Xabi Alonso expecting surprises in La Liga title race

Atletico Madrid lead the Spanish League with 76 points, Barcelona are a close second with 75 and Real Madrid are currently third with 73.

updated: April 04, 2014 09:04 IST
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Madrid: Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso believes his side still have every chance of claiming the La Liga title this year despite falling into third place with just seven games remaining.

Los Blancos' city rivals Atletico Madrid lead the way on 76 points, one ahead of Barcelona in second with Real a further two points behind the Catalans.

Things are further complicated for Carlo Ancelotti's men because they have an inferior head-to-head record against both Atletico and Barca meaning they can't afford to even finish level on points with either of their title rivals.

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