In Spain Barcelona had a hard time to defeat Athletic, Pato gives Milan the winning goal in Italy, Borussia Dortmund mantains their ten point lead in Germany, and in England Manchester City was upset at home by Everton.
Once again Messi saves the day
No.2 Real Madrid played on Saturday at home against No.17 Levante for match day 24 in Spain. Decided to win and go to bed only two points away from Barcelona that had to play on Sunday, the Whites opened the score early, at minute 6 through Karim Benzema, and five minutes before halftime Ricardo Carvalho scored the definite 2-0. With this triumph Real Madrid reached 60 points in La Liga.
With the pressure from the victory their closest contender that was now only two points away, the leaders Barcelona received No.5 Athletic in need of a victory. The defending champions also wanted to overcome the setback … Read the rest