Inaki Williams stands up for younger brother after a rash challenge 4 months ago

Inaki Williams stands up for younger brother after a rash challenge

You can't really blame him to be fair

Inaki Williams was seen standing up for his younger brother Nico Williams after the Athletic Bilbao man was on the wrong end of a rash challenge from Chimy Avila.


Despite taking an early lead in the tie, Osasuna were dominated for large periods of the match at the El Sadar Stadium, with Bilbao coming back from a goal down to secure a 3-1 victory and seal an important three points.

Oihan Sancet grabbed a hat-trick, but the main talking point occurred towards the end of the match, as chaos threatened to descend.

As the home side desperately pushed forward in an attempt to get back into the tie, Athletic broke away on what looked to be a dangerous counter-attack.


However, Avila had other ideas and opted to try and hack down the onrushing Williams, throwing himself into the air attempting to scissor chop the Spaniard.

Luckily, Williams was able to hurdle the challenge, only for Nico's big brother - Inaki - to confront Avila in the centre of the pitch.


The two exchanged words but were separated by teammates before anything else was able to happen.

Williams - who hasn’t missed a single league game in over six years - was understandably incensed at Avila's actions, with the forward not attempting to play the ball and instead, simply trying to hurt his opponent.

After featuring in Bilbao's 3-1 win over Osasuna, Inaki has now accumulated an unprecedented 215 appearances in a row in La Liga.

He has made 317 appearances for the La Liga outfit since his senior debut in 2014, registering 72 goals and 43 assists.


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