La Liga Standings: Top Four Predictions Ahead Of New Season

Overview

The final La Liga standings at the end of the season is one of the most important things for football fans in Spain. The Spanish league’s top four race and the entire 2022/23 season started and ended in enjoyable fashion. 

The Blaugrana (Culers or Barcelonistes) simply known as Barcelona or Barça to the football world were crowned champions of the league season. They came ahead of bitter rivals Real Madrid who were knocked out of the UEFA Champions League by eventual winners, Manchester City. 

Legendary Polish striker Robert Lewandowski ended up as the club and league’s top scorer. He was able to notch twenty-three goals and seven assists in thirty-four appearances and 2,852 minutes played. 

Robert Lewandowski was closely followed by Real Madrid’s legendary striker Karim Benzema who has since departed the club for Saudi Arabia this summer. The French hitman was able to rack up nineteen goals and three assists in twenty-four appearances and 2,048 minutes played. 

Lewandowski himself came out as Barcelona’s top assister with seven assists. He is followed by Brazil’s Raphinha who notched seven assists, while Ousmane Dembele comes a close third with seven assists too. 

La Liga Top Summer And New Season

Football fans around the world know that the top four occupants of the La Liga league standings would represent the division at the next edition of the UEFA Champions League.

Soon after the conclusion of the 2022/2023 season, La Liga’s summer transfer market opened, and teams rapidly reached agreements on a number of transfers.

Before the start of the upcoming La Liga season, Spanish clubs are already making sure their teams are in top shape. With so many talented new players on board, this next season should be a blast. 

The 2022/23 summer transfer window opened in June 2023. It will remain open until Friday, September 1, 2023.

The 2023/24 La Liga season starts on Sunday, August 12, 2023, which is just a few days away. The season will end on Sunday, May 26, 2024. The usual hot race for the top four positions in La Liga standings will resume when the season starts. Our experts at Betting Tips Africa will be predicting which team will likely clinch a spot in this article.

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SoccerVista’s Topic Of Discussion For The Week

Our revered page will centre its attention on the Spanish La Liga in this week’s edition. This edition will specifically target and reveal the most likely clubs to grab a spot in the top four positions in the La Liga standings.

The summer transfer window is one of the most significant times in a football season. It is a time for clubs to do a complete review of their playing and non-playing squad. As a sport, football doesn’t follow any strict rules. Teams who make moves during the transfer window often have a better season overall the following year. On the flip side, it might be a catastrophe for other teams who have done the same. 

The top four teams in last season’s La Liga standings have already commenced operations on signing new players as well as trimming their squads. These teams include Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, and Real Sociedad

So, in this edition, we will take a keen and early look at the clubs most likely to make the top four positions in next year’s final La Liga standings. We will also discuss the reasons behind our predictions with our readers. Lastly, we will reveal how gamblers can profit from the eventuality that the scenarios occur.  

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La Liga Standings: Brief Overview Of The Top Four 

It is common knowledge that winning the La Liga is paramount but comes with lots of pressure. For teams unable to top the La Liga standings at the end of the season, the next best thing is to aim for a spot in the top four positions of the La Liga standings. This is a key aspect of what Spanish teams playing at the highest level strive for every season.  

To place in the top four spots in the La Liga standings means to end the season in between first and fourth position. This means that the top four teams in the La Liga standings are the ones that finished the season in either first, second, third, or fourth position based on their point totals. 

La Liga Standings: Why Do Clubs Make The Top Four A Minimum Achievement? 

Obviously, topping the La Liga standings and winning the title is the most important goal. However, qualifying for the UEFA Champions League by securing a spot in the top four is also a significant accomplishment. 

UEFA is an acronym for the Union of European Football Associations. The Champions League tournament is regarded as the most prestigious club competition in the world. The tournament is competed annually by the best teams around Europe. 

In terms of attractiveness and revenue, there is no other club competition that comes close to UEFA Champions League. This is because the majority of the world’s best teams and players ply their trade in Europe.

Teams that qualify for the tournament share in the revenue generated through numerous means like television broadcasts. Participation in the competition also means the club can attract top-tier players as the biggest names in the sport want to compete in the highest-level events. 

These are some of the reasons why clubs make the achievement of a top four spot the minimum if they can’t win the title. 

La Liga Standings: How Does A Four Spot Impact Clubs Positively And Negatively?

To put it simply, finishing in the top four positions of the final La Liga standings brings in a massive amount of revenue/money for the clubs that make it. 

Fund availability is essential for the survival and smooth operation of any club. Employees like scouts, managers, coaches, players, stewards, groundsmen and many more must be paid their wages or salary. They also need to balance all their financial obligations without violating the principles of financial fair play. Thus, clubs take their sources of revenue very seriously.  

