BARÇA IS STILL DREAMING
This is LaLiga: Atlético reaffirms its leadership and Barça is 'touching' the Champions
Published:23/12/2020 - 00:27h
Updated:23/12/2020 - 00:27h
FC Barcelona, Sevilla and Atlético de Madrid were the big winners of this Saturday day. The azulgrana beat Valladolid and are closer to the Champions League, while the colchoneros are more leaders after beating Real Sociedad
The Athletic of Madrid gave once again to LaLiga and surpassed to the Real Sociedad to strengthen in the leadership of the classification. The colchoneros won by 0-2 to the Basques, that remain with 26 points, by the 32 that have the rojiblancos. By his part, the FC Barcelona exhibited in Zorrilla with a big Messi and won by 0-3 to put fifth with 24 points, to alone 2 of the Champions League.
The Barça completed a grandísima first part in Zorrilla with a new diagram that seated him very well to the Barcelona. Ronald Koeman planted to three head offices and two carrileros for a saga of five that balanced to the team and gave him more freedom to the ones of up. This propició the very good 45 first minutes, that finish with a 0-2 conclusive after the goals of Clément Lenglet, of head to pass of Leo Messi, and Martin Braithwaite to centre of Sergiño Dest.
In the second time, the blaugrana did not go down the piston and finished to sentence the crash with a golazo of Messi. A combination between the '10' and Pedri, that put it to him of heel to the captain, that defined perfect in front of Masip. The victory leaves to the Catalans to alone 2 points of the places Champions. The culés have already 24 points and are to 8 of the Atleti, leader, and to 2 of the Villarreal, that 'punctured'.
By his part, the Athletic did not fail in which it went the duel of the day in front of the Real. The colchoneros surpassed to the donostiarras with goals of Mario Beautiful and Marcos Llorente. The ones of the Cholo Simeone, without doing a big party, were upper to the realistic and attained to move this superiority to the marker. Beautiful was the first in striking after a big head butt that meant the 0-1 in the 49 of the second time.
After advancing , the rojiblancos showed to have the necessary calm to strengthen the result and finished sentencing with a golazo of Llorente. The Madrilenian took advantage of of a refuse after a good movement of Luis Suárez and stuck a big zurdazo from the frontal in front of which at all could do Remiro. With this victory, the Atleti has already 32 points 3 more than the Real Madrid, that plays this Sunday, and is more leader.
Victoria of the Seville and 'trip' of the Villarreal
The Seville planted in places of Europe League this Saturday after winning to Valencia in a duel equalised in which the sevillistas were better. Jaume Domènech failed after a powerful shot of Suso from out of the area and propició that the Andalusians carried the three points of Mestalla and put sixth with 23 points. On the other hand, the Villarreal did not happen of the tie against the Athletic and remains in fourth place with 26 points, still in places of League of Champions.