Football: Critical away match for Atletico Madrid
Friday, April 25, 2014
ANKARA - Matchday 35 in Spanish La Liga starts on Friday night.
The opening game of the week will be played between Elche and Levante, kicking off at 9 p.m. (1900GMT) in Spain.
Real Madrid, in third position in the league table, will host Osasuna on Saturday. The match in Santiago Bernabeu Stadium kicks off at 8 p.m. (1800GMT).
In Real Madrid, two Spanish regulars - defender Alvaro Arbeloa and forward Jese - will both miss the match.
League leaders Atletico Madrid, who are 4 points ahead over runners-up Barcelona with 4 games to spare, will be on the pitch against Valencia in a critical away match on Sunday.
The clash in Valencia's home stadium Mestalla will start at 5 p.m. (1500GMT).
In "Atleti" there are no injured or suspended regulars, so they will be on the pitch as a full team.
Runners-up Barcelona will meet Villareal in an away match on Sunday. The game kicks off at 9 p.m. (1900GMT) local time.
Barcelona may lack many regulars due to injury. Goalkeeper Victor Valdes, center-back Gerard Pique, offensive left-back Jordi Alba and Brazilian forward Neymar are unable to play the match.
The fixture for Spanish La Liga's matchday 35 is as follows:
Elche vs Levante at 21:00
Granada vs Rayo Vallecano at 16:00
Getafe vs Malaga at 18:00
Real Madrid vs Osasuna at 20:00
Real Betis vs Real Sociedad at 22:00
Espanyol vs Almeria at 12:00
Valencia vs Atletico Madrid at 17:00
Athletic Club vs Sevilla at 19:00
Villareal vs Barcelona at 21:00
Celta Vigo vs Real Valladolid at 22:00
Kick off times of the matches were adjusted to local time in Spain
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