Barcelona increases Athletic Bilbao’s pain with a fiery quadruple in the Spanish League



Barcelona scored a 4-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao in the match that was held between them on Sunday evening at the “Spotify Camp Nou”, in the 11th round of the Spanish League this season 2022-2023.


The goals of the match came through Osman Dembele, Sergi Roberto, Robert Lewandowski, and Ferran Torres in the 12th, 18th, 22nd and 73rd minutes, respectively.


Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao


With this result, Barcelona occupies the second place in the Spanish league standings for the current season, with 28 points collected from winning in 9 matches, a draw in one match, and one loss, scoring 28 goals and receiving 4.


While Athletic Bilbao is in sixth place in the La Liga standings with 18 points collected from winning 5 matches, drawing 3 and losing the same, scoring 19 goals and receiving 12.


Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao


The position of the Barcelona team in qualifying for the round of 16 in the Champions League this season was complicated, after it won 4 points from 4 meetings in the group stage campaign, to occupy the third place behind Bayern Munich, which has 12 points and officially qualified for the final price, and Inter Milan, the runner-up with 7 points. Viktoria Plzen is fourth without points.


There is no alternative for Barcelona to win the fifth and sixth rounds of the group stage in Champions League, with Inter Milan stumbling, and in the event of a stumble against Bayern Munich, the Blaugrana will turn to play in the European League, as happened last season.


Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao


And a statistic in numbers proved that the Barcelona team outperformed Athletic Bilbao in the history of confrontations in all competitions, before today’s match, Sunday, in the 11th round of the La Liga competition.


Barcelona played 236 games against Athletic Bilbao in all competitions, divided between 118 wins for Barca against 79 defeats, 39 games were drawn, and the Blaugrana scored 436 goals and conceded 330.


Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao


Barcelona line-up is as follows:


Goalkeeper: Andre ter Stegen.


Defense Line: Sergi Roberto – Jules Conde – Eric Garcia – Baldi.


Midfield: Pedri – Sergio Busquets – Frenkie de Jong.


Forwards: Dembele – Lewandowski – Jaffe.


While the formation of Athletic Bilbao was as follows:


Goalkeeper: Unai Simon.


Defense line: Oscar de Marcos – Perai Alvary – Inigo Martins – Yuri Berchich.


Midfield: Auer Zaraga – Mikel Vesga – Ander Herrera.


Forwards: Nico Williams, Iñaki Williams, Alesque Berenguer.


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