MADRID, March 12 (EUROPA PRESS) –
FC Barcelona took a giant step to reissue the title in the Finetwork Liga F 2022-2023 after beating Levante (0-4) with authority and seeing how their main pursuer, Real Madrid, dropped two points in their draw without goals in the derby against Atlético de Madrid, in matches corresponding to the twenty-first round of the championship.
Barça did not go through as many difficulties as expected at the Ciudad Deportiva de Buñol against a Levante team that had pushed them to the maximum at the Johan Cruyff but could not cope with the solidity of the leader and sees the second place in the league move away.
The Catalan team showed solvency to thrash an opponent who had won ten consecutive victories and who held out until the final quarter of an hour. Aitana Bonmatí gave the advantage at the stroke of half an hour and although the ‘granotas’ kept their options another goal from the midfielder in the final stretch ended their resistance and Claudia Pina and Fridolina Rolfo sentenced.
The defeat of Levante was not fully taken advantage of by Real Madrid, who could not take off any further in the fight for second place after drawing goalless in a bland derby against Atlético de Madrid, where he highlighted the ownership in the visitors of the Colombian Linda Caicedo. Alberto Toril’s team increases the lead over Levante to six points, while Óscar Cano’s is ten away from third place.
In addition, Madrid CFF, fifth, did not take advantage of the mattress tie by losing 5-2 on their visit to UDG Tenerife, while Valencia, sixth, did, beating Athletic Club 0-2. On the other hand, Sevilla failed to get past a draw (1-1) on their visit to Levante Las Planas and Real Sociedad failed against Real Betis (0-0).
As for the direct duels in the lower part, Deportivo Alavés Gloriosas came out of the bottom position by beating Sporting Club Huelva 2-1, so the new ‘red lantern’ in the table is Alhama, who lost 3-1 in the direct duel against Villarreal.