Real Valladolid travel to Celta Vigo on Sunday as they look to lift themselves out of the bottom three of the La Liga table. The visitors will be on the hunt for a first league win in eight games, while Celta Vigo will be looking to return to winning ways after a disappointing loss to Valencia last time out.
Real Madrid narrowed the gap to city rivals Atletico to three points with a largely forgettable 1-0 victory at Real Valladolid. A game which rarely threatened to burst into life never did so and it was settled by Casemiro 's second-half header. It may have been a different story but for a superb double save by Thibaut Courtois early on, as the hosts started the game on the front foot.
Real Madrid will be looking to make it four La Liga victories in a row when they continue their 2020-21 campaign away to struggling Real Valladolid on Saturday night. Los Blancos will enter the contest off the back of a 2-0 win over Valencia last weekend, while Valladolid picked up a point at Eibar in their last game but are still inside the relegation zone.
Real Valladolid travel to the Basque Country this weekend for their relegation dogfight against fellow-strugglers Eibar at the Estadio Municipal de Ipurua. With both teams currently neck-and-neck at the foot of the La Liga table, this clash could go a long way in deciding who will be playing Segunda Division football next season.
Two teams struggling at the wrong end of the La Liga table will lock horns on Friday evening as Alaves welcome Real Valladolid to Estadio de Mendizorroza. Alaves have picked up just 19 points from their 21 league matches this season to sit down in 18th position in the division, while Valladolid are 16th, having collected 20 points from 21 league fixtures in 2020-21.
Two teams struggling at the wrong end of the table will lock horns in La Liga on Friday night as 16th-placed Real Valladolid welcome the division's basement side Huesca. Valladolid have collected 20 points from their 20 matches this season to sit just two points above the relegation zone in Spain's top flight, while Huesca are currently rooted to the bottom.
Real Valladolid and Levante will lock horns for the second time in the space of four days on Tuesday evening when they meet at Estadio Municipal Jose Zorrilla in the Copa del Rey. The two teams played out a 2-2 draw in La Liga on Friday but will now face off in the cup, with a spot in the quarter-finals of the competition on offer.
Two teams in relatively strong form will lock horns at Estadio Ciudad de Valencia on Friday evening as Levante welcome Real Valladolid in Spain's top flight. Levante, who occupy 11th spot in La Liga, have won three of their last four matches in all competitions, while Valladolid have been victorious in three of their last five outings.
Real Valladolid host Elche on Tuesday night at the Estadio Jose Zorilla in a relegation six-pointer that could go on to define the seasons of both these sides. Elche have not won a La Liga game since late October, while Valladolid were unlucky not to come away from their clash against Valencia without more to show for it.
Real Valladolid will be aiming to advance to the last-16 stage of the Copa del Rey when they travel to third-tier side Pena Deportiva on Saturday morning. The visitors will enter the contest off the back of a 1-0 home defeat to Valencia in their last La Liga match, while Deportiva drew 1-1 with Atzeneta in Segunda Division B last weekend.
Levante vs. Eibar (Sunday, 1.00pm) © Reuters Levante will be looking to put some space between them and the relegation zone when they host Eibar at the Estadi Ciutat de Valencia this Sunday. However, Eibar have only lost one game on their travels so far this season and will be keen to make it three wins in three on Sunday.
Real Valladolid will look to make it three consecutive wins in eight days when they welcome Valencia to the Jose Zorrilla Stadium on Sunday. Javi Gracia 's Valencia are slowly becoming prime candidates for the drop having failed to win in the league in nine games, making this one of their most miserable La Liga campaigns in modern times.
Cadiz will be looking to end a run of three straight defeats when they continue their 2020-21 La Liga campaign at home to Real Valladolid on Tuesday night. The newly-promoted outfit have not triumphed in the league since overcoming Barcelona on December 5, but a positive start to the season has left them in 11th spot in the table, while Valladolid are currently inside the relegation zone.
Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman hailed Lionel Messi 's creativity as the Argentine eclipsed Pele's long-standing record of goals for a single club with his 644th strike. Messi's second-half goal in a 3-0 win over Valladolid saw him overtake the mark which the Brazil great had amassed over 19 seasons for Santos.
Lionel Messi eclipsed Pele 's long-standing record of goals for a single club with his 644th strike for Barcelona in the 3-0 LaLiga win at Real Valladolid. Messi's second-half goal saw him overtake the mark which the Brazil great had amassed over 19 seasons for Santos. Clement Lenglet 's header from Messi's cross had given Barcelona the lead after 21 minutes, with Martin Braithwaite, given a start ahead of Antoine Griezmann, knocking in a second before half-time.
Barcelona 's penultimate match of 2020 will see them face Real Valladolid on Tuesday night. The Catalan giants have largely struggled to show their best form in the opening months of the 2020-21 campaign and are currently down in fifth position in the La Liga table, eight points off the summit. Ronald Koeman 's side suffered a 2-1 loss at Cadiz in their last away league game on December 5, while they were held to a 2-2 draw by Valencia at Camp Nou on Saturday.
