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Champions in all top leagues: Real gives Ancelotti a historic title

Champions in all top leagues
Real gives Ancelotti historic title

Last year, city rivals Atlético had to take precedence, only Real Madrid climbed the Spanish football throne again. With a win over Espanyol Barcelona, ​​Los Blancos secure their 35th championship and a very special one from coach Ancelotti. Now Manchester City is waiting 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 can no longer catch up with the record champions in the final sprint.

With two goals in the 33rd and 43rd minutes, the Brazilian Rodrygo set the course for the hosts before the break. Marco Asensio (55th) and Karim Benzema (81st) made everything clear. The hosts could even afford to rest their top stars Benzema and Toni Kroos on the bench for an hour.

Difficult task on Wednesday

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

The next goal for Real is to win the Champions League again. After the 3: 4 in the semi-final first leg at Manchester City, the record winner wants in the second leg on Wednesday (9 p.m./DAZN and in the live ticker on ntv.de) still make it to the final. Ancelotti had already described the championship title as an additional motivation. “If we manage to win the title on Saturday, of course we will celebrate,” said the Italian. “I think that would help us for the game against Manchester City.”

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