Athletic Club have managed it! The hosts have stormed to a 4-0 home win over Barcelona in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup, courtesy of a hat trick from Aduriz and a thunderbolt from San Jose! Enrique’s men just never quite got going, with the Blaugrana having a mammoth task on their hands to turn this tie around.
Barcelona’s defensive frailties were laid bare defeat in the first leg of the 2015 Spanish Super Cup on Friday night in the San Mame.
According to ESPN Stats & Info, the four goals eclipse Athletic’s combined total in their last three matchups with Barca. The 2015-16 campaign may just be getting underway across Europe, but this will undoubtedly be one of the biggest surprises of the season.
For Barcelona, it’s another warning sign their defense could be a major issue. The reigning European champions allowed four goals to Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup on August 11.