Champions suffered a defeat on the opening day of the season after a sublime winner by Aritz Aduriz handed Athletic Bilbao victory.

Barca produced a lacklustre performance and were punished when substitute Aduriz, 38, found the net with a stunning 89th minute scissor-kick.

Luis Suarez and Rafinha both hit the woodwork for Barca but the visitors struggled to impress despite fielding new £107m signing Antoine Griezmann.

Suarez was forced off with an injury.

More to follow.

Line-ups

Ath Bilbao

  • 1Simón
  • 21Capa
  • 3Núñez GestosoBooked at 65mins
  • 5Álvarez
  • 17Berchiche Izeta
  • 8LópezSubstituted forEtxebarriaat 81′minutes
  • 14García Carrillo
  • 18De MarcosSubstituted forSancetat 66′minutes
  • 22García
  • 10Muniain
  • 9Substituted forAdurizat 88′minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Etxebarria
  • 12Larrazabal
  • 13Herrerín
  • 20Aduriz
  • 24Balenziaga
  • 29Vivian
  • 34Sancet

  • 1ter Stegen
  • 2Nélson Semedo
  • 3PiquéBooked at 60mins
  • 15Lenglet
  • 18Alba
  • 20RobertoSubstituted forPérezat 76′minutes
  • 21de Jong
  • 19AleñáSubstituted forRakiticat 45′minutes
  • 11Dembélé
  • 9SuárezSubstituted forRafinhaat 37′minutes
  • 17Griezmann

Substitutes

  • 4Rakitic
  • 5Busquets
  • 12Rafinha
  • 23Umtiti
  • 24Firpo
  • 26Peña
  • 27Pérez
Referee:
Carlos del Cerro Grande
Attendance:
47,693

Match Stats

Home TeamAth BilbaoAway Team
Possession
Home28%
Away72%
Shots
Home11
Away11
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home3
Away8
Fouls
Home14
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Athletic Club 1, 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Athletic Club 1, 0.

Corner, . Conceded by Unai Simón.

Attempt saved. Clément Lenglet () header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Rafinha.

Rafinha () wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Iker Muniain (Athletic Club).

Goal!

Goal! Athletic Club 1, 0. Aritz Aduriz (Athletic Club) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ander Capa with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Athletic Club. Aritz Aduriz replaces Iñaki .

Ivan Rakitic () wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dani García (Athletic Club).

Attempt missed. Yeray Álvarez (Athletic Club) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Beñat Etxebarria with a cross following a set piece situation.

Foul by Nélson Semedo ().

Yuri (Athletic Club) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Antoine Griezmann () header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Rafinha with a cross following a corner.

Corner, . Conceded by Yeray Álvarez.

Attempt blocked. Antoine Griezmann () left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jordi Alba.

Ousmane Dembélé () wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dani García (Athletic Club).

Foul by Frenkie de Jong ().

Raúl García (Athletic Club) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Athletic Club. Beñat Etxebarria replaces Unai López.

Corner, . Conceded by Núñez.

Attempt blocked. Rafinha () right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jordi Alba.

Substitution

Substitution, . Carles Pérez replaces Sergi Roberto.

Foul by Sergi Roberto ().

Yeray Álvarez (Athletic Club) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Ousmane Dembélé () wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Unai López (Athletic Club).

Attempt missed. Ivan Rakitic () right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Antoine Griezmann.

Rafinha () wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Yeray Álvarez (Athletic Club).

Foul by Nélson Semedo ().

Iker Muniain (Athletic Club) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Athletic Club. Oihan Sancet replaces Óscar De Marcos.

Booking

Núñez (Athletic Club) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Ivan Rakitic () wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Núñez (Athletic Club).

Attempt missed. Yuri (Athletic Club) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left from a direct free kick.

Booking

Gerard Piqué () is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Gerard Piqué ().

goal

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