After clinching a spot in the Champions League final, Diego Simeone's side could clinch La Liga this weekend if results go its way
UEFA Champions League finalist Atletico Madrid turns its attention back to winning the La Liga title when it visits Levante on Sunday.
Diego Simeone's men qualified for just their second final in Europe's elite club competition with a 3-1 semifinal win over Chelsea on Wednesday, setting up a meeting with city rival Real Madrid in Lisbon on May 24.
But focus switches back to domestic matters this weekend, and an improbable set of results could see Atleti claim a first Liga title in 18 years.
Barca hosts relegation-threatened Getafe, which has never won at Camp Nou, on Saturday and will be unable to retain its crown if it succumbs to a shock defeat and Atleti overcomes Levante.
That unlikely prospect coming to fruition would leave the leaders with a nervous wait to see if Valencia can obtain a surprise win at Real later on Sunday that would see Simeone's charges clinch the title.
Regardless of what happens elsewhere this weekend, few would bet against Atleti getting its hands on the trophy in its current form.
The Vicente Calderon outfit is on a 15-match unbeaten run in all competitions and has won its last nine top-flight fixtures.
With that in mind, the prospect of traveling to a Levante side sitting comfortably in mid-table and with just a single victory from its last nine matches will not fill Atleti with dread.
In the build-up to Sunday's match, Simeone remarked: "We start preparing for the match against Levante, and nothing must distract us from keeping our focus on Levante."