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Malaga 1-2 Valencia: Marcelino masterclass helps Valencia to comeback win

Valencia came back from a goal down to win late in a tricky tie against bottom side Malaga on Saturday night. The hosts bagged the go-ahead goal in the first half, but a tactical switch from Marcelino and a red card for Ignasi Miquel meant Los Che left Andalusia with all three points. Backed by the home crowd, Jose Gonzalez’s team started strongest with debutant Maxime Lestienne making his debut on the right-hand side, providing some of the pace which has been lacking for much of the season so far….

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Girona are set to stay in La Liga, thanks to Machín & co

In the words of Bon Jovi, we’re halfway there! At least, that’s what Girona fans will be thinking as they edge ever closer to what looks like probable La Liga survival. How have they managed it? Well it’s been certainly much more than just City’s shared resources which have helped Girona establish themselves as a worthy top-flight team in Spain. Instead, a mixture of both old and new faces all singing from the same hymn sheet coupled with a continuation of the same winning mentality from last season’s promotion from…

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Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos suffers knee injury

Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos is facing a race against time to be play against Paris Saint-Germain in the second leg of the Champions League, reports Marca. The German midfielder injured his left knee ligament during the 3-1 victory in the first match at the Parc des Princes stadium on Wednesday. He was among the stand-out players, controlling the tempo in the middle of the park, as Los Blancos came back from a goal down. Concern for Kroos and Real Madrid Kroos is expected to miss this weekend’s fixture against Real…

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Malaga vs Valencia: Valencia face rock bottom side Malaga

Saturday evening sees third place Valencia travel to bottom side Malaga, in a game that on paper should be an easy win for the away side, although you can never be certain. Last time out for the hosts Malaga, they lost 1-0 to Atletico Madrid. On the other hand, Valencia beat 17th place Levante. A win for Marcelino’s side could see them move four points clear of fourth-placed Real Madrid, at least for 24 hours. Meanwhile, a victory for the home side could cut the points difference from safety down to four points….

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Girona 3 – 0 Leganes: A dominant win at the Montilivi

Girona enjoyed a thumping 3-0 win at the Montilivi to put them within two points of European football next season. The Catalans had several thrilling chances before getting the breakthrough with a Stuani penalty and goals from Portu and Juanpe. An outrageous hand from Martin Mantovani gifted a penalty to the home side in the 23rd minute. The Argentine literally had his hand above his head to reach the ball, making it an obvious decision for the referee. Cristhian Stuani was only too happy to convert from the spot. Roughly ten minutes later,…

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Eibar vs Barcelona: Basque surprise package prepare to host league leaders

Eibar will look to continue their unbelievable run of form when they take to the pitch at the Ipurua on Saturday afternoon but it will be an extremely tough game with league leaders Barcelona providing the opposition. The Basque side have lost just once in twelve, 2-1 to Atletico Madrid, following last week’s late winner at Leganes which saw them remain in seventh. As for Barca, they remain unbeaten after 23 league games but have drawn their last two in the league, 0-0 with Getafe and 1-1 at Espanyol. The…

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La Liga News 

Spanish FA call for elections

The Spanish Football Federation have called for elections to be made on April 9 in an official statement. In a statement published on Friday by the RFEF, it read that elections would take place in two months time to replace Miguel Angel Villar, who went to prison earlier this year. 67-year-old Villar has been the head of Spain’s soccer federation since 1988, playing a part in the national team’s victories in the 2010 World Cup and the 2008 and 2012 European Championships. Villar is accused of charges related to improper…

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Javier Tebas wants justice in Zaragoza match-fixing case

La Liga president Javier Tebas has demanded justice and the truth as the match-fixing case involving Real Zaragoza and Levante enters the courts once more. It has been one of Spanish football’s longest running scandals, but it is coming to end as prosecutors have reopened an investigation into Levante’s match with Real Zaragoza in 2011. The game saw Zaragoza remain in La Liga with a 2-1 win at the Ciutat de Valencia, with Levante already safe, but it is alleged that a number of players had a big hand in…

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