La Liga Games to Watch – 10/27 – 10/28
Radamel Falcao looks to score for his 11th-straight game on Sunday when Atletico Madrid hosts Osasuna. Falcao has scored 16 goals in his last ten games for either Atletico Madrid or Colombia's national team and he has scored nine goals in La Liga this season, tied with Cristiano Ronaldo and two goals behind Lionel Messi.
The 26-year-old Colombian striker has led Atletico Madrid to second place behind FC Barcelona on goal difference.
Atletico Madrid has won their last 11 games and they remain undefeated in all competitions this season. Atletico Madrid should have few troubles at home against Osasuna and if FC Barcelona slips up away to Rayo Vallecano on Saturday, or if Atletico Madrid wins their game by three more goals than Barça then they can will be at the top of La Liga.
Atletico Madrid has not won the Spanish league title since the 1995-96 season and they head into their clash with Osasuna after a 2-1 Europa League win over Portugal's Academica de Coimbra.
FC Barcelona needed a stoppage-time winner from full-back Jordi Alba to overcome Celtic 2-1 in the UEFA Champions League last Tuesday, while Real Madrid travels to Mallorca on Sunday after their 2-1 loss away to Borussia Dortmund last Wednesday.
Former FC Barcelona midfielder Andreu Fontas, who joined Mallorca on loan last week, has warned his new teammates to expect a highly-motivated Real Madrid side after their loss in Germany.
"We have to work at our game a bit more, knowing that we will face a very difficult opponent, who will come with more motivation and desire after losing to Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League," Fontas told reporters.
"Against Madrid we must stand up, defend well together and take our chances.
"This will be a special game for me, for my Barça connection, I have really wanted to play against a great team."
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