Spanish La Liga
Ath BilbaoAthletic Bilbao2Atl MadridAtlético Madrid0

Athletic Bilbao 2-0 Atletico Madrid

Jan Oblak (left) and Inaki Williams
It was a week to forget for Jan Oblak (left) and his Atletico team-mates

Atletico Madrid's fading La Liga title hopes took a blow as they suffered defeat at Athletic Bilbao.

Atletico remain seven points behind Barcelona, who visit Real Betis on Sunday, and are only two points ahead of third-place Real Madrid.

Inaki Williams gave Bilbao the lead when he slotted in Inigo Cordoba's ball to the far post.

Kenan Kodro's 85th-minute strike, which looped in off the leg of Jose Gimenez, sealed victory for the home side.

Defeat comes in the same week they were dumped out of the Champions League by Juventus having held a 2-0 first-leg lead.

Earlier on Saturday, Real Madrid defeated Celta Vigo 2-0 to close the gap to their city rivals.

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Line-ups

Ath Bilbao

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 13Herrerín
  • 18De Marcos
  • 3Núñez
  • 5ÁlvarezBooked at 82mins
  • 12Berchiche Izeta
  • 6San JoséBooked at 77mins
  • 16García Carrillo
  • 19GómezSubstituted forLekueat 90+1'minutes
  • 22GarcíaBooked at 37minsSubstituted forKodroat 85'minutes
  • 10MuniainSubstituted forCórdobaat 71'minutes
  • 9Williams

Substitutes

  • 2Kodro
  • 7Etxebarria
  • 11Córdoba
  • 15Lekue
  • 24Balenziaga
  • 25Simón
  • 31Nolaskoain

Atl Madrid

Formation 4-4-2

  • 13Oblak
  • 20Torres BelénSubstituted forCorreaat 80'minutes
  • 24Giménez
  • 2Godín
  • 8Saúl
  • 7Griezmann
  • 5Partey
  • 14RodriBooked at 45mins
  • 6Koke
  • 22Morata
  • 19Diego Costa

Substitutes

  • 9N Kalinic
  • 10Correa
  • 11Lemar
  • 25Dos Santos Ferreira
  • 33Solano
  • 35Montero
  • 40Mollejo
Referee:
Santiago Jaime Latre
Attendance:
39,735

Match Stats

Home TeamAth BilbaoAway TeamAtl Madrid
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home8
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home1
Away7
Fouls
Home12
Away4

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Athletic Club 2, Atlético de Madrid 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Athletic Club 2, Atlético de Madrid 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Rodrigo (Atlético de Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by José Giménez.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Atlético de Madrid. Conceded by Iago Herrerín.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Thomas Partey (Atlético de Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Koke.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Athletic Club. Íñigo Lekue replaces Ibai Gómez.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Kenan Kodro (Athletic Club).

  8. Post update

    Saúl Ñíguez (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Álvaro Morata (Atlético de Madrid) left footed shot from very close range is just a bit too high. Assisted by Rodrigo following a corner.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Rodrigo (Atlético de Madrid) header from a difficult angle on the right misses to the left. Assisted by Koke with a cross following a corner.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Atlético de Madrid. Conceded by Yeray Álvarez.

  12. Post update

    Offside, Atlético de Madrid. Koke tries a through ball, but Diego Costa is caught offside.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Athletic Club 2, Atlético de Madrid 0. Kenan Kodro (Athletic Club) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ibai Gómez with a through ball.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Athletic Club. Kenan Kodro replaces Raúl García.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Iñaki Williams (Athletic Club) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Iñigo Córdoba.

  16. Booking

    Yeray Álvarez (Athletic Club) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Yeray Álvarez (Athletic Club).

  18. Post update

    Diego Costa (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Raúl García (Athletic Club).

  20. Post update

    Koke (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 16th March 2019

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Barcelona27196269264363
2Atl Madrid28168439192056
3Real Madrid28173849321754
4Getafe27129636241245
5Alavés2812883131044
6Sevilla27117946361040
7Valencia2781543023739
8Real Betis27116103132-139
9Ath Bilbao2881372831-337
10Real Sociedad2899103333036
11Eibar2781183536-135
12Girona28810103137-634
13Espanyol2797113240-834
14Leganés2889112734-733
15Levante2887133849-1131
16Real Valladolid2768132138-1726
17Villarreal27511112935-626
18Celta Vigo2867153647-1125
19Rayo Vallecano2765162948-1923
20Huesca2857162847-1922
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