LaLiga 31/12/2020. There are no Premier League games today with action resuming tomorrow. There are, however, two games played in LaLiga, both of which can be viewed on LaLiga TV (Premier Sports) in the UK. At 13:00, Athletic Bilbao play Real Sociedad. The later game at 15:15 is between Osasuna and Alaves.
LaLiga 31/12/2020. Selected Team News
Athletic Bilbao v Real Sociedad
- Asier Villalibre has been passed fit this week after injury, yet Inaki Williams could still lead the line for the home side.
- Mikel Vesga is expected to partner Unai Vencedor at the base of midfield, with Dani Garcia taking a seat on the bench.
- Alex Berenguer should be fit after missing some group training and will start on the left wing.
- Mikel Oyarzabal is fully fit after a muscle problem and should start on the left wing for Real Sociedad.
- Aritz Elustondo is also fit and should partner Robin Le Normand at centre-back ahead of Igor Zubeldia.
- David Silva will be deployed in the middle of midfield, while Willian Jose should be preferred to Alexander Isak up front.
Osasuna v Alaves
- Aridane Hernandez is back from suspension for the home side and should replace Unai Garcia at centre-back.
- Inigo Perez is banned after being sent off against Elche, however, so Ruben Garcia should come into the side on the left wing.
- Darko Brasanac is fit after picked up a knock last time out and should continue in the middle of midfield.
- Ruben Duarte is out with a sprained knee until the New Year, with Adrian Marin set to feature at left-back until then.
- Rodrigo Battaglia is out due to suspension, with Pere Pons still not back from a broken toe, meaning Manu Garcia should partner Tomas Pina in central midfield.
- Deyverson will lead the line for Alaves alongside Joselu after his winner last time out to Eibar.
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