Tag: Spanish football

All eyes on the biggest Clasico in years with La Liga title race on knife-edge

Spanish football expert Alvaro Montero discusses the key talking points ahead of this weekend’s Clasico; Follow Real Madrid vs Barcelona with our dedicated live blog across Sky Sports’ digital platforms on Saturday from 6.30pm; Kick-off 8pm.

Atletico Madrid have seen their lead at the top of La Liga eaten away by Real Madrid and Barcelona, and Spanish football expert Alvaro Montero believes this weekend’s Clasico will go a long way to deciding the Spanish title race.

While Manchester City are cantering to a third Premier League title in four years, Bayern Munich are in pole position for a ninth successive Bundesliga win and Inter Milan are edging closer to a first Serie A crown since 2010… Hay Liga!

Atletico’s loss away to Sevilla last weekend has blown the Spanish title race wide open. For the first time in more than three months, Barcelona depend on their own results to be crowned La Liga champions. They travel to the Spanish capital unbeaten in 19 league games; win their remaining nine fixtures and they will finish top for the first time in two years.