Preview | 4 APR 2015

Survival and promotion spots, at stake on Saturday

Sabadell, Las Palmas, Albacete, Valladolid and Girona are some of the sides who will be in action on an exciting day of matches in the Liga Adelante.

CD Mirandés – CE Sabadell (Estadio Municipal de Anduva, 4pm CEST)

The side from Burgos will face the Catalan side and both will be aiming for a win on matchday 32 of the Liga Adelante. Both sides are fighting to remain in the competition for another season, therefore they need to get back to winning ways. Álex García, for the home side, will be missing due to a ban.

Juan Carlos Mandiá, the CE Sabadell managed described his opponents as "an intense side who are good at reading the game". Furthermore, he revealed that this game will require his side to be very "switched on".

Girona FC – R. Valladolid CF (Estadio Municipal de Montilivi, 6pm CEST)

This will be a game of mixed feeling between Girona FC and R. Valladolid, as Joan Francesc Ferrer 'Rubi', the visiting manager will return to the club where he spent the 2012-13 season. Also, the game will be a direct clash between two sides who are battling hard to win promotion to the Liga BBVA.

Rubi will return to the club where he spent the 2012-13 season

Pablo Machín, manager of the home side, showed belief in his side and said the following: "We have to show that we are a side who deserves to be there until the end", His opposite number, Rubi, who will have his goalscorer Roger back in the side, revealed "that his team needs to win and turn the situation around as soon as possible".

CD Lugo – RCD Mallorca (Estadio Ángel Carro, 6.15pm CEST)

Lugo host Miquel Soler’s Mallorca side, and they will be hoping to get things back on track having a suffered a 3-2 defeat in their last game against UE Llagostera. To manage that, they will have to overcome a Balearic Island side who go into this game in need of points, and aiming to end a winless run of three games.

David López and Luis Fernández, in the Galician side, and Agus, for the Balearic Island side, will be the absences for both coaches in this game. Quique Setién, the home coach, stated that Mallorca "will go looking for the game" and that they are a side that "have improved their consistency in defence". While Miquel Soler, the Mallorca coach stated that "the group’s motivation is to get a good result against Lugo".

One side is aiming to ensure survival and the other is looking to move into a direct promotion spot

Albacete B. – UD Las Palmas (Carlos Belmonte, 9.30pm CEST)

A clash between sides at opposite ends of the table, but the team from La Mancha and the Gran Canaria side are going into the Liga Adelante game in good form. Both sides won their last games, therefore it will be essential to maintain their hopes.One side is aiming to ensure survival and the other is looking to move into a direct promotion spot.

Paco Herrera, manager of the Canary Island side stated in a press conference that this week his side has worked on areas involving defence in order to "brush up on some errors". Herrara had plenty of praise for his opponents and highlighted the speed of their two wingers: "Albacete are a side that I like and they are getting stronger as the season progresses".

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Speaking about: Girona FC, R Valladolid CF, Liga Adelante, CD Mirandés, CE Sabadell, CD Lugo, RCD Mallorca, Albacete B., UD Las Palmas, LaLiga 2