MADRID, Spain, March 13 – Barcelona women’s team won the Primera Division in the best way possible on Sunday by beating Real Madrid 5-0 to be crowned champions for a third consecutive season.
Barca’s victory sent them 22 points clear at the top of the table with six games to play.
The dominant Catalans have won their 24 games played so far, with an astonishing 136 goals scored and only six conceded.
Last season, Barcelona achieved a historic treble by winning the league, the Champions League and the Copa de la Reina.
Having already won the Spanish Super Cup this season, they could still do better and do the quadruple.
Barca are in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, in which they will face Real Madrid again, this time over two legs, and in the quarter-finals of the cup, with a game against Real Sociedad coming up next week. .
The home game against Real Madrid in the Champions League will be played at the 99,000 capacity Camp Nou.
Real Madrid only officially launched their women’s team in 2020 and although they are improving rapidly, they have some work to do to close the gap with Barcelona. Madrid are fifth in the standings, 29 points behind the new champions.
Alexia Putellas, the Spaniard who won the Women’s Ballon d’Or in November, scored twice for two minutes towards the end of the first half at the Johan Cruyff stadium.
Patri Guijarro and Jenni Hermoso were both on the scoresheet in the second half then, either side of a Babett Peter own goal as Barcelona clinched the title in style.