While most European Football Leagues had already designated their season Champions, the Spanish Football League - La Liga - is going down to the wire. Today Round 37 games all started at 17.00 as Clubs are playing their future at the bottom of the classification table as well.

Here are all of today´s final results along with goalscorers. The loss by Atletico de Madrid puts them out of the Liga race with FC Barcelona & Real Madrid left with one more game of Liga this season up next weekend. FC Barcelona only needs to win to be Champions, while Real Madrid has to win & wait to see what Barça does with a draw or loss from the latter enough.

FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona solved comfortably the "danger" match with a smashing 5 - 0 win over RCD Espanyol. Here are all the goals:
  • Messi 7th min, 1 - 0
  • Luis Suarez 51st min, 2 - 0
  • Luis Suarez 60th min, 3 - 0
  • Rafinha 72nd min, 4 - 0
  • Neymar 82nd min, 5 - 0
The two goals from Luis Suarez takes his Liga goal tally to 37 goals & puts him in the drivers seat to take the European Golden boot Award. 

FC Barcelona must win to become Liga Champions next week.

Spanish liga Soccer

Real Madrid won 3 - 2 Valencia CF to keep themselves 1 point away from Barça, as well as overtaking At.Madrid which lost their match. Nervous game through the 90 minutes with Valencia nearly turning things around had not substitute Real Madrid goalie Kiko Casilla been so outstanding. Casilla did 4-5 miracle saves to keep out Valencia & maintain Real Madrid in the title hunt.

Goals came in the following order:
  • Cristiano Ronaldo 25th min, 1 - 0
  • Benzema 41st min, 2 - 0
  • Rodrigo 54th min, 2 - 1
  • Cristiano Ronaldo 58th min, 3 - 1
  • Gomes 80th min, 3 - 2
It was also the last match at home for Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa who leave the Club at the end of this season. Coach Zidane gave Arbeloa the last 15 mins as substitute as a farewell gesture. The defender however is not leaving Football & hints of an overseas move. My guess is that he may join Aitor Karanka, Coach of newly ascended into the English Premier League Club Middlesbrough. But this is my guess. 

The shock of the Round, with already relegated Club Levante defeating 2 -1 Atletico Madrid & eliminating the latter from the Liga title race

Atletico started well with a 1ºst min goal from Fernando Torres, but things turned dramatically thereafter. Levante equalized via Victor in the 29th min & later Rossi got the winning goal in the 89th min.

Now Atletico can focus totally on the Champions League Final in Milan against Real Madrid at the end of this month.

Rest of results:

Villarreal 0 - Deportivo A Coruña 2 ( Fajr, Lucas) . Deportivo saved in Liga.

Eibar 1 (Enrich) - Real Betis 1 (Ruben Castro)

Getafe 1 (Scepovic) - Real Sporting Gijon 1 (Alvarez). Both still in danger of relegation.

Las Palmas 0 - Ath Club Bilbao 0

Real Sociedad 2 (Oyarzabal, Bautista) - Rayo Vallecano 1 (Guerra). Rayo second last & in real danger of relegation.

Sevilla FC 1 (Gonzalez) - Granada 4 (Cuenca, Babin, El-Arabi, Cuenca). Important win to stay in Liga.

Celta de Vigo 1 (Nolito) - Malaga FC 0

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