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The gloves will be off this Saturday lunchtime when bitter rivals Rangers and Celtic meet for another ‘Old Firm’ clash at Ibrox. Click here for the latest match odds!

Real Betis plan to defy a two-match ban and play Saturday’s match against Barcelona at their Manuel Ruiz de Lopera stadium.

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) handed Betis a two-match stadium ban after Saturday’s home match against Athletic Bilbao was abandoned when Bilbao goalkeeper Armando was struck by a bottle thrown from the stands.

But Betis, whose appeal against the ban and the €9,000 fine is due to be held on Thursday, are refusing to play the match outside Seville at the disused Olympic Stadium.

Betis’ legal adviser Manuel Castano told El Mundo: “It is practically impossible for a stadium like La Cartuja, which is in a poor condition, to be ready in 72 hours to host a game like Betis-Barcelona.

“Then there are important security issues, plus the matter of where to place the supporters.”

The gloves will be off this Saturday lunchtime when bitter rivals Rangers and Celtic meet for another ‘Old Firm’ clash at Ibrox. Click here for the latest match odds!

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