Real Madrid win record-extending 34th La Liga title after 2-1 win vs Villareal: Actual Madrid gained the La Liga title with one recreation to spare after Karim Benzema double vs Villareal at house on Thursday.
Real Madrid win record-extending 34th La Liga title after 2-1 win vs Villareal
Actual Madrid win the La Liga title with one recreation to spare on Thursday (Reuters Picture)
- Actual Madrid win record-extending 34th La Liga title
- Barcelona’s current grip on La Liga title ended by Zidane’s Actual
- Benzema double seals Actual win over Villareal at house
Actual Madrid clinched a record-extending 34th La Liga title with one recreation to spare by beating Villarreal 2-1 at house on Thursday thanks to 2 objectives from their main scorer Karim Benzema.
Actual have 86 factors after 37 video games, seven greater than deposed champions Barcelona who have been crushed 2-1 at house to Osasuna.
Benzema fired via the legs of keeper Sergio Asenjo to place Madrid forward after 29 minutes and transformed a penalty within the 77th to assist Actual on their option to a exceptional 10th consecutive league win for the reason that season resumed after the COVID-19 stoppage.
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Benzema had put the ball within the internet moments earlier after an audacious move from the spot kick by authentic penalty taker Sergio Ramos but it surely needed to be re-taken because of encroachment.
The French ahead then stepped as much as take the penalty himself and slammed it into the underside nook to attain his 21st league aim of the marketing campaign.
Villarreal pulled a late aim again via Vicente Iborra and may have snatched an equaliser in added time, whereas Actual’s Marco Asensio thought he had added a 3rd aim in a while but it surely was dominated out by VAR for offside.
After the match Actual captain Ramos hoisted the Liga trophy into the air on the empty Alfredo di Stefano stadium, the place the Madrid facet have been taking part in their remaining video games of the season whereas their Santiago Bernabeu house is being renovated.
“To return after spending three months locked in our houses and to win 10 matches in a row is unbelievable, however I at all times believed in my group and knew we may win it,” stated Actual goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.