Leaders Real Madrid’s Tuesday night loss to Real Sociedad puts Barcelona one step closer to winning the Spanish La Liga.
Real Sociedad crushed Real Madrid’s slim hopes when Japanese winger Takefusa Kubo scored the game’s first goal following a defensive blunder by Real Madrid.
The White and Blues scored one more goal thanks to Ander Barrenetxea.
Right-back for Real Madrid The visitors played with 10 men for at least 30 minutes before Dani Carvajal was sent for a foul in the 61st minute.
At Spotify Camp Nou earlier on Tuesday, Barcelona narrowly defeated Osasuna 1-0 thanks to a late goal from Spanish left-back Jordi Alba.
After the victory, La Liga’s top team, Barcelona, increased its point total to 82.
With five games left in the league, Xavi’s team now leads Real Madrid by 14 points.
Therefore, if Barcelona defeats Espanyol on May 14, they will be able to claim their first La Liga championship since 2019.