Tag Archives: Athletic Bilbao

The Baby Face From Bilbao

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) One of the most exciting World Cups in recent memory may be in full flow, but already thoughts are turning back to domestic competition. For many associated with Manchester United, the festival of football in Brazil is merely providing the opportunity to scout potential targets and perform an early assessment of […]

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5 Things We Learned: Athletic Bilbao 2 Manchester United 1

By Jason Freeman. 1) Athletic Bilbao thoroughly deserved to go through There is no doubt that Athletic Bilbao were the better side in both legs and overall deserved to go through. They outplayed us when in possession and also when they were without possession. They passed the ball around at a quick tempo and accurately […]

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Match Preview: Athletic Bilbao vs. Manchester United

By Mark Young Manchester United face the impossible as they travel to the Basque Country on Thursday evening to face an extremely talented Atheltic Bilbao team in the Europe League. Bilbao came away from Old Trafford last week with a 3-2 victory and certainly hold the upper hand as Man United’s poor European home form […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2 Athletic Bilbao 3

By Jason Freeman. 1) Athletic Bilbao taught us a lesson A few people may have written off Athletic Bilbao before the game but the Spanish club proved that those people were wrong to do so. Athletic Bilbao passed the ball superbly at a high tempo and pressed high up the pitch forcing United into giving […]

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