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If last weekend provided the title challengers ability to deliver in the big matches then its all about avoiding upsets in the latest round of La Liga action. . Sevilla moved second with a hugely-significant 1-0 victory over then leaders Atletico Madrid, while Real Madrid and Barcelona both snatched late winners against Athletic Bilbao and Valencia respectively.Villarreal kept pace with their own comeback win, extending their unbeaten start as we head into the 10th round of fixtures.  The odds suggest it should be far more straightforward for the top sides this weekend but it has rarely been plain sailing for the favourites this season...Alaves v Real Madrid (Saturday, 3.15pm)Zinedine Zidanes men may head into the weekend top of the league but they are certainly not firing on all cylinders and there are questions marks over both their defence and the effectiveness of their front three.The Bernabeu is yet to witness a clean sheet this season, while Wednesdays Copa del Rey 7-1 win represented an eighth successive game in which they have conceded. Cristiano Ronaldo has found the net just twice in La Liga Meanwhile, their star men continue to struggle to deliver, with Cristiano Ronaldo boasting just two goals from his six La Liga starts after failing to net in last Sundays 2-1 win over Athletic Bilbao.Alaves have struggled for goals this season, with just nine in as many games, but have produced against the best, holding Atletico to a 1-1 draw before beating Barcelona 2-1.Sky Bet prediction: Real Madrid to win and both teams to score - 6/4Atletico Madrid v Malaga (Saturday, 5.30pm, live on Sky Sports)Atleticos title prospects suffered a blow last weekend with Sky Bet pushing them out from 4/1 to 13/2 to win the title.They are only three points off top spot and it would be a major surprise not to see them produce a response against Malaga on Saturday.If they fail to do then the questions will undoubtedly start to creep in over whether Diego Simeones impending exit, with his contract end renegotiated from 2020 to 2018, is having a negative impact on the team. Atletico slipped to a 1-0 defeat at Sevilla last Sunday Malaga may have recorded a 4-0 victory over Leganes last time out to make it seven points from the last nine available, but they are yet to win on the road this season.Sky Bet prediction: Atletico to win and Griezmann to score - 11/10 with Sky Bet Barcelona v Granada (Saturday, 7.45pm, live on Sky Sports)La Ligas primary whipping boys face a daunting trip to the Nou Camp on Saturday evening, with Barca expected to hand out a hammering.Granada have odds of 28/1 stacked against them, more than twice the price of Burnley at Manchester United, with a 4-0 home win deemed the most likely scoreline at 6/1.The leagues bottom side have conceded 17 goals in their last four away games while Barca have scored three or more in nine of their 14 games to date. Messi celebrates his late winner at the Mestalla Theres not too many ways you can get Barcelona at odds-against here but you can get close in backing their two most prolific marksmen both to find the net, with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez both to score 10/11.Messi has scored two or more in four of his last six appearances and he looks a great bet to bag another double at 6/4.Sky Bet prediction: Messi to score two or more goals - 6/4 La Liga Acca Real win and BTTS, Griezmann score and Atletico win & Messi to score twice - 14/1 with Sky Bet Best of the restSevilla kick-off Saturdays action and it would be a real surprise to see them fail to build on their impressive form at struggling Sporting Gijon, who only ended a run of six successive defeats with a draw at Granada.Friday night sees impressive travellers Leganes attempt to record a first home win of the season against a Sociedad side on a run of LWLWLW. Read into that form what you may. Watch NOW TV Watch Sky Sports for just £6.99. No contract. Then on Sunday we see one of the leagues two unbeaten sides Villarreal attempt to maintain their steadily impressive form at Eibar in the early kick-off.After that, at 3.15pm, Athletic Bilbao look to get back on track against second-from-bottom Osasuna. The Basque outfit have lost three of their last four in all competitions but would have left the Bernabeu with a point last Sunday were it not for Alvaro Moratas late winner. Alvaro Morata nets a late winner against at the San Mames In the 5.30pm fixture, both sets of fans will be hoping for similar excitement to their rollercoaster rides of last weekend.Hosts Betis responded to throwing away their early lead to beat Osasuna 2-1 with a 91st-minute winner from Felipe Gutierrez, while Espanyol came from three goals down at half-time to register a fifth draw of the season, despite ending the game with 10 men.Sunday concludes in Gran Canaria, as a winless-in-five Las Palmas look to halt a Celta Vigo side which have won four of their last five.Then on Monday night we see Valencia attempt to bounce back from their heartbreaking last-gasp 3-2 defeat to Barcelona in a trip to a Deportivo side arriving on the back of two thumping defeats.Best of the rest acca: Sevilla, Celta Vigo, Villarreal and Valencia all to win - 33/1 Also See: Get Sky Sports La Liga video Fixtures Table Revista de la Liga Guillem Balague . Thousands of Southern California fans enveloped the Trojans to celebrate an improbable win secured by an interim coach, an inconsistent kicker and a thin defence that wouldnt break. .2 billion agreement with Rogers Communications for the leagues broadcast and multimedia rights. ., and Rudi Swiegers of Kipling, Sask., took sixth spot on Saturday in pairs at the NHK Trophy ISU Grand Prix figure skating competition.MILAN - Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has been handed a three-match ban for spitting at an opponent. Pogba was sent off in Sundays 1-0 win over Palermo — which secured Juventus second successive Serie A title — after he spat at Salvatore Aronica. The incident occurred seven minnutes from full time. Pogba has impressed this season after moving from Manchester United on a free transfer in the summer. Under Mondays ruling, the 20-year-old player will miss the remaining three matches of the season against Atalanta, Cagliari and Sampdoria.Wholesale Jerseys China ' ' '

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