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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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Real Betis 1-0 Las Palmas: 95th minute winner for home side

In stoppage time, one of the advertisement boardings by Tag Heuer read: “Don’t crack under pressure”. With Real Betis seemingly ready to drop two points against beatable opposition, they seemed to take inspiration from this, stuck with their game plan and didn’t crack under pressure. They ended up carving out a win for themselves and make one step further into European football next season. Marc Bartra made one step further into the Spanish World Cup squad also with a man of the match performance. Dani Gimenez showed his confidence in…

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Real Betis vs Las Palmas: Match Preview, Lineups and Prediction

Real Betis will look to extend their winning run to six games when they face Las Palmas on Thursday evening. Date: Sunday, 19 April 2018 / Kick-Off at 20:30 UK /Venue: Estadio Benito Villamarin Paco Jemez’ visitors travel to Andalusia sitting ten points behind 17th placed Levante and in desperate need of a miracle. Five defeats in their last six, mixed with a draw against Deportivo La Coruna leaves the Gran Canarian outfit destined for La Liga 123 football next season. Betis, on the other hand, have been remarkable of late…

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Las Palmas 0-1 Real Sociedad: Relegation closing in on La Union Deportiva

Visitors Real Sociedad won 1-0 against relegation contenders Las Palmas who continues to search for their first win since early February. The only goal of the match came in the 21st minute, courtesy of a great assist from the centre of the pitch by Asier Ilarremendi. The ball fell to Mikel Oyarzabal who controlled well with his head to place the ball in the centre of the box and get on the end of it with a left-footed strike that went through Chichizola’s legs. After last week’s 5-0 thumping of Girona, this Saturday’s performance…

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Just when will Malaga, Las Palmas and Deportivo be relegated?

With only seven La Liga games left to go this season, the relegation candidates at the wrong end of the table look almost guaranteed to retain their three current occupants: Deportivo La Coruna, Las Palmas and Malaga. The first to go down will almost certainly be Malaga, who could go down within a fortnight. They welcome Real Madrid this weekend before travelling to Levante, the side who will most likely consign them to a season in the second tier. Levante are in fact the side who will define exactly when…

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Las Palmas coach Paco Jemez following Levante defeat: “My players will continue to fight”

Following their 2-1 defeat to 17th place Levante on Saturday, Las Palmas head coach Paco Jemez recognised the result’s importance but dismissed claims his team are already relegated. Jemez’s side failed to profit from the late dismissals of Coke and Ruben Rochina as Levante struck in stoppage time to all but confirm LaLiga safety. Ten points now separate Las Palmas from survival and with seven games remaining, while Levante lie eight points clear of 18th place Deportivo. Despite the loss, Jemez was quick to defend his team’s chances of survival…

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Levante 2-1 Las Palmas: Two off for home side but they secure three points

Las Palmas failed to profit from the late dismissals of Coke and Ruben Rochina as Levante struck in stoppage time to all but confirm LaLiga safety. For Las Palmas, ten points now separate them from survival with seven games remaining, while Levante lie eight points clear of 18th place Deportivo. LaLiga football on the horizon Coke had put the home side ahead just after the half-hour mark when he was there to finish a rebound following Jose Luis Morales’ cross. Although Las Palmas’ David Garcia levelled the scoreline five minutes…

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Las Palmas 0-3 Real Madrid: Much changed Los Blancos ease to win in Gran Canaria

Real Madrid were comfortable 3-0 winners at struggling Las Palmas despite missing a number of first team regulars including Cristiano Ronaldo. Las Palmas are in desperate need of points at the bottom in their battle to avoid relegation and it was they who threatened first, Alen Halilovc working space for the shot which had to be forced away by Keylor Navas. Real soon found their feet however and really should have scored through Marco Asensio but his shot was kept out well by Leandro Chichizola. They wouldn’t be denied for…

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Las Palmas vs Real Madrid: Los Blancos travel to struggling Canarians

In-form Real Madrid will be aiming to overtake neighbours Atletico and jump into second in La Liga when they travel to Las Palmas The Estadio Gran Canaria outfit are trying to keep their La Liga survival chances alive, sitting six points from Levante and safety. Last time the two teams met in the league, Real Madrid beat Las Palmas 3-0 with Casemiro, Marco Asensio and Isco all on the scoresheet. Survival hopes fading for Las Palmas Cristiano Ronaldo, who had a difficult start to the season, is in amazing form recently…

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Paco Jemez’ negative approach doing harm at Las Palmas

Paco Jemez has once again hit out at his Las Palmas side, calling them the ‘worst he has ever managed’. The former Rayo Vallecano boss has failed to improve the Gran Canarian club’s league standing since he took over in December from Paco Ayestaran. Sitting in 18th place, Las Palmas find themselves six points off safety and their closest rival in Levante, who have won two out of two games. Forthright in his comments about the level of performance form his players of late, Jemez has again hit out at…

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