Real Madrid validated the Spanish champions’ 35th title in their history with an easy 4–0 win against Espanyol Barcelona. Also an opportunity for coach Carlo Ancelotti to become the first coach to win five major European championships. An event celebrated by players, fans and Italian technicians.
Totally successful season for Real Madrid. With the Champions League return semi-finals still to play at Santiagobernabue after reducing Tuesday’s loss against Manchester City (4-3), Madrid won the 35th Spanish League title in the club’s history: a very Despite the fresh starting lineup, the leaders did not tremble and Espanyol went on to win at their stadium against Barcelona (4–0) in a big way. It didn’t take long for the players to erupt in joy at the end of the meeting.
Club legend, left-back Marcelo, who is coming to the end of his contract in June and has won his last Madrid title (24th), shared his joy on Movistar’s microphone: “It’s an incredible pleasure ( …) fan is the best thing ever, the party is theirs.” It was at a packed Santiago Bernabeu that Brazil and Karim Benzema lifted the trophy.
Carlo Ancelotti celebrated
This title has a very special taste for Carlo Ancelotti. This Saturday, the Italian became the first coach to win five major European championships. Having arrived in Madrid to replace Zinedine Zidane last summer, the coach knew perfectly well how to complete the task and may even add a new Champions League to his list. On condition of qualifying for the finals by defeating the nationals (May 4 at 9 pm).
The former AC Milan player was also won over by his players, from whom he managed to make the most of this season. But Ancelotti doesn’t want to stop there: “I want to keep winning titles with Real Madrid.”
alaba pulled the chair
For his part, Nacho wanted to celebrate this title in a special way. Equipped with a flag with a club crest, the defender also enjoyed playing with his kids in bullfighters, cape in hand.
Like Eduardo Camavinga, David Alaba won his first title in Spain. Not available for the day’s meeting, the defender celebrated the event in full swing. To do this, the Austrian took out the famous chair with which he celebrated qualification against PSG in C1 a few weeks ago. And the evening has just begun.