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Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid: Match Preview, Lineups and Prediction

Bayern Munich host La Liga’s only representative in the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday evening in Real Madrid, who are looking to make it three consecutive titles. Allianz Arena / 19.45 GMT / 24th April 2018 Jupp Heynckes’s side have wrapped up the Bundesliga title and they will be hoping to exact revenge on Zinedine Zidane’s men after exiting to them last season. Wednesday’s fixture will be the 25th European meeting between the two sides, making it the most played fixture in the competition. Bayern have 11 wins, Real have…

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Athletic Bilbao 1-3 Levante: Visitors near La Liga salvation with impressive win

Levante produced a superb result at San Mames to beat Athletic Bilbao and all-but ensure their La Liga safety. The visitors had all the pressure on their shoulders before kick off, knowing that Clarence Seedorf’s slow improving Deportivo La Coruna were getting some points on the board. Athletic – who have been a far cry from their usual best this season, have very little to play for at this point of the season and Jose Angel Ziganda’s side looked a shadow of their former selves, despite taking the lead. Arguably…

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Athletic Club vs Levante: Match Preview, Lineups and Prediction

Athletic Club will host a Levante side at San Mames on Monday evening who are looking to ensure their La Liga safety. Date: Monday, 23 April 2018 / Kick-Off at 20:00 UK / Venue: San Mames  The home side drew last time out in La Liga with Real Madrid, seeing themselves improve massively from their inconsistent season so far – and coach Kuko Ziganda will be hoping his side can finish the campaign in that same vein. Ziganda’s job is far from safe at the San Mames and it is looking almost…

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Atletico Madrid 0-0 Real Betis: Atleti fail to widen gap with Real Madrid after goalless display

With neighbours Real Madrid given a free weekend due to Sevilla playing in the Copa Del Rey final, Atletico Madrid had the opportunity to strengthen their grip on second place in Sunday evening’s clash with Real Betis. Diego Simeone’s men failed to capitalise on the opportunity however and played a drab 0-0 draw with a Real Betis side inching closer to Europa League qualification at the Wanda Metropolitano. With Diego Costa confirmed to miss the Europa League semi-final first leg against Arsenal on Thursday, Simeone decided to relegate Antoine Griezmann…

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Las Palmas 0-4 Alaves: Las Palmas relegated by Alaves thrashing

Las Palmas were relegated to the second division in the rain on the Canary Islands after an abysmal defeat to Alaves. A frustrating first half had no clear cut chances for either side, with both restricted to shots from distance in their attempt to break the deadlock. Paco Jemez made a double substitution at the break and his team started the second half brightly but 30 seconds proved pivotal as Peter Etebo hit the crossbar with a 25 yard free-kick, only for Alaves to go up the other end and…

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Girona 0-2 Espanyol: Espanyol’s new manager bounce hits Girona’s European dreams

The first game in the post-Quique Sanchez Flores era was a success for Espanyol as the Pericos ended a five match run without scoring as Gerard Moreno’s brace earned a Catalan derby victory. Girona have stuttered in recent weeks as pressure has increased on their dreams of Europe and it appeared to be taking its toll as chance after chance went begging with Christhian Stuani among those to grasp at chances early on. Just moments before the half-time whistle, Gerard Moreno broke the deadlock as Sergi Darder’s free-kick from deep…

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Malaga 2-0 Real Sociedad: Already relegated Malaga pick up unexpected win

With the pressure of a relegation battle off their shoulders, Malaga inflicted a shock 2-0 defeat on Real Sociedad in front of their disgruntled fans at La Rosaleda on Sunday afternoon. Despite having their relegation to Segunda confirmed on Friday, Malaga produced one of their best performances of the season in front of a half empty stadium with those inside keen to voice their displeasure at the club’s management on all levels. The official supporters’ clubs in the designated stand were absent at kick off but emerged after five minutes…

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Liga 123 Week 36: Sporting looking to reclaim the lead

The early kick-off today pits Alcorcón, who are 16th, against 11th-placed Osasuna at the Santo Domingo stadium.  The hosts are looking to try and put daylight between themselves and the relegation-threatened teams as they sit just three points off the drop zone.  A win today would see them rise one place past Gimnàstic who held Numancia to a goalless draw yesterday.  Julio Velázquez’s side had a disappointing draw against second-bottom Lorca last week, where they scored after only two minutes but lead for just eight minutes before conceding the equaliser. …

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Celta Vigo vs Valencia: Match Preview, Lineups and Prediction

Valencia face a difficult task of overcoming Celta Vigo in Galicia after a disappointing week that has seen them lose twice and be overtaken by Real Madrid. Date: Saturday, 21 April 2018 / Kick-off at 15:15 UK / Venue: Estadio Balaídos Defeats to Barcelona and Getafe saw them drop to fourth, albeit 10 points inside the Champions League places with five games to go. But they head north to face a tough Celta side, who are still in the hunt for a European place, but a run of one win…

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