At the beginning of April, Los Blancos appeared dead and buried in the title race, and headed into their El Clasico bout against Barcelona 10 points behind their fierce rivals.
A Real win cut the lead down to seven points, but after the Catalan giants’ recent slump in form, their lead has now been reduced to just one point, with only two games to play.
The capital club could overtake their eternal rivals this weekend when they host Valencia at the Bernabeu on Sunday, knowing that a victory, and a slip up for Barca against neighbours Espanyol, could see then leapfrop Luis Enrique’s side.
Atletico Madrid—who are also one ahead of Real—travel to bottom club Levante, and will surely be confident of picking up maximum points.
However, speaking to the media [as per AS], Vazquez has confirmed that Real are in fine fettle ahead of their showdown with Valencia.
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“The team is very happy and pleased that we’re in a good phase,” the attacker began, speaking in light of Los Merengues’ Champions League semi-final triumph over Manchester City. “We now concentrate on Sunday’s match against Valencia.