Lezama Weekend Recap: Big Wins At Home And Difficult Games On The Road
Bilbao Athletic 1-0 Gimnástica
The home and away trend continued for Bilbao Athletic who rebounded from last weekend’s loss at Tudelano with a 1-0 victory over Gimnástica on Saturday at Lezama. Iñigo Vicente set up Asier Villalibre for a first half header to put the Katxorros ahead and they never looked back. Both sides had chances in front of goal but the long goal stood as the winner. Picking up 3 points moved Bilbao Athletic to 8th place and just 6 points off of the promotional playoff zone of the table. On Saturday the team will try to win their first game on the road under Aritz Solabarrieta as they travel to Amorebieta.
CD Basconia 3-0 Somorrostro
CD Basconia have been in scintillating form and have now won four games in a row after Saturday’s 3-0 victory over Somorrostro. Xabi Arberas opened up the scoring in the first half before Oier Zarraga and Gorka Agirre added two more after the break. Iban Fuentes now has the team up to 7th in the league table on 33 points and they will have the chance to move even higher on Saturday when they travel to Sestao River.
Osasuna 3-2 Athletic Juvenil A
The two game winning streak came to an end for Athletic’s Juvenil A team on Saturday when they fell 3-2 to Osasuna in Pamplona. Goals from Kepa Uriarte and Alejandro Ibarrondo had the Katxorros up 2-0 at half before conceding 3 goals in the final 45 minutes. The team will be back at Lezama on Sunday where they will host Antiguoko who currently have a 5 point lead over Athletic in the league table.
Athletic Juvenil B 1-0 Zarautz
Athletic’s Juvenil B team just keep winning. Nico Serrano scored the only goal of the game as the Katxorros defeated Zarautz 1-0 at Lezama to pick up their fourth straight victory and keep their place at the top of the league table. Ander Breda’s side will be back on the road on Saturday as they travel to face off with Hernani and try to extend their winning streak.
Real Sociedad 1-0 Athletic Cadete A
In what was arguably the most difficult game of the season Athletic’s Cadete A team traveled to play league leaders Real Sociedad on Saturday. The Katxorros put up a strong fight in Donostia but it wasn’t enough as they fell 1-0. Athletic now sit 6th in the table with 31 points and will host Romo on Sunday at Lezama.
Leioa 2-1 Athletic Cadete B
All good things must come to an end and such is the case for Athletic Cadete B who lost their first game of the season on Saturday. Asier Santamaria scored the lone goal for Athletic but it wasn’t enough as they were defeated 2-1 by hosts Leioa who have now taken the top spot in the table with a one point lead over Ander Alaña’s team. The Katxorros will be looking to take back first place on Sunday when they travel to take on Balmaseda.
Athletic Infantil A 10-0 Montefuerte
Perfection is still the story for Athletic’s Infantil A team who now have 12 wins from 12 games this season after defeating Montefuerte 10-0 at Lezama. It’s no surprise that they hold a massive lead at the top of the league table and could increase their advantage on Saturday when they host Abadiño.
Athletic Infantil B 4-1 Bermeo
San Mamés 2006 bounced back from 4-0 loss to Indautxu last weekend with an impressive victory of their own. The Infantil B team defeated Bermeo 4-1 at Lezama to win their 6th game of the season and pick up an important three points. They will now travel to Santutxu on Saturday for another challenging match.
Danok Bat 3-0 Athletic Infantil C
After winning their last two games Alirón 2006 finally tasted defeat again as they were beaten 3-0 by hosts Danok Bat. The Infantil C team will be back on the road on Saturday for an important game against Montefuerte who they defeated 3-0 at home earlier this season at Lezama.
Betolatza 0-0 Athletic Alevín A
San Mamés 2007 ended their two game losing streak over the weekend, but it wasn’t necessarily the best possible result. Athletic’s Alevín A team played hosts Betolatza to a scoreless draw, but it won’t get any easier. On Saturday they will welcome league leaders Santutxu to Lezama in what will be a very difficult match after losing the first meeting 5-0 away from home.
Lagun Artea 3-0 Athletic Alevín B
Over the weekend Alirón 2007 hit the road for a game against league leaders Lagun Artea and knew that they were in for a tough game. They lost the previous meeting 6-4 and would fall once again, this time in a 3-0 scoreline. The defeat ended the team’s three game winning streak and they will look to get back on the right track on Saturday when they travel to Indautxu.
Athletic Alevín C 10-2 Trapagaran
San Mamés 2008 made it three straight wins over the weekend by beating visitors Trapagaran 10-2, which was also their third straight game with 10 or more goals. Athletic’s Alevín C team is in fine form and will have the chance to keep it going on Saturday in an away match against Pauldarrak.
Gazteak 1-4 Athletic Alevín D
Alirón 2008 defeated Gazteak on the road 4-1 to win their fourth straight game and continue their unbeaten run to start the season. It’s already been an incredible year for Athletic’s Alevín D team and they will be back in action at Lezama on Saturday where they will host Derio Arteaga.
Arenas 4-5 Athletic Alevín E
Athletic’s Alevín E team, known as 1898 2008, have won every single game this season but had arguably their biggest test of the year over the weekend. Hosts Arenas Club pushed the Katxorros throughout the entire match but Athletic were able to pull off a 5-4 win on the road. The team will host Bermeo at Lezama on Saturday with hopes of staying perfect.