A Combined Team Of Bilbao Athletic And CD Basconia Will Host Red Bull Salzburg B For A Friendly On Wednesday

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The friendly against RB Salzburg B will be a good test for the Katxorros (El Correo)

Athletic’s first team will have to put their La Liga struggles behind them as they prepare for Wednesday’s Copa del Rey first leg against Huesca at the San Mamés. The match presents the Lions with the opportunity to focus on another competitions and possibly gain some confidence that they can carry over into the league. However, they won’t be the only ones in action that day.

On Monday Athletic Club announced that they will be hosting Red Bull Salzburg B at Lezama on Wednesday for a friendly match against a combined team of Bilbao Athletic and CD Basconia players. The game is scheduled to kick off at 12:30pm on Field 2. The gates will open at 12:00pm and admission will be free to the public.

This friendly will give many young Athletic players the chance to test themselves against other top footballers their age and should be an exciting game. The club has yet to announce which players will be called up for the match and that may not even be revealed until Wednesday. Several times this season the first team has scrimmaged a combined Bilbao Athletic/Basconia team in training so it will certainly be exciting to see how the Katxorros fair against Red Bull Salzburg B.

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