Until the last minute: There are four championships with the title fight still to the heading

Until the last minute: There are four championships with the title fight still to the heading


At a time when football seasons are coming to an end, there are already champions in countries like Italy, France, Greece and Spain, but in others the fight will be until the last minute.

In the Netherlands the top two are tied with the same number of points, in England City can again have the advantage over Liverpool if they win the match on Monday. In Germany, they lead Bayern Munich with four points more than Borussia Dortmund. In Portugal, the champion can be found next day.

Portugal: FC Porto and Benfica 'taco-a-taco' to the last breath

In Portugal, Benfica and FC Porto do not disarm in the title fight. Incarnates have 81 points in 32 games, while dragons have 79 points. These two points are actually three, as the 'incarnates' have an advantage in the direct confrontation (wins by 1-0 and 2-1 of Benfica) and also in the difference of goals (+68 against +49 of the formation north) . There are only six points in contention, with two days remaining until the end of the race.

Benfica can be champion in the next round to collect the three points in Vila do Conde against Rio Ave, where FC Porto tied for the 31st matchday. In addition to the possible victory at Arcos Stadium, the 'incarnates' need the dragons not to triumph in Madeira against the Nacional.

In the final round, Bruno Lage's team receives Santa Clara, while Sérgio Conceição's FC Porto play at home with Sporting. Who slips in these two games, can say goodbye to the title.

The Netherlands: Ajax and PSV in a fight to the millimeter

Portugal's identical situation is experienced in the Netherlands, where Ajax are tied with PSV in the lead, both with 80 points, after 32 days. In the remaining matches, the Amsterdam side host FC Utrecht and play away with De Graafschap. In the middle, they have the tie of the Champions League semi-final with Tottenham.

PSV have a lighter schedule, only two games until the end, both from the Dutch League: with AZ Alkmaar out and Heracles Almelo at home.

England: Manchester City with a 'hand' in the title, Liverpool waiting for a slip

In the Premier League the title fight of the conquest of the Premier League continues fought in the duel between Liverpool and Manchester City. The team that eliminated FC Porto remains in the lead with 94 points, but with a game more than the defending champion, Manchester City (92). Chelsea, third placed, is far behind in this race with 71 points.

On the final day Jurgen Klopp's side receive Wolverhampton from Nuno Espírito Santo. In the middle has the semi-final of the Champions League with Barcelona, ​​before the last game of the Premier League.

Guardiola's side host Leicester on Monday and on the final day of play they play off Brighton & Hove Albion. At the end of the championship, there is one more trophy to win: the FA Cup against Watford.

Germany: Bayern 'steals' Dortmund lead but will fight to the last round

Borussia Dortmund led the Bundesliga for several days but a crisis of results allowed Bayern Munich to reach the lead in the 28th round when the Bavarians thrashed their rivals 5-0. Nico Kovac's team had a season of ups and downs, was eliminated in the last 16 of the Champions League by Liverpool, so only the title in the Bundesliga can save the season.

At the moment, Bayern Munich lead with 74 points, while Borussia Dortmund is in second place, with four points of disadvantage. Leipzig, who are in third place, have 65 points.

By the end, Bayern Munich will face Eintracht Frankfurt at home and RB Leipzig out of doors. In the middle he plays the German Cup semi-final with Werder Bremen. Dortmund will play Fortuna Düsseldorf and play away with Borussia Monchengladbach.



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