La Liga: Athletic Club draws 0-0 with Osasuna on Monday

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BILBAO. Athletic Club 0-0 Osasuna could not score a single goal.

BILBAO. Athletic Club 0-0 Osasuna didn’t manage to score any goal on Monday. Athletic Club was far superior when it came to possession ball (61%)​.

The match was played at the San Mamés Barria stadium in Bilbao on Monday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. In the presence of 39,216 spectators.​ The referee was Mario Melero López with the assistance of José Luis Martínez Serrato and Joan Méndez Mateo. The 4th official was José Alberto Pardeiro Puente. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 7.9 degrees Celsius or 46.2 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 78%.​

Match Statistics

Athletic Club was in firm control of the ball 61% while Osasuna was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Athletic Club was more aggressive with 63 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 3 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Athletic Club to win the match​.

Athletic Club shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target. Talking about the opposition, Osasuna shot 1 times, 1 on target, 0 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Athletic Club. On the other side, Osasuna received 1 yellow card (Ante Budimir).

After this contest, Athletic Club will have 25 points to stay in the 7th place. On the opposite side, Osasuna will have 23 points like Rayo Vallecano to stay in the 9th place.

Match Events

  • 58'

    Rubén García

    Abde Ezzalzouli

  • 63'

    Álex Berenguer

    Oihan Sancet

  • 63'

    Iker Muniain

    Gorka Guruzeta

  • 65'

    Ante Budimir

  • 70'

    Kike García

    Ante Budimir

  • 70'

    Aimar Oroz

    Darko Brasanac

  • 78'

    Raúl García

    Iñaki Williams

  • 85'

    Asier Villalibre

    Oier Zarraga

  • 87'

    Pablo Ibáñez


  • 87'

    Manu Sánchez

    Moi Gómez

Next match

In the upcoming La Liga match, Athletic Club will play away against Real Sociedad on the 14th of January with a 11-9 head to head record in favor of Real Sociedad (9 draws).

Osasuna will host Mallorca on the 14th of January with a 7-7 head to head record.

Athletic Club: Formation and Lineups

Athletic Club started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Ernesto Valverde Tejedor chose to play with the following team: Unai Simón (6.8), Óscar de Marcos (7.2), Daniel Vivian (7.1), Yeray Álvarez (7.7), Yuri Berchiche (7.1), Mikel Vesga (7.1), Oier Zarraga (7.4), Iñaki Williams (6.2), Oihan Sancet (7.0), Nico Williams (6.4) and Gorka Guruzeta (6.5).


Athletic Club made 4 changes: Oihan Sancet for Álex Berenguer (63′), Gorka Guruzeta for Iker Muniain (63′), Iñaki Williams for Raúl García (78′) and Oier Zarraga for Asier Villalibre (85′).

Top player: Yeray Álvarez

The player who no doubt impressed Athletic Club the most was Yeray Álvarez.

His rating is (7.7) with 59 passes (77% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 10.

Osasuna: Formation and Lineups

Osasuna started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Regarding the opposition, Jagoba Arrasate Elustondo played with: Aitor Fernández (7.7), Diego Moreno (6.8), Aridane Hernández (6.8), David García (7.1), Juan Cruz (6.8), Darko Brašanac (6.8), Lucas Torró (7.1), Moi Gómez (6.1), Jon Moncayola (7.1), Ante Budimir (6.4) and Abdessamad Ezzalzouli (6.4).


Osasuna made 5 changes: Abde Ezzalzouli for Rubén García (58′), Ante Budimir for Kike García (70′), Darko Brasanac for Aimar Oroz (70′), Moncayola for Pablo Ibáñez (87′) and Moi Gómez for Manu Sánchez (87′).

Best player: Aitor Fernández

The player that probably impressed the most for Osasuna was the goalkeeper: Aitor Fernández. His rating is 7.65. He performed 3 saves.


Patric Ridge

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