Category Archives: Analysis

Unai López Showed His Quality In Preseason Win Over Amorebieta

There were plenty of reasons to be excited after Athletic’s 3-0 win over Amorebieta on Thursday. The Lions scored three goals and had chances for others, the midfield looked solid, and the team played with urgency when pressing and in defense. After less than two weeks training under new manager Eduardo Berizzo it appears as though the squad is already

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Iker Muniain Is Making The Switch To Mediapunta, Eduardo Berizzo Tests New Ideas In Monday’s Training

Eduardo Berizzo’s training sessions have been intense, but have also been exactly what was expected. He’s pushed the players to be better, press harder, and make smart passes. Toto wants his team to attack as much as possible and win the ball back immediately after possession. The players have caught on to the new system rather quickly and now the

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Hope For The Future: Analyzing Athletic’s 7 Young Stars Training With The First Team

There is a lot of optimism surrounding Eduardo Berizzo’s Athletic Club team and with good reason. The Lions have made four strong signings, the new coaches are implementing an intense style of attacking and pressing, and the players are eager and determined to bring winning football back to the San Mamés. However, the fact that seven players from the youth

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Eduardo Berizzo’s First Training Sessions Characterized By Attacking, Pressure, And Intensity

Eduardo Berizzo knows that he only has a limited amount of time before Athletic Club begins playing meaningful football. The new season is just over a month away and he intends to have his team ready to compete and challenge for European qualification. With 34 players in the preseason squad the Argentine has meticulously planned out every detail and it

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With Preseason Training Underway, Contract Renewals Loom Large At Athletic Club

It has been a flawless summer for Athletic Club so far. The Basques hired new manager Eduardo Berizzo, made four impressive transfer signings, and have built a strong squad capable of competing for European qualification. Preseason training began on Monday and all eyes are fixed on the upcoming season, but the work isn’t over yet. Several players are in need of

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Oscar De Marcos Could Be A Special Weapon For Eduardo Berizzo

New Athletic manager Eduardo Berizzo had plenty to talk about during his press conference following Monday’s training session. He took his time with reporters and was sure to answer every question, but he spent the most time discussing his style of football. Toto said that he wants to play a collective game with a focus on attacking and pressing with intensity.

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Yeray vs Unai Nuñez: Athletic Club’s Wonderful Problem And Stars In The Making

Having a talented young center-back in today’s football is a luxury, but having two is almost unheard of. Athletic Club currently find themselves with a wealth of riches in Yeray and Unai Nuñez with both Lezama graduates showing signs that they could development into truly great players. Add in the fact that Iñigo Martinez played at a high level since

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Trimming The Squad Will Be Eduardo Berizzo’s First Big Challenge As Athletic Club Manager

The Eduardo Berizzo era at Athletic Club begins today as players will be reporting back Lezama at 9:30 to start preseason training. Toto will have 34 players at his disposal, although Kepa Arrizabalaga is still on extended vacation due to competing at the World Cup with the Spain National Team, so there will be a packed crowd on the pitch. The

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