Real Madrid have won their 35th Spanish title with a 4-0 win at home to Espanyol, making Carlo Ancelotti the first coach ever to win five major European leagues, Megasportsarena.com reports.
It was the first time Madrid had won the league in front of their own fans since 2007 with more recent victories coming away or in empty stadiums because of Covid.
Espanyol are one of only three teams, along with Getafe and Barcelona, who have beaten Real Madrid this season but they never looked like spoiling the party.
Rodrygo’s first-half brace helped Los Blancos seal the Spanish title with four games to spare as Carlo Ancelotti and his boys cruise over the line ahead of next week’s Champions League showdown with Manchester City.
Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema were the other two scorers, with Benzema scoring his 42nd goal in 42 games.
Megasportsarena.com reports that it was a moment of glory for club manager Carlo Ancelotti who becomes the first manager to win five major European leagues and now the oldest coach to win LaLiga (62 years and 325 days).
He won the Scudetto with AC Milan in 2003-04. He won the league at the first time of asking with Chelsea in 2009-10. In 2012-13 he won Ligue 1 with Paris Saint Germain, and in 2016-17 he became a Bundesliga champion at Bayern Munich.