Spanish La Liga
Ath BilbaoAthletic Bilbao1SevillaSevilla0

Athletic Bilbao 1-0 Sevilla

Athletic Bilbao
Athletic Bilbao, who came fourth in La Liga in 2013-14 recorded only their third league win this season

Sevilla missed the opportunity to go top of La Liga as they were beaten by Athletic Bilbao at San Mames.

The visitors had won seven of their last eight league matches, but went behind when Aritz Aduriz finished powerfully from Markel Susaeta's cross.

Bilbao continued to create the best chances, but Aymeric Laporte hit a free-kick wide and Susaeta's angled drive was saved by goalkeeper Beto.

The defeat leaves Sevilla fourth, two points behind leaders Real Madrid.

Sevilla have only won La Liga once - in 1945-46 - but their bright start to the season had raised supporters' hopes that they could be in title contention.

However, Unai Emery's side disappointed against Bilbao, recording only one shot on target.

This result, and Valencia's 3-1 win at Villarreal, means the top five teams in La Liga are separated by two points.

Sevilla
Sevilla finished fifth in La Liga last season and won the Europa League title
Aritz Aduriz
Aritz Aduriz's goal for Athletic Bilbao was his fourth La Liga goal of the season
Athletic Bilbao v Sevilla
Athletic Bilbao's victory takes them up to 11th in La Liga after a poor start to the season

Line-ups

Ath Bilbao

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Iraizoz
  • 15Iraola
  • 16EtxeitaBooked at 43mins
  • 4Laporte
  • 24Balenziaga
  • 8IturraspeBooked at 22mins
  • 17Rico Moreno
  • 14SusaetaSubstituted forAketxeat 61'minutes
  • 10De Marcos
  • 19MuniainSubstituted forGurpegiat 83'minutes
  • 20AdurizBooked at 1minsSubstituted forFernández Hierroat 29'minutesBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 6San José
  • 7Etxebarria Urkiaga
  • 11Gómez
  • 13Herrerín Buisán
  • 18Gurpegi
  • 22Fernández Hierro
  • 23Aketxe

Sevilla

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 13Beto
  • 23Andújar Moreno
  • 21Martín ParejaBooked at 12mins
  • 6Carrico Martins
  • 2Trémoulinas
  • 25MbiaBooked at 33minsSubstituted forBanegaat 45'minutes
  • 4Krychowiak
  • 22Vidal Parreu
  • 17D Suárez
  • 20Machín PérezSubstituted forGameiroat 45'minutes
  • 9BaccaBooked at 57minsSubstituted forIago Aspasat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Figueiras
  • 7Gameiro
  • 14Iago Aspas
  • 15Kolodziejczak
  • 18Deulofeu
  • 19Banega
  • 29Rico
Referee:
Javier Estrada Fernández
Attendance:
42,000

Match Stats

Home TeamAth BilbaoAway TeamSevilla
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home9
Away4
Shots on Target
Home2
Away1
Corners
Home4
Away8
Fouls
Home24
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Athletic Club 1, FC Sevilla 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Athletic Club 1, FC Sevilla 0.

  3. Post update

    Offside, FC Sevilla. Denis Suárez tries a through ball, but Coke is caught offside.

  4. Booking

    Guillermo (Athletic Club) is shown the yellow card.

  5. Post update

    Éver Banega (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Andoni Iraola (Athletic Club).

  7. Post update

    Corner, Athletic Club. Conceded by Denis Suárez.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Athletic Club. Conceded by Daniel Carriço.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Athletic Club. Conceded by Benoît Trémoulinas.

  10. Post update

    Hand ball by Guillermo (Athletic Club).

  11. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Gameiro (FC Sevilla).

  12. Post update

    Mikel Rico (Athletic Club) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  13. Post update

    Iago Aspas (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Mikel Balenziaga (Athletic Club).

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Athletic Club. Carlos Gurpegi replaces Iker Muniain.

  16. Post update

    Corner, FC Sevilla. Conceded by Iker Muniain.

  17. Post update

    Corner, FC Sevilla. Conceded by Andoni Iraola.

  18. Post update

    Corner, FC Sevilla. Conceded by Xabier Etxeita.

  19. Post update

    Offside, FC Sevilla. Nico Pareja tries a through ball, but Kevin Gameiro is caught offside.

  20. Post update

    Denis Suárez (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 2nd November 2014

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