Did Elche get their just deserts with demotion?

And that’s why the dynamic, suspense-filled La Liga keeps on delivering and why the boring, oh-so-predictable land of the English Premier League is lagging far behind in the sexy stakes. As far back as a month ago, the world had no idea if the Spanish league season was ever going to end due to a big-wig playground scrap which was eventually broken up by a judge.

On Friday, nearly two weeks after the completion of La Primera, one Spanish team that was relegated was replaced by another, while a third is in the Champions League final having finished about 200 points above the aforementioned pair. Take that mother country of football!

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