Key Fixtures and Analysis as Focus Turns to La Liga Return

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The Spanish La Liga is set to return on June 11, 2020, with the league body announcing fixtures which will grace the return after being halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Before being stopped, 11 matches were remaining to wind up the La Liga competition. Mouthwatering matches are scheduled to take place, with the government and league body calling upon the players to take extra care.

Wakajuaness. Com sports desk gives  brief analysis of the fixtures which will be played when the league returns.

Sevilla vs Real Betis

Having played 27 matches, Sevilla FC have recorded 47 points with 20 points in front of their rivals, Betis have performed slightly below average with 8 wins and a whooping of -5 goals.

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Granada vs Getafe

The newbies will host the veterans with a hard target of using every way to secure maximum points. Although, Granada has improved of late to maintain position nine.

On the other hand, Getafe looks very organized after maintaining and signing key performers like Etebo, Maksimovic, and Angel Rodriguez who are top on the score sheet in their team.

Valencia vs Levante

It will be another thrilling encounter after 3-2 defeat, Valencia made a dramatic comeback to secure victory after 2-0 defeat at first half. Both teams have recorded over 1.5 goals in the last six meetings.

Mallorca vs Barcelona

The table leaders Barcelona have won 18 matches and it’s with no doubt Mallorca has an uphill battle awaiting which requires more plan. The veterans will have a hard target to extend their lead.

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Real Madrid vs Eibar

Zidane’s men have high pressing prowess after signing a dozen of players like Eden Hazard and Eder Militao, their performance have been appreciating off late.

A win will take them to top despite of other results. Although, Eibar is in the trouble of being relegated they will be up to deal with the battle.

Other fixtures:

Athletic Bilbao vs Atletico Madrid

Celta Vigo vs Villarreal

Leganes vs Valladolid

Real Sociedad vs Osasuna

Espanyol vs Alaves

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Lionel Messi (Barcelona)

Messi has already bagged in 19 goals and assisted 12 goals this season will be targeting to extend his season tally.

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Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)

Benzema has been very standout across all competition, he has recorded 14 goals and 6 assists. He will be up to stretch his season tally.

Luis Suarez (Barcelona)

Very outstanding and promising talent who managed 11 goals so far, he’s second in assist after Messi.

Lucas Perez (Alaves)

A young fresh talent who has scored 11 goals, all eyes will undoubtedly on him.

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JASON NJERU

Ardent Sports writer, sports commentator and upcoming author. Email: jasonmugendi12@gmail.com

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