Marcelo Bielsa’s charges overcame a stiff Sporting side to earn a UEFA Europa league final showdown against Atletico Madrid.
Athletic Bilbao went into the crunch UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg tie looking to overcome the one-goal disadvantage they accrued to Sporting Lisbon in Portugal in their 2-1 defeat.
Los Leones produced a breath taking football show at the San Mames to win the tie 3-1, earning progress to the European showpiece event’s final 4-3 on aggregate.
The Argentine tactician expects an attacking Europa League fixtures with Sporting, who will reciprocate Athletic Club’s playing style with attacking football. Marcelo Bielsa’s Athletic Bilbao travel to Portugal for their UEFA Europa... Read Post
The UEFA Europa League semifinals resume on Thursday, with Atletico Madrid and Sporting Lisbon leading the two ties. Neither lead is comfortable, though, with Athletic Bilbao perhaps favored to advance over Sporting, while Valencia'... Read Post