Athletic Bilbao coach Marcelo Bielsa has admitted he is happy to face Sporting Lisbon as they belong to the hierarchy of football in Portugal.
Atletico Madrid playmaker Diego believes it is too early to say whether his side will win the Europa League after being paired with Valencia.
Barcelona midfielder Xavi is not fully match fit and Pep Guardiola revealed he could rest the veteran for their La Liga trip to La Romareda.
Espanyol coach Mauricio Pochettino insisted that he is pleased with Jordi Amat, but had to drop him from the squad due to technical reasons.
Midfielder Diego Castro insisted that Getafe will also treat their match against Sporting Gijon as a final, as they look to secure 42 points.
Granada are hoping to win for the second straight game when they take on Real Mallorca, who are determined to avoid their sixth home defeat.
Bad news for Levante coach Juan Ignacio after it was confirmed that Asier del Horno is sidelined for three weeks due to a hamstring injury.
Malaga midfielder Enzo Maresca has told his team-mates to focus on their preparation for the Racing clash and leave the euphoria to the fans.
Osasuna coach Jose Luis Mendilibar believes the matches against Rayo, Espanyol and Betis are key to the future of the club in the championship.
Racing are hoping to avoid their 4th defeat in 5 encounters when they take on Malaga, who are confident of registering their 11th home victory.
Rayo Vallecano are desperate to avoid their fourth straight defeat when they take on Osasuna, who are looking for their third away victory.
Betis are looking to pick up points for the 4th straight game when they take on Villarreal, who are desperate to avoid their 11th away defeat.
Good news for Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho as midfielder Sami Khedira is back in training and could feature in their match against Valencia.
Real Mallorca are determined to avoid their third straight defeat when they take on Granada, who are looking to register their fifth away win.
Real Sociedad are hoping to register their 2nd straight victory when they take on Espanyol, who have dropped 21 points at home this season.
Real Zaragoza are determined to register their fourth straight victory when they take on Barcelona, who have dropped 16 points away from home.
Sevilla coach Michel insists they do not fear Europa League semi-finalist Athletic Bilbao and will go to the San Mames looking for the 3 points.
Sporting Gijon are desperate to avoid their fourth defeat in five games when they take on Getafe, who are looking for their seventh home win.
Valencia coach Unai Emery has confessed that he did not want to face Atletico Madrid in the Europa League and believes the feeling is mutual.
Villarreal are looking to pick up points for the 4th straight game when they take on Betis, who are determined to avoid their 6th home defeat.