Barcelona win La Liga: Barcelona have ensured a first league title in 4 years with their 4-2 away win over Espanyol last night in the La Liga.
With the win, Barcelona took a 14-point lead over Real Madrid and assured themselves a 27th La Liga title in the history of the competition.
Strikes from Lewandowski (2), Balde and Kounde ensured Xavi a second title this season having already won the Spanish Super Cup.
Without further ado, lets look at the three key players who set the ball rolling with their performances for the Catalan side.
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The ex-Leeds player and right winger enjoyed a good season with Barcelona having registered 7 goals and an equal number of assists in 32 matches.
His threatening runs down the flanks coupled with the intelligent to deliver the right ball hereby threading the opposition defence ensured success.
Raphinha has the most assists for the club in the league this season.
In the title winning game last night as well, he provided the assist for the game’s first goal scored by Lewandowski.
Marc Ter Stegan
The German goalkeeper is another key player which led Barcelona to glory this season.
Ter Stegan achieved a record 25 clean-sheets in the competition this season beating the club record previously held by Bravo (23).
🎙️| Robert Lewandowski on ter Stegen
🗣️: “This is Ter Stegen’s season. Football is a team sport, but Marc has been very good in many games and I’m sure he’ll break the record. I’m very happy for him because I know how hard he worked to achieve it.” pic.twitter.com/eFeEDyQEQ7
— Barça Buzz (@Barca_Buzz) May 9, 2023
The Barca goalkeeper is head and shoulders above the rest of the competitors this season and rightfully holds the numero uno position.
Xavi’s side conceded a mere 2 goals at home all season which encapsulates the confidence and importance of the German keeper.
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Pressure of a new league? Not at all feels Barcelona striker, Lewandowski.
The striker moved to the Spanish league in the 2022 summer following a high profile move from Bayern Munich.
He settled into the new league and system with utmost ease and is leading the race for the Pichichi trophy.
Robert Lewandowski really delivered in his first Barcelona season 😤 pic.twitter.com/8L8UyJE01G
— GOAL (@goal) May 15, 2023
Lewandowski has struck 21 goals so far and can make this season a personal success if he can end up with the Golden Boot.
Robert has the most goal contributions in the La Liga 2022-23 season as well (27).