Athletic Club has defeated Levante UD 3-2 in San Mamés.
Athletic Club has defeated Levante UD 3-2 in San Mamés. Yuri, Williams and Muniain, from the penalty spot, have been the authors of the goals of our team. Levante scored Roger, also from penalty, and Cabaco.
Third consecutive victory of Athletic Club in La Liga, this time achieved on the last minutes of the fixture and after two different parts in terms of control of the game. Also, our team has subdued the rival with a huge effort. This way, salvation seems guaranteed with eight matchdays to go, and the team is looking towards European heights.
The beginning of the encounter was clearly red and white thanks to Yuri’s spectacular goal shortly after the start and Williams’ tenth goal in the present league with some other option to increase the difference. There was also a goal annulled to Coke due to a lack of Herrerín.
The afternoon looked good, but the start of the second half has redirected the game to less pleasant paths. In fact, Levante have soon cut distances after a penalty. Roger has turned it into goal. And with him the Levante has been transformed.
Despite losing specific weight, our team has have the best chances, especially a shot from Muniain to the post and another one from De Marcos very well repelled by the former “cachorro” Aitor Fernandez.
From there, the dominance has been of the Levante, with a great Mayoral volley well repelled by Herrerín as the most noteworthy option. The rival squeezed and at the edge of regulation time Cabaco tied.
Our team was powerless, but it did have self-respect and has returned to the area rival in the injury time. In that phase, already irreversible, a stomp on Muniain has become a penalty for the discussion, but penalty after all. The captain has not failed from the eleven meters.
Three more points and on Sunday we visit Getafe to try to prolong the streak. Muniain will not play as he has seen the fifth card in today’s encounter.