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Best in La Liga

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The La Liga is currently having the most intense title race of all major leagues in Europe, with Barcelona and Real Madrid level on points. However, while Barcelona are ahead owing to their superior goal difference, it looks like the title race is going all the way down the wire. 

La Liga was one of the worst affected leagues due to Covid-19 and, combined with the departure of Lionel Messi, which financially affected it. However, since then, Real Madrid have won the Champions League. In addition, the league has seen brilliant players such as Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha, Ferran Torres, Aurelien Tchouameni, and Antonio Rudiger, which has raised its profile. 

However, among all the transfers, none have been more successful than Lewandowski, who has been the target man Barcelona have sorely missed since Luis Suarez’s departure. 

And we bring you the stats from an incredible La Liga season.

Top Goal Scorers in 2022/23 La Liga season

Robert Lewandowski: He may be 34 years old, but Robert Lewandowski shows no signs of slowing down. After signing for Barcelona, there were concerns about whether Lewandowski would be able to adapt to the league. However, 15 goals in the league prove the Pole has been a wise investment. His goals have been the reason why Barcelona are top of the league despite getting knocked out in the Champions League group stages. The club have been so dependent on him that their second-highest scorer is Ousmane Dembele, with only four goals to his name.

Karim Benzema: The current Ballon d’Or winner was having an underwhelming season before the World Cup, having scored only five goals. However, missing the tournament in Qatar has been a blessing in disguise for him as he has been in form since the league restarted and is currently on 14 goals, the second-most in the league.

Enes Unal: A significant reason why Getafe are three points above the relegation zone and not in it is the impressive goal-scoring form of Turkish forward Enes Unal. The 25-year-old has experienced a brilliant resurgence of form, scoring eight goals in seven matches. This includes two braces he scored in consecutive games against Girona and Cadiz to take his tally to 13.

Joselu: Espanyol are experiencing a nightmare season in La Liga, with the team in the relegation zone. However, one of the players who can hold his head high is Joselu. The striker, who joined over the summer, has been the lone spark for Espanyol, scoring 12 out of the total 34 goals scored by the team. And if Espanyol want to stay in La Liga, Joselu will have to do most of the heavy lifting.

Borja Iglesias: After finishing fifth in La Liga last season, Real Betis are again going strong, currently in sith. And their primary source of goals this season has been striker Borja Iglesias who has scored 12 goals till now. Iglesias has been part of the team since 2019. However, this season has been his finest, and he has already surpassed his previous best ever tally for the club in a season.

Iago Aspas: In the last seven years, Iago Aspas has been a revelation for Celta de Vigo. Ever since rejoining the club Iago Aspas has scored 146 goals and 52 assists. And this season has been no different as Iago Aspas has 12 goals to his name, helping Celta de Vigo To climb up to tenth place in the league.

Highest Goal Scorer 2022-23

Player  Goals  Clubs
Robert Lewandowski 17 Barcelona
Karim Benzema 14 Real Madrid
Enes Unal 13 Getafe
Joselu 12 Espanyol
Borja Iglesias 12 Real Betis

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Top Assists in La Liga 2022/23 season 

Antoine Griezmann: Antoine Griezmann has been one of the few positives in a far-from-perfect season for Atletico Madrid. The Frenchman has scored nine goals and provided eight assists that have helped Atletico Madrid to remain in the top four.

Mikel Merino: Real Sociedad are flying high in the La Liga. The team are currently in fourth place and have positioned themselves firmly to qualify for the Champions League. And one of the men having a stellar season is Mikel Merino, who has provided eight assists, the most by any player in the league.

Rodrygo: Real Madrid’s charge at the La Liga title has been a team affair, with no particular player dominating the goal-scoring or goals-creating department. Rodrygo has been their best man, creatively creating seven assists for his teammates.

Lucas Robertone: UD Almeria have found it difficult in their first season back in La Liga, with the team currently in 16th, three points above the relegation zone. However, it is players like Lucas Robertone that are keeping the team from avoiding the drop. The midfielder has provided seven assists so far this season.

Robert Lewandowski: Robert Lewandowski is not just scoring goals but is also creating them. To add to his 17 goals, Lewandowski has also provided six assists. With performances like this, he is making a solid case of winning La Liga’s best player and best forward awards.

Most Assists 2022-23

Players  Clean Sheets  Clubs 
Antoine Griezmann 8 Atletico Madrid
Mikel Merino 8 Real Sociedad
Rodrygo 7 Real Madrid
Lucas Robertone 7 UD Almeria
Robert Lewandowski 6 Barcelona

Top Clean Sheets in 2022/23 La Liga season 

Marc Andre Ter Stegen: Barcelona have conceded only nine goals in the league so far, the best record not only in La Liga but across all top five European leagues. And one of the critical reasons for this has been their goalkeeper Marc Andre Ter Stegen. The German shot-stopper has kept 21 clean sheets in 28 matches, making him the best goalkeeper in the league.

Jan Oblak: Atletico Madrid always been a team that have performed brilliantly in defence, and one of the key reasons for it is their Slovenian shot-stopper, Jan Oblak. The 1.88-metre goalkeeper has kept 12 clean sheets helping his team climb all the way to third in the league table.

Alex Remiro: Real Sociedad have been one of the most improved sides in La Liga as they sit in fourth. And one of their stars has been their goalkeeper Alex Remiro. The 27-year-old has kept 11 clean sheets so far in the season.

Stole Dimitrievski: The North Macedonian goalkeeper has also been one of the key reasons Rayo Vallecano are in a comfortable ninth position in the league. Stole Dimitrievski has kept nine clean sheets so far this season.

Conan Ledesma: Cadiz are just four points above the relegation zone and have endured a below-par season. However, their shot-stopper Conan Ledesma has been one of the few positives for the team. The Argentine has kept nine clean sheets so far this season.

Most Clean Sheets 2022-23

Player  Clean Sheets  Clubs 
Marc Andre Ter Stegen 21 Barcelona
Jan Oblak 12 Athletic Club Bilbao
Alex Remiro 11 Real Sociedad
Stole Dimitrievski 9 Rayo Vallecano
Conan Ledesma 9 Cadiz


The 2022/23 La Liga season started on August 12, 2022 and will end on June 4, 2023.

Saumy Deepak Tripathi
A Bayern Munich fan who is deeply in love with football statistics. Has a soft spot for goalkeepers! (well only he knows why). You’ll find him vibing on 70’s classic songs and spends an abnormal amount of time cooking.

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