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TIED WITH THE REAL MADRID

The FC Barcelona, winter champion by 24ª time in LaLiga in spite of the tie

Published:5/01/2020 - 00:37h

Updated:5/01/2020 - 00:37h

In spite of leaving two points in Cornellá against the RCD Espanyol (2-2), the FC Barcelona has proclaimed winter champion by twenty fourth time in the history of LaLiga

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Although it is true that the FC Barcelona left two points by the way in the final minutes of the 'derbi', the culés have achieved erigirse champions of winter empatando to points (40) with the Real Madrid. The merengues won to the Getafe (0-3) this same Saturday and, after the tie of the Barça (2-2) in Cornellá, everything goes back to equalise in the part from above between the eternal rival.

The FC Barcelona, in any case, goes on down in front of the merengues in the classification because of the difference of goals (+26 for the blaugrana by the +24 for the ones of the capital). A minimum difference, that leaves very clear the equality that is breathing this season 2019-20 between the ones of Valverde and the ones of Zidane, and that hints that the things could follow like this during this second turn of the championship.

Passed the first 19 days, remains clear that to Barcelona and Real Madrid is costing them more than in other courses win his respective parties, although the direct rivals (Seville, Athletic, Valencia...) Also they are 'puncturing' with frequency. This allows to Barça and Madrid contest the first square practically since they began to pass the first days.

With the championship of winter of this year, the Barça already has achieved this gesta in 24 occasions. In 15 of them it finish winning the title, by what be champion of winter never ensures at all, and much less with a direct rival like the Real Madrid entirely stuck in the table. The last time that the Barça did not carry the title after erigirse champion of winter was in the season 2013-14, with Gerardo Martino in the bench, when it was the Athletic of Madrid the one who entonó the alirón suspender belt with the 1-1 harvested in the Camp Nou during the last day.

The Barça has to centre now in the Supercopa

This next weekend LaLiga Santander 2019-20 will stop engines and will leave step to the respective eliminatory of the second round of the Glass of Rey. It will be the turn also so that FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Valencia and Athletic of Madrid contest the Supercopa of Spain in Saudi Arabia, with the semifinal between culés and 'colchoneros' next Thursday 9 January.

The final will be the Sunday 12 January to the 19 hours, and it will be necessary to see if the FC Barcelona achieves to leave backwards his defensive problems to surpass the semifinal and measure to Valencia or Real Madrid in the final. The Barça will try to conquer his first title of the year 2020 for, of this form, face the rest of competitions with the confidence by the clouds.

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