Category Archives: Matches

Augsburg 0-1 Athletic Club: Preseason Ends In Victory

Athletic Club played their final friendly of the preseason on Sunday against Augsburg. After facing off with Hannover just 24 hours earlier, Eduardo Berizzo opted for an almost completely different lineup. Alex Remiro and Unai Nuñez were the only two players that stayed in the starting eleven. Like the match against Hannover the Lions dominated possession, but this time they

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Hannover 2-0 Athletic: Turnovers Down The Lions In Germany

Athletic played their penultimate friendly of the preseason in Germany against Hannover in what would prove to be a difficult match for the Lions. Eduardo Berizzo’s lineup was slightly changed from the one that started the Basque Cup final against Real Sociedad last week. With Kepa gone and Iago Herrerín injured, Alex Remiro defended the sticks and Raúl García acted

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Athletic Club Beat Real Sociedad 1-0 To Win The Euskal Herria Txapela

Athletic Club competed in the second installment of the Euskal Herria Txapela (Basque Country Cup) on Saturday in what promised to be a great game against rivals Real Sociedad. Manager Eduardo Berizzo brought a very strong squad and started what could arguably be the same lineup he will feature in the first La Liga game of the year. Although still

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Athletic Club 2-3 ADO Den Haag: Torrential Rain Dampens Friendly In Holland

Athletic played their third friendly of the summer on Wednesday while away training in Holland. The Lions faced off with Eredivisie side ADO Den Haag in a match behind closed doors that also featured torrential rain throughout most of the game. Eduardo Berizzo elected to start a very strong lineup and the Basques were in control from the first whistle

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Amorebieta 0-3 Athletic Club: Young Stars Shine In First Preseason Friendly

Athletic Club played their first preseason friendly of the summer on Thursday against local Basque club, Amorebieta. It was also the first match under new manager Eduardo Berizzo who has brought hope and expectation back to the San Mamés. Goals from Unai López, Peru Nolaskoain, and Oihan Sancet saw the Lions cruise to a 3-0 victory at Urritxe. The Eduardo Berizzo system was

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