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La Liga News: 25 April 2016; Sevilla Beat Real Betis, Valencia Extend Unbeaten Run

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Who is La Liga's 2015-16 Young Player of the Year? -
Every season there are a cluster of younger players who make their mark on La Liga. Their longevity among the league's best thereafter is based upon consistency and the exposure provided by each individual club.

Gareth Bale: I never had a problem with Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid - Liga 2015-2016 - Football - Eurosport
Bale’s relationship with Ronaldo has been constantly scrutinised and, most memorably, the Portuguese forward appeared to fume at the Welshman for not passing the ball to him in a match against Espanyol. But in an exclusive interview with The Times, Bale made it clear that talk of any discord was wide of the mark.

Why Real Madrid are the easiest - and toughest - opponent Man City could hope to face -
Manchester City's Champions League semi-final clash against Real Madrid has split opinion since the two teams were pulled out of the hat 10 days ago. With the monumental clash almost upon us, fans and pundits alike still cannot agree on one thing: are Madrid the easiest opponents City could have hoped for, or the toughest?

Real Madrid news: Figo fears for Zidane's future -
Former Real Madrid winger Luis Figo fears for Zinedine Zidane's future at the Santiago Bernabeu as he has warned results are all that matter in the Spanish capital. Zidane replaced Rafael Benitez as the man in charge at Madrid back in January and can still win the Liga title and Champions League in his first season.

Sevilla FC 2-0 Real Betis - ESPN FC
Sevilla defeated rivals Real Betis for the third time this season with a 2-0 win at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium. Second-half goals from Kevin Gameiro and substitute Andujar Coke gave Unai Emery's team a first La Liga victory in six outings.

Villarreal and Real Sociedad play out goalless draw - ESPN FC
Villarreal failed to tighten their grip on the fourth Champions League spot in the Primera Division after being held to a goalless draw at home to Real Sociedad. Athletic Bilbao's draw with Levante earlier in the day gave Marcelino's side the chance to open up an eight point gap over the Basques in fifth but they remain six ahead with three games remaining; now without a win in their last three league games. Real Sociedad are 12th.

Getafe 2-2 Valencia - ESPN FC
Relegation-threatened Getafe did little to boost their Primera Division survival hopes as they were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Valencia. All the goals came in an entertaining second half and the hosts led after Alvaro Medran and substitute Stefan Scepovic scored to usurp the advantage given to Valencia by former Getafe midfielder Dani Parejo.

Levante 2-2 Athletic Bilbao - ESPN FC
Levante are on the brink of relegation after throwing away a two-goal lead late on to draw 2-2 at home to Athletic Bilbao. Victor Casadesus put the hosts in front after 13 minutes and Xabier Etxeita's own goal in the 67th looked to have sealed victory for the struggling Valencia club which would have boosted their chances of survival.

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