European roundup: Bayern, PSV crowned but Barca must wait

Sun May 8, 2016 11:10pm EDT
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LONDON (Reuters) - Bayern Munich sealed a record fourth successive Bundesliga title triumph at the weekend while PSV Eindhoven retained their Dutch crown.

In Spain, Barcelona remain in pole position but old foes Real Madrid can still cash in if they falter on the last weekend of La Liga.

In England, the celebrations went on at Leicester City as they marked their fairytale Premier League success with another win while champions Juventus' long unbeaten streak in Italy came to an end.


The title race will go down to an exciting, and not unfamiliar, two-team race on the final day with Barcelona in pole position to pip old foes Real Madrid in La Liga.

Barca are one win away from a 24th title following a 5-0 derby thrashing of Espanyol, featuring yet another double from Luis Suarez and goals from Lionel Messi, Rafinha and Neymar.

Real are a point behind after a familiar Cristiano Ronaldo double helped them beat Valencia 3-2. If Barcelona fail to win at Granada next week, Zinedine Zidane's side can lift the title with victory at Deportivo La Coruna.

If they finish level on points, Barca will prevail because of their superior head-to-head record. Atletico Madrid blew their chance with a shock 2-1 defeat at relegated Levante.   Continued...

Football Soccer - Barcelona v Espanyol - Spanish Liga BBVA - Camp Nou stadium, Barcelona, Spain - 8/05/16 Barcelona's Lionel Messi (R) celebrates his first goal with team mates Luis Suarez (C) and Dani Alves. REUTERS/Albert Gea