Midfielder Ander Herrera has declared that Bilbao will treat their Copa del Rey opponent Mirandes as if they are from the Primera Division.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Tiago Mendes admits his situation has changed since the arrival of coach Diego Simeone and he is now happy again.
Barcelona director Andoni Zubizarreta insists that he is in the dark over whether coach Pep Guardiola will sign a new contract with the club.
Espanyol coach Pochettino said there is no time to mourn their Copa exit and told his side to quickly refocus their attention to the La Liga.
Getafe are looking to pick up points for the sixth straight game when they take on Levante, who has suffered only one home defeat this season.
Granada are desperate to avoid their fourth consecutive defeat when they take on Real Betis, who are looking for the their fifth home win.
Levante coach Juan Ignacio Martinez is hoping that his team's elimination from the Copa del Rey will help them reduce new injury problems.
Malaga midfielder Joaquin Sanchez will be out for a further two weeks after it was confirmed that he has sustained a new hamstring injury.
Alvaro Cejudo believes Osasuna can look forward to finishing the campaign well if they can get positive results from their next few games.
Racing are hoping to avoid their second consecutive defeat when they take on Valencia, who are looking to register their fifth away victory.
Rayo Vallecano are keen to avoid their second consecutive defeat when they take on Athletic Bilbao, who are looking for their third away win.
Betis are looking to pick up points for the fourth time in five games when they face Granada, who are keen to avoid their eighth away defeat.
Real Madrid assistant coach Aitor Karanka insists the club know how to lose, but they are not used to lose like they did against Barcelona.
Real Mallorca are hoping to register their second straight win when they take on Espanyol, who have dropped 10 points at home this season.
Sociedad want to pick up points for the fourth time in five games when they take on Sporting, who are keen to avoid their seventh away defeat.
Real Zaragoza are hoping to pick up points for the third straight game when they take on Real Madrid, who have suffered only one home defeat.
Sevilla coach Marcelino Garcia Toral is hoping that Emir Spahic will be available to take on Malaga, even though he has not trained all week.
Sporting Gijon desperate to avoid their fourth defeat in five games when they take on Real Sociedad, who are looking for their third home win.
Valencia coach Unai Emery was delighted that his team were able to beat Levante in the Copa without conceding or picking up any red cards.
Villarreal are desperate to avoid their third defeat in five games when they take on Barcelona, who are looking for their fifth away victory.