The Spanish league is open two days from the end of the 2020-21 season, one of the most exciting in recent years
Winner by 1-4 in Granada, Real Madrid does not give up, which sustains the emotion and maintains the pressure on the leadership of the Athletic, two points above with six to play, in a ‘derby’ for the title that, except for a surprising turn, will be for one of the two, after another step behind Barcelona, already four points behind.
The Barça team drew first on Tuesday, 3-3 against Levante in Valencia; then the leader won, on Wednesday, 2-1 against Real Sociedad; and finally, this Thursday, the team led by Zinedine Zidane, afflicted by defensive losses and decisive in his visit to Granada, where he won 1-4.
Everything is open. The League it is two points apart. It is the advantage that the Athletic, who can be champion next Sunday subject to a double combination, which would go through his victory against Osasuna in the Wanda Metropolitano and the draw or defeat of the Real Madrid in front of Athletic club in San Mamés.
And it is the disadvantage that it is proposed to trace the white set, resistant to the wake of the Athletic with his victory in grenade, started by Luka Modric after the quarter of an hour, enabled before the goalkeeper by a nice chopped pass from the youth squad Miguel Gutierrez, and accommodated with 0-2 by Rodrygo Goes on the brink of intermission.
It was not a guarantee of total tranquility, altered for a few moments by Jorge Molina’s 1-2 20 minutes from the end. A warning for the white set, which was reactivated immediately. In four minutes, Alvaro Odriozola he canceled the restlessness with 1-3. It was also Eden Hazard’s first goal pass of the course. And, a minute later, 1-4. From Karim Benzema, who accepted Rui Silva’s gift. Away from his territory, the goalkeeper neither controlled nor cleared a very long pass and left him at the mercy of the French international.
This is the rest of the way for the first four places in LaLiga: