PRIMERA 2016-17
Week 18 15 Jan 2017
Atletico Madrid1 - 0Real Betis
Barcelona5 - 0Las Palmas
Celta Vigo1 - 0Alaves
Deportivo0 - 0Villarreal
Granada1 - 1Osasuna
Leganes0 - 0Athletic Bilbao
Malaga0 - 2Real Sociedad
Sevilla2 - 1Real Madrid
Sporting Gijon2 - 3Eibar
Valencia2 - 1Espanyol
Week 19 22 Jan 2017
Athletic Bilbao-Atletico Madrid
Las Palmas-Deportivo
Real Betis-Sporting Gijon
Real Madrid-Malaga
Real Sociedad-Celta Vigo
Diego Simeone claims Cristiano Ronaldo winning the Ballon d’Or proved results matter most after Atletico Madrid’s 1-0 victory over Real Betis.
Barcelona put on arguably their best performance of the season as they condemned Las Palmas to a 5-0 whitewash in La Liga on Saturday.
Eduardo Berizzo praised the perseverance of his Celta Vigo side and hailed an important three points against an ‘uncomfortable’ opponent in Alaves.
Deportivo La Coruna boss Gaizka Garitano has revealed that the club are close to signing ex-Sevilla and Rayo Vallecano attacker Gael Kakuta.
Granada boss Lucas Alcaraz lamented his side’s draw with Osasuna in La Liga’s basement clash as ‘the importance of the game surpassed us’.
Aritz Aduriz and Benat Etxebarria will miss Athletic Bilbao’s visit of Atletico Madrid after picking up bans in Saturday’s stalemate with Leganes.
Real Sociedad boss Eusebio Sacristan praised his team for a ‘hard fought’ win away to a ‘difficult opponent’ in Malaga on Monday night.
Sergio Ramos scored an own goal and Stevan Jovetic netted a last-gasp winner as Sevilla dramatically ended Real Madrid’s 40-game unbeaten run.
Sporting Gijon coach Abelardo Fernandez insists he has no intention of quitting despite coming under increasing pressure following Sunday’s loss to Eibar.
Valencia manager Voro Gonzalez praised the personality and determination his side showed as they won their first La Liga match since October.
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