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Girona and Bouncebackability: the ability to recover from a setback or defeat

Bouncebackability: the ability to recover from a setback or defeat. Although there have been many strings to Girona’s impressive bow this season, do they have they quality to address their recent slump and return to winning ways against Deportivo Alavés on Gameweek 33? Amid torrential rain and poor playing conditions last Friday night at Montilivi, Real Betis came out on top in what was billed widely as a six-pointer between the two Europa League chasing sides. At least on paper when looking at both sides’ league results this season you…

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Alaves vs Girona: Match Preview, Lineups and Prediction

Girona will look to bounce back from their defeat to Real Betis at the weekend as they travel to face Alaves on Thursday evening. Date: Thursday, 19 April 2018 / Kick-Off at 18:30 UK / Venue: Estadio de Mendizorroza The home side have been vastly improved in recent weeks, keeping clean sheets over Getafe and Eibar recently and they will be looking to keep the likes of Portu and Stuani out as Girona arrive at the Mendizorroza. Pablo Machin’s visitors have had a remarkable season and sit just outside of…

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Levante vs Malaga: Match Preview, Lineups and Prediction

Malaga could be relegated if they lose to Levante on Thursday evening at the Ciudad de Valencia. Date: Sunday, 19 April 2018 / Kick-Off at 20:30 UK / Venue: Estadio Ciudad de Valencia The visitors will be confirmed as relegated if they fail to beat Levante, and form is not on their side – having lost four and drawn once in their last five outings. Failing to bounce back from the 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid would see them confirmed as a La Liga 123 side next season and could potentially confirm…

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Real Betis vs Las Palmas: Match Preview, Lineups and Prediction

Real Betis will look to extend their winning run to six games when they face Las Palmas on Thursday evening. Date: Sunday, 19 April 2018 / Kick-Off at 20:30 UK /Venue: Estadio Benito Villamarin Paco Jemez’ visitors travel to Andalusia sitting ten points behind 17th placed Levante and in desperate need of a miracle. Five defeats in their last six, mixed with a draw against Deportivo La Coruna leaves the Gran Canarian outfit destined for La Liga 123 football next season. Betis, on the other hand, have been remarkable of late…

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Real Madrid 1-1 Athletic Club: Inaki Williams’ goal cancelled out by late Ronaldo flick

Cristiano Ronaldo’s late flick gave Real Madrid a draw against Athletic Club at Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday evening. The Basque visitors have been largely inconsistent this season and pressure is fully on boss Kuko Ziganda as talk of a replacement coming in this summer continues to dominate the regions media. But, they did produce a superb performance against Zinedine Zidane’s side – with Inaki Williams putting them 1-0 ahead with a superb finish in the first half. Williams was the biggest threat for the away side but they failed to…

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Espanyol 0-1 Eibar: Lomban goal enough for visitors to remain in Euro race

A first half goal from David Lomban secured the three points for Eibar in their match with Espanyol at the RCDE Stadium. Quique Sánchez Flores’ side have collected eight points from the previous 15 available, including wins against Real Madrid and Real Sociedad. The former Watford manager made four changes to the side that were defeated 1-0 to Getafe on Sunday, with Pedro Rios, Aarón Martin Caricol, Victor Sanchez, and Pablo Piatti replacing Marc Navarro, Didac Vila, Jurado and Oscar Melendo. Tonight’s visitors have only picked up a point from…

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Valencia 1-2 Getafe: Brilliant Rémy propels Bordalás’ men to surprise win

Valencia missed the opportunity to put pressure on third-placed Real Madrid after two incisive strikes from Loïc Rémy helped Getafe claim an impressive victory at the Estadio Mestalla. Rodrigo Moreno responded to give the home team a boost, but it proved to be only a consolation in a game which was soured by Dani Parejo’s late red card for a rash challenge on Jorge Molina, in which the captain spitefully elbowed the Getafe striker. After a bright performance against Barcelona yielded no points, Valencia looked to bounce back by continuing…

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Transfer Gossip: Florentino Perez debating Paul Pogba move

Real Madrid are interested in signing France international Pogba but president Florentino Perez will not sign the 25-year-old unless he lowers his wage demands and has a strong World Cup performance. (Express) Manchester City have set their sights on bringing Paris St-Germain‘s French striker Kylian Mbappe, 19, and Bayern Munich‘s 27-year-old Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara to the Etihad this summer. (Sky Sports) Barcelona are lining up a £60m move for Manchester United’s French striker Anthony Martial, 22, with Fulham‘s Ryan Sessegnon, 17, also reportedly on their radar. (Mail) Manchester United‘s 28-year-old defender Matteo Darmian says he misses Italy and…

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Experienced Ramis faces off against unusually out-of-form Moreno

With Eibar and Espanyol’s European hopes dying as quickly as they had begun, Tuesday’s dead rubber clash provides chance for both to experiment. Quique Sanchez Flores has watched his Espanyol deteriorate from being on the brink of the Europa League places to ten points separating them from relegation. Despite elimination from La Liga being highly unlikely, the Catalan club need to turn their fortunes around and without a win in their last four and no goals either, Flores’ position could be up for question. One player they will be hoping…

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Real Madrid vs Athletic Club: Match Preview, Lineups and Prediction

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane could field a second string side against Athletic Club on Wednesday evening as the Champions League semi-finals take priority. Wednesday 18th April / Kick-off at 20:30 UK / Santiago Bernabeu The visitors have an awful record at the Bernabeu and will come up against the potential of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale, who were both rested for the game against Malaga at the weekend. Jose Angel Ziganda is under increasing pressure with Athletic and is expected to be replaced by Eduardo Berizzo this summer, making…

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