Liga: Real Madrid champion this Thursday evening if…


The big leaders of La Liga, Real Madrid are not yet champions as Barca are two games behind. If the Catalans are clear, the Madrid guys still have four points to collect.

The red carpet is rolled out but Real Madrid can’t parade it just yet. Merengues still have to wait for Spain to become officially declared champions, although their lead (78 points) is very comfortable. Osasuna (1-3) on Wednesday allowed them to count 17 points ahead of runners-up Atlético de Madrid (61) five days from the end. If they can no longer move on from Colconeros, there is one final rival still delaying the coronation: FC Barcelona.


The real need is four points…

The Catalans, third on 60 points, are two games behind and can still aim for first place when clear. Had that been the case (which would have made a total of 81 points), Real would have to collect four points in the last five days. In the event of a tie between the two La Liga cadres, FC Barcelona would be declared the winner due to their superior goal difference in the two clashes (2–1 win over Real in the first leg, 4–0 win for Barca). Return).

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The mission promises to be impossible for Catalans traveling in the region of Real Sociedad this Thursday (9:30 pm). Xavi’s men have another late game to play against Rayo Vallecano on Sunday. But their ambition to end the title race was shattered on Monday in a home loss against Cádiz (0-1), days after a brutal elimination against Frankfurt in the Europa League quarter-finals.


Sevilla still mathematically have a small chance of being champions if the club wins all their matches, starting with Levante on Thursday evening.

… and will also be crowned if Barca do not win two of their last seven matches

If Barca fail to win two of the remaining seven games, Real’s title will be for the 35th time in their history. Karim Benzema’s teammates are in chairs and can prepare for the Champions League semi-finals peacefully on the Manchester City pitch on Tuesday (9pm on The Indian Paper). They could also play as champions based on Barca’s two results this week.


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