Matchday 10 of La Liga | Schedules, results and match summaries | Soccer | Sports

The EA Sports League resumes after the national team break, with matchday 10 of the championship. Real Madrid goes to the Sánchez Pizjuán to face Sevilla, a team against which they have not lost in nine games. The match will also be marked by Diego Alonso’s debut as Seville coach and by Sergio Ramos facing his former teammates. Girona, the closest pursuer of the meringues, receives Almería in Montilivi and Barcelona does the same against Athletic Bilbao. The Blaugrana are coming off a bitter draw in Granada and are looking to get back on the path to victory at the Lluís Companys.

Osasuna – Granada (Friday, October 20 at 9:00 p.m./DAZN, Gol Play)

The local championship resumes with the match between Osasuna and Granada at El Sadar. The Navarrese team returns home after having played their last two games away. Those led by Jagoba Arrasate arrive after having lost by a landslide at the Santiago Bernanéu and having achieved just one victory in their last seven games. In front of them they have Granada, whose start to the season has not been the best. The Andalusians are second to last in the table and need a victory to get them out of the relegation zone.

Real Sociedad – Mallorca (Saturday, October 21 at 2:00 p.m./Movistar)

Real Sociedad receives Mallorca at home, in a match in which the Txuri Urdin will seek to return to the path of victory, after having lost against Atlético de Madrid at the Metropolitano. That defeat against the colchoneros meant losing fifth position, which is now in the hands of Athletic Bilbao, their greatest rival. To try to recover that place, the San Sebastian team has to overcome Mallorca. Javier Aguirre’s team has gone four games without winning, but being the team with the most draws in the league keeps the vermillions out of the red zone for the moment.

Getafe – Real Betis (Saturday, October 21 at 4:15 p.m./DAZN)

Getafe entered the national team break with a total of four games without winning. Now, against Betis, those led by José Bordalás will have to show that the break has helped them fine-tune some details for what is to come. On the other side is the green and white team, which has fallen short at the beginning of the year and needs a victory to continue fighting for the European positions. The young Assane Diao, who has stood out in recent games, can be important in Betis’ resurgence.

Seville – Real Madrid (Saturday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m./Movistar)

Sevilla hosts Real Madrid in what will be one more attempt by the Seville team to free itself from the merengue dominance of the last five years. The last victory of the Andalusians over the whites was in September 2018. Since then, they have faced each other nine times, which have resulted in eight wins for Real Madrid and one draw. This Saturday’s duel will also be marked by Diego Alonso’s debut as coach of Sevilla and because Sergio Ramos will be able to see action against his former teammates.

Celta de Vigo – Atlético de Madrid (Saturday, October 21 at 9:00 p.m./Movistar)

Celta de Vigo has been denied victory in the last five games, in which it has even suffered painful comebacks, such as against Barcelona or UD Las Palmas. These results have caused the Galician team to find itself in the relegation zone and need to beat Atlético de Madrid in Balaidos. It is a difficult task because the colchoneros arrive at a sweet moment of the season, with five consecutive victories in all competitions.

Las Palmas – Rayo Vallecano (Sunday, October 22 at 2:00 p.m./Movistar)

UD Las Palmas hosts Rayo Vallecano in a match where the Canarian team will seek to continue climbing positions to move further away from the relegation zone. García Pimienta’s team finds itself with the tranquility that comes with tenth position, a not bad position for the newly promoted. On the other hand, Rayo comes after four consecutive draws, but Francisco Rodríguez’s men, placed in seventh position, do not give up fighting for European positions.

Girona – Almería (Sunday, October 22 at 4:15 p.m./DAZN)

Girona and Almería face each other in a duel between two teams placed at the extremes of the general table. The Catalans arrive in second position, only behind Real Madrid, while the Andalusians are last in the standings, having not yet won this season. The moment that their rival is experiencing invites Girona to seek to maintain the great start to the season they are having and, in case the meringues have a setback at the Sánchez Pizjuán, to fight for the top of the championship.

Villarreal – Alavés (Sunday, October 22 at 6:30 p.m./Movistar)

Villarreal receives Deportivo Alavés at the Estadio de la Cerámica. Both teams come into this match with eight points and placed on the edge of the relegation zone. A supposed victory for one of the underdogs could mean that one of these two ends the day in the red zone. Therefore, getting a win in this match is very important for both of them. The pressure falls more on Villarreal, which is in a situation very far from what its fans were accustomed to in recent seasons.

Barcelona – Athletic Bilbao (Sunday, October 22 at 9:00 p.m./DAZN)

Barcelona returns to activity and hosts Athletic Bilbao, after having drawn against Granada before the national team break. That result caused the Blaugrana to fall behind in the dispute for the top of the championship and now Xavi’s team will seek to get back on track at the Lluís Companys. In front of them they have Athletic Bilbao, who will not be willing to give anything up in their attempt to stay in the European spots zone.

Valencia – Cádiz (Monday, October 23 at 9:00 p.m./DAZN)

The tenth day of the league closes with Valencia hosting Cádiz. Those led by Rubén Baraja have accumulated four games without victory and see in this match the opportunity to return to the path of victory. However, on the other side they have Cádiz, a rival that won the two direct duels played last season. Although right now, the Cádiz team is not at its best either, after adding five games without adding three.

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