On Sunday, May 22, the curtain came down on the 2022/2021 season in the five major leagues, with Manchester City, AC Milan, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, and Bayern Munich winning the league titles.
Football fans lived moments of excitement and suspense that accompanied the matches of the past season, as the enthusiasm reached its peak, not only in the title fight, but also the competition for the qualifying spots for the European Champions League, European League and European Conference League.
Manchester United and Arsenal out of the Champions League in England
Manchester City crowned the English Premier League title after an exciting struggle with Liverpool, who finished second, while Chelsea finished its difficult and volatile season in third place, ahead of its London neighbors Tottenham, who settled the battle for fourth place, the last qualifying places for the Champions League.
English Premier League standings
As for the two ancient teams, Arsenal and Manchester United, they settled in fifth and sixth places, respectively, to qualify for the European League next season, while West Ham finished in seventh place and qualified to participate in the European Conference League.
A traditional quartet settles the European positions in the Spanish League
In the Spanish League, the Royal Club finished the season in the lead, winning the title well deservedly, far ahead of its closest rivals Barcelona, who finished runners-up by 15 points from the top, while Atletico Madrid came in third place ahead of Sevilla in fourth.
Cup holders Real Betis succeeded in finishing the season in fifth place to participate again in the European League with Real Sociedad, who finished sixth and ensured his participation in the second European competition for clubs, while Villarreal, who reached the semi-finals of the European Champions this season, settled in seventh place. To participate in the European Conference League competition.
Calcio presents its strongest club to the Champions League
In the Italian League, Milan returned to the top again and ended its season at the top; To crown the title for the first time in 11 years, beating its neighbor Inter Milan, who finished second, Napoli, who finished third, and Juventus fourth, to qualify the quartet to represent “Italians” in the prestigious European competition.
As for Italy’s seats in the European League, the two capitals were decided by the capital, as Lazio finished the season in fifth place, a point ahead of its neighbor Rome, who finished in sixth place, while the European Conference League seat went to Fiorentina seventh at the expense of Atalanta eighth.
The German quartet in the Champions League led by the champion Bayern Munich
As for the German League, there is nothing new at the top, as Bayern Munich continued its monopoly on the title for the tenth consecutive season, and finished first, ahead of Borussia Dortmund second, Bayer Leverkusen third, and Leipzig fourth.
Germany will be represented in the European League by Union Berlin – the surprise of the season – who finished in fifth place, ahead of Freiburg, who finished sixth, while Cologne guaranteed participation in the European Conference League by placing seventh.
Marseille returns to represent France in the Champions League
Olympique Marseille returned to represent France in the European Champions League, after it finished “Ligue 1” in second place behind champion Paris Saint-Germain, and will participate directly in the group stage, while Monaco will have to enter the preliminary round of the prestigious European competition.
As for the qualifying place for the European League next season, it was reserved by Rennes, who is in fourth place, who has a better goal difference than the fifth Nice, who will participate in the European Conference League competition.
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