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Falling from Bilbao, Girona's position is threatened in the Spanish League

Madrid, Beritasatu.com – Girona unexpectedly lost to Athletic Bilbao 2-3 in the Spanish League match, Tuesday (20/2/2024) early morning WIB. This defeat means that Girona's position is now in danger of being shifted by the two clubs behind it.

Girona is the most prominent club in La Liga this season. The Catalan club was able to sit at the top of the standings, before finally being overtaken by Real Madrid.

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Girona was even able to record 15 unbeaten matches, before finally being smothered Los Blancos 4-0. The defeat to Bilbao meant that Girona was only able to win one of their last five matches.

Even though they remain in second place in the standings with 56 points behind Madrid (62), Girona's position is in danger of being overtaken by Barcelona (54) in third position, and Atletico Madrid (51) in fourth position.

Meanwhile, Bilbao is in fifth position in the standings with 49 points.

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One of Bilbao's successes in narrowly winning over Girona was their player Alex Berenguer, who scored two goals.

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Bilbao dominated the match from the start, and immediately beat Girona.

Berenguer was able to intercept a pass from Aleix Garcia, to score and give Bilbao the lead in the second minute. Girona was only one goal behind at the end of the first half, even though hosts Bilbao created many threatening opportunities.

After the first half break, Girona appeared to kick off with Ivan Martin's cross which made the score 1-1 in the 49th minute.

Berenguer put the hosts ahead again with his second goal in the 56th minute, and his partner Inaki Williams increased Bilbao's lead four minutes later.

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Williams almost scored a fourth goal after the visitors made another mistake five minutes later, but Girona goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga was lucky to make a save on the goal line with his feet.

Eric Garcia brought Girona back to life, after scoring from close range from Aleix Garcia's free kick. The position did not change 3-2 in favor of hosts Bilbao who successfully secured their seventh consecutive win at home.

“It's not easy to beat Girona. “This is something to be proud of,” Inaki Williams told DAZN.

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“We did everything well and we have to look up, that's what's important. We will keep dreaming and keep working because that's how you get things done,” he said.

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Falling from Bilbao, Girona's position is threatened in the Spanish League

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