La Liga - Team of Week 21
La Liga - Team of Week 21

GK - Julian (Almeria) 23 years old

Julian played a key part in Almeria's 1-0 win over Getafe on Sunday. The Spaniard made 7 saves as Almeria moved out of the relegation zone.

RB - Jesus Gamez (Atletico Madrid) 29 years old

Jesus Gamez struggled in his last start against Barcelona but he played well in Atletico's win over Eibar and ended with 5 tackles, an interception and 5 clearances.

LB - Emanuel Insua (Granada) 23 years old

Granada picked up a vital three points against Elche and Insua played his part in that win. The Argentinian had 5 tackles, 4 interceptions and 4 clearances.

CB - Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid) 28 years old

Godin missed out on the Copa del Rey quarter-final defeat to Barcelona but he made a welcome return to Atletico's defence against Eibar and made a tackle, 3 interceptions, 14 clearances and a blocked shot.

CB - Alberto Lopo (Deportivo La Coruna) 34 years old

The veteran defender was vital in Deportivo's 2-1 win away to Rayo Vallecano with 2 tackles, 5 interceptions, 10 clearances and a blocked shot.

CM - Ruben Perez (Granada) 25 years old

Ruben Perez was hugely impressive in his Granada debut ending the game with 5 tackles, 6 interceptions, 4 clearances as well as completing 61 of his 67 passes.

CM - Celso Borges (Deportivo La Coruna) 26 years old

Speaking of impressive debuts Celso Borges made a great start to his Deportivo career. He scored both goals as Deportivo beat Rayo 2-1 and also contributed defensively with 5 tackles.

CM - Rafinha (Barcelona) 21 years old

Rafinha is really starting to impress and earn a regular starting role for Barcelona. He scored Barcelona's second goal, completed an outstanding 94.4% of his 54 passes as well as making 3 tackles, an interception and a clearance.

CF - Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) 27 years old

With Cristiano Ronaldo suspended Real needed someone to step up and while the focus was on Gareth Bale, Benzema was the man to make the difference with two goals as Real beat Sociedad 4-1.

CF - Mario Mandzukic (Atletico Madrid) 28 years old

All the attention has been on Antoine Griezmann and Fernando Torres in recent weeks but Mandzukic was the hero in Atleti's 3-1 win over Eibar with two goals.

CF - Aritz Aduriz (Athletic Bilbao) 33 years old

Bilbao got back to form in the league with a 2-0 win away to Levante and Aduriz was vital scoring both goals.

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