clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Hristo Stoichkov calls for La Liga to finish, Barcelona to be crowned champions

It’s the fairest thing, apparently

Leo Messi Receives ‘Bota de Oro’ Award 2013 Photo by Miquel Benitez/Getty Images

Hristo Stoichkov says the 2019-20 La Liga season should be called off and Barcelona handed the title.

La Liga has been suspended indefinitely because of the coronavirus with no indication yet of when, or indeed if, the competition will be able to resume.

Barcelona top the standings after 27 games with 58 points, two clear of Real Madrid in second place.

Stoichkov says Barcelona should be crowned champions and also offered his thoughts on relegation and promotion.

“It would be fairer to end LaLiga how it is with the games that have been played.

“The league could stay as it is and no team gets relegated and then the top two teams in the Second Division get promoted directly and you have a league of 22 teams.”

Source | Mundo Deportivo

La Liga have appeared pretty committed to playing out the remaining games, but there is still no way of knowing when it will be safe to resume the competition.

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Barca Blaugranes Daily Roundup newsletter!

A daily roundup of Barca news from Barca Blaugranes