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Leganes vs Las Palmas: Legionaries hoping to end four-game losing streak against relegation battlers

Leganes will look to end a run of four straight defeats in all competitions when they host Las Palmas who could move out of the relegation zone with a win. A Copa del Rey loss for the Legionaries began a streak that has seen them drop to 13th and will be mindful to not get into a battle for the bottom three, in particular if they make it five in a row. Yet, their opponents are also coming off the back of a defeats, after going down to Sevilla last…

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La Liga Match Centre News 

Leganes 1-3 Real Madrid: Los Blancos into third with victory

Real Madrid won their game in hand to leapfrog Valencia into third place. The visitors were without some key figures going into this game and looked set to pay for it when they conceded within the first six minutes. Los Blancos found a way, however, Lucas Vazquez equalizing five minutes after before Casemiro finishing a brilliant team goal. The Brazilian combined with Karim Benzema then Lucas Vazquez who played the midfielder in the clear to slot home at the near post. Los Blancos continued to have most of the possession,…

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Girona 3 – 0 Leganes: A dominant win at the Montilivi

Girona enjoyed a thumping 3-0 win at the Montilivi to put them within two points of European football next season. The Catalans had several thrilling chances before getting the breakthrough with a Stuani penalty and goals from Portu and Juanpe. An outrageous hand from Martin Mantovani gifted a penalty to the home side in the 23rd minute. The Argentine literally had his hand above his head to reach the ball, making it an obvious decision for the referee. Cristhian Stuani was only too happy to convert from the spot. Roughly ten minutes later,…

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La Liga Match Centre News 

Leganes 0-1 Eibar: Ramis’ 94th minute winner enough in close game

Ivan Ramis scored in the 94th minute to seal all three points for Eibar, beating Leganes 1-0 on Saturday. Not the result everyone expected, or was it – as Eibar secured an impressive three points against in-form Leganes. It has been a month to remember for Asier Garitano’s side, having beaten Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey, before eventually being knocked out by Sevilla in the semi-final last week. The expecting Estadio Butarque was in good voice for Saturday evening’s game, but it was silenced in the final seconds…

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La Liga Match Centre 

Leganes vs Eibar: La Liga surprise packages clash in Madrid

Two of the surprise sides in La Liga this season, Leganes and Eibar, meet at the Butarque on Saturday evening. Leganes currently sit in 12th place but are just four points off Sevilla in sixth whereas Eibar are just one point behind Los Nervionenses in seventh. Both sides of course set out this season with the aim of staying in Spain’s top flight but now, Europe is a serious possibility. Leganes have conceded just 21 goals in 21 games, the same as Madrid neighbours Real and Getafe, with only first…

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La Copa News 

Garitano admits defeat after Leganes’ Copa exit

Leganes boss Asier Garitano has admitted that Sevilla were the better side over the Copa del Rey semi-final two legged affair which ended on Wednesday night. Dimtris Siovas’ header in the first leg cancelled out Luis Muriel’s first half strike to set up the second leg perfectly at one goal apiece. Vincenzo Montella chose the same starting eleven as last week for the hosts with Leganes boss Asier Garitano making three changes from the first leg, Diego Rico, Ruben Perez and Javier Eraso replacing Raul Garcia, Gerard Gumbau and Darko…

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La Copa Match Centre 

Sevilla 2-0 Leganes (Agg 3-1): Montella’s men make it to Copa final

Sevilla made it to the final of the Copa del Rey as goals from Joaquin Correa and Franco Vazquez saw them defeat Leganes 2-0 to complete a 3-1 aggregate victory in the semi finals. Dimtris Siovas’ header in the first leg cancelled out Luis Muriel’s first half strike to set up the second leg perfectly at one goal apiece. Vincenzo Montella chose the same starting eleven as last week for the hosts with Leganes boss Asier Garitano making three changes from the first leg, Diego Rico, Ruben Perez and Javier…

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La Liga Match Centre News 

Getafe 0-0 Leganes: Late Remy debut not enough for hosts

Loic Remy’s late arrival at Getafe was not able to help the Madrid based side beat Leganes. Both Getafe and Leganes have had relatively good seasons so far with the former producing some good results and sitting in 11th place; whilst the visitors are still in the Copa del Rey, holding Sevilla in their semi-final first leg. This fixture was always going to be a tight affair, although with the visitors cup exploits – the favourites were deemed as favourites. Chances were few and far between however, with the likes…

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Global La Liga News 

La Liga January Transfer Window Round Up

With the January transfer window coming to a close on Wednesday with some fantastic signings for some of the 20 La Liga clubs with many players departing as well. I take a closer look at what has happened in the past month. The biggest deal of the window was of course Philippe Coutinho’s long awaited move from Liverpool to Barcelona with the Brazilian joining for 120 million euros. Coutinho was one of two players to sign on at the Camp Nou with defender Yerry Mina joining from Palmeiras for 11.8…

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La Copa Match Centre 

CDR Semi Final – Leganes 1-1 Sevilla

Leganes and Sevilla drew 1-1 in their Copa del Rey semi final first leg at the Butarque earlier this evening with everything still to play for at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan next Wednesday. The hosts lost 1-0 at home in their quarter final first leg but were able to win away at Real Madrid in the second leg to progress and will hope to do the same against Sevilla at the Pizjuan in the second leg. Sevilla will of course still be favourites to go through at home but have…

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