Athletic Announce Preseason Friendly Against Roma On 7 August
Athletic kicked off the preseason with a resounding 6-1 friendly win over Arenas Club on Saturday. Since then, the Lions have traveled to Germany for a week of training that will conclude with two more matches. The team will then return home on Sunday and have now revealed their eighth and final fixture of the summer.
On Tuesday Athletic officially announced that they will play a friendly on 7 August against Roma. The game will take place at 8:00pm in Italy at Stadio Renato Curi in the city of Perugia.
The friendly against Roma will be the team’s 7th of the preseason and strongest opponent of the summer. Athletic will then face Mirandés the following day, 8 August, which will be the final match before La Liga begins. The Lions will start their league campaign on 16 August when they host Barcelona at San Mamés.