Result: Athletic Bilbao 1-1 Sporting Gijon

Athletic Bilbao's slim European hopes take a blow as a late goal sees them draw 1-1 at home to struggling Sporting Gijon.

Athletic Bilbao's slim European hopes have taken a blow as a late goal has seen them draw 1-1 at home to struggling Sporting Gijon.

The hosts could have gone in ahead at the break when they were awarded a penalty in the 35th minute. However, Iker Muniain failed to convert as the sides went in goalless.

Javier Martinez nearly gave Bilbao the lead with 20 minutes to play, but his header cannoned back off the bar.

The home team made the breakthrough just minutes later as Muniain made amends for his earlier miss when he played in Oscar De Marcos, who fired in.

As Bilbao looked to have secured the three points, Alberto Lora converted in the 90th minute to earn Gijon a point.

The draw has kept Marcelo Bielsa's side 10th in the Primera Division table, while Gijon have moved one place up into 18th.

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Tables
TeamPGDPTS
1Atletico Madrid385190
2Barcelona386787
3Real Madrid386687
4Athletic Bilbao382770
5Sevilla381763
6Villarreal381659
7Real Sociedad38759
8Valencia38-249
9Celta Vigo38-549
10Levante38-848
11Malaga38-745
12Rayo Vallecano38-3443
13Espanyol38-942
14Getafe38-1942
15Granada38-2541
16Elche38-2040
17Almeria38-2840
18Cordoba000
19Deportivo La Coruna000
20Eibar000