Saturday, April 21, 2012
Athletic Bilbao Athletic Bilbao coach Marcelo Bielsa has conceded that Sporting deserved the win, but is confident they can overcome the goal deficit at home. Atletico Madrid Atletico Madrid president Enrico Cerezo believes his team have taken a major step forward following their first leg victory over Valencia. Barcelona Coach Pep Guardiola believes the league title is for Real to lose and all Barcelona can do is to push Los Blancos for as long as they can. Espanyol Espanyol striker Sergio Garcia has acknowledged that Atletico Madrid were not as aggressive before the arrival of head coach Diego Simeone. Getafe Getafe are keen to register their second consecutive victory when they take on Granada, who are desperate to avoid their sixth home defeat. Granada Granada are desperate to avoid their second straight defeat when they take on Getafe, who are looking to register their fifth away victory. Levante Levante defender Gustavo Cabral insists that his side are not worried about the chasing teams and focused only on winning their next match. Malaga Malaga's Nacho Monreal is still hoping to go to Euro 2012, but knows that it will be very difficult as he was not selected in the last call-up. Osasuna Striker Roland Lamah said the secret to Osasuna's success this season are hardwork and determination, as they chase for European qualification. Racing Santander Racing are desperate to avoid their fourth defeat in five games when they take on Bilbao, who are looking to register their fourth away win. Rayo Vallecano Rayo are determined to avoid their third straight defeat when they face Sporting Gijon, who are desperate to avoid their eighth home defeat. Real Betis Real Betis are keen to register their fourth win in five games when they take on Valencia, who have suffered four home defeat this season. Real Madrid Real Madrid assistant coach Aitor Karanka has dismissed the notion that his side will take a defensive approach against Barcelona at Camp Nou. Real Mallorca Mallorca are determined to avoid their third defeat in five games when they take on Zaragoza, who are looking for their fourth away victory. Real Sociedad Sociedad are keen to pick up points for the fifth straight game when they face Villarreal, who are desperate to avoid their 12th away defeat. Real Zaragoza Real Zaragoza are looking for their second consecutive win when they take on Real Mallorca, who are keen to avoid their sixth home defeat. Sevilla Sevilla coach Michel does not want his team to forget about their defeat at the hands of Getafe, but to use the humiliation to spur them on. Sporting Gijon Sporting are hoping to register their second win in five games when they take on Rayo, who are determined to avoid their ninth away defeat. Valencia Valencia manager Unai Emery has reportedly told Los Che players that he will leave the club in the summer after four years at the Mestalla. Villarreal Villarreal are determined to pick up points for the third straight game when they take on Sociedad, who are looking for their eighth home win.