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Heavy rain could jeopardise weekend’s La Liga action

Heavy rain could jeopardise weekend’s La Liga action

Heavy rain in Spain could have an impact on the La Liga fixture list this weekend, with the Valencia region of particular concern.

After a two week interval which saw international football take prominence, La Liga is set to return this weekend with some mouth-watering ties set.

However, heavy rains which are forecast for Thursday afternoon through to Sunday night could have an affect on some of the fixtures in round nine.

La Liga officials are yet make a statement on the upcoming and predicted weather, but some regional federations have already taken the decision to postpone games for their youth teams.

Valencia have suspended all youth football between the ages of U6 and U16 to avoid potential risks and injuries.

Various forecasts are hard on the Valencia region, where Los Che will be hosting Leganes on Saturday afternoon, predicting rainfall of up to 100 litres per squared metre over the next 24 hours.

The pending severe weather reports follow heavy flooding two weeks back when 13 people died in Mallorca.

Parts of Aragón, Catalonia, Valencia, Murcia, Andalusia, and the Balearic have been issued with weather alerts for this coming weekend.

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Barcelona host Sevilla on Saturday evening at the Camp Nou, although that game is unlikely to be cast into doubt.