ATLÉTICO RECOVERED THE 3rd PLACE
This is the classification of LaLiga: Messi takes Barça to the lead before the 'Clásico'
Published:24/02/2020 - 00:02h
Updated:24/02/2020 - 08:07h
FC Barcelona ends this leading day thanks to its victory against Eibar and the defeat of Real Madrid against Levante. On the other hand, Sevilla won Getafe in the Coliseum and drew points with Atlético, who beat Villarreal
After finalising the day 25 confirms that, in addition to change of leader, also there are variations in the first places of the classification. The most stood out, nevertheless, is that the FC Barcelona at last has recovered the leadership that escaped him in Mestalla. The culés won the Saturday to the Eibar by an apabullante 5-0 thanks to Leo Messi stellar. The Argentinian marked four goals and led to the Barcelona, that hours afterwards saw like the Real Madrid put them in tray arrive to the Classical in first position.
The madridistas suspended in his visit to the Ciutat of València and fell against a Raise to the that led José Luis Moral. The 'Commander' hit him with the soul to beat to a Courtois that reacted late and bad and gave him the victory to the granotas. The ones of Zinedine Zidane sinned of fault of forcefulness up and failed too many clear opportunities of goal. At the end, the golazo of the captain levantinista took down them of the leadership against all prognosis.
Before the white disaster, the Barça did not fail and cleared the party in the first part thanks to Messi, that was sensacional. The rosarino marked a 'hat-trick' in 40 minutes to annihilate to a group eibarrés that could not do at all to brake him.After some first 45 almost perfect minutes, the Barça faced the second with a lot of tranquility. The ones of Mendilibar approached more, but were not fine and the ones of Quique Setién finish doing it pay. The '10' annotated the chamber to complete his poker to pass of the debutante Martin Braithwaite, and Arthur Melo the 'manita' after another played of the Danish.
The barcelonistas will arrive to the Classical of 1 March leaders and with very good feelings, something that the merengues do not have precisely to day of today. The blaugrana have two points more than the ones of Concha Spine, 55 to 53, and could leave very encarrilada LaLiga if they attain to win in Santiago Bernabéu next Sunday. Zinedine Zidane plays it to him without margin of error and will have to achieve that his footballers give his best version.
The Athletic puts 3º and the Seville takes the Coliséum
This Sunday, Getafe and Seville confronted in a duel of Champions in which the ones of Julen Lopetegui imposed with clarity. Lucas Ocampos advanced to the sevillistas to the edge of the rest and encarriló the crash of face to the second time. In the following 45 minutes, the Andalusians knew to counter to the azulones with mastery and Fernando put the 0-2 in the marker in the 67. Jules Koundé, that gave an exhibition from the centre of the defence, cleared the meeting in the 75 and left to the ones of the Pizjuán in Champions. The Madrilenian fall of places of League of Champions and finish the day fifth.
Athletic of Madrid and Villarreal also competed for finish the day in European places. The ones of the Cholo Simeone were better and traced back the so much initial of Paco Alcácer. Correa in the first time, and Koke and Joao Félix in the second, gave him the turn to the marker to leave to the colchoneros third. Rojiblancos And sevillistas empatan to points, although the Madrilenian are in the third place by his best difference of goals.
Finally, the Real Sociedad and Valencia also confronted this Saturday in a duel of height between two groups called to litigate for going in in League of Champions. The donostiarras were very upper to the valencianistas from beginning to end and won with forcefulness (3-0). Mikel Merino, Natxo Monreal and Adnan Januzaj, with a golazo spectacular, marked the goals of the 'txuri-urdin'. The Real is right now sixth with 40 points, but with a party less than the rest of his competitors.