LA LIGA WeeK 29 ROUND-UP: Barca, Atletico& Real Madrid win
La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 01/04/2019
The top of the La Liga table remain the same after another round of games in the week 29, as the big team earned three points respectively to maintain their standings, the only difference is the the scored and conceded in the various games.
Barcelona won the derby against Espanyol at the Camp Nou in a classical form after Lionel Messi scored a brace in the 71st and 89th minute of the encounter to ensure Camp Nou outfit claim the three points over their local rivals on Saturday.Despite his injury during the international break, he put a stellar performance and make the home fans excited as they move an inch closer to the La Liga title once again.
Getafe was shocked at home by Leganes as the local derby between the two teams ended 2-0 in favour of the away team.Michael Santos and Juanfran scored in the 49th and 83rd minute respectively to ensure José Bordalás’ men suffered their 7th defeat of the season.
Celta Vigo came from behind to claim a victory over Villarreal 3-2 at the Abanca Balaidos on Saturday, the return of Iago Aspas ended in a positive note for the Galician club as the Spanish striker scored a brace to move a point behind Villarreal in the relegation zone.Celta Vigo came from two goals behind to win the game at home after Villarreal went two goals ahead in the opening 45 minutes.
Deportivo La Corona suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat at home after a serious bashing from Diego Simeone's men at the Ciudad Deportiva de Riazor on Saturday.Atletico Madrid had an easy game with the first goal scored in the 5th minute of the game by Saul, just six minutes later Diego Costa scored the second goal and in the second half, Alvaro Morata and Thomas Partey scores in the 59th and 84th minute respectively to ensure the three points are earned.
Sevilla suffered a 1-0 defeat at home against Valencia, the goal was scored in the additional time of the first half through Dani Parejo penalty kick, both teams are racing to finish in the Champions League spot with nine games to end this campaign, both teams are on the same points and three points behind the 4th placed Getafe.
Real Madrid survived a scare after Huesca put up a brilliant show at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday, the visitors went ahead after Real Madrid defender Nacho was unable to close down a Huesca attacker down the flankHernandez scored the opener in the 3rd minute, it was Isco who equalised for the home team in the 25th minute.Real Madrid scored another goal via Dani Ceballos following a brilliant assist from Karim Benzema in the 62nd minute, Huesca fought back and Etxeita scored from a close range to equalise and in last minute of the regulation time, Benzema scored a screamer to ensure Real Madrid keep pace with the league leaders.Other results: Real Valladolid 1-1 Real SociedadRayo Vallecano 1-1 Real BetisLevante 2-2 EibarGirona 1-2 Athletic Bilbao.