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La Liga News: 26 April 2015; Atletico Madrid Strengthen Champions League Bid, Villarreal Falter Again

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Sergio Ramos returns to Real Madrid training, fit to face Celta Vigo - Inside Spanish Football Inside Spanish Football
Following Wednesday evening’s Champions League semi-final win over cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid, Sergio Ramos, who started at the defensive midfield position for the injured Luka Modric, was exhausted from his efforts at an unfamiliar position and was forced to skip Friday’s first full training session since the match to allow himself to recover.

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti plays down Isco comments - ESPN FC
Carlo Ancelotti has played down Isco's recent comments about his frustration at Real Madrid and said Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez had shown players must be ready to seize their chance. Isco attracted widespread praise for his performances for Madrid during James Rodriguez's absence through injury.

Madrid problems mount | Football Espana
These injuries couldn't have come at a worse time for Ancelotti. With just six League games of the season remaining Los Merengues have a tricky fixture list. On Sunday they travel to Galicia to face Celta Vigo, who are undefeated in three League games. But it's their first two League fixtures in May that shall determine their season.

Atletico Madrid v Elche | Sky Sports Football
Atletico Madrid comfortably beat Elche 3-0 at home to resume normal service after being eliminated from the Champions League by Real Madrid in midweek. The visitors came through the first half unscathed but fell behind to Antoine Griezmann's header on 55 minutes, and Raul Garcia doubled the lead before the Frenchman pounced again, scoring a double for a third consecutive Primera Division game.

Real Sociedad v Villarreal | Sky Sports Football
An under-strength Villarreal bossed their Primera Division encounter against Real Sociedad on Saturday evening but left the Anoeta with just a point after a goalless draw. Victor Ruiz's disallowed goal two minutes from time was as close as either side went to breaking the deadlock, his header from Jonathan dos Santos' free-kick dubiously ruled out for offside. Ruiz was onside, with team-mate Tomas Pina having slightly strayed.

Levante claim valuable victory over Getafe | Sky Sports Football
Victor Casadesus scored the only goal as strugglers Levante claimed a valuable 1-0 win at Getafe in Saturday's Primera Division game at Coliseum Alfonso Perez. Casadesus broke the deadlock in the 35th minute and Lucas Alcaraz's side held on to claim three valuable points in their quest to avoid relegation.

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