Barcelona Seal Spanish La Liga Title

Barcelona have captured their 3rd Spanish La Liga title in succession after a 1-1 draw at Laventa.

Barcelona have secured the La Liga title with 2 games to spare, moving 6 points clear from 2nd place Real Madrid.

Their greater head to head results against Real Madrid mean that they cannot be overtaken, Barcelona beat Real Madrid 5-0 at home earlier in the season.

Xavi was once again instrumental in their goal, crossing for Keita to head his first half goal. A rare mistake by Pique let in Laventa for the equaliser but it didn’t matter to the Barcelona faithful. The result led to celebrations in the streets of the Catalan capital.

Sealing the win with 2 games to go means that Pep Guardiola to rest his key players ahead of the Champions League Final clash with Manchester United on May 28th at Wembley.

It is an important point for Barcelona, their players were looking tired and in need of some rest. Manchester United can also be in a similar position if they win or draw their next game away at Blackburn and seal the English Premier League title.

Photo: www.fcbarcelona.cat

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