PAINFUL DEFEAT OF THE 'LIONS'
Getafe assaults San Mamés before Athletic-Barça of Copa (0-2)
Published:2/02/2020 - 19:01h
Updated:2/02/2020 - 19:01h
Athletic Club will not receive FC Barcelona in the quarterfinals of Copa del Rey with good feelings. The Bilbao fell on Sunday in San Mamés in LaLiga against Getafe 0-2. The azulones consolidate thus in Champions positions
The Athletic Club could not finish worse this day liguera when falling in Saint Mamés against the Getafe. The ones of José Bordalás follow surprising to all the world and surpassed with relative ease to the 'lions' by 0-2. Damián Suárez was the author of the first goal in the first part and Jaime Kills sentenced to the little of the beginning of the second from the penalty spot. The azulones put third with the triumph and strengthen in places Champions.
The bilbaínos, on the other hand, moved away a bit more than Europe and remain to five of the Athletic of Madrid, that closes right now the places of Europe League with 36 points. The defeat arrives in a very bad moment for the Basques, since they were of subidón after touching them the FC Barcelona in the chambers of Glass of Rey. The ones of Gaizka Garitano have many win to confront to the culés, but after this fiasco will do it with bad feelings.
From the beginning of the crash, the 'Geta' went out more enchufado and decided to do with the three points in front of an Athletic descentrado that, perhaps, had already the mind in the chambers of Glass. The rojiblancos did not enjoy in the field and saw like the ones of Bordalás advanced by mediation of Damián Suárez that, from time to time, leaves some perla like the one of this afternoon of Sunday. The so much of the charrúa was the beginning of the conviction of the Basques.
It kills, in the second part, converted from the penalty spot the second of the azulones to leave to the Athletic even more against the ropes. Garitano Tried to change something and entered three changes at the same time, included the one of Aduriz, that went back to play months after lesionarse. Not even Aritz could avoid that the ones of the south of Madrid carried the three points with solvency to confirm like one of the favourites to finish in Champions.
The Athletic, with win of Glass
The Athletic-Barça is this Thursday in Saint Mamés to the 21:00 hours, by what the ones of Bilbao will have three days to prepare the party with tranquility. The technician bilbaíno has to achieve that his players forget of this meeting in front of the Madrilenian and centre in a Glass very ilusionante for them. The trophy copero always is special for the 'lions' and in front of the Barcelona have an opportunity of gold to give the machada and arrive to semifinals.
It is necessary to remember that the Basques have classified 'by a hair's breadth' so much in eighth of final as in dieciseisavos. In the third round was the Elche the one who was to a penalti to throw to the bilbaínos of the Glass. At the end, the ones of Garitano attained to win in this batch, but did not learn with this fright and had to win another batch more in front of the Tenerife. The FC Barcelona looks forward to to be the club that achieve to delete to an Athletic that could finish falling after being so many times in the wire.