Relegation gap begins to widen in La Liga


As we head into the international break, the relegation picture in La Liga looks to be a little clearer, with ten games remaining in the 2018-19 campaign.

Weekend wins for Real Valladolid and Villarreal, with the latter beating relegation rivals Rayo Vallecano, has opened up a four point gap between 17th and 18th in the table.

Celta Vigo, Rayo Vallecano and Huseca are now all cut adrift of Sergio Gonzalez’s Valladolid side.

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Rayo Vallecano aiming to keep relegation fate in their own hands

Rayo Vallecano

With the La Liga 2018-19 season entering its final stages, there is still plenty to be decided, particularly in the bottom half of the table.

As it stands, ahead of Game Week 26, there are realistically still nine teams that could be drawn into a relegation battle, with points available to sides that are in a position to take them.

The recent form of rock bottom, and seemingly doomed, Huesca – who have won two and drawn two of their last five league games – demonstrates how quickly the  league can change.

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