Madrid and Juventus clinch domestic titles

UEFA Champions League finalists Juventus and Real Madrid will meet in Cardiff as domestic title winners after both added another league crown to their illustrious CVs on Sunday.

Real Madrid celebrate their Liga title win
Real Madrid celebrate their Liga title win ©Getty Images

Juventus 3-0 Crotone (Mandžukić 12, Dybala 39, Alex Sandro 83)

Line-up: Buffon; Dani Alves, Bonucci, Benatia, Alex Sandro; Marchisio (Lemina 74), Pjanić (Rincón 84); Cuadrado (Barzagli 70), Dybala, Mandžukić; Higuaín.

Juventus savour their Sucdetto win
Juventus savour their Sucdetto win©AFP/Getty Images

Form guide (all competitions, most recent first): WWLWDW

  • Juventus made history in a routine victory as they wrapped up the Serie A title to become the first Italian club to seal six consecutive crowns. Massimiliano Allegri's men missed a chance to end the title suspense in last weekend's loss to Roma, but they made no mistake this time around as birthday boy Mario Mandžukić turned in a Juan Cuadrado cross at the far post. Paulo Dybala doubled the lead from a sublime free-kick and Alex Sandro added some late gloss as Juve completed a league and cup double following their midweek Coppa Italia triumph. "Now for the Champions League," said midfielder Miralem Pjanić, as the Bianconeri basked in their third Scudetto under Allegri.

Málaga 0-2 Real Madrid (Ronaldo 2, Benzema 55)

Line-up: Navas; Danilo, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Modrić, Casemiro (Kovačić 66), Kroos; Isco (James 66), Benzema (Morata 73), Ronaldo.

Zinédine Zidane enjoys Madrid's Liga win
Zinédine Zidane enjoys Madrid's Liga win©AFP/Getty Images

Form guide (all competitions, most recent first): WWWLWW

  • If there were any nerves for Zinédine Zidane's side on the final day of the Liga season, Cristiano Ronaldo quickly calmed them with the opening goal for the visitors inside the first two minutes. Receiving the ball from Isco, the team's Portuguese talisman rounded Carlos Kameni and slotted in for his 25th top-flight strike this term – also ensuring that the Merengues have now found the net in their last 64 games in all competitions. Madrid only needed a point to keep second-placed Barcelona at bay, but they were intent on celebrating in style and registered again when Karim Benzema grabbed his 11th Liga effort this term from close range. Although Barça fought back from 2-0 down to beat Eibar 4-2 at the Camp Nou, there was no stopping Madrid – Liga champions for the first time in five years.
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