Barcelona fans react to starting XI against Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao face the bizarre prospect of losing two Copa Del Rey finals in the space of a few weeks tonight when they face Barcelona.

Last season’s competition ended just a few weeks ago when Real Sociedad emerged victorious against Bilbao, so they are hoping to shake the odds against Barca tonight.

It’s been a mixed first season for Ronald Koeman at Barca, but he’s finally starting to turn things around, and a win tonight to clinch a major trophy in his debut season would be huge, especially if they can win La Liga as well. title too.

There were a few injury issues in the game as Gerard Pique’s status wasn’t particularly clear, but it looks like he’s fit enough to leave early on tonight:

Ousmane Dembele was another who came into the game with injury concerns, but he has looked brilliant lately, so there are a few fans who are gutted to see him miss Griezmann:



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