The Athletic Club of Bilbao faces Naples in the first leg of the preliminary round of the Champions League. Ernesto Valverde's pupils have a tough opponent, but try to be imposed in order to contest the continental showpiece.
A spectacular duel between two great teams in Europe are expected. The San Paolo stadium will host the first match between the two in a two-legged tie will be decided at San Mames.
Athletic want to put together some great action in Italy in order to get a favorable outcome that gives them more confidence heading into the second leg. Dial key will double the value of away goals.
It's a nice tie for Athletic, as it can return to the Champions League after fifteen years without dispute it. The last time was in the 1998-1999 season.
Spanish football is in luck. Not only for the opportunity to play Athletic Champions, if not because the two sides of Spain's top coaches will be right now. Rafa Benitez are Ernesto Valverde.
Valverde Benitez and try to win the game from the board to help his team to be among the best in Europe.