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La Liga End of Season Awards: Biggest Attendance Change of the Year – Real Betis

Barcelona may have produced one of their best seasons in recent memory, romping to the La Liga title losing just one game (5-4 at Levante on Jornada 37) but the crowds in the stand dwindled with over 200,000 less fans making their way through the Camp Nou turnstiles than last season. Despite this, the Catalan club still had the most fans over the course of the season, averaging 268 more fans per game than Real Madrid. La Liga in general however was well watched in the stadiums in 2017/18, totalling…

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Atletico Madrid 2-2 Eibar: Fernando Torres signs off with brace

Fernando Torres ended his career at the club he has supported since childhood by grabbing both goals in Atletico Madrid’s 2-2 draw with Eibar at the Wanda Metropolitano. A victory in their final match of the season would have been the end of a perfect week for the club after winning the Europa League on Wednesday and being confirmed as runners-up in La Liga following Real Madrid’s 2-2 draw away to Villarreal on Saturday. However, a stunning equaliser from Ruben Pena put a small dent on an evening that was all…

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Valencia 0-0 Eibar: Los Che frustrated in European clincher

Valencia began the day knowing victory would confirm their place in the UEFA Champions League group stage for next season but were unable to break through a solid Eibar defence as both sides cancelled each other out early doors. In fact the best chance of the first half fell the way of the visitors when home keeper Neto was forced into a save. Pedro Leon swung his free kick over the wall and the keeper had to push the ball out as he clattered into the post, Fabian Orellana saw…

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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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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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Espanyol vs Eibar: Match Preview, Lineups and Prediction

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 LaLiga 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. WEDNESDAY 18TH APRIL 2018 / KICK-OFF AT 18:30…

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Real Betis 2-0 Eibar: Hosts move into fifth place with victory

Sergio Leon scored as Real Betis beat Eibar 2-0 on Saturday afternoon and the victory fires them into fifth place spot. With sixth place Villarreal playing Athletic Club on Monday, Quique Setien’s side temporarily lead the Yellow Submarine’s by two points. Nothing to play for Eibar stay lodged in mid-table while they use the remaining fixtures to experiment for next season. The visitors saw more of the ball at the Benito Vilamarin stadium but failed to turn the possession into any chances and it was the hosts who looked the…

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Eibar 0-0 Real Sociedad: Basque derby ends in stalemate

Eibar and Real Sociedad failed to produce any goals in their Basque derby clash at the Ipurua on Sunday evening. The hosts had the majority of the possession but were unable to break down a Real Sociedad side who themselves didn’t muster a single shot on target in the 90 minutes. The first real moment of note came when Joan Jordan swung the ball to the back post and there was a clash near the ball. Miguel Moya had claimed the ball in the air but dropped it under pressure…

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Ivan Ramis open to Eibar contract talks

Eibar central defender Ivan Ramis is believed to be open to talks with the Basque club about his extending his contract beyond the end of his current deal at the end of the season. He will sit down with sporting director Fran Garagarza to discuss the best option for both parties before even contemplating speaking to any other clubs, unlike teammate Takashi Inui who has made it clear that he will leaving the club at the end of the season. The Ipurua side wish to extend his contract by one…

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Asier Garitano takes to social media to discuss Leganes future

Leganes boss Asier Garitano has taken to social media to give a clear indication on his future after links to Real Sociedad and Athletic Club. The current Leganes boss has been working wonders with the Madrid-based side and it was reported by @OyeAthletic that a deal to bring him to the San Mames had been reached. Garitano is wanted by Athletic officials to replace Jose Angel Ziganda, who has been largely criticised for indifferent form this season, despite still being in the Europa League. Athletic and Leganes met two weeks ago and negotiations were said…

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