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BARCELONA: Barcelona retained the Spanish La Liga football title on the final day of the 2009-10 season with a 4-0 win over Valladolid at the Camp Nou on Sunday to finish above arch-rival Real Madrid.
An own goal from Luis Prieto and a Pedro Rodriguez strike put Barcelona 2-0 up at the break before Lionel Messi took his season's tally to 34 goals with a second half brace.
Inter wins Serie ‘A'
At Rome, Inter Milan secured a fifth straight Serie ‘A' title after Diego Milito scored the only goal in a 1-0 win at Siena on Sunday as AS Roma finished second, two points behind, despite its 2-0 win at Chievo.
La Liga: Barcelona 4 (Prieto 27-og, Pedro 31, Messi 61, 75) bt Valladolid 0; Malaga 1 (Duda 9) drew with Real Madrid 1 (van der Vaart 48); Osasuna 1 (Dady 55) drew with Xerez 1 (Antonito 61); Racing Santander 2 (Tchite 34, 54) bt Sporting Gijon 0; Valencia 1 (Alexis 90) bt Tenerife 0.
Serie ‘A': Atalanta 1 (Ceravolo 48) lost to Palermo 2 (Cavani 12, 90-pen); Bari 2 (Stellini 36, Rivas 90) bt Fiorentina 0; Cagliari 1 (Ragatzu 65) drew with Bologna 1 (Adailton 3).
Catania 1 (Maxi Lopez 65) bt Genoa 0; Chievo 0 lost to AS Roma 2 (Vucinic 39, De Rossi 45); Parma 4 (Lanzafame 45, 46, Morrone 49, Crespo 90) bt Livorno 1 (Danilevicius 72); Sampdoria 1 (Pazzini 51) bt Napoli 0; Siena 0 lost to Inter Milan 1 (Milito 57). — Agencies
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