LaLiga final day LIVE: Real Madrid and Atletico battle for the title

LIVE: LALIGA TITLE SHOWDOWN… Bitter rivals Atletico and Real Madrid face Valladolid and Villarreal as the race to be crowned Spanish champions goes down to the final game of the season

  • An enthralling final round of action is in store in LaLiga on Saturday evening
  • Atletico and rivals Real Madrid are tussling for the title in their final matches
  • Diego Simeone’s men are two points clear of Zinedine Zidane’s Real side 
  • Atletico face Valladolid away while Real have the tough task of beating Villarreal 
  • Latest La Liga news, including fixtures and results
  • La Liga table – as it stands 

An enthralling day awaits us as Atletico and Real Madrid battle it out for LaLiga glory during the final round of fixtures this season. 

Diego Simeone’s Atletico side head into today’s eagerly-anticipated action as favourites, sitting two points clear of Real ahead of their season finale against Valladolid, whose relegation will be confirmed if they lose or draw.

Real, meanwhile, face a tricky test against Europa League finalists Villarreal – who have plenty to play for themselves – at home but as ever with Los Blancos, you simply can’t write them off.

Follow Sportsmail’s Toby Miles for live coverage of the LaLiga finale, including scorelines, build-up and results as Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid battle it out for the title. 

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If they’re triumphant today, Atletico Madrid will clinch only their second Spanish championship since the year 2000. 

Their last was the 2013-14 season, and it’s been Barcelona and Real back dominating again since. 

It came down to the wire seven years ago, too. Atletico faced-off with Barcelona on the final day, with their pair separated by just three points. The match ended in a nail-biting draw, a result which could be enough tonight. 

Atletico Madrid fans are building the atmosphere both at home and in Valladolid, with some supporters gathering in front of the Neptuno Fountain in Madrid, where they celebrate triumphs. 

The Spanish press are pumped-up for this weekend’s showdown in Madrid, with excited headlines splashed all across the back pages. 

Atletico Madrid have led for much of this season but it’s come down to the wire this evening after Real wrestled back into contention. 

Diego Simeone’s side still go in with the advantage though, and Barcelona are out of reach.

Atletico Madrid – 83 pts, 37 games

Real Madrid – 81 pts, 37 games 

Barcelona – 76 pts, 37 games 

Good afternoon and welcome to Sportsmail’s coverage of the LaLiga final day showdown between two Madrid giants. 

Valladolid host Atletico while Villarreal are at the Bernabeu to play Real. Both opposing sides could cause the critical shake-up to decide the title. 

Stay tuned right here for all the build-up and live updates from both games. 

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