30 Apr, 19:10
Real Madrid defeated Espanyol and became the champion of Spain for the 35th time
The Madrid club defeated Espanyol and already four rounds before the end of the championship secured an early victory. Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelotti became the champion in the fifth European top league, which is a record
Rodrigo and Lucas Vasquez
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Real Madrid players beat Espanyol 4-0 in the home match of the 34th round of the championship of Spain. The Madrid club ahead of schedule secured a victory in the championship.
Goals were scored by Rodrigo (34th and 44th minutes), Marco Asensio (56) and Karim Benzema (81).
Real Madrid secured the championship already four rounds before the finish line. The team has 81 points. Real Madrid’s closest pursuers – Sevilla (64 points), Barcelona (63) and Atlético (61) – will no longer be able to catch up with him.
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Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelotti has already become the champion in the fifth European top league, which no coach in history has been able to do. Previously, the 62-year-old specialist took titles with Italian Milan (2004), English Chelsea (2010), French Paris Saint-Germain (2013) and German Bayern (2017).
Real Madrid became the champion of Spain for the 35th time, this is a record figure. Barcelona have won the title 26 times. Last season, Atlético Madrid were the champions of Spain, while Madrid were second.