ALA vs LEG: Deportivo Alaves are the 7th spot in the league and are still looking to qualify for Europe this season. This team who generally is always in the second half of the table, and has done exceptionally well this season. Even though recently their form has taken a dump, the fact of the matter is that the team has over delivered on the expectations set by the management. In fact, even after losing Ibai Gomez to Athletic Bilbao, the club didn’t lose its structure and managed to win some crucial games.
Meanwhile, CD Leganes are in the 12th spot and have had the best recovery out of anyone in the entire league. The team were dead last for the majority of the first half of the season and turned things around completely. The consistency they have displayed is commendable, and their approach towards the game is the reason why the club has managed to gather these many points.
Deportivo Alaves vs CD Leganes Team News:
- Manu Garcia is coming back from his one-game suspension and will be coming in the starting lineup.
- Burgui and Guillermo Maripan are the only absentees for the team.
- Fernando Pacheco will be the goalkeeper for Deportivo Alaves.
- Marco Reus will be returning to starting XI for this fixture and lead the side from the front.
- Youssef En-Nesyri is injured whereas Guido Carrillo is suspended for CD Leganes.
- Roman Burki will be the safety net for the backline.
Deportivo Alaves vs CD Leganes Playing 11:
Pacheco (GK), Navarro, Ely, Laguardia, Duarte, Inui, Garcia, Pina, Jony, Calleri, Guidetti
Cuellar (GK), Tarin, Siovas, Bustinza, Juanfran, Perez, Recio, Silva, Rodriguez, Braithwaite, Santos