Bilbao Athletic Return To Training At Lezama
Bilbao Athletic will officially compete in the Segunda B promotional playoffs and preparations for the tournament have finally begun. Joseba Etxeberria’s side returned to Lezama for training on Monday where 18 players were allowed in groups of three. The Kumeak trained at at 5:00 p.m. so as not to coincide with the first team and will continue to do so moving forward.
For the most part Bilbao Athletic worked on strength and conditioning, but the players also had opportunities to touch the ball and even put shots on goal. The playoffs are expected to take place from 21 until 28 July where Etxeberria’s side will face either Atlético Madrid, Sabadell, or Badajoz.
While Bilbao Athletic began training in groups of three, the first team moved from groups of 10 to groups of 14 on Monday. Athletic will have eleven games left to try to secure a top seven finish with La Liga likely to restart on 11 June.