Barcelona & Atletico Madrid Now On Same Point As Barca Loses Again, Madrid Just 1 Point Away To The Top

Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr

The race is officially on in La Liga. Barcelona is no longer alone in first place after a shock 2-1 defeat at home against Valencia.

Combined with victories from Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, Barca now shares first place with Atletico, with Real just one point behind. Barcelona has the goal differential edge over Atletico to maintain first place.

RELATED:  Aguero Breaks EPL Goal scoring Record

As for Sunday’s loss to Valencia, Barcelona had its share of chances, but Valencia goalkeeper Diego Alves was too much to handle, making brilliant save after brilliant save to preserve the win. As for consolation, Lionel Messi did end his scoring drought and bagged milestone goal No. 500.

RELATED:  Download Video: Barcelona vs Valencia 2 - 1 – Highlights & Goals

To put in perspective how stunning this collapse is for Barcelona, just a few weeks back, they led the league by seven points. Now they have lost three straight games (not counting the Champions League loss to Atletico), and the title is up for grabs.

RELATED:  Serena Williams defeats Kristyna Pliskova on French Open return while wearing black catsuit (Photos)

Here are the standings and what’s next.

Write A Comment