Result: Athletic Bilbao 1-0 Mallorca

Fernando Llorente
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Fernando Llorente scores the only goal of the game as Athletic Bilbao defeat Mallorca.

Fernando Llorente scored the only goal of the game as Athletic Bilbao claimed all three points from their home encounter with Mallorca this afternoon.

Having made a bright start to the match, Bilbao broke the deadlock in the 13th minute. Ibai Gomez sent over a cross for Llorente, who planted a header into the net from six yards out.

Gomez almost made it two before the break when his powerful strike hit the side netting.

Bilbao continued to dominate the contest after the restart but they were unable to add to their tally further.

The victory has lifted Bilbao up to eighth in the La Liga table.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1EibarEibar11003123
2Celta Vigo11002113
3Atletico MadridAtletico11001013
4Barcelona11001013
5Espanyol11001013
6Real Betis10101101
7Villarreal10101101
8Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo10100001
9Malaga10100001
10Rayo Vallecano10100001
11Real Madrid10100001
12Real Sociedad10100001
13Sevilla10100001
14Sporting GijonSporting Gijon10100001
15Valencia10100001
16Levante100112-10
17Athletic Bilbao100101-10
18Getafe100101-10
19Las PalmasLas Palmas100101-10
20Granada100113-20