Last call to keep playing in the first division

Who can still go down? Real Valladolid, SD Huesca and Elche CF. SD Eibar are already relegated. 

Who are currently going down as things standValladolid and Elche, in addition to Eibar. 

What are the biggest fixtures this week? Real Valladolid vs Atlético Madrid, Elche vs Athletic, Huesca vs Valencia (May 22nd) 

The relegation battle is just as fascinating as the title race; just five points separated 15th from 20th ahead of Matchday 37. Getafe and Alaves have only secured their top flight status with a week to go, while Eibar were became the first side to mathematically confirm relegation to LaLiga SmartBank.  

There still three teams in the relegation battle – Real Valladolid, SD Huesca and Elche CF – and only one can stay up. As things stand, Huesca are safe on 33 points. They face Valencia CF at El Alcoraz this weekend.  

Elche (33 points) and Valladolid (31 points) find themselves in the drop zone; they’ll need to win and hope for Huesca to slip up. Elche face Athletic Club, who have nothing on the line. But Valladolid face a very tough encounter with league leaders Atleti, who need a win to secure the title.   

If the season ended with the three sides tied on points, Huesca would survive, thanks to their head-to-head record against the other two. Expect fireworks in the relegation fight on the final day.

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