Barcelona will be looking to return to winning ways in La Liga when they take on an improving Real Valladolid on Tuesday night. Ronald Koeman 's side, who are currently fifth in Spain's top flight, were held to a 2-2 draw by Valencia on Saturday, while Valladolid picked up an excellent point at Sevilla.
Two teams in desperate need of the points after difficult starts to the season will lock horns at Estadio Municipal Jose Zorrilla on Friday night, with Real Valladolid welcoming Osasuna. Valladolid are currently 19th in La Liga, having picked up just 10 points from their 12 matches this term, while Osasuna are just one point and one position above their opponents in the table.
Real Valladolid will be looking to make it three La Liga victories in a row when they welcome Levante to Estadio Municipal Jose Zorrilla on Friday night. The home side had been struggling at the bottom of the table before picking up back-to-back victories either side of the international break to move out of the relegation zone, but Levante will enter this match inside the bottom three, having struggled for wins during the 2020-21 campaign.
Granada will be looking to return to winning ways in Spain's top flight when they continue their 2020-21 campaign at home to Real Valladolid on Sunday evening. El Arana suffered a 2-0 defeat to Real Sociedad in their last game before the international break, but Valladolid will enter the match off the back of an important 2-1 win over Athletic Bilbao.
Real Valladolid 's search for their first La Liga win of the season will continue this weekend as they welcome Athletic Bilbao to Estadio Municipal Jose Zorrilla. Sergio 's side are currently bottom of the table with just three points to show from their eight matches thus far, while Athletic are 11th in the division with nine points from their opening seven games.
Villarreal will be looking to continue their positive start to the 2020-21 campaign when they welcome a struggling Real Valladolid on Monday night. The Yellow Submarine are currently fifth in La Liga with 12 points to show from their seven matches, while Valladolid sit rock bottom of the table with just three points from seven matches.
Two teams in need of the points after disappointing starts to the 2020-21 La Liga campaign will lock horns on Sunday afternoon as Real Valladolid welcome Alaves. Valladolid are currently 19th in the table with just three points to show from their first six league games of the season, while Alaves occupy 18th, having picked up four points from their opening six fixtures.
The only two clubs yet to win a game in La Liga this season come face to face on Sunday as Real Valladolid travel to Huesca. Valladolid sit bottom of the table going into the match, while Huesca have kept themselves above the relegation zone with four draws from five games. Match preview © Reuters Despite not having a victory to their name, it has not necessarily been a disastrous start to the season for Huesca considering that three of their draws have come against Villarreal, Valencia and Atletico Madrid - all teams who have played European football in the last couple of years.
Eibar will be looking to stop a run of three successive defeats in La Liga when they continue their 2020-21 campaign away to Real Valladolid on Saturday afternoon. The visitors have only picked up one point from their four matches this term, while Valladolid have also made a disappointing start, collecting just two points from their opening four encounters.
Celta Vigo will be looking to continue their encouraging start to the 2020-21 season when they travel to Real Valladolid in La Liga on Sunday night. Oscar Garcia 's side have picked up four points from their two league games this term to sit fourth in the table, while Valladolid have managed just one point from their two fixtures thus far.
Real Betis will be looking to make it back-to-back wins at the start of the 2020-21 La Liga season when they welcome Real Valladolid on Sunday night. Manuel Pellegrini 's side recorded a 1-0 victory over Alaves in their season opener last weekend, while Valladolid shared the points with Real Sociedad on home soil.
Real Sociedad get the 2020-21 La Liga campaign underway on Sunday afternoon with a trip to Estadio Jose Zorrilla to face Real Valladolid. While the visitors finished in sixth place in last season's standings, their hosts claimed 13th position, six points above the relegation zone. Match preview © Reuters Despite their eventual finishing position proving enough to earn Europa League football, Real Sociedad did not always impress during the closing weeks of last season.
Spanish goalkeeper Roberto has left West Ham to join Real Valladolid on a free transfer, the Premier League club have announced. The 34-year-old made 10 appearances in all competitions for the Hammers after joining from Espanyol last summer. His time at the London Stadium was blighted by individual errors and the club took just two points from the eight top-flight games in which he featured, while he also played in a 4-0 Carabao Cup thrashing at League One Oxford.
The 21-year-old Ghanaian penned a four-year deal with the Premier League outfit from Real Valladolid to the delight of the Saints' manager
The 21-year-old Ghanaian has teamed up with the Saints having completed a move from the Spanish elite division outfit
The Brazilian midfielder is looking forward to beginning his career at Camp Nou after a brief loan spell at Real Valladolid
The 23-year-old has been in touch with his former club and has not closed the door on a return to Spain
The Ghanaian defender is reportedly close to agreeing a deal with the Saints
The Ghanaian defender is reportedly close to agreeing a deal with the Saints
The Black Stars coach sheds light on the prospects of the defender wearing the national colours