Pique: I have spoken to Carvajal about Real Madrid chant
- Author: Julie Sanders Jun 03, 2017,
Jun 03, 2017, 17:40
Ahead of their home match with Real Madrid last night, Barcelona and Real Madrid were tied at the top of La Liga with eighty-seven points, although a far superior goal difference meant Barcelona topped the table. And, Karim Benzema made it 2-0 early in the second half for a comfortable win.
Juve, Real and Chelsea all won their respective leagues on Sunday, and Zidane said for the time being, his team would simply enjoy their achievement.
Zinedine Zidane claimed Monday that winning the La Liga as Real Madrid coach surpassed his stellar achievements as a player and even lifting the Champions League in his debut season as coach a year ago.
There was something horribly familiar about the game at Balaidos, the goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, the controversial red card for Iago Aspas, the debatable refereeing decisions as los Blancos moved three points clear. Ronaldo was third on 25.
The Spanish midfielder insists that Madrid were the better side on the course to winning the title. "We didn't find the consistency you need to win the title".
Barcelona will face Alaves on May 27 while Real Madrid will be up against Juventus in Cardiff Wales come June 3rd for the Champions League finals.
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale will never touch the La Liga trophy if he leaves Real Madrid this summer. Why?
And for Real Madrid, because it is the best club in the world, we have to return with this league title.
However, David Junca turned into his own net after Neymar had hit the post to start Barca's revival 25 minutes from time.
"It is totally normal, they were happy at winning the league and that is that - they had to celebrate". Fan favorite Fernando Torres struck twice for his boyhood club.
Athletic Bilbao ended in seventh place after the loss at Atletico, without one of the two spots for the Europa League next season.
Sociedad did so in dramatic style, scoring in the 93rd minute to tie 2-2 at Celta Vigo, edging above Athletic by a point. He repeated the feat of Jose Mourinho in 2012, when he led the team to victory in the Spanish league. Sevilla were fourth and go into Champions League qualifying and Villarreal fifth, which earned them a Europa League group stage spot.