With 12 league games played, one less for Real Madrid and Barcelona due to the postponement of El Clasico, Atletico Madrid are currently on 21 points with the other two giants on 22 respectively.
Barcelona have dropped 11 points this season (defeat to Athletic Club, Granada and Levante and a draw with Osasuna), which is the same as Real Madrid (defeat against Real Mallorca and draws against Real Valladolid, Real Betis, Villarreal and Atletico Madrid).
Atletico Madrid, meanwhile have lost 12 points (defeat at Real Sociedad and draws against Real Madrid, Valencia, Celta Vigo, Sevilla, Alaves and Real Valladolid).
There was a time when the league leaders used to reach a 100 points by the end of their season in order confirm themselves as the winner of La Liga, however, current form suggests that only 79 points would be needed for the title, the lowest since Real Madrid won LaLiga Santander in 2006/07.
As Marca, reveal, here's the list of all champions of La Liga since the 2006/07 season and the points it took the leaguer leaders to become champions while the 2019/20 season shows the estimate of the road ahead based on the current position of the teams in the league....
- 2019/20 - If there's a winner in the Clasico, 79 points. If not, 73 points.
- 2018/19 - Barcelona, 87 points.
- 2017/18 - Barcelona, 93 points.
- 2016/17 - Real Madrid, 93 points.
- 2015/16 - Barcelona, 91 points.
- 2014/15 - Barcelona, 94 points.
- 2013/14 - Atletico, 90 points.
- 2012/13 - Barcelona, 100 points.
- 2011/12 - Real Madrid, 100 points.
- 2010/11 - Barcelona, 96 points.
- 2009/10 - Barcelona, 99 points.
- 2008/09 - Barcelona, 87 points.
- 2007/08 - Real Madrid, 85 points.
- 2006/07 - Real Madrid, 76 points.