The pressure is on Athletic Bilbao boss Jose Angel Ziganda when his misfiring Leones travel to high-flying Leganes in La Liga on Sunday.
Malaga remain rooted to the bottom of La Liga after suffering their seventh loss in eight outings at home to Leganes.
Sunday bore witness to La Liga’s game of the weekend as Valencia beat Real Betis in a dramatic, nine-goal thriller, while Malaga lost again.
Malaga will be hoping to win at their eighth attempt on Sunday against Leganes, who can move into the top six of La Liga with victory.
Atletico Madrid ‘deserved’ to beat Leganes and now must take advantage of the international break to ‘recharge batteries’, says Jose Maria Gimenez.
Diego Simeone hinted tiredness was behind his decision to substitute Antoine Griezmann during Atletico Madrid’s goalless draw with Leganes on Saturday.
Diego Simeone has assured the goals will come for Atletico Madrid and that Diego Costa is “very well mentally and in terms of morale.”
Espanyol, Getafe and Celta Vigo all ran riot in Sunday’s La Liga Week 6 action, while Valencia edged out Real Sociedad in a top-of-the-table thriller.
A depleted Las Palmas host Leganes on Sunday, in a clash between one of La Liga’s leakiest defences and its second-lowest scorers.
Leganes and Girona played out a scoreless draw on Wednesday, in a match of few clear-cut chances.
Eibar and Real Betis both returned to winning ways in Week 4, while Levante and Valencia shared the spoils in the derby.
Nordin Amrabat has revealed his joy at returning ‘to the best league in the world’ after joining Leganes on a season-long loan from Watford.
Villarreal and Celta Vigo got their first wins of the season in La Liga Week 3, while Girona were brought back down to earth.
Getafe Coach Jose Bordelas believes his side’s first ever top flight derby match against Leganes on Friday night will ‘be remembered by history’.
Leganes have pulled off a late coup, bringing in Watford winger Nordin Amrabat on a season-long loan.
Girona are closing in on the signing of Leganes midfielder David Timor as they look for late incomings in the summer transfer window.
Winger Fabian Orellana is set to join Leganes on loan only six months after joining Valencia, say reports in Spain.
Free agent Diego Capel looks set to return to La Liga with Getafe and Leganes both vying for his signature, say reports in Spain.
Celta Vigo forward Claudio Beauvue is travelling to Madrid on Tuesday to complete a medical at Leganes, according to reports in Spain.
Leganes made it two wins from two in La Liga thanks to Martin Mantovani's close-range winner against Espanyol.
Leganes are set to complete a season-long loan deal for Real Betis midfielder Darko Brasanac, according to reports in Spain.
Espanyol will be looking to kick-start their season with three points when they welcome Leganes to Cornella-El Prat on Sunday.
Leganes have completed the signing of Ghanian forward Owusu Kwabena on a five-year deal, it has been confirmed.
Brazilian winger Gabriel Pires has ruled out leaving Leganes this summer after netting the winner on the opening day victory over Alaves.
Augusto Fernandez claims Atletico Madrid “want to have the best players and Diego Costa’s one of them” and is confident Jan Oblak will stay put.
Leganes are weighing up a move for Senegalese forward Mame Baba Thiam who is thought to be available on an affordable transfer, say reports.
Leganes have confirmed the signing of Genoa central defender in a deal reported to be €2m as they continue their summer recruitment drive.
Leganes have completed the signing of Genoa central defender for a fee in the region of €2.5m, say reports in Spain.
Borja Mayoral is hopeful of playing a role in Real Madrid’s first team squad this season after returning from a loan spell at Wolfsburg.
Leganes are set to complete the signing of Genoa central defender for a fee in the region of €2.5m, according to reports.
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