A stuttering Sevilla side enter the Lions' Den
|Athletic: Iraizoz; San Jose, Ekiza, Ustaritz, Iraola; Susaete, Orbaiz, Martinez, Gabilondo; Muniain, Llorente
|Sevilla: Varas; Navarro, Escude, Fazio, Dabo; Perotti, Rakitic, Zokora, Navas; Kanoute, Negredo
- Athletic have lost their last three fixtures by a scoreline of 2-1, preceeded by a 1-0 loss to Mallorca.
- Curiously, three of Athletic's four home defeats this season also ended 2-1.
- In the last seven years, Sevilla have won five matches at San Mames, more times than any other visiting team to the Basque side.
- Alvaro Negredo has scored three goals in Sevilla's last three away matches.
- Athletic have not been involved in a single scoreless draw in La Liga this season. Sevilla have played in two scoreless draws, but neither were in an away fixture.
October 24th, 2010: Sevilla 4-3 Athletic Bilbao
Sevilla were able to come out on top in the seven goal thriller, as Fabiano and Kanoute both hit a brace. Llorente also grabbed a double for the visitors, with Igor Gabilondo netting the stray goal.