Theo Hernandez to Real Madrid: It's complicated

Antoine Griezmann

The third-placed team automatically qualifies to the competition next year, while the fourth-place club must go through a playoff. It could have reduced its gap to Atletico to six points had it won at the Vicente Calderon Stadium.

The European champions, according to Spanish news outlet Marca, are in negotiations to seal the €24m signing of promising left back Theo Hernandez.

Liverpool and Real Madrid have been scouting Atletico Madrid left-back Theo Hernandez, and could sign the highly-rated defender for just over £20million this summer.

"We needed the fans at the end to support the team and feel like one more man", he added following a fifth consecutive win.

- Real Sociedad have only won 25 per cent of their LaLiga games without Asier Illarramendi since his return last season (W2 D3 L3), meanwhile they won 44 per cent with him.


"It's not usual", Luis said.

"But then we set the rhythm of the game, we pressed higher, we started to create chances; in the second half we defended really well and used the spaces to counter-attack". Diego Simeone's defense has been working well again, conceding only once in the last five league games. Sevilla, meanwhile, have stumbled in recent weeks as their bore draw at home to strugglers Gijon was their third stalemate in four winless games and so they've dropped down to 4th, now trailing Atletico by virtue of their head to head results.

"We were nine points behind Sevilla at one point", Simeone said.

Bilbao were 2-0 victors over Espanyol thanks to Aritz Aduriz's first-half double to move up to sixth.

Forward Adrian Lopez scored early in the second half to give Villarreal an away victory that keeps it in contention for a Champions League spot.

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