THREE POINTS OF DIFFERENCE
This is the table of LaLiga: Real Madrid, leader; Barça is second
Published:27/01/2020 - 00:02h
Updated:15/02/2020 - 23:18h
Real Madrid is the new leader of LaLiga after winning Real Valladolid and taking advantage of Barça's stumble against Valencia. This is the table after the white triumph at the José Zorrilla Stadium and the 'azulgrana' defeat at Mestalla
The Day 21 of LaLiga 2019-20 has brought changes to the classification, that now leads the Real Madrid above the FC Barcelona. The battle keeps in narrow margins because the first classified only is three points above his main perseguidor, but the defeat in Mestalla happened bill and although it touched to suffer in the Stadium José Zorrilla, the pupilos of Zinedine Zidane went back home with a smile.
The high zone of the table began to define the Saturday, when Valencia drowned to the Barcelona to banks of the Turia. They did not suffice the stops of an immense Ter Stegen neither the coletazos of a solitary Leo Messi, because in the a lot of arrivals of the blanquinegros, knew 'fish' a doublet Maxi Gómez. The ones of Quique Setién need time, but do not have too much to adapt and improve because the fight by the titles tightens them.
Hours afterwards aimed to the party the Seville, that fulfilled in front of the Granada to remain with the third place. Luuk Of Jong and Nolito gave an advantage deserved to the blanquirrojos in the duel of Andalusians, and the Sunday moved the pieces to leave them alone in the last stair of the podium. The zone Champions closes it the Getafe, that with controversy and a target of Ángel Rodríguez achieved to bend to a Real Betis angered.
Neither it gave him well the weekend to the Athletic, that pretended to move away a discontent and did not happen of the tie in front of the Leganés. The 'pepineros' empatan in the tail of table with the RCD Espanyol -the blanquiazules occupy the farolillo red- but resisted in Wanda Metropolitan and remembered to the rojiblancos that does hardly some days the Cultural Leonese, of Second Division B, took down them by surprise of the Glass of Rey.
The last in going in in action was the Real Madrid, that did the just to win the resistance of a good Real Valladolid. It can not say that the 'merengues' arrollaran but neither that they did not deserve the triundo, although the blanquivioletas contained them with tarpaulin and even had of good opportunities to mark. The unexpected calm broke it Nacho, that a corner did of forward and tieed up the leadership.
Maximum tension in the Day 22 of LaLiga
Although the week will be marked by another round of the Glass, the Day 22 also looms with changes in LaLiga. The commitments in the high zone demand to the favourites, that will have to face again examenes of level. The most stood out crash is a derbi in upper case, that will put to Real Madrid and Athletic expensive to face in Santiago Bernabéu. By his part, the Barça will confront to the Raise in the Camp Nou, the Seville to the Sportive Alavés in Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán and a Getafe disclosure will measure his growth in front of the Athletic Club in Saint Mamés.