Barcelona clinch their 8th la liga title in their 11th season.
Fans of men’s football worldwide are eager to known the latest news about football league. As the division of the Spanish football league system, La Liga gets ever-increasing popularity all through the world and encourages football fans to watch this football league. Every beginner to this National Professional Football League thinks about how many teams contested. There are 20 teams contested with the three lowest-placed teams at the season’s end relegated to the segunda division. These three teams are replaced by the top three teams in that division. The usual double round-robin format is followed in this football competition. This football season lasts from August to May. All clubs play with other clubs two times for 38 matchdays one at home and once away. Every team gets 3 points for a win. However, there is one point for a draw. No point for a loss. These teams are ranked by points with the highest ranked club at the season’s end crowned champion.
La Liga 2018-19 season
La Liga season 2018-19 is known as La Liga Santander as the sponsorship reason. This season is 88th season since its establishment. This season started on 17 August 2018 and scheduled to complete on 26 May 2019. This is the first season using VAR. Barcelona are the defending champions as they win La Liga season for 25th time. Barcelona was crowned as the league winners for the second season after defeating Levante UD 1-0 with the three games to spare.
Barcelona gets another La Liga title by defeating Levante by a 1-0 on Saturday. This team leads Atletico Madrid by nine points with the three games remaining. This team still could be tied on points. On the other hand, this team won the head-to-head season with Atletico which may be the tie-breaker. This title is the eight La Liga title for Barcelona in the last eleven seasons. This victory is a testament to the incredible consistency of the team. Atletico won the league in 2013/14 and Read Madrid won the league in both 2011/12 and 2016/17. Barcelona failed to finish in the top two 2007/08 as they finished 3rd. The eighth La Liga title of Real Madrid in 9 seasons in the 60s was the only era beats the decade plus run of Barcelona.
Important reasons behind the success
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez played the main role behind the success rate of the Barcelona team as they have provided 55 goals out of 86 goals of this team. Messi has successfully scored the one goal on Saturday in opposition to Leganes at the Camp Nou subsequent to its arrival as an alternate. This goal was his 34th goal in the La Liga. He has 13 assists and scored or assisted each of his appearances 17 times at the Camp Nou with 19 goals and 7 assists. Goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen played 3150 minutes with records of 16 clean sheets and conceding 32 goals. As the workhorse at the Barcelona defense’s heart, Gerard Pique played an important role in this season with 2970 minutes. He missed two games through injury and a yellow card accumulation.