Lionel Messi’s 65th minute lone strike handed Barcelona the 2015 La Liga title, just enough to win the crown even on away turf.

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Barcelona beat defending champions, Athletico Madrid, in their dreaded home ground 1-0 on Sunday to take an unassailable four-point lead ahead of Real Madrid, who beat Espanyol 4-1, with Christiano Ronaldo netting three goals.

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Barcelona sits comfortably on 97 points with a match to go. Real occupy the second spot with 93 points with a match with the same number of match to play.

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