MADRID (AP) — Villarreal's struggles in the Spanish league continued with a 2-1 loss at Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, with striker Gerard Moreno not finishing the game because of an injury.
Villarreal was coming off a 4-1 away win over Young Boys in the Champions League, but Unai Emery's team now has lost two in a row in the Spanish league and sits only 13th in the standings.
BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Athletic Bilbao forward Raúl García scored to make amends for a squandered penalty and lead a 1-0 win over Alavés on a record-setting night for teammate Iñaki Williams.
Williams set a Spanish league record with his 203rd consecutive appearance by playing Friday’s match at San Mamés Stadium.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Two goals set up by Iker Muniain kept Athletic Bilbao undefeated after beating Mallorca 2-0 and made the Basque Country club the early leader of the Spanish league on Saturday.