Day 24 of the League | Schedules, match results and summary | Sports

Without having yet digested the first leg of the cup semifinals, this weekend hosts matchday 24 of the League. Barcelona, ​​with a seven-point advantage over Real Madrid, receives a Valencia on Sunday that arrives after adding their first victory with Baraja but still with water around their necks compared to the relegation zone. The whites also have a difficult duel at Betis, who are fighting for the Champions League places. In another of the clashes of the day, Atlético de Madrid has passed over Sevilla (6-1) in a duel that served as a tribute to Simeone, who has become the coach with the most games in charge of the mattress team. Real Sociedad drew with Cádiz at home in the first match of the date, this Friday. Already on Saturday, Getafe beat Girona (3-2), while Villarreal achieved their second consecutive win (0-2) in Almería. Elche has given the surprise (0-1) against Mallorca, adding their second victory of the season.

Real Sociedad – Cádiz (0-0)

Anoeta begins to choke Real Sociedad. The San Sebastian team is in danger of third place after the draw (0-0) against a very organized Cádiz that had the best chance of the game in the second half, in a shot from Roger to the post after a quick counterattack. La Real, with all its artillery in the field, did not know how to find the paths to reach Ledesma’s goal. Although it was difficult for the people of Cádiz to have the ball and they lost it quickly, the realists, who locked the yellows in the area, were not very fine in the last meters. For Cádiz, the point is a treasure. La Real, with 44, continues in the noble zone although it is losing ballast after two consecutive draws at home. inform Jon Rivas.

Getafe – Girona (3-2)

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With a three-goal lead at half-time, Getafe played with fire and was about to blow themselves up against Girona, who woke up in the second act to close to a draw that would have been disastrous for a team that won 3-2 and provisionally abandoned the relegation places. There is not a moment of calm in the blue club. He is unable to close his matches. The pressure generated by the possibility of losing the category is immense. There is no truce and, although they have very fine-tuned players like Enes Ünal, misfortune always haunts the men led by Quique Sánchez Flores. The Turkish striker was the one who was in charge of generating false expectations of living a quiet day for the long-suffering Getafe fans. His double in the first act and his good attitude caused a shock on the scoreboard for the team from the south of Madrid. And, to his success, Borja Mayoral joined, who on the brink of half-time joined the party after making it 3-0 with a good shot from outside the area. Later, the party would be diluted until touching a funeral that finally did not arrive. inform EFE.

Almeria – Villarreal (0-2)

Villarreal took the victory against Almería (0-2) with complete justice, who could not translate their plan, wait behind and catch Quique Setién’s men on the counterattack. Villarreal always carried the weight of the clash, although they lacked bite to overcome an opponent who also stayed in the game thanks to the success of their goalkeepers. First Fernando, until he retired injured at half-time, and then Mariño. What Almería could not avoid was the success of Gerard Moreno. The international, already recovered from his injury, entered the second half and hit a great shot from Samu’s pass that missed Mariño. Sixth goal for Gerard Moreno, whose return is the best news for his and Quique Setién’s team. Almería lacked reaction capacity. His players offered very bad sensations. In a counterattack very well carried out by Samu, the winger put the ball at the far post, where Morales finished off the first to make it 0-2 and put the signature to Villareal’s excellent victory. Setién’s men, after playing against Anderlecht in the Conference League, have a very important game against Betis next weekend. Almería, after the joy that was hit against Barcelona, ​​suffers again and will face a high-voltage regional derby against Sevilla the next day. inform Rafael Pineda.

Mallorca – Elche (0-1)

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Elche have taken their second victory of the season from Mallorca thanks to a goal by Lucas Boyé two minutes from time. The vermillions break their streak of five consecutive wins at home unexpectedly, against an opponent who did not know the victory as a visitor. Aguirre’s box started well, led by the impetus of Dani Rodríguez, he met Edgar Badía on several occasions. But from there, they had a much thicker game than the previous ones in their fiefdom, without the inspiration of their attackers and more nervous than normal before the obligation to take the initiative. As the minutes went by, Elche improved and began to enjoy important scoring chances, especially from Lucas Boyé’s boots. The vermilions ended up entrusting Abdón Prats, who formed a double point with Muriqi in the final stretch. However, the franjiverdes continued from less to more and Eze Ponce had the clearest by not hitting the one-on-one against Rajkovic. When the game seemed doomed to a tie, a corner kick poorly defended by the locals allowed Boyé to score the first free kick. Mallorca did not give up and his final arreón caused Muriqi’s equalizer in added time, although the goal was annulled due to a previous foul by Maffeo on Guti, after an eternal VAR review. Mallorca continues in the quiet area of ​​the table but moves away from the European positions, while Elche has not yet given up despite remaining 13 points from salvation. inform Victor Delgado.