Clubs that clinch a top four spot in the final La Liga standings are guaranteed additional funding that can be put toward maintaining the club’s operations.

On the other hand, clubs that do not make the top four positions have less revenue to work with. They would have to operate with a tight budget due to financial fair play restrictions. Selling off some key players may be a common occurrence for such clubs. 

La Liga Standings: Clubs Most Likely To Make The Top Four In 23/24 

Real Madrid

Los Blancos were unable to win the La Liga title last season as they were outperformed by arch-rivals, Barcelona. They were also knocked out of their favourite competition, the UEFA Champions League by eventual winners, Manchester City. 

It is obvious that they are disappointed to lose out on both trophies last season and their recruitment has shown that. The club brought in Jude Bellingham from Borussia Dortmund for a fee of 95 million pounds and Arda Guler from Fenerbahce to bolster a midfield that already contains Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Aurelien Tchouameni, Eduardo Camavinga, Federico Valverde. 

They also signed Joselu from Espanyol for €500k to boost the attack after they lost French striker Karim Benzema. While they are not guaranteed to win the La Liga trophy next season, it is reasonable to think they will at least secure a top four spot in the final La Liga standings next season. 

Staking on Real Madrid to make it is a thoughtful and minimal-risk bet. It could help gamers achieve more profit. Gamers who think Los Blancos would succeed in this regard can stake on the eventuality with reliable bookmakers. Bookmakers like 1xBet, Betway and many more may offer great odds to gamers on this possibility.

Barcelona

The Blaugrana won the La Liga title last season but we’re not really at their best. They were knocked out of the UEFA Champions League into the Europa League but still got eliminated by Manchester United. 

Their signings this summer has been underwhelming, with only Ilkay Gundogan providing a spark of belief. Their financial troubles have not helped the Catalan giants at all in this regard. Despite this, Xavi Hernandez’s side are still the team to beat in terms of consistency. So, they are almost guaranteed to place in the top four positions of the La Liga standings.

The Culers are likely to clinch a top four position next campaign. This means there is minimal risk involved if our readers decide to stake on this eventuality.

If you choose to stake on Barcelona claiming a top four spot in the final La Liga standings, you can stake it with reputable Sportsbooks. Bookies like Bet9ja and William Hill may offer great odds to gamers on this possibility.

Atletico Madrid

Diego Simeone’s men achieved a top four spot in the La Liga standings last season with seventy-seven points. They were just one point behind Real Madrid in second and could have taken the second position with a bit more consistency. 

The club had a decent campaign last season but will not be satisfied. In the transfer market, Atletico has been busy. Antoine Griezmann has rejoined from FC Barcelona for €20 million and they have signed J. Galán from Celta Vigo for €5 million. They have also secured S. Mouriño from Racing Club de Montevideo for €2.70 million, Cesar Azpilicueta from Chelsea on a free transfer, and Caglar Söyüncü from Leicester City for free.

If they are able to step up a gear or maintain their form next season, then their booking of a top four spot in the La Liga standings is very likely. Even if nothing is set in stone in football, our readers can stake on Atletico Madrid making the top four next season. 

They can bet on this eventuality with Sportsbooks like Paripesa, Betway, and Melbet. These bookmakers may offer great odds to gamers on this possibility. 

Espanyol

This is a tricky but very logical choice to clinch a spot in the final La Liga standings next season. Only the good attacking teams in La Liga make the top, and Espanyol are very good in the attacking department. Also, their defence is quite strong as they only conceded thirty-five goals last season, one lesser than Real Madrid who conceded thirty-six.

They also finished with seventy-one points which is no joke. It is also important to take note of their closest challenger, Villarreal who have sold two key players in Pau Torres and Samuel Chukwueze. 

With this in mind, Real Sociedad may be a bit of a risk for gamers, but certainly a good one. Bookies hosted on our site are the best places to stake bets on this possibility.

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Sofoluwe Mayowa

By Sofoluwe Mayowa

Mayowa was born and bred in Nigeria. As a kid, he has naturally always been in love with sports, especially football being his most loved sport. Having gained admission into a higher institution, he moved in to play for the school team but was turned down several times. He managed to get into the school team in his final year and was able to win two trophies, a personal award of excellence whilst taking home the “Best defender of the year award.” Shortly after leaving school, he moved to an independent grassroots club where he worked his way up until he could play at a semi-professional level. He had to stop playing the round leather game and focus on other things due to a lack of sponsorship and funds to get into a proper football academy. Mayowa first got involved in the world of sports betting in 2009 when Nairabet began its operations in Nigeria as the first Sportsbook in the country. He gathered a lot of practical knowledge about betting through this opportunity. Since then, he has always loved to pass his knowledge through writing and hopes to help many others in the world of sports betting along the line.