Madrid edge past Levante
Below strength Real Madrid did enough to take three points from their visit to La Liga’s bottom side Levante.
Teenager Borja Mayoral starts in attack as Real Madrid go to La Liga’s bottom side Levante.
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Full coverage as Real Madrid look to put Saturday’s derby defeat behind them with the visit to bottom of the table Levante.
Rubi wary of bare bones Madrid
Levante Coach Rubi accepts this might be a good time to play Real Madrid as Zinedine Zidane copes without a host of players, but ‘we must be careful.’
Mayoral to start for Madrid?
Borja Mayoral is reportedly in line for a first start for Real Madrid, with Lucas Vazquez also mooted for the XI against Levante.
Modric out of Levante tie
Luka Modric will miss Real Madrid’s game against Levante due to an ankle injury suffered against Atletico Madrid.
Marcelino: Villarreal eyeing third
Marcelino has admitted that Villarreal are eyeing third place in La Liga after Sunday’s 3-0 win against Levante.
Marcelino wary of Levante ‘demands’
Marcelino has warned Villarreal that Levante “will demand a lot” of them on Sunday but insists his side are aware of the threat their opponents possess.
Rossi ‘always grateful’ to Villarreal
Giuseppe Rossi hasn’t forgotten what Villarreal meant to him as he prepares to face the Yellow Submarine with Levante.
Escriba ‘ashamed’ of Getafe display
Fran Escriba was “ashamed” of Getafe’s performance in Friday’s 3-0 defeat to Levante and warned “only those who die for the shirt will play”.
Escriba hopeful of Pereira resolution
Fran Escriba says he is hopeful that Alvaro Pereira will be eligible for Getafe’s trip to Levante in La Liga on Friday.
La Liga kick-offs at 1pm?
LFP President Javier Tebas has floated the idea of early Saturday starts to matches next season, and wants the Copa del Rey ‘reinvented.’
Rubi: Levante will keep fighting
Rubi has insisted that Levante will “keep fighting” for survival in La Liga after Sunday’s 2-0 defeat at Eibar.
Mendilibar: Eibar conceding too many
Jose Luis Mendilibar has warned Eibar that they must tighten up defensively when they welcome Levante to Ipurua in La Liga on Sunday.
Masche: La Liga gap is narrowing
Javier Mascherano believes the gap between La Liga’s top teams and the rest of the division is narrowing after Barcelona’s 2-0 win at Levante on Sunday.
‘Neymar very, very happy at Barca’
Robert Fernandez says Neymar is “very, very, very” happy at Barcelona after Sunday’s 2-0 victory over Levante in La Liga.
Enrique plays down Barca records
Luis Enrique has insisted that Barcelona’s post-Levante records “don’t mean anything” after Sunday’s 2-0 win at Ciutat de Valencia.
Barca edge past plucky Levante
David Navarro’s own goal and a late finish from Luis Suarez were enough for Barcelona to run out 2-0 winners at Levante in Sunday’s early La Liga kick-off.
Sergio Busquets is rested for Barcelona’s trip to Levante in La Liga this morning, while the hosts name new boys Lucas Orban and Carl Medjani as substitutes.
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Centurion Enrique ‘proud of good & bad’
Luis Enrique says he is “proud of the good and bad” ahead of his 100th game as Barcelona Coach on Sunday against Levante.
Emery: Banega will return
Unai Emery says he is confident Ever Banega will return to the Sevilla squad in the next few days, despite speculation over the midfielder’s future.
Siqueira in, Orban out at Valencia
Valencia have signed Guilherme Siqueira from Atletico Madrid on an 18-month loan, while Lucas Orban has joined Levante until the end of the season.
Emery confirms Krychowiak blow
Unai Emery has confirmed that Grzegorz Krychowiak picked up an injury in training ahead of Sevilla’s early kick-off against Levante on Sunday.
Tebas defends third-party ownership
La Liga President Javier Tebas has travelled to Brussels to speak in defence of third-party ownership. ‘Without it, La Liga’s stars will go to the Premier League.’
Setien ‘satisfied’ despite defeat
Las Palmas Coach Quique Setien was ‘generally satisfied’ with his team despite a 3-2 defeat at relegation rivals Levante.
Rubi: Rossi very important
Levante Coach Rubi hailed the importance of Giuseppe Rossi after relegation rivals Las Palmas were beaten 3-2.
‘Rossi has revolutionised Levante’
Levante boss Rubi claims Giuseppe Rossi has “revolutionised” the club following his move from Fiorentina on Friday.
Rossi determined to help Levante
Giuseppe Rossi says he is determined to help Levante avoid relegation after completing his loan switch from Fiorentina on Friday.
Official: Levante sign Italy star Rossi
Levante have confirmed the signing of former Villarreal star Giuseppe Rossi on loan until the end of the season from Fiorentina.
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