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Barcelona Can Catch Real Madrid In La Liga, Says Neymar

Brazilian and Barcelona winger Neymar believes that his side can catch Real Madrid to win the Spanish Football League La Liga. During an interview with Red Bull, Neymar stated that nothing is impossible. Defending Champions of La Liga are currently at the second spot in standings though they played two more games than Real Madrid. Since La Liga 2011-12, Real Madrid have not won La Liga and despite having lead over other clubs, the Championship is looking more competitive.

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Neymar: Barcelona Can Catch Real Madrid

While speaking with Red Bull Neymar said “I know it’s a little hard, but nothing is impossible. Last year, we were 12 points ahead of second place – and we only won by one or two, if I’m not mistaken.” Barcelona won La Liga 2015-16 with one points more than points collected by Real Madrid.

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La Liga 2015-16 standings

“There are still a lot of games to go, a lot of matches, anything can happen, and we are really focused. We are thirsty for the title and we’re going for it.”

Neymar also spoke about the La Liga. He said “I think it’s currently the best league, the Spanish league,” he continued. Spanish clubs have been winning virtually all the international titles in the last three years. [with the Champions League] interchanging between Barcelona and [Real] Madrid.”

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