international star, doubled his team’s

lead with a penalty kick goal.

Watch the goals of the match

With this win, the “Basque Lions” had already maintained their superiority over the Madrid

battalion in recent encounters, particularly this season, as their first round meeting in

Madrid ended in a goalless draw,

before Athletic qualified for the Spanish Super Cup final by

defeating Atletico (1-2) last January.

Atlético also failed to leave the (Cathedral),

as the stadium (San Mames), with three points

for the fourth match in a row,

since Atlético’s last victory in the Basque Country was in

September 2017 with a result of 0-3 against Athletic Bilbao (1-2).

Indeed, Athletic Bilbao moved up to seventh place with a total of 51 points.

After a goalless draw in front of their fans against Granada in the previous round,

Atlético continued to lose points for the second match in a row.

This is the club’s ninth loss of the season.

Finally, Diego Simeone’s battalion from Argentina finished fourth with 61 points.

Above all, Athletic Bilbao won an exciting victory over Atletico (2-0) today.

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