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Fans View: Barca fans feeling in ‘no mans land’

@Charlie_Barca spoke to us ahead of Barcelona’s Champions League tie with Chelsea on Tuesday evening and he said the general feeling was a cautious one from the club’s fans. Chelsea travel to Barcelona with the odds in favour of the home side although they will be looking to improve upon their good record against the La Liga leaders. The Premier League champions have not lost in their last eight Champions League meetings against Barcelona including the Semi-Final win in 2012 which led them to lifting the trophy. Lionel Messi’s late…

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Fans View: Man United fans hoping Alexis shines tonight against Sevilla

Our friends over at @utdxtra discussed tonight’s game with Sevilla in the Champions League, saying they hoped Alexis Sanchez would provide the spark he has been lacking in recent games. The tie is wide open after the first leg which ended 0-0 at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, but Sevilla’s defeat to Valencia at the weekend makes Jose Mourinho’s side the slight favourites. Saturday’s win over Jurgen Klopp’s men came after a superb double from Marcus Rashford and it consolidated United’s grip on second place in the Premier League table. As…

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Fans View: Sevilla and Montella face a tough task

Daz Radley, @Sevilla_Spurs believes Sevilla and Vincenzo Montella have a tough task ahead as they travel to Old Trafford to face Manchester United on Tuesday evening. The tie is wide open after the first leg which ended 0-0 at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, but Sevilla’s defeat to Valencia at the weekend makes Jose Mourinho’s side the slight favourites. Saturday’s win over Jurgen Klopp’s men came after a superb double from Marcus Rashford and it consolidated United’s grip on second place in the Premier League table. As for Sevilla, they remain in…

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Fans View: Girona UK says team approach Depor game feeling ‘comfortable’

Adam Selby from @GironaUK talks to us about Friday night’s game against struggling Deportivo La Coruna, saying the Catalan side approach the game feeling great comfort. Deportivo have gone 12 La Liga matches without a win and with coach Clarence Seedorf still awaiting his first victory, Friday night’s opposition Girona offer no respite. The hosts head into the clash in great fettle having achieved 15 points from a possible 18. Other than a slight blip against leaders and rivals Barcelona where Pablo Machin’s side were succumbed to a 6-1 defeat…

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Fans View: Deportivo’s official fan club on ‘hopeless’ Girona fixture

Our friends over at @rcdlccom spoke to us prior to Friday night’s game between Deportivo La Coruna and Girona, saying they had little hope of the visitors getting a win. Deportivo have gone 12 La Liga matches without a win and with coach Clarence Seedorf still awaiting his first victory, opposition Girona offer no respite. The hosts head into the clash in great fettle having achieved 15 points from a possible 18 and oher than a slight blip against leaders and rivals Barcelona where Pablo Machin’s side were succumbed to…

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Fans View: BlogBetis believes club can stake European claim against Levante

Ben Hardman from BlogBetis believes Real Betis can stake their claim for a European place tonight against Levante. Having lost 5-3 to Real Madrid last time out, Betis are in search of a win which will keep them in contention for the European places, but they must get past Levante, who in are also in search of points as they look to push away from the relegation zone. Betis, are famed this season for scoring as many as they concede, but boss Quique Setien will be hoping his side can…

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Fans View: Deportivo’s official fan club expecting whistles at Riazor

Our first ‘Fans View’ series speaks to Deportivo La Coruna’s official fan club, RCDLC.com, who are expecting whistles at the Riazor on Friday evening if Clarence Seedorf’s side struggle in the first half. Nine games without a win and two under the guidance of the Dutch coach – has seen Depor struggling to keep pace with the relegation pack, sitting three points off safety. Performances have been better under the former AC Milan midfielder, having lost narrowly by one goal to Real Betis and Alaves in their last two games….

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Athletic Club – A Fans View

Our final Fans Series edition sees Gerry Johnston interview Rob from @AthleticClubUK  about the season ahead. Athletic finished 7th in La Liga last season which earned them a spot in the Europa League. Were you happy with that or do you think they could have finished higher? The squad is capable of more than 7th and realistically we were aiming for 4th so it was somewhat of a disappointment. Again we were heavily reliant on Aduriz though Raul Garcia chipped in with a good share of goals. More is needed from the…

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Real Betis – A Fans View

Gerry Johnston spoke to Real Betis fan, @BalasCanon about the season ahead, Quique Setien’s arrival and the new summer arrivals. Real Betis finished 15th in La Liga last season. Were you happy with that or do you think they could have done better? We should have done better. In 2015/16 Betis finished 10th and last season the target was to improve on that position. There were many problems with some groups against President Haro and a bad choice of manager in Gustavo Poyet damaged the teams performance. What are your thoughts on Quique Setien as…

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Getafe – A Fans View

Our Fans Series continues as Gerry Johnston speaks to Getafe fan, @Lord_MacBerto  about the season ahead. Getafe won the playoffs to get promoted back to La Liga at the first time of asking. How important was it to the club to get straight back into the top flight? It’s a dream, actually. Let’s see from this perspective: Getafe is a humble football club trying to fight in a sort of money war… just with bollocks but no money. It is impossible to compete against the big ones clubs during the season, so we…

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