3 reasons why Barcelona won the La Liga 2022-23 title in convincing fashion

Barca win La Liga: Barcelona secured the La Liga 2022-23 title last night with a 4-2 away win over Espanyol in their 34th league match.

The Catalan side began proceedings knowing that a win would secure their 27th La Liga Championship and what we witnessed was a professional performance.

Lewandowski led the way with 2 goals before Balde and Kounde completed the formalities with their strikes. For Espanyol, Puado and Joselu scored late consolation efforts.

This ensured Barcelona a first league title since 2019 and will now look to end the season on the high and begin preparations for the next season.

Without further ado, let us see 3 reasons why Barcelona secured the La Liga title in commanding fashion.

Home Form


Barcelona have played 17 matches so far at the Camp Nou and are the only side to yet lose at their home this season.

Such has been their domination on their home patch winning 14 and dropping just 3 points.

Xavi’s side haven’t been roaring in front of goal at home scoring 33 goals from these matches. However, his side developed the ground into a fortress this season with their commanding attitude.

What led to Barca’s dominance this season with also the fact that they conceded a mere 2 goals at home so far.

The immaculate and solidity at the back led to the team being more flexible and confidence as the season progressed.

Clean Sheet record


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Marc Ter Stegan enjoys his best ever individual season at Barcelona registering 25 clean sheets in 34 matches this season.

His next best was 19 in the 2017/18 season. The massive difference has shown the improvement in quality from the German goalkeeper.

Ter Stegan has been one of the players of the season for Barcelona with his instinctive abilities and confidence between the sticks.

On the way to this record, he broke the record of most clean-sheets in a single season for the club set by Claudio Bravo (23).

It has been the season of season for Ter Stegan which has ensured Barcelona a first league triumph in 4 years.

Lewandowski factor


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The Polish striker joined the club at the start of the season from Bayern Munich and did not take time to settle in.

He is on track to end the season with the Golden Boot having scored 21 goals so far in the season, being 4 ahead of Benzema’s 17.

Lewandowski has been the perfect foil for the club with his goal-scoring abilities and leadership.

His experience has not added much burden on Xavi’s shoulders as he has taken up the responsibility of winning matches for the club.

Robert also has the most goal contributions in the league this season (27). The Polish striker has been at the top of his game and has proved he can shift from one league to another, still making a difference.