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Real Madrid beat Espanyol to win record 35th LaLiga title

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Real Madrid beat Espanyol 4-0 to emerge champions of the 2021/2022 LaLiga season with four games left to play.

Rodrygo’s double followed by second-half goals from Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema sealed all three points for Carlo Ancelotti’s Real Madrid side who have now won two titles in three years.

Real Madrid: Real Madrid Four Points Away from Winning 35th LaLiga Title

Ancelotti becomes the first manager to win each of Europe’s top five leagues, having also won league titles with Chelsea, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan, with whom he also won the Champions League.

Real Madrid led LaLiga table way all season with rivals Barcelona and Atletico Madrid never mounting a title challenge.

Real Madrid are 17 points ahead of their closest challengers Sevilla, and a humiliating 18 ahead of Barcelona.

Los Blancos lost just three league games all season.

Karim Benzema has been key to Real Madrid’s success with the striker scoring 26 goals and providing 11 assists in the LaLiga campaign.

Vincius Jr. has also been brilliant with 14 goals and 12 assists, and Luka Modric has defied his age by pulling the strings in midfield.

Real Madrid could be set for another period of dominance with Kylian Mbappe likely to join in the summer.

Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger is also set to move to the Bernabeu as a free agent in the summer with a medical plan for the defender.

Erling Haaland could still make a move to Real despite being heavily linked to City.

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