DISTANCIAN OF SEVILLE AND ATHLETIC
LaLiga remains the same: Barça and Real Madrid did not fail and continue to lead
Published:20/01/2020 - 00:00h
Updated:20/01/2020 - 00:01h
Neither FC Barcelona nor Real Madrid failed in their respective weekend commitments and equality continues between the two at the top of LaLiga. Sevilla and Atlético lose strength
A day more, the FC Barcelona and the Real Madrid will finalise empatados to points, both being colíderes, in the highest of the classification of First Division. This Sunday, the Catalan group achieved to win to the Granada in the première of Quique Setién in the Barcelona bench although, a day before, the whites neither had failed in Santiago Bernabéu against the Seville.
In spite of the armed controversy as a result of the decisions of Martínez Munuera interpreting the VAR and to the anger of the group hispalense, the step that the ones of Zinedine Zidane gave this Saturday was very important to consecrate in the high zone of LaLiga Santander. The team sevillista, fourth qualifier, was one of the hardest rivals that remained him to the team madridista for receiving in his stadium, by what the victory had double value.
The Real Madrid put pressure to the FC Barcelona, that needed to win to the Granada to equalise the 43 points with which the picture madridista had put to bed the day before. But the culés no sucumbieron and achieved a worked victory by the minimum (1-0) thanks to a solitary so much of Leo Messi that left the classification as it was in the first positions.
By his part, the Athletic of Madrid suffered an important prick in Ipurúa, being defeated by the Eibar (2-0) and engaging his options for reengancharse to the fight by LaLiga. The group of Diego Pablo Simeone fit a tempranero goal of Boroughs and remained exposed to the contragolpes rival. The group armero sentenced with a so much postrero of Edu Expósito and condemned to the rojiblancos.
In this way, the distance of FC Barcelona and Real Madrid with regard to Athletic of Madrid and Seville -his two perseguidores nearer, with 35 points)- expands until the eight points, by what discerns a hand manually between Barcelona and culés to the end of season to obtain the title. In the fight by the Champions League, follow very put the Getafe (33 points), the Real Sociedad (31) and Valencia (31), although these two last lost his respective parties.
The descent is that it burns
The defeat of the Leganés in the present day gave wings to Espanyol and Mallorca, that achieved to win his parties. The Catalans equalised the points of the group 'pepinero', whereas the Balearic attained to go out of the places of descent after the Celtic of Vigo did not happen of the tie in front of the Athletic. The Galicians have now the salvation to two points.