Why does it matter that Real Madrid no longer have a chance to win La Liga?
Rodrigo FaizCorrespondent in MadridReading: two minutes.
MADRID – If there was still a slight doubt, Real Madrid took charge of dispelling it with a defeat at Villarreal, surely removing the Whites from a title that has more color than ever.
What’s more, Madrid is much closer to Atletico Madrid than Barcelona. Colchoneros cut the gap against Real Madrid and is only two points behind in the table. If Real Madrid concedes this position, it will confirm that the season, in La Liga, has been a failure.
When you feel like a diehard Real Madrid fan, this is the feeling. The Whites have not tied two league titles in a row since the 2007/2008 season, when Meringue won two consecutive leagues. The last time the club achieved this was in 1990, when Real Madrid won the league for the fifth time in a row in their best recent run for Real Madrid in the league.
“It seems we don’t care about the league, it’s unbelievable…” the Madrid source commented after the defeat against Villarreal. Therefore, anger is not just a matter of the masses.
The Champions League, which happily arrives on Wednesday with the visit of Chelsea, would be the perfect distraction to focus on the priority goal of the season which, should they move on to the next round, could prove to be a safe demeanor for them. Both Ancelotti and the rest of the players who have been around for a long time are already pointing to the stands for a moment of fitness.
What is clear is that winning La Liga is impossible. Whether they win the Champions League or the Copa del Rey against Osasuna, Madrid have the chance to win a title that will mark a season they won’t forget in Spain.
And all this despite Vinicius once again shining his light against Villarreal, playing one of the best games of the year. I hope the Whites last a long time because with the Brazilian, the future and the present are guaranteed in any competition.