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BARCA, REAL RESTART TITLE FIGHT: ATLETICO TO SUSTAIN UCL SPOT

Barcelona will continue their fight for another La Liga title this season after being sent off the Champions League by Italian Champions, Juventus.

Barca VS Villarreal

The Spanish Champions welcome Villareal on Saturday for a clash that will be a fight for points from both ends. Villareal are still poised at pushing for a Champions League spot if Sevilla slip in their approaching fixtures. The Yellows are 6 points away from the Top 4 spot while Barcelona will be looking to displace Real Madrid from being title favorites after the Galacticos despite losing 3-2 to the Camp Nou side weeks earlier are still on point tally, 81, with their title rivals while having a game in hand.

Cristiano Ronaldo will hope to continue his UCL goal scoring form when his side visits relegated Granada. The Zidane’s men beat Atletico Madrid 3-0 at the Bernabeu to give themselves huge advantage in the wait for the second leg tie of the UCL semi final at Vicente Calderon with the current World Footballer holder scoring all three goals against their Madrid rivals.

Atletico Madrid will hope to cement their UCL spot without play offs when they host 8th placed Eibar on Saturday. The Diego Simeone’s soldiers are already out of the title battle after slipping 10 points behind the two Spanish power house Barcelona and Real Madrid. The Vicente Calderon side need an important win to further guarantee their place in the UCL.

Other Fixtures:

Sporting Gijon V Las Palmas

Alaves V Athletic Bilbao

Valencia V Osasuna

Deportivo La Coruna V Espanyol

Malaga V Celta Vigo

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