Last French manager to win La Liga before Zinedine Zidane- Marcel Domingo

Zinedine Zidane has become only the second French manager to win the Spanish league title after his Real Madrid side beat Malaga 2-0 at the Rosaleda to finish three points ahead of arch rivals Barcelona.

The last French manager to win the Spanish league title before Zidane was Marcel Domingo, who did it with Atletico Madrid in 1970- Los Colchoneros pipped Athletic Bilbao (they were called Atletico Bilbao during that period) to the title by a single point that year. Zidane is therefore the first French gaffer in 47 years to win La Liga

Real also remain on course to complete a league and CL double this season and will face Italian champions Juventus (who are bidding to complete a treble themselves!) in the final.

Lionel Messi’s 500th goal for Barcelona | Last minute winner at the Bernabeu

Lionel Messi scored his 500th career goal for Barcelona last night in the El Clasico, and what a spectacular one it was too- netting a last gasp winner for the Blaugrana at the BERNABEU against arch rivals Real Madrid to keep the visitors’ title hopes alive. Messi also scored Barca’s first goal of the game, but this, given the timing, will be talked about more Continue reading