Osasuna 1 Athletic Club 5: On the right track
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Osasuna 1 Athletic Club 5: On the right track

Spectacular and necessary triumph against Osasuna (1-5). The red and whites have learnt the lesson…

Athletic Club
Athletic Club
May 4, 2003

Spectacular and necessary triumph against Osasuna (1-5). The red and whites have learnt the lesson of Montjuic and after leading by 0-3 at half-time they went on to finish off the job in the second half. Furthermore it was a special day for Aitor Ocio, Karanka and Joseba Arriaga as they scored their first goals of the season and for some of them it was their first goal with the red and white vest. Indeed Ocio, who has also seen his fifth yellow card in the first cycle, scored the first goal with a free kick. Ezquerro who is still in his goal scoring mood with eleven this season, slotted in the second for the 0-2 and Yeste scored the third just before half time. In the second half the reaction of the reds was stunted by the expulsion of Aloisi. Once the initial pressure was contained, Arriaga scored the 0-4 and, in spite of Rivero heading in the home team’s goal, Karanka scored the final 1-5 with a low shot from outside the area This is the first time this season that our team has balanced the goals for and against (52 and 52) and we also maintain a run of five matches without losing, being sixth in the league with Mallorca. On the right track which we will have to confirm against Valladolid on Saturday.