Seeking to end their run of five La Liga matches without a win, Valencia welcome Mallorca to the Mestalla on Saturday lunchtime. The visitors, meanwhile, have also been struggling in recent weeks and have lost each of their last three away games in the top flight by an aggregate score of 9-2.
Was a last-gasp winner to beat Mallorca the mark of champions? Either way, la Real are unbeaten since opening day Julen Lobete was on his knees crying again when his teammates sprinted towards him, hauled him to his feet and held him tight. One after another they hugged him hard enough to collapse a lung.
Real Sociedad 1-0 Mallorca: Julen Lobete strikes last minute winner as Real Sociedad go top of LaLiga despite playing second half with ten men after Aihen Munoz sent off
Real Sociedad took the lead of the Spanish league on Saturday after substitute Julen Lobete scored a 90th-minute winner to edge Mallorca 1-0 in a match in which the Basque side played the entire half with 10 men. Lobete went on in the 66th minute with his team struggling to generate chances.
Our La Liga betting expert Phil Kitromilides has chosen four selections from this weekend's matches worthy of your consideration Barcelona's defensive problems are likely to continue on Sunday and the Catalans feature in our best bets from La Liga this weekend. Real Sociedad vs Mallorca - Real Sociedad to win and under 3.5 goals at 21/20 (2.05) with bet365
The freshly-made pizza at Mallorca's Son Moix home is so good that players stick around after La Liga games to share a slice with those fans lucky enough to be seated in the club's VIP corner. Baked at 800 degrees in a portable oven with ingredients ferried in from Napoli, Andy Kohlberg, the former tennis player and club's current president, calls it "literally the best pizza you'll ever have".
Real Sociedad will be looking to continue their impressive start to the 2021-22 La Liga campaign when they welcome Mallorca to Reale Arena on Saturday night. The home side are currently third in Spain's top flight, having picked up 17 points from their opening eight matches, while Mallorca occupy 12th, with 11 points to show from their first eight games.
The Crown's Elizabeth Debicki mirrors Princess Diana in a leopard print swimsuit as she joins Prince Charles actor Dominic West to continue filming scenes for tense 1991 trip to Italy where royal couple's marriage hung by a thread
Elizabeth, 31, stunned in a leopard print swimsuit, thought to be inspired by a similar ensemble worn by Diana The Australian actress was joined on location in Mallorca, by Dominic, 51, who sported a light blue check shirt The Crown actors were spotted filming scenes thought to be recreating the royal family's trip to Italy in 1991
Rafael Nadal on persistent foot injury: I don't know when I'll be able to play again after missing Olympics
Former tennis world number one Rafael Nadal has admitted he does not know when he will return to action after injury. The 35-year-old Spaniard last featured in August at the Citi Open in Washington when he had to take a break to recover from a persistent foot injury. He missed the Tokyo Olympics as a result, and there is no sign of a comeback as the end of the season comes into view.
Dame Judi Dench hopes Queen will 'have a little wander' after missing Chelsea Flower Show Judi Dench health latest: The star's debilitating eye condition - 'I can't read' Queen Letizia gives Judi Dench film award in Mallorca Judi Dench admits to swimming naked in rare home life insight 'I don't want to be caught!'
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A SURGE of "wealthy tourists" have visited Spain this summer as the country experiences a boom in luxury tourism. Demand for five star hotels, high end restaurants, luxury yachts and private drivers has particularly surged in Mallorca as tourists seek the finer things in life.
TAMARA Francesconi is bringing a warm front in this bikini shot — and turns up the heat in her latest billboard campaign. The model, 25, shared a picture with fans on social media of her towering image plastered on the side of a building as she modelled swimwear for luxury brand Grace Jacob.
From Craiglockhart to Mallorca: The Scots tennis siblings aiming for the top after following in footsteps of Rafa Nadal
Murray is the surname associated with the most famous Scottish tennis playing brothers - now it is the first name of one of a younger set of Scots-born siblings who are on their own exciting journey in the sport. Andy and Jamie Murray have flown the flag for tennis in this country superbly for many years now and have inspired countless children to take up the game.
THE POPULAR Netflix show ‘The Crown' will film some of its fifth series on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Many long-term residents of the island remember Princess Diana's trips to the stunning destination. Princess Diana visited the beautiful island hotspot many times, both with her family and without.
Holidaymakers from Ireland have been given another reason to visit sunny Spain The peak summer travel season might be over but Irish sunseekers are still jetting off in their droves to warmer climes. Spain is one of the most popular destinations for tourists from Ireland thanks to its mix of good weather, enticing beaches and cultural attractions.
Lorraine King was left high and dry when her pre-booked tests failed to arrive, but to make matters worse Nationwide Pathology refused to give them any discount A holidaymaker has been left "furious" after her Covid test company sent her tests late - then refused her a refund.
DANCING On Ice could be skating on thin ice after signing “pro freedom of choice” campaigner, Brendan Cole. Hot on the heels of Strictly Come Dancing’s own, ongoing anti-vaxxer row, . Mysteriously, the former Strictly star, 45, had last night deleted his controversial Insta biog which had previously included a needle emoji besides the words “pro freedom of choice”.