Aritz Aduriz gave Los Leones the lead for good in the 12th minute. Aduriz slotted home into the lower right of the net after intercepting Anthony Annan's pass and finishing the move with a right-footed shot.
Athletic Bilbao finished with a clean sheet thanks to the strong play of the team's defense and Gorka Iraizoz, who finished with five saves. Los Rojiblancos had 23 tackles, four blocked shots and 26 total clearances in support. Óscar De Marcos had six shots for Athletic Bilbao, more than any of his team-mates. Andoni Iraola's 15 passes to Ander were the most of any Athletic Bilbao teammates during the match.
Osasuna controlled possession for about half the contest thanks to strong open field play. Osasuna won 71 duels and 23 headers, which led to five shots, including five on target. The four attempts by Joseba Llorente were the most of any Osasuna player. Andrés stopped six shots.
De Marcos was on the pitch for 90 minutes against Osasuna. The midfielder assisted on Aduriz's goal in the 12th minute and completed 30 passes. De Marcos's favorite passing target was Iraola, with whom he linked up six times.
Los Leones finished the first half having controlled the ball for 55.0%, with Osasuna at 45.0%. Athletic Bilbao also enjoyed a 8-6 advantage in shots during the first half.
Athletic Bilbao are in 16th place with a record of two wins, three losses and two draws. Osasuna now sit in 19th in the table with a record of one win, five losses and one draw.