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The moment of truth for Athletic this season

Athletic Club Bilbao season

Mairenis Gomez

February 17, 2024 | 3:00 p.m.

Athletic Club's challenge on the calendar

El Athletic Club de Bilbao faces a titanic challenge this season, ruminating on the lost opportunity against UD Almería. The team faces a series of crucial clashes that will define its trajectory in the league and the cup. Jon Uriarte Uranga, president of the club, warns about the need to meet expectations, which this year, once again, revolve around achieve high goals in both competitions.

A relentless schedule

Athletic is preparing to face a series of matches that could define its season. With the Cup semi-final against With Atlético de Madrid on the horizon, the team faces an increasingly challenging schedule. Although they have some room to prepare, the name of the next opponents tests their resolve.

The challenge of rivals

Two matches in San Mamés against teams ahead in the table and a visit to Real Betis, reinforced under the direction of Manuel Pellegrini, outline a challenging panorama. Athletic cannot afford to lose sight of rivals like Míchel's Girona, Xavi Hernández's FC Barcelona and Real Betis, if they aspire to maintain their position in the classification.

The moment of the truth

The team enters this crucial stage of the season wanting to capitalize on their recent victory against Almería. However, the inability to take advantage of the opportunity against a decimated rival leaves them with the task at hand. Solidly placed in fifth position, Athletic faces the uncertainty of completing an outstanding campaign or settling for a notable result.

Athletic Club Bilbao season
The calendar gets steeper and tougher for Athletic, especially in the second leg in San Mamés of the Cup semi-final

Next matches of Athletic Club

  • 19 moons: Athletic – Girona (League) at 21:00 p.m.
  • Domingo 25: Betis – Athletic (League) at 16:15
  • Thursday 29: Athletic – Atlético (Cup) at 21:30 p.m.
  • Domingo 3: Athletic – Barcelona (League) at 21:00 p.m.
  • Domingo 10: Las Palmas – Athletic (League) at 16:15

Undoubtedly, The challenge for Athletic Club de Bilbao this season is clear: to overcome obstacles on the way to glory. With a demanding schedule and high-caliber opponents, the team needs to show determination and skill in every match. The fans of Bilbao and the province of Bizkaia are looking forward to seeing how Athletic faces this challenge with courage and determination, demonstrating why they are one of the most loved and respected teams in Spanish football.

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