Athletic Bilbao just won an unforgettable match against Sevilla. Host team could win the match after losing it in the first half.

Pre-match preparations

Sevilla played a midweek match against Rennes. It was a match for the Champions League and the team could get a win. Sevilla scored only one goal but it was enough to get three points against Rennes. Spanish club was playing at home-stadium but in the end, it was tough to win against Rennes. After a tough 90 minutes, Sevilla took three points. On Saturday, Sevilla’s players were very tired. Athletic Bilbao had exactly 7 days to prepare for this match.

1st half of the match

Coach of Sevilla decided to make a few tweaks in the starting line-up. It happened due to a tiring match against Rennes. Lepetegui started the match against Athletic Bilbao with De Jong as the main striker. De Jong scored the only goal against Rennes, so his presence from a very first minute was important for Sevilla. At the same time, Athletic Bilbao started the match with Inaki Williams. Spanish striker was playing as the main forward. Raul Garcia was helping Inaki Williams from a deep midfield. Sevillla could win the first half. After the pass from Ocampos, Nasyri scored the goal. It was an easy half for Sevilla as Athletic Bilbao could not play well in attacking phrases.

2nd half of the match

Everything changed in the second half. After four substitutions, Athletic Bilbao started playing differently. Munian was one of the first changes by the coach and he scored the goal. Midfielder scored the equalizer and gave a motivational boost to teammates. In just a few minutes, Athletic Bilbao scored a second goal and took the lead. After the pass from Inaki Williams Sancet played well and converted the shot into the goal. In the last five minutes, Sevilla could not make a big impact. Lopetegui substituted two more players and added strikers but all in vain. Athletic Bilbao had a crazy and dramatic come-back in the second half.