barc vs Bilbao

Messi inspired Barça roll past Athletic to stay on the tail of the League leaders

 February 7, 2017   Abhishek Das

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Barcelona kept the pressure on Real Madrid at the top of La Liga with a 3-0 win at home on Saturday against Athletic Bilbao. Paco Alcacer, Lionel Messi and Aleix Vidal scored the goals for the hosts, who now have 45 points and are one point behind leaders Real Madrid. After Alcacer scored the opener, Messi […]

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FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona Lose Spanish Super Cup after Winning European Super Cup Last Week

 August 19, 2015   R K Gupta

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The Supercopa de Espana or the Spanish Super Cup is a football championship in Spain contested between the winners of La Liga and Copa del Rey. For the 2015 season, the two-legged Spanish Super Cup was played on August 14 and 17, 2015. In the first leg at San Mames Stadium in Bilbao, the hosts […]

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Athletic Bilbao

Resurgent Bilbao upset Barcelona in new San Mames

 December 2, 2013   John Welsh

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Since the new San Mames Barria stadium opened for business in September, Athletic Bilbao have not lost a football match on home soil. The stadium has been built alongside the old ground on a prominent hill overlooking the river which flows through the Spanish city. Many bars and cafes line the roads leading to the […]

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