Real Madrid settled the struggle for the Spanish League title “La Liga” and was crowned champion of the competition 4 stages before the end of the season, by defeating its guest Espanyol 4-0, within the 34th stage of the competition.
With this coronation, the Royal Club strengthened its record as the club with the most La Liga title with 35 titles, far ahead of second-placed Barcelona with 26 titles, while Atletico Madrid occupies third place with 11 titles.
Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti’s team had an exceptional season; Where he achieved outstanding results, and was at the top of the standings table in most periods of the season, and excelled individually and collectively.
In this report, we will highlight the most important stations that led the Royal Club train to the La Liga podium, adding a new title to its record studded with titles and achievements locally and continentally.
6 consecutive victories and stability in the lead
After winning the first round, Real Madrid stumbled in the second stage with a 3-3 draw with its host Levante, and gave Sevilla the opportunity to take the lead, after beating Getafe 0-1.
After a disappointing draw with Levante, Real Madrid quickly recovered and achieved a long series of 6 consecutive victories, returning to the top, taking advantage of the stumbles of its rivals Seville, Atletico Madrid, Real Sociedad and Barcelona.
Wasfa and then lead until the end of the season
Since the ninth round, the Royal Club slipped to second place in favor of the Andalusian club, and continued as runners-up until the 14th round, when it beat its host Granada 4-1, while Seville drew 2-2 with Deportivo Alaves.
During the 15th stage, Real Madrid met with its direct rival Seville, and French striker Karim Benzema’s teammates managed to achieve a valuable victory that proved them in the lead, and opened the way for a series of distinguished results that made Meringue move away at the top of the League until the difference expanded to more than 15 points.
Win over Sevilla, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid
During the first leg of the League, coach Ancelotti’s men achieved important victories over their direct competitors for the title, as the team returned with a valuable victory from the land of its rival Barcelona, and settled the Clasico in the “Camp Nou” 1-2.
In the 15th round, Real finished the most difficult confrontations of the season by defeating Seville with the same score 2-1, before coming out a winner in the Madrid derby against neighbors Atlético by a clean double in the 17th stage.
In the second leg matches against the same competitors, Real Madrid fell to Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu 0-4 in the 29th round, but the team was not affected by the loss of the Clasico and quickly recovered and beat Seville at its stadium, “Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan” 2-3, In a match that largely decided the title race.
In anticipation of the return match against Atletico Madrid, the Royal Club scored 12 points out of a possible 15 points against its 3 title rivals, with 4 victories and one loss.
Real Madrid outperformed all its rivals in the Spanish League
During the current season 2021-22, the Royal Club outperformed all its competitors in the League, and achieved remarkable numbers that led it to win the title well and deservedly, and before the end of the competition by 4 full stages.
After entering the 34th stage, Real Madrid scored 73 goals, and is the owner of the strongest attacking line in the league. It is also the second strongest line of defense in the competition, as it conceded 29 goals compared to 28 that conceded Seville.
Distinguished numbers for Karim Benzema in the League
Meringue striker Karim Benzema is the top scorer in the Spanish league this season with 26 goals, compared to 14 goals for his Brazilian colleague, Vinicius Junior, fourth in the standings.