There were some shocks in the opening round of games of the LaLiga season.
Athletic Bilbao scored a late winner to take all three points from league champions Barcelona. A night Antoine Griezmann and co will look to forget as soon as they can.
Real Madrid looked solid in their 3-1 win at Celta Vigo, even without Eden Hazard. Karim Benzema certainly hit the ground running for Zinedine Zidane’s side.
Atletico Madrid and Sevilla both started with three points from their games while Villarreal and Granada played out an enthralling 4-4 draw at the Estadio de la Ceramica.
This weekend, LaLiga again has games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Here is our preview of all ten matches.
Granada v Sevilla
Key men: Soldado (Granada); Nolito (Sevilla)
Prediction: Granada 1 – 2 Sevilla
Sevilla got off to a winning start at Espanyol while Granada also impressed in their 4-4 draw at Villarreal last weekend. Sevilla to win.
Levante v Villarreal
Key men: Vezo (Levante); Cazorla (Villarreal)
Prediction: Levante 2 – 2 Villarreal
Another score-draw for Villarreal is on the cards here.
Osasuna v Eibar
Key men: Avila (Osasuna); Leon (Eibar)
Prediction: Osasuna 1 – 1 Eibar
Osasuna to remain undefeated by nicking at least a draw here against Eibar.
Real Madrid v Real Valladolid
Key men: Benzema (Real Madrid); Guardiola (Valladolid)
Prediction: Real Madrid 4 – 1 Real Valladolid
A big win for Real Madrid as Valladolid come back down to earth after impressive opening day win at Real Betis.
Celta Vigo v Valencia
Key men: Suarez (Celta Vigo); Gameiro (Valencia)
Prediction: Celta Vigo 2 – 2 Valencia
A high-scoring draw could be in store for fans here.
Getafe v Athletic Bilbao
Key men: Djene (Getafe); Williams (Athletic Bilbao)
Prediction: Getafe 1 – 2 Athletic Bilbao
Athletic Bilbao to maintain their 100% record with another win.
Alaves v Espanyol
Key men: Joselu (Alaves); Sanchez (Espanyol)
Prediction: Alaves 2 – 1 Espanyol
Home win for Alaves making it two wins from two.
Mallorca v Real Sociedad
Key men: Rodriguez (Mallorca); Odegaard (Real Sociedad)
Prediction: Mallorca 1 – 1 Real Sociedad
Too close to call in this game. Both sides started the season well last weekend.
Leganes v Atletico Madrid
Key men: Rosales (Leganes); Felix (Atletico Madrid)
Prediction: Leganes 0 – 2 Atletico Madrid
Diego Simeone’s side to win again with Joao Felix continuing his good form.
Barcelona v Real Betis
Key men: Messi (Barcelona); Fekir (Real Betis)
Prediction: Barcelona 3 – 1 Real Betis
Ernesto Valverde’s side to get back to winning ways after losing at Athletic Bilbao on the opening night of the season.
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