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Defeat at San Mamés

Toché made Real Oviedo take the lead but Bilbao Athletic came from behind, leaving the Blues on the fourth spot without closing the gap on top positions

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Real Oviedo failed to pick any points at San Mamés, after a game where the Blues took the lead soon. David Generelo's men had a better start to the game than the Athletic Bilbao reserves. It was Toché who made a first attempt, which went wide, but then he capitalised on a defensive misunderstanding between the Basque defenders and their goalkeeper to hit the back of the net and make it 0-1 to Real Oviedo. A few minutes later,
Míchel produced a powerful shot on goal that Remiro could deflect to corner kick in a brilliant action. Again, this time it was Borja Valle whose shot from outside the box tested Remiro's goalkeeping skills. Then, Bilbao
Athletic started to enjoy their best minutes as Óscar Gil equalised with a header after a free-kick in one of the first approaches by the Basque side. Before half time Miño saved a one-on-one chance and managed to block the resulting shot on goal from that deflected ball.

In the second half, Ziganda's men made a strong start gaining possession over Real Oviedo, who managed to produce the first clear chance of this half when Toché connected a shot from a Susaeta's cross. Then, Generelo made some substitutions so Edu Bedia and Hervías were brought on replacing Borja Valle and Koné. However, an unfortunate deflection in the box by José Fernández to a Bilbao's cross from the left wing ended up in an own goal making it 2-1 to the Basque side in the final score. Later on, Verdés was booked for the second time after an arguable handball so he was sent off. It was Linares who had the last chance of the game to equalise, but his header went wide after another cross from Susaeta.

After this defeat, Real Oviedo remain on the fourth spot on the league table, but fail to close the gap on the top of the table.