Atlético: De Gea; Valera, Ujfalusi,
Domínguez, Antonio López; Reyes (Salvio 81'), Paulo
Assunçao, Jurado, Simao; Diego Forlán (Camacho 78'), Agüero
(Ibrahima 88'). 4-4-2.
Athletic: Gorka Iraizoz; Iraola, San José, Ustaritz, Castillo; Gurpegui (Susaeta 59'), Javi Martínez, Iturraspe (Yeste 65 '), Gabilondo (Muniain 73'); Toquero, Llorente. 4-4-2.
1-0. 54. Diego Forlán. Connected with Valera cross and steered shot past Gorka.
2-0. 86. Agüero. Picked up loose ball on right and ran on past San José to score.
Yellow cards: San José 31', Javi Martínez 49', Iturraspe 61', Yeste 70', Antonio López 74'.
Atlético Madrid were in action on Thursday evening, and they moved up to eighth in the table after beating sixth placed Athletic Bilbao 2-0. The visitors had the better of the first half, with De Gea having to save from Gurpegui and llorente, and Llorente firing a long shot against the post. Nine minutes after the restart though Diego Forlán got on the end of Valera's cross to steer a shot wide of Gorka Iraizoz, and with the game coming to an end Agüero picked up a loose ball and left San José for dead before beating the keeper with an angled shot. Despite the defeat Athletic stay sixth, although Quique Sánchez Flores's side are now only five points behind them in the table.