Oscar de Marcos scored the only goal of the game as Athletic Bilbao took the lead over Oviedo in the first leg of Copa del Rey round of 32.
Adrian scored a crucial away goal for Atletico Madrid as they trail Albacete following their first leg clash in the Copa del Rey round of 32.
Lionel Messi admits it is vital for Barcelona to get a good result against Real Madrid before they fly off to Japan for the Club World Cup.
Espanyol are set to make a bid to bring Felipe Caicedo back to Spain despite the player only having signed for Lokomotiv Moscow in the summer.
Getafe keeper Miguel Angel Moya admits he is concerned about their poor away form and urges his team to be self-critical about their failings.
Granada coach Fabri Gonzalez has criticised the referee for awarding a penalty to Mallorca but not his side, following the draw in midweek.
Levante coach Juan Ignacio Martinez has warned his side that any mistakes made against Sevilla will be severely punished by their opponents.
Malaga goalkeeper Willy Caballero said the team are determined to win at home this weekend and hopefully a positive result at Valencia too.
David Timor said Osasuna are only thinking about their next matche, but it is abvious that they have a good team and should be looking up.
Racing Santander defender Bernardo admits the change of coach has given the team renewed hope and determination to prove themselves again.
Rayo Vallecano defender Mikel Labaka has stressed that it is important for his side to win at Sporting Gijon after three consecutive defeats.
Real Betis defender Mario insisted the players are fully behind coach Pepe Mel, who has won their trust after their achievements last season.
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has ruled out the possibility of playing both Karim Benzema and Gonzalo Higuain in the match versus Barcelona.
Real Mallorca coach Joaquin Caparros was pleased to draw with Granada, while noting that playing without a crowd is harder on the home team.
Sociedad winger Antoine Griezmann has warned his team not to relax after two straight wins because they are still too close to the drop zone.
Zaragoza defender Maurizio Lanzaro has told his team to double their effort because it is obvious that what they have done is not good enough.
It was reported that Sevilla are making progress in their negotiations with Tottenham for the EUR4 million transfer of Giovani dos Santos.
Sporting Gijon striker Gaston Sangoy was forced out of training after sustaining an ankle injury, but could still recover for the weekend tie.
Ajax Amsterdam defender Gregory van der Wiel has admitted that he is open to a move to Valencia at the end of the season, but not in January.
Villarreal head coach Juan Carlos Garrido insisted that his team have fought Napoli at 100 per cent with all the available players they have.