Atlético de Madrid – Seville (6-1)

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The night that Simeone became the Atlético coach with the most games directed, 613, surpassing the myth Luis Aragonés, his footballers feasted against a Sevilla that attacked little and defended worse. Six goals to honor the historic mark of his coach. Especially Memphis, in what was his first start since he was drafted in the winter market. In less than half an hour, Atlético began to finish off this dying Sevilla, soulless in the cave, with only one natural center-back available, Nianzou. Butter for an Atlético who came out bossy and ambitious. It didn’t take long for Simeone’s footballers to exploit their rival’s weakness by looking for the back of his patched defensive backbone. inform Ladislao J. Monino.

Valladolid – Espanyol (Sunday 5, 2:00 p.m. Movistar LaLiga)

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Valladolid, which starts the day just one point above relegation, needs to become strong at home to achieve an increasingly competitive salvation. The arrivals of Larin and Machís have given Pacheta’s team fresh air, which, however, gave a very bad image in the defeat (3-0) against Celta. This Sunday they receive Espanyol, who have accumulated two consecutive victories against Elche and Mallorca, which have allowed them to escape the red zone. However, Diego Martínez’s team cannot relax since they only have three more points than the Pucelanos. The parakeets Martin Braithwiate and Joselu are the top scoring couple in the championship, only behind Lewandowski and Dembelé with Barça.

Barcelona – Valencia (Sunday 5, 4:15 p.m. Movistar LaLiga)

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The most defensive Barcelona that has been remembered in a long time ended its bad dynamic of results with an important victory in the first leg of the Cup semifinals. The Barça team is looking for a victory that puts pressure on Real Madrid and perhaps extends its income seven points over whites. Dembelé, Gavi, Lewandowski and Pedri will not be in the clash, in which the Catalans will once again be forced to rotate in attack. Valencia arrives at the Camp Nou in relegation places, but after having added a soothing victory at Mestalla against Real Sociedad. The Valencians, at serious risk of going down to the silver category for the second time in their history, have not won in Barça’s field since 2016.

Rayo Vallecano – Athletic (Sunday 5, 6:30 p.m. Movistar LaLiga)

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Three days without winning have cut the euphoria of Rayo Vallecano, which still remains in sixth position due to the punctures of its direct rivals for the European positions. One of those rivals is Athletic, which arrives in Vallecas two points below the locals after two consecutive defeats in the League against Girona and Atlético de Madrid and also after losing (1-0) against Osasuna in the first leg of the semifinals of Cup. It will be a key clash in the aspirations of both, in which the rayistas lose Catena through suspension, as is the case with Yeray Álvarez in Bilbao.

Betis – Real Madrid (Sunday 5, 9:00 p.m. Movistar LaLiga)

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Real Madrid speeds up their league options in a complicated duel at the Benito Villamarín. The whites, who have just lost in the first leg of the Cup semifinals against their eternal rival, have just drawn against Atlético de Madrid, which helped them cut a point from Barça due to the culé puncture in Almería. Alaba, Mendy and Modric will not be in Seville, while Betis will not be able to count on their two highest quality players: Canales and Fekir. The latter will miss the remainder of the season, a very important setback for a team that is fighting to be in the next edition of the Champions League and that will face Manchester United in the round of 16 of the Europa League.

Osasuna – Celta (Monday 6, 9:00 p.m. Movistar LaLiga, GOAL)

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Osasuna, in a state of cup euphoria, receives Celta in the duel that closes matchday 24. The rojillos have the European places within a shot of a single point, but they receive a Galician team that arrives in good dynamics and after a new exhibition of his young promise Gabri Veiga. Even so, the celestial only have the relegation to four points and cannot be trusted. The Navarrese need to improve their performance at home to attack higher levels, although Celta have not won at El Sadar since 2014, with a brace from Nolito and with Luis Enrique as coach.

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