Athletic Club were held to 1-1 draw by Villarreal down on Sunday at the Estadio San Mames. Athletic Club were looking to pick up points after winning last match. Villarreal lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Real Betis. As the table looks today, Athletic Club are currently 10th with 29 points from 24 matches, while Villarreal sit in 6th, with 37 points from 24.
Villarreal started the game well, following Gerard Moreno opening the scoring in the 16th minute. However, they didn't maintain the lead for long though, an equalizer from a Alex Berenguer just before half-time brought Athletic Club level to see out the first half 1-1. The second half ended with little further action at either end and goalless.
For Athletic Club Ander Capa and Asier Villalibre came on for Alex Berenguer and Raul Garcia, while Villarreal brought on Fer Nino, Yeremi Pino, Pervis Estupinan, Samuel Chukwueze and Jaume Costa to replace Manu Trigueros, Paco Alcacer, Moi Gomez, Etienne Capoue and Alfonso Pedraza.
There were bookings for Dani Garcia and Unai Lopez from Athletic Bilbao and Etienne Capoue and Juan Foyth for Villarreal.
Athletic Club will next play Levante away, with Villarreal facing Atletico Madrid at home.
|Athletic Club:||Unai Simon, Oscar De Marcos, Yeray Alvarez, Inigo Martinez, Yuri Berchiche, Alex Berenguer (Ander Capa, min.78), Dani Garcia, Unai Lopez, Iker Muniain, Raul Garcia (Asier Villalibre, min.83) and Inaki Williams|
|Villarreal:||Sergio Asenjo, Juan Foyth, Raul Albiol, Pau Torres, Alfonso Pedraza (Jaume Costa, min.85), Etienne Capoue (Samuel Chukwueze, min.85), Dani Parejo, Manu Trigueros (Fer Nino, min.62), Paco Alcacer (Yeremi Pino, min.62), Moi Gomez (Pervis Estupinan, min.70) and Gerard Moreno|
|Stadium:||the Estadio San Mames|
|Goals:||Gerard Moreno (0-1, min. 16) and Alex Berenguer (1-1, min. 44)|