Valverde: A historic night for Athletic Club

Ernesto Valverde Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Club coach Ernesto Valverde described the 3-1 Champions League victory over Napoli as an historic night for the Bilbao club. Athletic now qualify for the group stages of the competition after the 4-2 aggregate win over Rafael Benitez side and the Basque boss was quick to praise the San Mames crowd for playing there part. “The difference More...

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