Barcelona are accusing AC Milan of delibrately sabotaging the playing surface at the San Siro and has lodge an official complaint to UEFA.
Espanyol winger Rui Fonte injured his ankle in training, but he is likely to recover in time to be available for the clash against Villarreal.
Getafe midfielder Diego Castro said what they fear the most of Atletico Madrid is the bond between the fans and the team at Vicente Calderon.
Granada coach Abel Resino will have to face Racing Santander without Carlos Martins after the club failed to reduce his two match suspension.
Levante midfielder Valdo said if his side can win at Valencia this weekend, it would remove a 'thorn' of having lost the last three derbies.
Good news for Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini as Martin Demichelis is back in training and should be available for the clash against Real Betis.
Osasuna captain Patxi Punal claimed that he always looks forward to a big match and believes all the pressure is on Real Madrid this weekend.
Racing striker Christian Stuani admits he is happy with his goal tally so far this season, but the main thing is to keep the club in La Liga.
Rayo Vallecano coach Jose Ramon Sandoval insisted his decision not to have a training session on Thursday has nothing to do with the strike.
Betis midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo has been training with the youth squad since last week, raising speculations about his future at the club.
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is likely to include Angel Di Maria in his squad for the first time since the winger was injured in February.
Real Mallorca duo Chico and Tomas Pina have received the most yellow cards with 11, while Ivan Ramis has 2 red cards to his name this season.
Arsenal-owned hitman Carlos Vela has made it clear that he willing to remain at Real Sociedad if both clubs can reach a satisfactory agreement.
Real Zaragoza defender Abraham Minero admits his team are more positive in training after two consecutive victories over Valencia and Atletico.
Sevilla striker Manu del Moral believes it is time for his side to push for a European spot, but warns they should not look at the standings.
Sporting Gijon coach Javier Clemente will have to face Zaragoza without Alberto Botia after failing their appeal to annull his 5th yellow card.
Bruno Soriano's agent has confirmed that AC Milan are keen to acquire the Villarreal midfielder and they are set to open talks next month.