LEVANTE NEWS

Eduardo Berizzo commended his Celta Vigo side for their performance in the 3-0 win over Levante on Friday night.
Lucas Alcaraz has told Levante they can’t avoid relegation in May and have to start winning games now.
Eduardo Berizzo believes Levante’s style of play could change after Lucas Alcaraz replaced Jose Luis Mendilibar.
Jose Luis Mendilibar has said his farewells to the Levante players and staff following his dismissal on Monday night.
Levante have confirmed the appointment of Lucas Alcaraz as Coach after Jose Luis Mendilibar was sacked.
Quico Catalan says everyone at Levante is responsible for boss Jose Luis Mendilibar’s dismissal, particularly the players.
Levante boss Jose Luis Mendilibar has paid the price for Levante’s poor start to the season by being fired on Monday night.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid recorded a comfortable 5-0 win over Levante at Ciutat de Valencia.
Levante Coach Jose Luis Mendilibar insists his side are ready to play Real Madrid despite the strength of Los Blancos.
Defender Sergio Ramos is almost certain to miss Real Madrid’s game against Levante at the weekend.
Keylor Navas, Thibaut Courtois and Willy Caballero are the three contenders for the LFP’s goalkeeper of the year award.
Gaizka Garitano believes referee Undiano Mallenco lacked consistency as Eibar drew 3-3 at home with Levante.
Levante Coach Jose Luis Mendilibar believes his team should have beaten Eibar, describing the 3-3 draw as ‘two points lost.’
Eibar Coach Gaizka Garitano doesn’t believe the game against Levante is more crucial than any other - as they’re all vital to his team.
Former Real Zaragoza player Nayim has said he doesn’t believe a match can be fixed as investigations into corruption allegations continue.
Levante midfielder Jaime Gavilan has defended boss Jose Luis Mendilibar and also insisted there are no divisions at the Ciutat de Valencia.
Jose Luis Mendilibar pointed the finger at the Levante defence after seeing his side go down to a 2-0 defeat at home to Rayo Vallecano.
Levante Coach Jose Luis Mendilibar has called for allegations of match-fixing in Spanish football to be taken seriously.
Levante boss Jose Luis Mendilibar described his team’s performance in the 1-0 win at Granada as the best so far this season.
Granada boss Joaquin Caparros considers the clash against Levante on Wednesday to be his team’s biggest test to date.
Jose Luis Mendilibar pointed to Barcelona’s second goal as the crucial one as his Levante side fell to a 5-0 home defeat.
Goals from Neymar, Ivan Rakitic, Sandro Ramirez, Pedro Rodriguez and Lionel Messi helped Barcelona to a comfortable win over Levante.
Barcelona start with Pedro Rodriguez, Neymar and Lionel Messi in attack for the trip to Levante.
Luis Enrique isn’t fazed by the prospect of his Barcelona team meeting a defensive Levante on Sunday as he backs his side to be good enough.
Ivan Rakitic, Andres Iniesta and Sergio Busquets are all expected to return to the Barcelona XI to play Levante tomorrow.
Jose Luis Mendilibar is happy to get Levante up and running this season after a goalless draw with Malaga.
Javi Gracia believes Malaga did enough to beat Levante and wasn’t content with the goalless draw that resulted.
Malaga Coach Javi Gracia doesn’t expect Levante to roll over for his side when they meet later on Saturday.
Jose Luis Mendilibar wants to see a stronger Levante, one willing to get in their opponents’ faces, starting against Malaga.
The LFP have confirmed a number of schedule changes for week eight, to be played in October.

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