A few days before their debut in the Club World Cup, in Morocco, Real Madrid crashes on the island of Mallorca and is unable to get close to their rivals Barcelona, who will be on the field tonight at 9 pm at home against Sevilla. Carlo Ancelotti’s ‘blancos’ were defeated 1-0 on matchday 20 of La Liga at the Estadi de Son Moix by an own goal by Macho after 13′ of play. In the second half, Asensio could have leveled the score in the 15th minute, but kicked out a penalty. Real Madrid is always second in the standings, with 45 points, but they have played one game more than Barcelona who have 50 points and can go on the run for good in the evening. If Xavi’s Catalans win, they’ll move up 8 on their all-time rivals.
Atletico Madrid do not go beyond the draw at home against Getafe and remain in fourth place with 35 points. Betis rose after the fireworks 4-3 in Vigo, catching Villarreal in fifth place with 31 points, who collapsed 3-1 at Elche.
Overview of the 20th day (RESULTS AND STANDINGS)
Athletic Bilbao 4-1 Cadiz
Espanyol 1-1 Osasuna
Elche 3-1 Villarreal
Atletico Madrid 1-1 Getafe
Betis-Celta Vigo 3-4
Mallorca 1-0 Real Madrid
Girona-Valencia at 16.15
Real Sociedad v Valladolid at 18.30
Barcelona-Seville at 21
Vallecano-Almeria on Monday at 21.00
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