This weeks matches offer a battle of two top four clubs from last week, a giant slayer hosting a giant, and a top six regular still in the hunt for their first win of the season:
And what a fitting Match of the Week it is this time around in the LLTO as the former treble winners of Barcelona will battle 6th place place Sevilla in this weekend’s fixtures. Barca actually lost a game at home this year, so the odds of losing two is highly unlikely for the club. Luis Fabiano recently returned to the starting lineup for Sevilla and enjoyed a two goal performance. But this week it will likely not be enough.
Final Pick: Barcelona 3-1
Hercules is talking up a win at home this weekend against the league’s hottest team, but anyone that watched los Blancos last weekend knows that a Hercules draw is their only hope. Real Madrid’s offense is beginning to click and the lead the league in total goals. Hercules did pull off the shock road victory at Barca this year, so the new boys look for the double early in the year. I doubt they will get it though.
Final Pick: 3-0 Real Madrid
Deportivo La Coruna-Espanyol
Certainly not the weeks most talked about game, but perhaps one of the most important ones for both teams. Deportivo has yet to win a single match this season and sit in the relegation zone with only 4 points earned in 8 matches. Espanyol, on the other hand, is off to a wonderful start and currently sits just outside the top four. A win could do wonders for either team for very different reasons.
Final Pick: Espanyol 1-0