Watch the goals of the match Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao – King’s Cup
Athletic Bilbao defeated Real Madrid (1-0), Thursday evening, in the framework of the King’s Cup quarter-finals.
Alex Berenger scored the only goal of the match for Athletic Bilbao in the 89th minute.
Athletic Bilbao joined the semi-finalists, along with Real Betis, Rayo Vallecano, and Valencia.
The match started with pressure from Bilbao, and Inaki Williams sent a shot inside the penalty area, which passed over Courtois’ goal in the sixth minute.
Muniain, the player of Athletic Bilbao, hit a ball that hit the Real Madrid defense and turned into a corner kick in the eighth minute.
A minute later, Raul Garcia sent a powerful shot that was saved by Thibaut Courtois and turned into a corner.
Bilbao’s attempts to score continued, as Nico Williams dribbled past Eder Militao, Real Madrid’s defender, and hit the ball on goal, Lola Nacho, who scattered the ball towards the corner in the 13th minute.
And the first threat to Real Madrid appeared in the 17th minute when Vazquez hit a powerful ball that the goalkeeper saved and turned into a corner.
Muniain of Bilbao almost opened the scoring for the Basque team in the 22nd minute, with a powerful shot that hit the left post of Courtois’ goal.
Real Madrid’s Rodrigo Goes hit a ball that was saved by Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Julen Arigazabala in the 27th minute.
Muniain, a Bilbao player, received a pass on the edge of the penalty area and hit the ball past the right post of Courtois’ goal in the 36th minute.
The first half ended in a goalless draw between the two teams.
At the beginning of the second half, the referee awarded a free-kick to Athletic Bilbao after a mistake by Militao, and Muniain executed it, but Courtois saved it brilliantly in the 46th minute.
From a corner kick carried out by Bringer, it reached Raul Garcia, who headed the ball.
Bilbao players demanded a penalty kick for Nacho’s handball, but the referee did not award anything in the 49th minute.
Vazquez passed a ball inside the penalty area to his colleague Casemiro, who sent a powerful shot that was blocked by Bilbao goalkeeper Julen Arigazabala in the 80th minute.
Bilbao’s Alex Berenger scored the killer goal in the 89th minute, receiving a deep ball from his colleague Vesga, and evading Real Madrid’s defense before hitting the bottom right of Courtois.
Real Madrid’s attempts continued in the last minutes to return the result, but to no avail, so Meringue bid farewell to the competition.
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