No final-day drama as Barcelona hold off Real with Suarez hat-trick

Luis Suarez celebrating the second of his three goals at Granada that helped Barcelona clinch the Spanish title on the final day of the season. The Primera Liga top scorer's 38th, 39th and 40th goals of the season for a 3-0 win meant that Cristiano R
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Luis Suarez celebrating the second of his three goals at Granada that helped Barcelona clinch the Spanish title on the final day of the season. The Primera Liga top scorer's 38th, 39th and 40th goals of the season for a 3-0 win meant that Cristiano Ronaldo's double for Real Madrid's 2-0 win at Deportivo La Coruna was in vain. Barcelona finished on 91 points, one ahead of their archrivals.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 15, 2016, with the headline 'No final-day drama as Barcelona hold off Real with Suarez hat-trick'. Print Edition | Subscribe