LIVEBLOG: La Liga Week 37
Live coverage of the penultimate round of the 2015-16 La Liga season as Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid fight for the title.
La Liga set for penultimate round
The destination of the title could be decided today while the relegation picture can change in La Liga’s penultimate round of fixtures.
‘Betis won’t play for a point’
Juan Merino promises Real Betis will go to Eibar looking for all three points, not the one that will guarantee another year in the Primera.
Abelardo: Young squad stood up
Abelardo Fernandez was full of praise for his “young” Sporting Gijon squad after they “overcame a difficult hurdle” against Eibar in a 2-0 win on Friday.
Valencia step up Borja, Halilovic chase
Valencia are stepping up interest in Barcelona’s Alen Halilovic and Atletico Madrid striker Borja Baston, on loan at Eibar.
Victor: Depor situation not difficult
Victor Sanchez insists Deportivo La Coruna’s situation “isn’t complicated” as a win against Eibar on Saturday would guarantee them survival in La Liga.
President Aranzabal to leave Eibar
Eibar President Alex Aranzabal will step down at the end of the season after seven historic years in the role.
‘Eibar can’t give up’
Jose Luis Mendilibar doesn’t want Eibar to switch off for the final five games of the season even though they’ve avoided relegation.
Ayestaran: My future not important
Pako Ayestaran dismisses questions about his future ahead of Valencia’s game against Eibar. ‘It’s not important now.’
Mendilibar: Eibar must aim higher
Jose Luis Mendilibar feels Eibar must raise their expectations if they are to end the season on a high note ahead of Saturday’s derby against Real Sociedad.
Borja: La Roja my dream
Borja Baston says it is his ‘dream’ to play for the Spain national team and he also wants to win a place at Atletico Madrid.
Danilo vows to win over boo boys
Danilo insists “I know what it means to defend this badge” after being booed by a section of Real Madrid fans in Saturday’s 4-0 victory over Eibar.
‘Madrid will die for CL semis’
Dani Carvajal asserted Real Madrid “will die” to reach the Champions League semi-finals after Saturday’s 4-0 victory over Eibar in La Liga.
Zidane ‘bothered’ by Danilo boos
Zinedine Zidane admitted to being “bothered” by the boos directed at Danilo in Real Madrid’s 4-0 victory over Eibar on Saturday.
Eibar surrender to Madrid youth
Real Madrid’s youth caught the eye as Los Blancos maintained their flagging title hopes with a 4-0 victory over Eibar in La Liga on Saturday.
Real Madrid ring the changes for this afternoon’s visit of Eibar in La Liga, although Cristiano Ronaldo continues to lead the line.
LIVEBLOG: La Liga Saturday
Join Football Espana for LIVE coverage of this La Liga Saturday as Real Madrid host Eibar, before Barcelona make the daunting trip to Real Sociedad!
Zidane: Season rests on Tuesday
Zinedine Zidane has admitted that Real Madrid’s season rests on Tuesday but is not expecting a bad reception from fans against Eibar in La Liga this weekend.
Bruno makes Villarreal history
Villarreal captain Bruno Soriano became the Yellow Submarine’s record appearance holder during Sunday’s 2-1 win at Eibar in La Liga.
Marcelino annoyed by Musacchio injury
Marcelino made no secret of his disdain after Mateo Musacchio returned from Argentina duty with an injury to rule him out of Villarreal’s trip to Eibar.
Escriba ‘not worried’ about job
Fran Escriba insisted he was not worried “in the slightest” about staying on as Getafe Coach after Friday’s “worst performance” in a 1-1 draw with Eibar.
Leon ‘ready to die’ for Getafe
Pedro Leon says he will “die” with Getafe in his blood after issuing a rallying cry to his struggling teammates ahead of Friday’s match against Eibar in La Liga.
‘Rayo play like a big team’
Eibar boss Jose Luis Mendilibar has described Rayo Vallecano as “a small team who play like a big one” ahead of Saturday’s meeting between the sides.
Three forwards on Valencia list?
Borja Baston, Antonio Sanabria and Fabian Orellana are the three forwards considered by Valencia for next season with Alvaro Negredo a doubt.
Masche: Rest will do me good
Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano took the positives from his ban for five yellow cards on Saturday against Eibar as “it’ll be good to get some rest”.
Enrique: Barca not afraid of pressure
Luis Enrique says Barcelona “aren’t afraid” of the pressure to defend their La Liga crown after Sunday’s 4-0 win at Eibar.
MSN reach century in Eibar win
The ‘MSN’ reached 100 goals for the season on Sunday as Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez both scored in Barcelona’s 4-0 La Liga win at Eibar.
LIVEBLOG: Eibar v Barca
Join Football Espana this afternoon for LIVE build-up, commentary and analysis as Barcelona travel to Eibar in La Liga without the suspended Neymar!
Munir El Haddadi is the player elected to replace the suspended Neymar for Barcelona’s trip to Eibar in La Liga this afternoon.
Enrique: Messi can still reign at 40
Luis Enrique believes Lionel Messi “can still be the best at 40” ahead of Barcelona’s trip to Eibar in La Liga on Sunday.
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