Athletic has not won at Mendizorrotza for 17 years

He Athletic visit this Sunday (2:00 p.m.) to Sports
Alaves on the fifth day of The league aiming to end a five-game winless streak in Mendizorrotza, stadium in which it has chained two draws and three defeats in the last 17 years.

The last rojiblanco triumph in Vitoria’s field dates back to May 18, 2003, when the team then led by Jupp
Heynckes won 2-4 with Albiazules goals from Great Y Astudillo, for locals, and Joseba
Etxeberria (two), And this Y Urzaiz, for visitors.

Since that date, Athletic He has appeared at the Alava stadium five more times. In two of them he managed to score with two goalless draws, those of the 2005-2006 and 2018-2019 seasons.

The other three games ended with victory from Vitoria. They were 1-0 in 2016-2017, with a goal from The O
Hernandez, on 3-1 of 2017-2018 (Guidetti, Munir and Ibai
Gomez/Muniain); and 2-1 last season (Luke
Perez, penalty, and He and/Raul
Garcia).

However, historically the Paseo de Cervantes stadium has been a favorable setting for Athletic, who conceded his first defeat in Vitoria in the 2000-2001 season after having settled his first seven visits with six wins and a draw.

The balance of those 15 Alaves-Athletic played in Vitoria in league competition is 4 local wins, 8 visitors and 3 draws, with 17 goals in favor of the Vitoria team and 26 for the Bilbao.