LA LIGA

5 things you need to know about La Liga Week 25 fixtures

Real Madrid travel to Malaga, Barcelona take a jaunt to the Canary Islands and Atletico Madrid have a tough task against Villareal; here are five facts to arm yourself with for J25.

J25 presents Real Madrid with a tricky trip to Malaga, the team that stifled them at the Bernabéu with an outstanding performance from goalkeeper Kameini; Barça will be expected to take all three points from a weekend break on Gran Canaria and perhaps the tie of the round is Atleti vs Villareal, 2nd vs 4th. Well, it's the tie of the round in terms of a fair fight at least, both teams have won 1-0 six times this season, so don't expect a goalfest.

Ronaldo, Negredo and Fernando Torres face three of their favourite teams this weekend:

Here are five things you need to know for this week's La Liga action:

1. Only Barcelona (67.1%) have a higher possession rate than Las Palmas (57.9%) in La Liga since the arrival of Quique Setien on the Yellow’s bench.

2. Away form: Sevilla have drawn 7 and lost 4 

3. Ronaldo has scored 14 goals against Malaga in La Liga.

4. Álvaro Negredo has scored 8 in eight against Granada.

5. Fernando Torres has scored 9 goals against Villareal.