La Liga players behaving badly as battle at the bottom gets weird

Friday’s preview was supposed to be a little bit easier for poor, frazzled La Liga Loca. Barcelona trundle on with a huge lead at the top of the table. Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid do their thing. 

But then a mini-crisis struck the selfish league leaders and everything at the top is wide open again. At least the prospect of another couple of Madrid derbies has been put to one side for the moment, with both clubs avoiding each other in the semi-finals of the Champions League. Let’s just say that Pep Guardiola will be ordering in some titanium-reinforced shin pads. 

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