Mendilibar wary of ‘versatile’ Alaves
Jose Luis Mendilibar is wary of Alaves’ ability to “mix it up” but is confident Eibar’s “clarity” will serve them well against their Basque rivals on Sunday.
‘Eibar mustn’t intimidate Athletic’
Ernesto Valverde is urging Athletic Bilbao not to let Eibar “change” their style of play too much ahead of Saturday’s Basque derby.
Victor ‘positive’ after Eibar loss
Victor Sanchez is keeping “positive” after Real Betis’ 3-1 defeat to Eibar on Friday as “playing with one man less conditioned us”.
'Pressure disappearing from Eibar'
Jose Luis Mendilibar believes Eibar will soon be able to play “with calmness and without fear” of relegation after Saturday's 1-0 win against Celta Vigo.
Penalty was harsh, admits Setien
Las Palmas boss Quique Setien has acknowledged the decision to award his side a last minute penalty against Eibar was fortunate.
‘Las Palmas capable of anything’
Jose Luis Mendilibar has warned Eibar that Las Palmas “are capable of anything” ahead of Saturday’s meeting between the two sides.
‘Defeat won’t weaken Villarreal’
Fran Escriba brushed off fears Villarreal were “hurt” by Sunday’s late 2-1 defeat to Eibar – their first such La Liga result of the season.
Escriba: Winning over unbeaten run
Fran Escriba insists Villarreal are only focused on beating Eibar this weekend as opposed to extending their unbeaten start to the season.
Tebas: More watched Eibar than Liverpool
La Liga president Javier Tebas has claimed more people in Spain watched Eibar play Osasuna than Liverpool taking on Manchester United.
QSF: Espanyol turning point
Espanyol boss Quique Sanchez Flores admitted Eibar’s 3-0 lead at half-time “was inexplicable” but was confident his side’s comeback marked “a turning point”.
‘Espanyol must see things in colour’
Quique Sanchez Flores has urged his Espanyol players to “see things in colour, not black and white” ahead of Saturday’s match against Eibar in La Liga.
Eibar duo to play against Osasuna
Eibar's Sergi Enrich and Antonio Luna are expected to be involved in their side's Monday night clash with Osasuna, despite featuring in a sex tape.
Garcia: We'll never forget Madrid draw
Eibar captain Daniel Garcia has lauded his side's 'historic' draw at the Bernabeu as his club earned their first ever point against Real Madrid.
James picks up calf knock
Real Madrid have confirmed that James Rodriguez picked up a calf strain before Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Eibar – but will still represent Colombia this week.
‘Madrid can’t go on like this’
Zinedine Zidane admits Real Madrid have a problem starting games and “can’t go on like this” after Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Eibar in La Liga.
Fourth draw for flat Madrid
Real Madrid fell to their fourth straight draw as Eibar picked up their first-ever point against Los Blancos via a 1-1 draw on Sunday.
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Isco, as expected, replaces the injured Luka Modric for Real Madrid against Eibar this afternoon as Sergio Ramos is rested.
Zidane: Isco will replace Modric
Zinedine Zidane has confirmed that the “important” Isco will replace the injured Luka Modric when Real Madrid host Eibar in La Liga on Sunday.
Eibar won't wear yellow at Bernabeu
Eibar have confirmed they will not play in their usual home kit and not their yellow away kit against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on Saturday.
Eusebio: Red changed everything
Eusebio Sacristan claimed Aritz Elustondo’s red card was “an exaggerated punishment that changed everything” in Real Sociedad’s 2-0 defeat to Eibar.
Ramos: Eibar solid and difficult
Malaga coach Juande Ramos is desperate for his side to get their first win of the season but admits Eibar will be no easy opponent.
Sampaoli ‘angry’ after Eibar draw
Jorge Sampaoli was “angry” with Sevilla “dropping two points” after their 1-1 draw with Eibar in La Liga on Saturday.
Sampaoli: Sevilla can’t always attack
Jorge Sampaoli admits while “the intention is always to attack, it can’t always be carried out” after Sevilla were accused of being overly defensive at Juventus.
Mendilibar: Eibar 'showed guts' to win
Eibar boss Jose Luis Mendilibar has praised the 'guts' his 10-men showed to win in the last minute at Granada.
‘Granada have a long way to go...’
Paco Jemez admits Granada “have a long way to go to being a team and fitting in all the jigsaw pieces” ahead of Sunday’s match against Eibar.
Mustafi is leaving, admits Pako
Pako Ayestaran has admitted that Shkodran Mustafi is leaving Valencia after overlooking the defender for Saturday’s trip to Eibar in La Liga.
Official: Eibar loan Granada’s Rico
Eibar have announced the signing of Granada captain Fran Rico on a season-long loan.
Garitano: Eibar hard done by
Gaizka Garitano admits Eibar were unfortunate to lose 2-1 to his Deportivo La Coruna side in Friday’s La Liga opener.
Garitano ‘wants best for Eibar’
Deportivo La Coruna boss Gaizka Garitano admits he hopes “the best” for Eibar ahead of his first reunion with the Basques on Friday.
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