Ath Bilbao and Barcelona with a goalless draw at San Mames

It was a disappointing match from both clubs and a logical goalless draw.

Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona finished 0-0 at Estadio San Mamés, which means that the home side remains in the 5th place in La Liga – 5 points behind 4th placed Athletico Madrid but 8 points ahead of 6th Betis.

Barcelona remained 3rd – 1 point behind Girona and 8 points behind leader Real Madrid as Xavi’s side failed to take advantage of Los Blancos’ mistake and 2-2 draw yesterday against Valencia as the point difference between the Spanish giants remained the same after the 27th round of the league.

Frenkie de Jong suffered an injury and was replaced by Fermin Lopez in the 26th minute.

The biggest chance in the 1st half for a goal came when Joao Cancelo shot a bullet from a distance as the home side goalkeeper was outside of his penalty area, but he swiftly returned and saved his shot with assistance from a defender who cleared the ball.

The bad news with injuries for Xavi’s side continued as he was forced to make another change when Pedri could not continue and was replaced in the final moments of the 1st half by Lamine Yamal.

In the 67th minute of the 2nd half, Barca players demanded a penalty, but the referee wasn’t impressed, and the play continued.

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