Eibar edged Leganes 1 – 0 on Friday kicking off last weekend’s round of fixtures taking The Gunsmiths to 13th on the log with 6 points. Villarreal compounded more woes on Alaves spanking the latter for three continuing where they left off in the Europa League. Barcelona, Sevilla and Real Madrid were other teams who got maximum points on the road. Las Palmas ended Cuco Ziganda’s Atlético Bilbao unbeaten start to the season, Atlético Madrid and Real Betis got routine wins over Malaga and Deportivo La Coruna respectively.
Marko Dmitrovic of Eibar is the man between the stick for a satisfactory performance against Leganes. Defence consists of Las Palmas’ Mauricio Lemos, Sevilla’s duo Daniel Carrico and Clement Langlet and lastly, Villarreal’s Jaume Costa make the formidable back four this weekend.
Midfield is garnished with Brazilian, Paulinho who despite only coming on in 77th minute and scoring the winning goal that kept Barcelona’s 100% record intact ; Isco gave a fantastic all round performance in a tricky tie at the Anoeta, also giving a fine assist for Gareth Bale, Castillejo Samuel completes the three man midfield when his vision and techniques hurt Alaves all game long.
Congolese Villarreal striker Cedric Bakambu, Gareth Bale and Beticos’ Joaquin makes the front three following an impressive brace against Deportivo.
Manolo Marquez is the manager of the week, masterminding back to back victories for Canary Island club, Las Palmas despite starting the season with two consecutive losses.