Barcelona wins Spanish league title with Messi hat trick

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their third goal. (Reuters)

Barcelona won the Spanish league title for the third time in four seasons on Sunday with Lionel Messi scoring a hat trick as the Catalan club remained unbeaten.

Philippe Coutinho also scored to give Barcelona a 4-2 win at Deportivo La Coruna, enough for Barcelona to take an insurmountable 11-point lead over Atletico Madrid.

Third-place Real Madrid is 15 points behind.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:51 - GMT 06:51