Aduriz Stunner Condemns Champions Barcelona To Opening-Day Defeat

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

Aduriz acrobatic volley against Barcelona

The Spanish champion produced a lacklustre performance and were ultimately punished when substitute Aduriz, found the net with a stunning 89th-minute scissor-kick.

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

Aduriz, who has announced that he is retiring after this season, threw himself into the air and acrobatically volleyed past Marc-Andre ter Stegen to earn Athletic Bilbao a first league win over Barcelona since 2013.


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