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Champions in all the top leagues: Real gives Ancelotti a historic scudetto

Champions in all top leagues
Real gives Ancelotti the historic title

Last year, city rivals Atlético took precedence, only Real Madrid rose to the throne of Spanish football again. With a win over Espanyol Barcelona, ​​the Blancos secured their 35th championship and a very special one from manager Ancelotti. Now Manchester City awaits in the Champions League.

Real Madrid are Spanish football champions for the 35th time. The royals secured the title with a 4-0 (2-0) win over Espanyol Barcelona four games before the end of the season. The pursuers FC Sevilla and FC Barcelona are no longer able to reach the record champions in the final sprint.

With two goals in the 33rd and 43rd minutes, the Brazilian Rodrygo paved the way for the hosts before half-time. Marco Asensio (55th) and Karim Benzema (81st) clarified everything. The hosts could even afford to bench their best stars Benzema and Toni Kroos for an hour.

Wednesday difficult task

Real coach Carlo Ancelotti has thus completed his collection of titles in the five major European championships. No coach had ever done it before. After the championships in Italy with Milan, in England with Chelsea, in France with Paris Saint-Germain and in Germany with Bayern Munich, the 62-year-old also won the Spanish championship. During his first tenure at Real Madrid from 2013 to 2015, he was denied the league title.

Real’s next goal is to win the Champions League again. After the 3: 4 first leg semi-final at Manchester City, the record winner wants Wednesday’s return leg (21: 00 / DAZN and in the live ticker on ntv.de) still reaches the final. Ancelotti had already described the Scudetto as one more motivation. “If we manage to win the title on Saturday, obviously we will celebrate,” said the Italian. “I think it would help us for the match against Manchester City.”

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