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Getafe 4-1 Alaves: Angel double helps hosts win

Angel scored a double as Getafe beat struggling Alaves 4-1 on Saturday afternoon. Jose Bordalas saw his Getafe side burst into life and smash struggling Alaves thanks to a superb start which saw them score twice inside the opening ten minutes. Alaves sacked Bordalas in the summer of 2016, despite winning the second division title and promotion, so the result deemed as nice revenge for the coach. Alaves, now find themselves in the relegation zone under new coach Gianni De Biasi and in desperate need of a reshuffle. Markel Bergara…

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Gaku Shibasaki set for Getafe return

Getafe’s Gaku Shibasaki is edging closer to his return, following a metatarsal fracture, confirms club president Angel Torres. The Japanese international arrived at the Madrid based club this summer after spending time with Kashima Antlers and enjoying a six month loan spell with Tenerife. The 25-year-old became the first player from Japan to score against both Barca and Real Madrid but injury forced him off against the former last month. Shibasaki had successful surgery to fix the hairline fracture last month but scans revealed a metatarsal fracture and he was expected to be ruled out…

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Real Betis 2-2 Getafe: Boudebouz rescues point for home side

Real Betis have been one of the best sides to watch in Europe this season. Rarely is there a boring match where they are involved. This game against Getafe in front of 45,000 Beticos was no different. As has been the case in the last number of their matches, Betis started the game slowly. They misplaced a number of passes early on with some finding the touchline rather than a green and white shirt. This lack of accuracy was forced upon them by Getafe who didn’t give the home team…

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Real Betis look to bounce back against Getafe

Friday evening’s La Liga fixture will see Real Betis looking to bounce back from their defeat last week to Espanyol when they host Getafe at the Villamarin. Betis, who have been in relatively impressive form this season so far which included a victory against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu, were beaten by Quique Sanchez Flores’ side last weekend in a poor performance. Quique Setien opted to rest Sergio Leon for the game and his side produced few chances on goal to force a result, failing to cancel out Gerard Moreno’s winner….

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Getafe 2-1 Real Sociedad: Hosts stun Basque visitors

Getafe stunned Real Sociedad on Sunday morning, beating the Basque side 2-1 at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez. The visitors took the lead after just five minutes when former Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj picked up the ball and played in Mikel Oyarzabal, who fired a superbly taken first time finish into the bottom corner. The home side however, battled back after a fairly poor first half and they found a deserved equaliser after 78 minutes as Francisco Portillo found Angel Rodriguez, who controlled the ball on his chest and fired…

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Real Sociedad visit struggling Getafe

Real Sociedad head to a Getafe side desperate for points. El Geta are winless in four after a surprisingly good start to their campagin. Despite sitting in 14th, another loss might see Getafe slip into the early season relegation battle. Real Sociedad form hasnt been much better than the host as they have won just one of their last six games in the league. Eusebio will be hoping that his team can carry momentum from their European campagin this season into this fuxture. A win for La Real could see…

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La Copa Match Centre 

Big wins for Barcelona and Sevilla as Malaga falter again – Copa del Rey Round Up

Barcelona began the defence of their title with a confident performance and 3-0 win away to Real Murcia. Ernesto Valverde made many changes as expected but it was still a strong side he named. However it took them until the last minute of the first half to open the scoring. Gerard Deulofeu picking out Paco Alcacer who directed his header into the back of the net. Two goals in five minutes then made for a more comfortable ending as Deulofeu slid the ball into the far corner of the net…

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Copa Del Rey Preview – Tuesday

The Copa del Rey continues this week as we reach the last 32 stage. Here I take a look at Tuesday’s games. Stay tuned for previews of Wednesday and Thursday’s games as well as round ups of all three nights here at La Liga News UK. All 20 La Liga sides join the 12 remaining Segunda and Segunda B sides at this stage of the competition. Reigning champions Barcelona, who beat Alaves 3-1 in last year’s final, kick off their campaign against third tier side Real Murcia with the first leg taking…

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Muniz wants to relieve ‘tense’ atmosphere

Levante boss Juan Ramón López Muñiz has attempted to relieve the tense atmosphere around the club after the 1-1 draw with Getafe on Saturday. After a fairly even opening first 45 minutes, it was the visitors who took the lead when Faycal Fajr’s right footed shot from outside the box beat the home keeper. The lead lasted just four minutes however as the impressive Jose Luis Morales was played in by Antonio Luna and he fired home. There was few chances following the two goals but injuries to Levante’s Nano and Getafe’s Djené Dakonam…

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José Bordalas happy with draw against Levante

Getafe boss Jose Bordalas has said that on the balance of play, both his side and Levante deserved a point in Saturday’s early La Liga fixture. After a fairly even opening first 45 minutes, it was the visitors who took the lead when Faycal Fajr’s right footed shot from outside the box beat the home keeper. The lead lasted just four minutes however as the impressive Jose Luis Morales was played in by Antonio Luna and he fired home. There was few chances following the two goals but injuries to Levante’s Nano…

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