Rayo Vallecano show signs of life ahead of tough run

Rayo Vallecano

Rayo Vallecano hauled themselves off the bottom of the La Liga table with a midweek 1-1 draw against Athletic Bilbao.

The tie, which was the replayed fixture from earlier this season, after Rayo’s stadium the Campo de Futbol de Vallecas, was controversially closed amid fan safety concerns.

Since its reopening, Rayo have not won a game on home soil, with defeats to Alaves and Getafe, and a draw against Espanyol.

Their away form this season has not been much better, with a 1-0 win at Huesca their only victory of the season so far.

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La Liga Weekend Picks – Round 7

muniainThere is an action-packed few days of football in La Liga this week, but for the purposes of compiling this list the fixtures between Friday and Monday this coming weekend will be the primary focus this week. That will be round 7 of La Liga’s matches. Real Valladolid, for example, welcome Levante to José Zorrilla on Thursday before travelling to Villarreal on Sunday. It will be a busy few days for La Liga players for sure! It is going to be a 4-3-3 formation this week, so with that in mind let’s get down to it!

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