Real Madrid have clinched their 35th La Liga title with four games to spare after beating Espanyol 4-0 at Santiago Bernabeu.
Carlo Ancelotti’s facet solely wanted a degree towards Espanyol to safe the trophy, however ended up taking all three to document their fifth successive victory thanks to a first-half brace from Rodrygo earlier than Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema added gloss.
Madrid have moved 17 factors away from second-placed Sevilla, whose title push successfully ended with a 1-1 draw towards Cadiz on Friday, and celebrations at the moment are underway within the Spanish capital.
How did Madrid win La Liga?
Madrid’s win over Espanyol was their twenty fifth of the 2021-22 marketing campaign, and so they have additionally recorded six attracts and three defeats.
The Bernabeu outfit boast the most effective attacking document within the division with 71 objectives and the second-best defensive document behind Sevilla – with solely 29 objectives conceded to date.
Atletico Madrid completed on 86 factors as they received the Liga trophy final season, however their cross-city rivals now solely want six factors from their remaining four matches to surpass that tally.
How many trophies have Madrid received this season?
Ancelotti has now delivered two trophies since returning to Santiago Bernabeu final summer season, with success in La Liga following up their Supercopa de Espana ultimate victory over Athletic Club in January.
Madrid exited the Copa del Rey towards the identical opponent within the quarter-finals, however may nonetheless win a 3rd trophy earlier than the season ends as they continue to be within the hunt for Champions League glory.
Manchester City are standing in the way in which of the 13-time winners within the semi-finals, and managed to document a 4-3 win within the first leg of the tie on the Etihad Stadium, however Madrid will nonetheless be hopeful of a comeback within the return leg on Wednesday night time.