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2017-2018 Spanish Primera División
  • Aritz Aduriz (50')
  • Kike (73')

Athletic Bilbao 1-1 Eibar

An Athletic Bilbao side without reported Manchester City target Aymeric Laporte drew 1-1 at home with Basque rivals Eibar.
The 23-year-old centre-back has been a virtual ever-present for Athletic this season and was initially named in Jose Angel Ziganda's 20-man squad for the LaLiga clash.
His absence will further fuel speculation he is about to complete a move to Pep Guardiola's runaway Premier League leaders and his team missed him on Friday night.
Aritz Aduriz's 13th goal of the season was unlucky for Eibar as the veteran striker put the hosts in front five minutes after the break.
Victory would have seen Athletic move up to seventh place in the table but Ziganda's side have struggled to get wins of late and they conceded midway through the second half when Kike equalised.
The result extended Athletic's run to 10 games without defeat in La Liga but that run consists of seven draws.

Spanish Primera División Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Barcelona 20 +27 43
2 Real Madrid 20 +25 43
3 Atletico Madrid 20 +8 35
4 Sevilla FC 20 +5 35
5 Getafe 20 +9 33
6 Real Sociedad 20 +5 31
7 Valencia 20 +1 31
8 Athletic Bilbao 20 +7 30
9 Villarreal 20 +6 28
10 Osasuna 21 +3 28
11 Granada 20 -1 27
12 Real Betis 20 -3 27
13 Levante 21 -6 26
14 Alavés 20 -8 23
15 Real Valladolid 20 -6 22
16 Eibar 20 -9 22
17 Mallorca 20 -12 18
18 Celta Vigo 20 -13 16
19 Leganes 20 -17 14
20 Espanyol 20 -21 14