Match Reports: Celta Vigo 1-4 Real Madrid
- Author: Julie Sanders May 22, 2017,
May 22, 2017, 20:05
Unfortunately, Barcelona had played a game more than their rivals and needed Celta Vigo to get a result against Real Madrid to make the last round of La Liga matches very interesting this weekend.
Real Madrid need just a draw from their last game of the season in order to be crowned as Champions of the Liga Santander following their 4-1 win away to Celta Vigo on Wednesday night.
"We still have one game to go. We are Madrid; we must show that we are the best team and that we're champions".
Eduardo Berizzo's side have gone off the boil in recent months and their season effectively ended last week with their Europa League semi-final elimination to Manchester United, although they still made Real work for the victory.
Madrid's iconic No.7 scored his second three minutes into the second-half, beating the offside trap to latch onto Isco's pass before finishing with his weaker foot to double the league leaders' lead.
Ronaldo was complimentary in his praise for both coach Zinedine Zidane and his teammates, as well as the fact that he wishes to keep contributing to the team effort.
"But I am doing well and helping the team with goals at the moment, so I am happy".
Entering the day level on points with Barca atop the standings but in second due to head-to-head, Real moved three points clear ahead of Sunday's final matchday.
Madrid could also potentially do the double if they beat Juventus in the Champions League Final on June 3.
Celta looked lively during the early exchanges, but Madrid were typically lethal and took a step closer to the title just 10 minutes in.
The conclusion to LaLiga will be even more special for Isco, who could win his first league title in his home town of Malaga. "We know it will be a hard game, but we are going to try and play at 100 percent to win it".
Madrid has been dominant from the start of the season, being in front for most of the league.
"I am happy, I am just a bit exhausted that's all", he said.
"All you have to do is play it to him and around the box and he does the rest. I have to respect the competition and always go out to win".