BARÇA And ATHLETIC DID not FAIL
This is how LaLiga remains: Real Sociedad is the leader and Real Madrid is off the hook
Published:8/11/2020 - 23:46h
Updated:9/11/2020 - 14:44h
The Real Sociedad follows leading LaLiga, whereas the Real Madrid could not follow him the rhythm and fell in Valencia. FC Barcelona and Athletic did not fail
The ninth day of LaLiga Santander has closed again with the Real Sociedad like leader incontestable after the Basque group defeated to a Granada mermado by the drops because of the positive by COVID-19. With 20 points, the picture txuri-urdin is still in first position, by in front of the Villarreal (18 points) and of the Athletic (17, with two parties less), whereas the Real Madrid fell in Valencia and moved away of the leadership.
The picture of Zinedine Zidane fell until the fourth position with his 16 points (with a party less) evidenciando some defensive problems that follow mermando his progression. In spite of the goleada fit in Mestalla, the Real Madrid is still in put of Champions League, by in front of the Granada (14, a party less) and of the Cádiz, that are in places of the Europe League. By behind, it is the Real Betis with 12 points.
Zidane valued the disaster merengue
By his part, the FC Barcelona achieved to materialise his good game in the end of the negative series that initiated in LaLiga Santander with the tie against the Seville (1-1) and that lasted four parties of the domestic competition. After having punctured also against Getafe (1-0), Real Madrid (1-3) and Sportive Alavés (1-1), the ones of Ronald Koeman achieved golear to the Real Betis (5-2) in the Camp Nou.
The FC Barcelona only had added two points of the last four possible and this Saturday was indispensable to win against the Andalusian picture to leave to the stop of international selections of this month of November with some tranquility. Finally, the culés achieved a victory to heave with 11 points like eighth in the classification of First Division, although losing to Ansu Fati owing to a grave injury.
The Athletic of Madrid, next rival of the FC Barcelona
Without the Hispanic-bissauguineano, that could be until four months of drop owing to a break of the internal meniscus of his left knee, the FC Barcelona will have to face a new proof of fire of face to the tenth day (that it will contest after the stop of selections of November): visit Wanda Metropolitan to measure to the Athletic of Madrid.
It is necessary to remember that the FC Barcelona has slope the dispute of two parties, of the same way that an Athletic of Madrid that neither failed this day and achieved a comfortable victory against the Cádiz (4-0). The group of Diego Pablo Simeone began the championship with some unexpected pricks, but ahopra accumulate four consecutive days winning and will receive to the culés in full confidence.