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Saturday, 8 April 2017

LA LIGA RECAP : Barcelona Disappoints As Madrid Draw Athletico

Barcelona Disappoints

Barcelona failed to capitalize on Madrid's draw with Athletico with a disappointing performance Losing 2-0 to Malaga.


Barcelona would have been level on points with Real Madrid on 72 points if they had won.

Neymar was sent off in the 65th minute for an off the ball challenge on Diego Llorente.

Ex Barcelona Sandro opened the scoring in the 32nd minute racing onto a long ball and slotting low into the net.

Jony sealed the win in stoppage time from a counter he received a cut back from Fornals before shooting the into the net.




Madrid failed to put more points between themselves and Barcelona with a 1-1 at home to Athletico Madrid.

Pep opened the scoring with an header into the far corner from a Tony Kroos freekick in the 52nd Minute of the game.

Antoine Greizmann got the equalizer for Madrid in the 85th minute with a low finish after the keeper rushed out of his line.

Sevilla won their first game after failing to get a win in six matches, they defeated Deportivo 4-2 at home.

Jovetic, Sarabia ,Correa and Ben Yedder scored the goals for Sevilla. While Kakuta scored twice for Deportivo.

Espanyol defeated Alaves 1-0 at the Estadio Cornella.

Piatti got the only goal of the game in the 11th minute to move his side just four points off Europa League spot.

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