Real Madrid opened a seven-point gap ahead of Barcelona on the La Liga table. Sergio Ramos scored a late penalty to ensure the galacticos maintain their lead. Real Madrid beat Athletico Bilbao 1-0.
Zinedine Zidane’s men remain on course to snatch the title from Barcelona thanks to Sergio Ramos’s penalty.
Sergio Ramos sealed the win from the penalty spot in the 73rd minute when he was brought down in the area.
Real Madrid maintains 100% wins after league resume
Zinedine Zidane is yet to lose a game since the restart of the football season in Spain. Real Madrid has won seven consecutive matches & is on the verge of winning the La Liga title. Madrid’s victory was gotten after VAR called a penalty back when Marcelo was tripped in the box.
However, the home team appealed with the referee but the official insisted on checking the VAR screen. The decision was made for the penalty after he deemed that Marcello was brought down by the Athletic defender. The athletic club helped Madrid edge pass them but the game was more dominated by the home team
After the match, Atletic club’s captain was interviewed by the Spanish tv. he said, “We have witnessed how things have gone in the recent few weeks Depending on which team it is penalties are issued. Let everyone make their final conclusion.
Barca thrash Villarreal 0n away trip
Barcelona beat Villarreal 1-4 on away after Suarez Ansu Fati and Griezmann scored on Sunday night. Although Messi failed to appear on the score list, he made an assist for Suarez during the second goal. he also made an assist for Griezmann in the Third goal for Barca.
However, the Spanish giants have drawn two games consecutively against Celta Vigo & Athletico Madrid. Barca gave an opener after the home team scored an own goal three minutes after kick-off. Suarez seconded with a superb goal after lionel Messi supported him with a pass.
Griezmann scored in the 45 minutes to make it three for Barca. Ansu Fati came in as a substitute and scored the finishing goal in the 87th-minute of the game. Gerard Moreno scored a consolation goal for his side in the 14th minute of the game.
Real Madrid gaffer wants Lionel Messi to remain at Barcelona amid rumors over his departure. The Argentine international contract expires next year & there has been growing speculation he might not renew his contract.
According to reports, Messi has halted contract negotiations due to frustration at Barcelona who is about to lose their La Liga title to Real Madrid.