The 2021/22 La Liga season is over. Let’s explore the past season for noteworthy stats, thrilling fixtures, and memorable matchups.
In the final match before Xavi’s takeover, Barcelona blew a three-goal lead against Celta Vigo. At halftime, Ansu Fati, Sergio Busquets, and Memphis Depay had given the visitors total control. With 16 minutes remaining, Nolito made it 3-2. Celta Vigo completed a remarkable comeback, with Iago Aspas scoring twice, including a 96th-minute equaliser. Aspas’ second means Barcelona had gone four games without a win in La Liga and the title race really seemed over from that point.
The top scorers chart was dominated by Real Madrid’s main man, Karim Benzema. The Frenchman scored a dazzling amount of 27 goals in just 32 games. This means he averaged 0.84 goals per match in La Liga.
The assist race was a close one in La Liga with Ousmane Dembélé just edging out topscorer Karim Benzema. The French winger provided just one more assist, but he needed fewer games to do it. He assisted 13 goals in 21 games, which meant he averaged 0.62 assists per match.