Real Madrid strengthened its position in the runner-up position in the Spanish Football League ranking table, by defeating its guest, Celta Vigo, 2-0, on Saturday, in the thirtieth stage.
Real Sociedad came close to qualifying for the Champions League, after beating its guest, Rayo Vallecano, 2-1.
In other matches, Osasuna beat Real Betis 3-2, Athletic Bilbao beat Almeria 2-1, and Valladolid beat Girona 1-0.
And at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, the royal club settled its victory over Celta Vigo with a goal in each half, as Marco Asensio advanced with a goal in the 42nd minute, then Eder Militao added the second goal in the 48th minute.
The victory raised Real Madrid’s balance to 65 points, in second place, by eight points behind leaders Barcelona, who will meet on Sunday with Atletico Madrid, who ranks third with 60 points, while Celta Vigo’s balance stopped at 36 points in twelfth place.
Despite the difficulty of competing against Barcelona for the Spanish League title, Real Madrid’s hopes remain high in competing strongly for the King’s Cup and European Champions League titles, as it will face Osasuna on May 6 in the Cup final, and three days later it will meet Manchester City in the first leg of the Golden Square. for the Champions League.