Athletic Bilbao vs. Barcelona: 6 Talking Points from Barca's 1st La Liga Loss

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Athletic Bilbao vs. Barcelona: 6 Talking Points from Barca's 1st La Liga Loss
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Barcelona suffered their first defeat of the La Liga season against Athletic Bilbao on a famous night at the new San Mames.

Iker Muniain grabbed the game's only goal when he converted Markel Susaeta's cross after 70 minutes.

It was Barcelona's second defeat in a week, following their loss Wednesday at Ajax, while Athletic continued their unbeaten record at their new home.

Just three points separate Spain's top three now, with Athletic a little way back in fourth.

Here are the major talking points from a fascinating match in the Basque Country.

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