Soccer-Bilbao hail 20,000 fans after “home” win at Sociedad (Reuters)

MADRID, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Athletic Bilbao paid tribute to their supporters after an estimated 20,000 travelled an hour along the north coast of Spain to see their 2-0 ‘home’ victory over Osasuna in La Liga on Friday. Bilbao, playing at Real Sociedad’s ground while construction work is carried out on their new venue that is due to open next month, organised 328 buses to transport their fans to the Anoeta stadium. “It was great to win. Although it isn’t our stadium, with all the fans here it felt like it was,” goal-scorer Oscar De Marcos told Spanish broadcaster Cuatro. …

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