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The 32 years old attacker who killed Barcelona's title hopes and gifts Real Madrid the La Liga title

Billixcs 06/29/2020

The name Aspas has been the religious chants of the men from Madrid these past few days.

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Little did Barcelona expect to given a heavy blow to their title Defence with few minutes to go in their last Laliga game against Celta Vigo.

A beautifully struck free kick which went round the wall was all it took to turn the smiles on the faces of the Catalans to sadness. The Freekick itself was questionable with Pique having almost no-contact with the Celta player but the Referee didn't fall for any of his pleas.

With Six games to go, Barcelona would be the ones chasing the points from the second position which was occupied by Real Madrid few weeks ago when the Covid-19 break was lifted.

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One thing which is missing in the current Barcelona set-up is that fast-paced counter attacking entity which could have saved them in some of their games as they were presented with opportunities to turn defence into attack but all proved fruitless.

One thing which is certain is that they miss Dembele who's been injured since February. No doubts he's injury-prone but his presence gives the attack line a little bit fast-paced edge.

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Barcelona face Diego Simone's Atletico Madrid on Tuesday and this game would surely be a deciding factor if Barcelona are to have any chance of putting their hands on the trophy in few weeks time.

Real Madrid would surely be supporting their city rivals on this one as they aim to lift the title since 2016-2017 season when they last did.

Do you think Real Madrid would let this title slip off their hands?

Source: opera.com
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