La Liga MD34 Recap: There’s a new champion in town

La Liga MD34 Recap. Real Madrid 4-0 Espanyol: Los Blancos won the league at home

Real Madrid only needed one point to win La Liga 2021/22, instead, they smashed Espanyol 4-0 in MD34 to win the 35th trophy in the league’s history.

The victory helped the host to bring back the title from their cross-city rival, Atletico Madrid.

Rodrygo netted a brace before half-time. It seemed to be enough for the royal club, however, Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema thought did not think they should stop at 2-0.

The Brazilian forward scored a fine opening in the 33th minute, while his second one came as a ‘gift’ from Espanyol’s disastrous defense.

Asensio fired to make it 3-0 after 56 minutes with a shot to the left post. Karim Benzema’s goal in the 81st minute put an end to a magnificent performance from the new kings in town.

Ancelotti made history

The Italian manager has made history with Real Madrid’s La Liga 2021/22 title won.

Ancelotti is the only manager to have won the title in every of Europe’s top 5 major leagues. He did it the latest with Real Madrid after conquering in Ligue 1 with PSG, in Premier League with Chelsea, in Bundesliga with Bayern Munich and in Serie A with AC Milan.

Besides, Ance is now the oldest coach to win La Liga, as he is 62 years and 325 days when Real crowned the Spain’s elite league’s trophy.

Ancelotti’s appointment came as a shock after Zinedine Zidane departed, early this season in June, 2021. The team looked shaken, needed guidance, but now finished off La Liga’s season brilliantly.

Real Madrid won the league with 4 games remaining, their earliest title since 1989/90 campaign, with also four rounds to go.