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Sevilla 2-0 Malaga: Away side hit rock bottom

Malaga failed to get anything from their trip to Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Saturday afternoon, losing 2-0 to Sevilla, who had Ever Banega and Luis Muriel on the score sheet. Heading into Saturday’s afternoon fixture, Michel’s Malaga had picked up just one point from their opening six La Liga games and they returned home with none following defeat to high flying Sevilla. The hosts knew that a victory would see them leapfrog Atletico Madrid into second place and put pressure on Barcelona, who faced Las Palmas on Sunday afternoon at…

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Deportivo La Coruna 2-1 Getafe : Late Andone goal secures three points for Depor

Deportivo La Coruna picked up their second win of the season on Saturday afternoon when they came from behind to beat Getafe 2-1 at Riazor. Amath Ndiaye had put Getafe up early in the second half but Lucas Perez equalised before Florin Andone scored the winner for the hosts in the 87th minute. Both sides struggled to create good opportunities in the early stages before the hosts created a good chance in the 12th minute. Emre Colak played a lovely ball over the top of the Getafe defence which found…

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Sevilla hot favourites for today’s Andalusian derby

Confidence will be high in the Sevilla camp on the back of their 3-0 victory over Maribor in the Champions League midweek as they come up against a Malaga side with just one point from their six matches so far. Despite losing in the last league outing to Atlético (2-0), Eduardo Berizzo’s men will be the firm favourites to win at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán in the mid-afternoon kick-off on Saturday having racked up an impressive 16-game unbeaten run on home soil in the league. By contrast, Malaga have failed…

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Machin believes Girona deserved Celta point

Girona boss Pablo Machin has said that his side deserved a point in their 3-3 draw with Celta Vigo at Balaidos on Friday evening. Heading into the game at Balaidos, visiting side Girona were battered and bruised following their defeat to Barcelona last weekend, whilst Celta were in seemingly buoyant mood, smashing Eibar in their previous outing. Home side boss Juan Carlos Unzue spoke of the importance regarding a victory on Friday evening before the game, noting that his side had failed to win two successive games this season. And,…

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Celta boss Unzue left unhappy with Girona goals

Celta Vigo boss Juan Carlos Unzue was left ruing his side’s failure to stop Girona scoring three goals in Friday’s 3-3 draw at Balaidos. Heading into the game at Balaidos, visiting side Girona were battered and bruised following their defeat to Barcelona last weekend, whilst Celta were in seemingly buoyant mood, smashing Eibar in their previous outing. Home side boss Unzue spoke of the importance regarding a victory on Friday evening before the game, noting that his side had failed to win two successive games this season. And, he would…

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Malaga winger Javi Ontiveros sent on “indefinite period of reflection”

Malaga winger Javi Ontiveros has been sent on an “indefinite period of reflection” after an accumulation of disciplinary issues, according to Diario SUR. Sources close to the camp say that the 20-year-old has recently broken the internal code of conduct but that the decision to exclude him from the group is not as a direct result of the latest infraction. With his side in a delicate situation with just one point from six games, head coach Míchel is showing that a lack of discipline cannot be tolerated – as Ontiveros has discovered to…

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Celta Vigo 3-3 Girona: Visitors claim impressive draw

Celta Vigo and Girona played out an entertaining 3-3 draw on Friday evening to kick off the La Liga action for Matchday seven. Heading into the game at Balaidos, visiting side Girona were battered and bruised following their defeat to Barcelona last weekend, whilst Celta were in seemingly buoyant mood, smashing Eibar in their previous outing. Home side boss Juan Carlos Unzue spoke of the importance regarding a victory on Friday evening before the game, noting that his side had failed to win two successive games this season. And, he…

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Unzue stresses ‘important’ result against Girona

Celta Vigo boss Juan Carlos Unzue has stressed to his players the importance of a result against Girona on Friday evening. The Galician side have been poor by their standards, looking slightly better last week when they thumped Eibar to push themselves up the table. Former Barcelona assistant Unzue has been the man trusted in the Celta role and he will be hoping to make it back-to-back wins, looking to the excellent form of Pione Sisto and some improvement from the likes of John Guidetti and Iago Aspas. The home…

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Girona looking to bounce back against Celta Vigo

Girona will be looking to bounce back from the defeat to Barcelona when they travel to Balaidos to face Celta Vigo on Friday evening. The Catalan side have had a mixed start to their first even season in La Liga, having lost three times out of their last four games, which include a defeat to Barca last weekend. Celta Vigo on the other hand, have been poor by their standards, looking slightly better last week when they thumped Eibar to push themselves up the table. Juan Carlos Unzue has been…

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