Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Breaking: Athletic stay strong to beat Barcelona 5-1 in Super Cup, First Trophy since 1984

Aritz Aduriz scored his fourth goal of the Supercopa de Espana as Athletic Bilbao beat Barcelona and ensured their first trophy since 1984.

 Aduriz on Friday claimed a hat-trick as Athletic romped to a 4-0 win at San Mames and found the target again, this time at Camp Nou, as Los Leones deservedly claimed the trophy

Barcelona didn’t come close to overcoming their four-goal deficit against Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super Cup, losing 5-1 on aggregate.
Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi gave the Catalans hope in the first-half by giving his side the lead in, but he was never going to be enough.
Things got worse for Luis Enrique’s men when Gerard Pique was dismissed for dissent.
Athletic talisman Aritz Aduriz scored at the second attempt to make it 1-1 on the night and ensure victory overall for the Basques.
Aduriz was replaced by Kike Sola, who was sent off late on for a late challenge on Javier Mascherano.
More details later