LaLiga set for Basque, Valencia Derbies; Madrid look to Extend Lead


Leaders Real Madrid will look to stay ahead of the rest in a LaLiga weekend which also has a clash of philosophies at the Camp Nou and derbies in both the Basque Country and Valencian community.

Zinedine Zidane’s table-topping side will go looking for a sixth successive LaLiga Santander win on Sunday evening when they welcome RC Celta to the Bernabeu in what could be a first outing of 2020 for fit again Belgian international Eden Hazard.

Celta have just one point from their last seven LaLiga visits to the Bernabeu, although Oscar Garcia’s team moved out of the bottom three last weekend with a merited win at home to Sevilla.

Barcelona welcome Getafe on Saturday afternoon with the Blaugrana team never having lost in this fixture. The visitors, however, have also never come to the Camp Nou in third spot in the table, after winning each of their last four LaLiga games. There’s extra spice too as rivalry between coaches Quique Setien and Jose Bordalas dates back to a…

Source: Complete Sports