Following their successful Segunda Division-winning campaign, Deportivo will be looking to once again establish themselves in the top-flight.
Keep an eye on: Juan Carlos Valeron (Deportivo) – He may be getting on in years, but the legendary playmaker will once again play a key role for Deportivo as they aim for a winning start to the season.
Form Guide: Deportivo ( – – – – ) Osasuna ( – – – – )
Last season: Not played
Stat fact: Only one goal has been scored in the last three League meetings at the El Riazor between these two sides.
Deportivo (probable): Aranzubia; Evaldo, Marchena, Aythami, Pablo; Bergantinos, Dominguez, Pizzi, Valeron, Gama; Oliveira
Osasuna (probable): Andres; Bertran, Arribas, Flano, Nano; Punal, Loe, Sisi, Cejudo, Armenteros; Nino