Doctors attend Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez during the Spanish league football match between Athletic Club Bilbao and FC Barcelona at the San Mames
stadium in Bilbao on August 16, 2019.
"The atmosphere of San Mames
is always insurmountable, but it is true that today people have taken this game even more eagerly.
The extension of the San Mames
football stadium roof in Bilbao is a triumph of structural engineering in several different ways, commented the judges at the Structural Awards.
Either way, Athletic are well set following Monday's tense 1-0 success at Eibar and only Real Madrid and Barcelona have tasted success at San Mames
"Our old stadium, we had been living there for 100 years and because of that we cannot take any decision without thinking about all these years and what San Mames
has been to the city," the Athletic official added.
"We are excited to play at San Mames
, a stadium we love with an atmosphere you get at few other grounds."
"It's a pleasure to play at San Mames
and we're focused on the way Valverde will complicate things - pressing high, creating problems on the second balls," (http://www.sport-english.com/en/news/barca/luis-enriques-key-quotes-ahead-barcelonas-bilbao-date-with-athletic-club-5346698) Enrique said .
is always a tough place to come to," he said.
Ismael Lopez gave the hosts a 16th-minute lead at the San Mames
before Mateas Delic replied three minutes later for the Croatians.
The game sprung to life midway through the second half courtesy of Adrian Lopez's superb solo goal but former Manchester United striker Mame
Diouf ensured a tense last 10 minutes when he drove home from inside the box.
The Basque club were bidding farewell to the striker after 15 years with an eventful match at the San Mames
That mirrors the gesture of Bilbao forward Etxeberria who retired last week after playing the final season of his San Mames
career without pay.