Williams discusses ‘good point’ against Real BetisSeptember 24, 2018
Athletic Bilbao forward Inaki Williams has said that the point against Real Betis was ‘good’, considering his side went down to 10-men.
The Basque side have had a moderately good start to the new La Liga season and they looked odds on to gain another impressive result after taking a 2-0 lead at the Benito Villamarin on Sunday evening.
Goals from Williams and Raul Garcia in the first 15 minutes but a sending off to Susaeta on the 45th minute saw the struggle to hold on their lead and relinquish two points to Quique Setien’s side.
Marc Bartra and Sergio Canales scored second half goals to share the points and in truth, the visitors were lucky not lose after a late surge from the Andalusians.
Williams, who is struggling to score at home, netted another away goal, but despite the lead – was helpless as his side battled to earn a point after being reduced to ten-men.
The tricky forward believes, however, that the points was a good one and that they should be happy.
“We have done well in the first half, ” Williams told beIN Sport. “The sending off changed us and we had to hold on against good quality players that move the ball well. The point was very good, and leaves us satisfied as a team.”
With the result, Athletic are in 12th, level on points with Betis and they will now prepare to face Villarreal on Wednesday before travelling to the Camp Nou at the weekend to face champions, Barcelona.