Barcelona and Real Madrid are set to go head to head in what has all the makings of a thrilling battle to be crowned champions of La Liga Spanish Football League.

The two rivals are locked on 84 points each at the top of the table but Real has the edge with a game in hand to play between the final two weekends of the campaign.

There are also European spots and a relegation place to be decided over the next two weeks as 2016-17 draws to a close. As the tournament reaches its final stage, the points table for the league is as follows

LEAGUE TABLE

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Barcelona (CL) 36 26 6 4 108 34 +74 84
2 Real Madrid (CL) 35 26 6 3 96 39 +57 84
3 Atletico Madrid (CL) 36 22 8 6 66 25 +41 74
4 Sevilla (EL) 36 20 9 7 63 45 +18 69
5 Villarreal 36 18 9 9 53 32 +21 63
6 Athletic Club 36 19 5 12 51 39 +12 62
7 Real Sociedad 36 19 5 12 55 49 +6 62
8 Eibar 36 15 9 12 54 46 +8 54
9 Espanyol 36 14 11 11 47 48 -1 53
10 Alaves 36 13 12 11 37 41 -4 51
11 Malaga 36 12 9 15 47 51 -4 45
12 Celta Vigo 35 13 5 17 49 60 -11 44
13 Valencia 36 12 7 17 54 62 -8 43
14 Las Palmas 36 10 9 17 52 67 -15 39
15 Real Betis 36 10 7 19 38 61 -23 37
16 Leganes 36 8 9 19 34 53 -19 33
17 Deportivo 36 7 11 18 40 61 -21 32
18 Sporting Gijon 36 6 9 21 39 70 -31 27
19 Granada (R) 36 4 8 24 28 78 -50 20
20 Osasuna (R) 36 3 10 23 38 88 -50 19

 Barcelona currently lead Real Madrid on the strength of their head-to-head record, but Madrid can make top spot their own by winning their game in hand. That comes away from home against Celta Vigo on Wednesday, May 17.

Barca go away to Las Palmas (14th) before hosting Eibar (eighth), while in addition to their Celta (12th) clash Madrid have a home match against Sevilla (fourth) to navigate before concluding their campaign at Malaga (11th).

 

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