The match this midday was won with goals from CRISTIANO RONALDO in the 19th min & two goals from KARIM BENZEMA in the 48th & 52nd min. Sevilla played well & had many chances to score goals with midfielder Reyes setting up numerous occasions all match, but the Sevilla forwards missed their opportunities to score to which Real pounced & settled the game.
Vital victory for relegation struggling REAL ZARAGOZA 2 - 0 over ATHLETIC CLUB BILBAO. The important goals came from EDU ORIOL in the 28th min & APOÑO in the 51st min to keep alive the very slim hope of avoiding the Spanish 2º Division next season. Still a long way to go for Zaragoza but it is not impossible.
|Betis - At. Madrid|
Another "golden opportunity" lost for ATLETICO DE MADRID to aspire for Champions League table positions as they drew 2 - 2 - & just - to REAL BETIS which turned the match around in 2 minutes towrads the end. Atletico got ahead via KOKE in the 65th min & was looking good for the 3 points when POZUELO equalized for Betis in the 85th min & team-mate PEREIRA put them ahead in the 87th min. Lucky FALCAO managed a late 94th min goal to equalize the game & save the embrassing end of the match for Atletico.
|Pedro - Messi celebrate goal|
FC BARCELONA delayed any celebration that their rival Real Madrid may have had planned by defeating away from home Madrid Club RAYO VALLECANO 0 - 7. Authoritative win with goals from MESSI in the 15th min, an own goal by Rayo player ROBER in the 26th min, KEITA in the 38th min, PEDRO in the 46th, THIAGO in the 76th min, PEDRO again in the 87th min & MESSI with his second of the night in the 89th min.
Real Madrid will have to wait a few days & can "mathematically" claim the Spanish League title if they can manage to defeat at the "San Mames" Stadium Athletic Club Bilbao in their upcoming Liga Round 37 mid-week match.