Jose Luis Mendilibar was appointed Thursday as the new coach of La Liga side Levante on a one-year contract with an option for a second season, the Spanish club announced.
Osasuna and Valladolid were relegated to the Spanish second division on Sunday, but the final round of La Liga matches was overshadowed by the collapse of a barrier which injured 25 fans at Osasuna`s El Sadar stadium in Pamplona.
Real Madrid travel to Valladolid Wednesday night for one of the most important games of the season as they look to remain in the race for the Spanish Primera Liga title.
Atletico Madrid kick off the 34th round of La Liga Friday with a home game to Elche where Diego Simeone`s side will look to put the pressure on rivals Real Madrid and FC Barcelona.
Leo Messi`s 66th goal ensured that FC Barcelona would be in the quarter-finals of the Champions League as they defeated Manchester City 2-1 to assure a 4-1 aggregate win.
Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino admitted he is worried about his side`s shocking away form since the turn of the year after they slipped to a 1-0 defeat at Valladolid on Saturday.
Barcelona slumped to their third defeat in seven league games as they lost away to relegation-threatened Valladolid 1-0 on Saturday.
Barcelona could be boosted by a return to the top of La Liga just three days before they host Manchester City in the Champions League with a win away to Valladolid on Saturday.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique will be out for two weeks after picking up a calf injury in his side`s 3-1 defeat to Real Sociedad on Saturday, the club confirmed on Sunday.
Atletico Madrid moved clear at the top of La Liga, for a few hours at least, as two goals inside the first four minutes guided them to a 3-0 win over Valladolid.
Sevilla let slip a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at Valladolid and Real Betis lost 2-1 at home to promoted Elche in La Liga on Sunday.
Real Madrid twice came from behind to emerge 3-2 winners over an impressive Valladolid side at the Zorilla stadium on Saturday evening.
Mark Cavendish credited Slovakian team mate Peter Velits for his third victory in the Tour of Spain after the Briton won the 18th stage from Valladolid.
Over the last 15 years world-class stars have come and gone at Real Madrid but local hero Raul has outlasted them all.
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Showbiz World - December 26, 2014