Athletic Bilbao stunned Barcelona in Copa del Rey

Spanish League team Fc Barcelona looses from Athletic Bilbao by 2 - 1 in Copa del Rey first leg at San Mames stadium . Athletic Bilbao won their first leg advantage over Barcelona with nine - men team.

Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz scored  goal in 25' min and just after 3 minutes, Bilbao player Inaki Williams added one more goal and made the scoreline 2 - 0 .

After half time both Athletic player Raul Garcia and Ander Iturrapse was shown a red card.


Barcelona forward Lionel Messi scored a goal from a free - kick after the break made 2 - 1 score .

Barcelona star trio Lionel Messi , Neymar and Luis Suarez joined the training with team on Monday after the winter break . This is the sixth occasion when Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao faced each other in this competition, including three finals .

Another leg will be played on Wednesday ,11 January at Nou Camp .

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