Real Madrid win 34th LaLiga title, beat Villarreal
New Delhi : Real Madrid clinched their 34th LaLiga title after beating Villarreal 2-1 on Friday. Karim Benzema starred for Madrid with a brace to seal the win – which is also their tenth consecutive win.
Benzema broke the deadlock in the 29th-minute and then with a successful penalty in the 77th-minute sealed the game, tough Villarreal hit back with a late goal in the 83th-minute but it proved to be too little too late.
Madrid currently have 86 points from 37 matches with 26 wins and second-placed Barcelona have 79 points from the equal number of matches.
Since the 2016-17 season, this is Madrid’s first title and their second under manager Zinedine Zidane. With the win, Zidane’s Madrid has also managed to stop Barcelona from winning a hattrick of titles.
“We won more points than the rest and we did it,” Zidane said Moviestar+. “Today is one of the best days I have experienced professionally. Because it’s a league title, and after the confinement. Impressive.”
“It’s strange for everyone,” Zidane said. “But we can’t control it. We would like to have been at Cibeles, but we can’t because of a question of health.