Bleeding Barcelona and Royal hopes .. Any future for the Liga?
Barca were drawn to a 1-1 draw at home to Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday.
Barca have put themselves in a big dilemma after drawing 1-1 at hosts Athletic Bilbao in the Primera Liga to continue to bleed points for the second consecutive game.
The Catalan club fell to a draw in the last round of the league competition "Liga" against Valencia, before drawing yesterday without goals.
According to the local newspaper "Marca" that Barcelona's point-by-point failure allowed Real Madrid to narrow the gap between them and narrow the screws on the leaders so far.
Barcelona have played four points in their last four matches, with Real and Chelsea losing six points, as the Catalan club prepares to face a busy schedule of all major tournaments this season.
And meet the team next Saturday with Valladolid in the league and then face Lyon in the role of the final price of the Champions League, before returning again to the competitions of the Liga and face Sevilla at the stadium and then meet Real twice in a few days, the first leg of the semi-finals of the King of Spain Cup and the other within Competition.
Real Madrid's hopes for Real Madrid, which appeared in a different way during the last match between the two teams in the King's Cup last week, have been revived and succeeded in removing the drab image that appeared in the Clasico.
"We are playing a lot of matches," said star Luis Suarez in his remarks after the match.
The upcoming Clasico clash may be decisive in determining the title of the Liga, but it requires more focus and careful not to stumble again in the coming weeks.
He has had a good start in the last few games and has regained his team spirit after a bad start to the season, betting on coach Santiago Solari's plans to get the team back on track since the start of the year.
On the other hand, coach Ernesto Valverde finds himself forced to deal with defensive problems and find solutions for the team, whose results are diminishing whenever Lionel Messi is absent.
Fans will be the biggest beneficiaries of the current status of the Liga, and the next few weeks will have a lot of excitement with the two rivals in a race to clinch the title with Atletico Madrid in third place close to them in preparation for the exploitation of any gap.