During the October International break, thousands of football players left their various clubs and returned home to play for their various national teams at the international level. As club football is set to resume, 3 Real Madrid players could miss the UEFA Champions League clash against Shakhtar Donetsk because of injury concerns.
1. Laliga, Athletic Bilbao 12-1 FC Barcelona (1931) Newspaper cutting from the historic day when Athletic Bilbao beat Barcelona 12-1 Image – Inside Athletic The heaviest defeat in Laliga history occurred in the 30/31 season. On February 8, 1931, Athletic Bilbao defeated Barcelona with a record score of 12-1 in Laliga match day 10.
There are a lot of amazing and stunning goals in football history but there are 6 goals that were a class apart from others. They were simply sensational. Here, they are named in no particular order: Messi vs Getafe 2007 - A 19-year-old Messi gets the ball in his half, dribbles into the opposition box, and scores with his ‘weak’ right foot.
Spain star Inaki Williams has set a new record after making an appearance for Athletic Bilbao football club against Deportivo Alaves FC on Friday night in the week 8 of Spanish Laliga Santander. The 27 years old has been exceptional for the Spanish club since making his debut card for them in the 2014/2015 season, and he has been able to cement his spot in the team's first eleven since then.
We have witnessed a rare bit of history in the Spanish La Liga this weekend as a player has recorded an appearance statistics which many professional footballers can only be envious of. Athletic Bilbao striker Iñaki Williams Arthuer was named as part of their starting lineup for their clash against Atletico Madrid on Saturday afternoon.
The first game that was played in the Laliga competition yesterday, was between Celta Vigo and Athletic Bilbao. Athletic Bilbao who drew their last game against Barcelona last weekend, returned to winning ways yesterday as they narrowly defeated Celta Vigo at home by one goal to nothing.
The Laliga player who has never missed a single Laliga match since April 2016 is Athletic Bilbao star player, Inaki Williams. Inaki Williams was part of the Athletic Bilbao team that played against Atletico Madrid on Saturday and that match marked his 200th Consecutive match for Athletic Bilbao and he hasn't missed a single Laliga match since April 2016.
Atletico Madrid might win the Laliga title yet again, as they have shown in their last four games that winning is paramount to clinching the Laliga title. With three wins and one draw, putting them in the 3rd position of the Laliga table with 10 points, there is still room for improvement, as they can overtake Real Madrid with unfailing gameplay.
There were rumours in the leading to the game against Athletic Bilbao that the club doctors had asked Gerard Pique to relax in order to avoid an injury. The Spaniard was uninterested in the idea and proceeded to train normally. However, only hours before the game, a flurry of rumors indicated that everything was well with the experienced center-back and pushed the news of him starting the crucial match.
Manchester City will welcome Arsenal FC at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon in matchday 3 of the new English Premier League season. No doubt that Arsenal FC will want to bounce back from the first two (2) matches defeat against the newly promoted club, Brentford and London rival, Chelsea FC.
Action went down last night in the Spanish La Liga and Rayo Vallecano secured their third win of the season thanks to the efforts of two former Manchester United players. The Vallecans played Basque club Athletic Bilbao away from home and secured a 2-1 victory. Vallecano took the lead in the 5th minute of the game but was pegged back 12 minutes before halftime.
When Getafe hosts Atletico Madrid in the fifth round of La Liga fixtures, they will be looking for their first win of the season. They have yet to earn a point this season and are now ranked 19th in the league. Meanwhile, after a 2-2 draw with Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, Atletico Madrid grabbed temporary control of the table with 11 points.
FC Barcelona is one of the teams you expect to perform excellently this season. But here are three reasons why FC Barcelona will struggle. 1. The departure of Lionel Messi: the Argentine forward is highly regarded as one of the best players to ever wear the team's shirt, and his departure is already affecting the club.
According to reports, Memphis Depay has suffered a minor injury in Barcelona’s draw with Athletic Bilbao over the weekend. The Blaugrana could not return home with the three points as they were held to a 1-1 draw at San Mames, Athletic Bilbao thanks to a wonderful first official goal from Depay to cancel out Iñigo Martinez’s header.
Athletic Bilbao have made a strong start to the new La Liga season. The Lions are unbeaten in four games, having taken eight points out of a possible twelve. Marcelino's team will travel to Madrid on Saturday to face Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano. Due to goal differential, Atletico Madrid is third in La Liga.
The European football is the most competitive in the world. The continent has been and is still producing best football clubs. Journey with me as I unveil the top 10 clubs with the most trophies in Europe. 1. Barcelona -95 trophies The Catalan club is one of the most widely supported teams in the world and the club has one of the largest social media following in the world among sports teams.
Real Madrid vs. Villarreal Real Madrid will hosts Villarreal on Saturday night in La Liga, they will be trying to win this match making it six consecutive wins in all competitions. Los Blancos are now in first place, with 16 points from their first five league games, while Villarreal are in 11th place, with seven points from their first five league games.
FC Barcelona's draw to Athletic Bilbao is not somewhat surprising as the games between these two has always been a cagey affairs. Athletic Bilbao League form - prior to the match played on Saturday - at home against the Blaugranes stands at 1W,1D,1L - one win, one draw and one loss - in their last three home La Liga games.
Real Madrid played a 3-3 draw yesterday against Levante. The match was Real Madrid's second away match this season. Just as Barcelona dropped points against Athletic Bilbao, Real Madrid did the same. Even Atletico Madrid struggled with a 1-0 win against Elche. Here are reasons why La Liga 2021/22 will be difficult for the top 3 La Liga teams.
#1 LaLiga, Athletic Bilbao 12-1 FC Barcelona (1931) The biggest defeat ever recorded in Laliga so far was in the 30/31 season. It was matchday 10 of Laliga when Barcelona was thrashed by Athletic Bilbao. It was recorded on February 8, 1931. Athletic Bilbao worked up this massive victory in their own home.