By Chineze Ogugua
In the EPL, Manchester City finally lifted the Premiership trophy with one match to go even thought they were held to a goalless draw by Huddersfield Town.
This was Pep Guardiola’s second trophy this season after the League Cup.
Also in the EPL game on Sunday, Chelsea increased their chances of a top four finish after they defeated Liverpool 1-0 against all odds to move within two points of Tottenham and three points behind Liverpool.
Olivier Giroud scored the only goal of the match in the 33rd minute off Victor Moses smart cross. Eden Hazard put in a Man of the Match performance to continually torture the defence of Liverpool but couldn’t add another goal to the scoreline.
Chelsea will next face Huddersfield this Wednesday and Newcastle United on the final day while hoping that both Tottenham and Liverpool falter.
In Spain, the El classico played at the Camp Nou between already crowned champions Barcelona and Real Madrid witnessed lots of drama including a sending-off.
Luis Suarez opened the scoring in the 10th minute before Cristiano Ronaldo equalized four minutes later to give Real Madrid their 400th El classico goal.
As the match tensed up, Sergi Roberto was sent off for an elbow on Marcelo before halftime. Messi gave Barca the lead early in the second half before Bale scored a wonderful volley to equalize.
In the EFL Championship, Cardiff gained promotion to the EPL for next season even though they drew blank against Reading.
The fans went into a frenzy at the end of the match as they trooped onto the pitch to celebrate with the players.
In Portugal, FC Porto won their first Portuguese Liga title in five seasons after a goalless draw between rivals Benfica and Sporting Lisbon left both out of contention on Saturday.
Porto beat Feirense 2-1 to claim their 28th league title with a four-point lead over Benfica and Sporting with one round remaining.
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