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Games States, Villarreal, Girona and Athletic Bilbao

This week, Jamie Kemp and Robbie Dunne discuss the things they liked and some of the things they didn’t like as Marcelino sat on Villarreal’s bench for the first time to begin his second stint as the manager of the club.

They beat Osasuna 3-1 but got lucky on several occasions. El Comandante José Luis Morales that opened the game up and allowed Villarreal to play in a Marcelino-like way.  

Then, they talk about Girona and Athletic Club, which is a contender for game of the season so far. Míchel’s side show no signs of slowing down even against an opponent as formidable as Ernesto Valverde’s Athletic Club. They discuss Athletic Club’s physicality and some of the finer points from the game with the highest ball-in-play % for a game between two top half sides in La Liga this season.