Match ends, Athletic Club 0, Atlético de Madrid 1.
Fernando Torres grabbed the winner as Atletico Madrid kept up the pressure on La Liga leaders Barcelona with a win at Athletic Bilbao.
Torres struck with a first-half header, scoring for the fifth game in succession as Atletico registered a fourth straight league win.
The victory kept the visitors level on points with Barca, who thrashed Deportivo La Coruna 8-0.
Atletico lost Diego Godin after 11 minutes with a hamstring injury.
He is now a doubt for his side's next league game against Malaga this weekend and their Champions League semi-final first leg against Bayern Munich on 27 April.
|The run-in for the contenders|
|Barcelona||Atletico Madrid||Real Madrid|
|(h) Sporting Gijon||(h) Malaga||(a) Rayo Vallecano|
|(a) Real Betis||(h) Rayo Vallecano||(a) Real Sociedad|
|(h) Espanyol||(a) Levante||(h) Valencia|
|(a) Granada||(h) Celta Vigo||(a) Deportivo La Coruna|
- 1Iraizoz Moreno
- 10De Marcos Arana
- 2Bóveda Altube
- 16Etxeita GorritxategiSubstituted forIturraspe Derteanoat 66'minutes
- 24Balenziaga Oruesagasti
- 6San José
- 7Etxebarria Urkiaga
- 14SusaetaSubstituted forLekue Martínezat 73'minutes
- 22Garcia Escudero
- 19Muniain GoñiSubstituted forWilliamsat 59'minutes
- 3Elustondo Urkola
- 8Iturraspe Derteano
- 13Herrerín Buisán
- 17Rico Moreno
- 18Gurpegi Nausia
- 30Lekue Martínez
- 20Torres Belén
- 2GodínSubstituted forHernándezat 11'minutes
- 3Filipe Luís
- 22ParteySubstituted forCarrascoat 62'minutes
- 1Moyá Rumbo
- Juan Martínez Munuera
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Athletic Club 0, Atlético de Madrid 1.
Attempt missed. Yannick Carrasco (Atlético de Madrid) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Fernando Torres.
Attempt saved. Raúl García (Athletic Club) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Borja Viguera.
Offside, Atlético de Madrid. Fernando Torres tries a through ball, but Antoine Griezmann is caught offside.
Attempt saved. Raúl García (Athletic Club) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Íñigo Lekue with a cross.
Delay over. They are ready to continue.
Delay in match Jan Oblak (Atlético de Madrid) because of an injury.
Attempt saved. Yannick Carrasco (Atlético de Madrid) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Filipe Luis with a cross.
Foul by Iturraspe (Athletic Club).
Saúl Ñíguez (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Iñaki Williams (Athletic Club).
Filipe Luis (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt blocked. San José (Athletic Club) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Raúl García.
Corner, Athletic Club. Conceded by Lucas Hernández.
Corner, Athletic Club. Conceded by Saúl Ñíguez.
Attempt blocked. Borja Viguera (Athletic Club) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Iñaki Williams.
Attempt missed. San José (Athletic Club) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Beñat with a cross following a corner.
Corner, Athletic Club. Conceded by Fernando Torres.
Attempt blocked. Íñigo Lekue (Athletic Club) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.