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Real Madrid drop La Liga title
In Spain, another shock was played out last night between Real Madrid and Sevilla FC. While Atlético de Madrid and FC Barcelona shared the points on Saturday afternoon, Real had a golden opportunity to come back to the Colchoneros. Except that here too, this shock ended in a draw (2-2). As summarized AS in today’s edition: “Madrid loses control“. Above all, there have been disputed arbitration decisions which are controversial this morning. “The VAR awarded a disputed penalty to Sevilla and canceled the one committed on Benzema.“Gambling facts which provoked the great anger Zinedine Zidane after the meeting:”Yes, I am very pissed off. You have to explain the penalty rule to me. That’s all. I spoke with the referee, he gave me an explanation and that’s it. I don’t like to talk about referees, but today the feeling is not good“Said the French coach. For his part, Marca believes that “match changes La Liga»For the end of the season. The championship is now “in the hands of Atlético, the Simeone team is once again counting on itself to be champion», Sums up the Madrid daily. For his part, Estadio Deportivo returns to this controversial hand while Sevilla, like a symbol, has not managed to win on the lawn of Real for 13 years! The Sevillians keep the podium in their sights. Finally, for El País, this exciting Liga “is fit for an Alfred Hitchcock movie“! The suspense is total in La Liga.
Nothing goes for Pirlo at Juve
We cross the Alps, direction Italy where AC Milan struck a big blow in the race for the podium yesterday. The Rossoneri won (3-0) on the lawn of Juventus. A feat that allows them to relegate their evening opponent to 5th position and up to them to settle in 3rd place in the standings. Obviously, this morning, the transalpine press calls loud and clear for the departure of Andrea Pirlo like the Corriere dello Sport who judges that the Old Lady has been “overwhelmed by Milan.“After nine scudetti in a row, Juve have not achieved anything this season and it is therefore the former midfielder who is in the eye of the storm, especially without the Champions League at the end of the season. Tuttosport saw a “super milan“And already says”goodbyeTo Pirlo! “Overflowing Rossoneri who missed a penalty, triumph with goals from Díaz, Rebić & Tomori. Horrible Juve swept away, slips to 5th place with indefensible coach», The Turin newspaper cartoons. For The Gazzetta dello Sport, what Milan achieved last night is a real “wonder“, Facing a completely Juve”crushed“. The hours are now counted for Andrea Pirlo!
England trembles for Maguire
In England, Manchester United has delayed the coronation of its neighbor, Manchester City! By winning (3-1) on the lawn of Aston Villa, the Red Devils prevented Manchester City from winning the title this season. And this is news that makes the headlines of the Daily Mail who is having fun this morning: “Put the champagne back in the ice, City!“, Urges the English publication which refers to the release of Pep Guardiola last week who announced that the champagne was chilled …”United extend Pep’s wait for title», Writes the newspaper again. But the big fear of the match comes from Harry Maguire, left injured after a huge tackle from El Ghazi. The Daily Star even renames it: “the ankle biter.“Except that this worries Manchester United for the Europa League final on May 26th. And even more England as indicated by Daily Telegraph who fears that the defender is too fair for the Euro and is forced to give it up. “United and the squad are on hold for Maguire», Indicates the newspaper. It’s almost a whole country that holds its breath …