ATLÉTICO HAVE IT IN THEIR HAND
Atlético could leave Madrid without the League in their next two matches
Published:2/03/2021 - 08:05h
Updated:2/03/2021 - 08:05h
Atlético could leave Madrid without a league between March 7 and 10. The rojiblancos host the meringues at the Wanda on Sunday and then have to play a suspended match against Athletic. They could leave Madrid at 11 points
The Real Madrid arrived to the duel of this past Monday against the Real Sociedad in a big moment regarding results. The merengues no 'punctured' in League from 30 January after his defeat in front of the Raise and had won all his meetings since. However, the 'txuri-urdin' are a rival of height and was even ready to carry the victory in Alfredo Gave Stéfano.
A so much of Portu of head in the second part advanced to the ones of Imanol Bailiff, that arrived to the last minutes of crash with this momentary triumph. Unfortunately for them, the whites were pushing a lot from did enough and at the end Vinicius empató after a good played between Fede Valverde and Lucas Vázquez. The target of the Brazilian equalised the duel and did that Basque and Madrilenian delivered the points (1-1).
This tie leaves to the ones of Zinedine Zidane to 5 points of the Athletic of Madrid, leader, and empatado with the FC Barcelona to 53, although the culés are second by the best difference of goals. The ones of the Cholo Simeone keeps on being very favourite to heave the title suspender belt, more taking into account that have a party less than Barcelona and that madridistas.
The ones of Wanda Metropolitan have to confront to the Athletic Club on 10 March in a duel that postponed in his moment, by what could expand his income to 8 points. This would complicate a lot the things to the Barça, but could do it even more to the Madrid, since there is derbi Madrilenian this Sunday. The Atleti receives to the ones of 'Zizou' in his stadium in a commitment that could be decisive in the future of LaLiga.
If the Madrid won to the colchoneros would be still in the fight by the championship waiting for seeing if the ones of Simeone win or no to the Athletic the 10. But if the ones of Concha Spine can not with the rojiblancos in Wanda, his options to raise the trophy will reduce a lot of and could remain to 11 points. An athletic victory in the derbi and in front of the 'lions' in the commitment postponed would put them 11 above the merengues.
The Barça would remain with options
This hypothetical case would mean the goodbye of the madridistas to LaLiga and would have to be taken advantage of by a Barcelona that it could remain to 8 points in the best of the cases. If the culés won the crash of this weekend against Osasuna and sucediera the already commented, would remain to 8 points. Luckily, the ones of Koeman could reduce this advantage to 5 if they win to the Athletic on 9 May in the Camp Nou.