Real Madrid crashed out of the Copa del Rey as Leganes pulled off a shock 2-1 victory to reach the semi-finals for the first time ever.
Seven Spanish clubs who have been selected as the destination for Saudi Arabian players will be given an incentive of €1m each, say reports in Spain.
Two late goals rescued a point for Leganes at ten-man Alaves in an entertaining clash at Estadio Mendizorroza on Sunday.
Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo will all miss Real Madrid’s Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg at Leganes on Wednesday.
Leganes president Victoria Pavon believes the club should prioritise their league clash with Real Madrid over their Copa tie.
Substitute Ruben Castro netted a late winning penalty for Real Betis against Leganes, in his first appearance for the club in eight months.
Espanyol and Barcelona are both paired in the Copa del Rey quarter-finals, while Leganes and Real Madrid lock horns in a mini-derby.
Former Malaga midfielder Fernando Tissone looks set for a return to La Liga with a quartet of clubs interested in his signing, according to reports in Spain.
Valencia bounced back against Girona in La Liga Week 18 as Athletic Bilbao continued their mid-season renaissance.
Levante and Leganes each had a player sent off but failed to find the back of the net during a scrappy encounter on Tuesday night.
Basque sides took over La Liga Week 15 as Alaves continued their revival and Athletic Bilbao ended their slump, but Real Sociedad were stunned by Malaga.
Sevilla made it three straight victories in La Liga Week 14, while there was no end to Villarreal or Real Betis’ misery.
Las Palmas stopped the rot with a point at Real Sociedad in La Liga Week 13, while Girona extended their unbeaten run to five games.
Leganes boss Asier Garitano is ‘very happy’ with the club gathering 17 points from their opening 12 matches of La Liga this season.
Barcelona will appeal to the yellow cards shown to Gerard Pique and Luis Suarez during Saturday’s win at Leganes, the club have confirmed.
Ernesto Valverde admits Barcelona’s 3-0 win at Leganes was “misleading and excessive” as they “made it difficult for us and had a great game.”
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez assures “I wasn’t anxious” about his lack of goals but admits Gerard Pique will be “a very big miss” for Valencia.
Luis Suarez's first League goals in over a month fired Barcelona to a 3-0 victory over Leganes on Saturday.
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Paco Alcacer keeps his place in Barcelona's attack for their trip to Leganes in La Liga this afternoon.
Thomas Vermalen could be a surprise starter for Barcelona when they resume their Liga campaign at Leganes on Saturday.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde admits Antoine Griezmann is “a great player” and that “we’ll see what happens” with the Atletico Madrid ace.
Luis Suarez and Arda Turan are both expected to be involved in Barcelona’s squad for their trip to Leganes after recovering from injuries.
Leganes will attempt to sign Valencia midfielder Fabian Orellana in the January transfer window, according to reports in Spain.
Valencia recorded their seventh straight victory in La Liga, Thomas Partey rescued Atletico Madrid again and Alaves finally won at home.
Valencia will be looking for their eighth straight win on Saturday against Leganes, who possess one of Europe’s meanest defences.
Atletico Madrid laboured to another draw but Sevilla bounced back against Leganes in Saturday’s La Liga action for Week 10.
An unlikely top-eight clash in La Liga sees a leaky Sevilla side host high-fliers Leganes late on Saturday.
Sevilla’s clash with Leganes on Saturday has been pushed back to a late night kick-off due to ‘predicted high temperatures’, it has been confirmed.
Leganes heaped the pressure on Athletic Bilbao boss Jose Angel Ziganda in Sunday’s Week 9 action, while Atletico Madrid stole victory at Celta Vigo.
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