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Leganes vs Deportivo La Coruna: Match Preview, Lineups and Prediction

Clarence Seedorf will be hoping his Deportivo La Coruna side can produce another good performance as they travel to face Leganes on Friday evening. Date: Friday, 20 April 2018 / Kick-Off at 20:00 UK / Venue: Estadio Municipal de Butarque The Galician side had a superb change to clinch a third win a row on Tuesday evening but Celso Borges saw his late effort hit the post against Sevilla and the game, in-fact ended 0-0 with Depor sitting just four points off safety. Seedorf, who took the reigns earlier this…

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Asier Garitano will not stop until Leganes are mathematically safe

In the lead up to Leganes match against Villarreal on Tuesday, head coach Asier Garitano has called upon his team not to relax until permanence is all-but guaranteed. Garitano watched his side overcome Celta Vigo at the weekend as they moved 13 points above the relegation places to all-but confirm their La Liga status for next term. Despite the gap, Garitano has challenged his players to keep on working and believes nothing is set until it is physically impossible. TUESDAY 17TH APRIL 2018 / KICK-OFF AT 18:30 UK / ESTADIO DE…

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Calleja on Leganes and Europe: “The team that does not lower its arms will take qualification”

Villarreal host Leganes on Tuesday and coach Javi Calleja admits they are “forced to win their home games,” if they want to be in Europe next season. The Yellow Submarine secured a valuable point in the six pointer with Sevilla last weekend, but Calleja will have his concerns after his side let a two-goal lead slip in the final 10 minutes of the game. TUESDAY 17TH APRIL 2018 / KICK-OFF AT 18:30 UK / ESTADIO DE LA CERAMICA Whilst the result saw them drop two points, they stay ahead of…

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Villarreal vs Leganes: Match Preview, Lineups and Prediction

Villarreal face Leganes on Tuesday evening as they continue their pursuit on qualifying for the Europa League. Tuesday 17th April 2018 / Kick-off at 18:30 UK / Estadio de la Ceramica The Yellow Submarine bagged a precious point in the six pointer with Sevilla last weekend, but coach Javi Calleja will be concerned after his side let a 2-0 lead slip in the final 10 minutes of the game. Whilst the result saw them drop two points, it did keep them one point ahead of Vincenzo Montella’s side and kept…

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Garitano discusses safety, but wants better performances

Leganes boss Asier Garitano has said his side are practically safe after beating Celta Vigo on Saturday, but he wants better from his side. Garitano continues to work miracles at Estadio Municipal de Butarque as his team all-but ensured survival in La Liga courtesy of victory over Celta Vigo, who waved goodbye to hopes of a Europa League spot challenge in the final weeks of the season. But, the Spanish coach chose to spur his team on to complete the season with the highest performance levels possible. “We’re practically safe,…

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Leganes 1-0 Celta Vigo: Another season of top flight football confirmed with Pepineros’ win

Asier Garitano continues to work miracles at Estadio Municipal de Butarque as his Leganes team ensured survival in La Liga courtesy of victory over Celta Vigo, who waved goodbye to hopes of a Europa League spot challenge in the final weeks of the season. In a tense first half of few chances, Leganes looked the most likely to find a breakthrough as Celta Vigo struggled to make an impact despite dominating possession. Iago Aspas enjoyed their best chance of the afternoon midway through the first period as he found space…

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Barcelona 3-1 Leganes: Messi is just – Messi

Lionel Messi proved too much for Leganes as his 29th LaLiga hat-trick led Barcelona to a 3-1 win at Camp Nou. The Argentine’s first-half brace put the league leaders on their way before Nabil El Zhar clawed one back for the visitors. Although Messi’ third put the result beyond any doubt and extended their lead over second-place Atletico Madrid to 11. Tight at the back With Leganes head coach Asier Garitano opting for a defensive shape in the game’s early moments, it meant for long periods without the ball. Barcelona pressed…

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Asier Garitano asks for new signings ahead of new Leganes contract

Leganes boss Asier Garitano is happy to agree a new deal at the club if they bring a number of new players this summer. 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 to…

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Leganes 0-1 Valencia: Perfect away performance as Los Che claim three points

Valencia scored with their only shot on target to come away from the capital with all three points after containing the hosts for periods of the game. Leganes controlled the majority of play in the first half but they rarely threatened Jaume Domenech in the Valencia goal. The second half didn’t improve much on the first but just beyond the hour mark there was a goal to lighten the game up somewhat, Ruben Perez tried to bring the ball clear for Leganes but he was dispossessed with the ball falling…

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