The season is coming to an end in the biggest European championships. After suspenseful duels, surprises and confirmations, it’s time to take stock. Including individual, with the rankings of the best scorers and passers.

Ligue 1

No surprise for the title in this 2021-2022 French championship. PSG finished well ahead of Marseille and Monaco, who played their qualification in the Champions League on their last match. Note: Nantes reached the Europa League thanks to its victory in the Coupe de France.

PSG once again finished champion of France, 15 points ahead of their runner-up and worst enemy: Olympique de Marseille. CHRISTIAN HARTMANN / REUTERS

Qualifiers for Europe:

1st – PSG 86 pts (Champions League)

2nd – Marseille 71 pts (Champions League)

3rd – Monaco 69 pts (Champions League play-off)

4th – Rennes 66 pts (Europa League)

5th – Nice 66 pts (Europa Conference League)

9th – Nantes 55 pts (Europa League thanks to its victory in the Coupe de France)

Relegations to Ligue 2:

18th – Saint-Etienne 32 pts (in the play-off against AJ Auxerre)

19e – FC Metz 31 pts

20e – Bordeaux 31 pts

Top scorers:

1st – Kylian Mbappé (PSG) 28 goals

2e – Wissam Ben Yedder (Monaco) 25 buts

3rd – Moussa Dembélé (Olympique Lyonnais) 21 goals

4e – Martin Terrier (Rennes) 21 buts

5e – Andy Delort (Nice) 18 buts

Best passers:

1st – Kylian Mbappé (PSG) 17 assists

2nd – Lionel Messi (PSG) 14 assists

3rd – Benjamin Bourigeaud (Rennes) 12 passes

4e – Jonathan Clauss (RC Lens) 11 passes

5e – Dimitri Payet (Marseille) 10 passes

Premier League

Total suspense until the last quarter of an hour of the season to find out the 2021-2022 English champion. Finally, it is Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City who comes out of nowhere and wins the day. Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool fail in second place.

Manchester City was badly embarked after 75 minutes of play on the last day of the championship. Led 0-2 by Aston Villa, Pep Guardiola’s men put into practice the art of the Remontada to win and win the title of champion of England. Liverpool fail by one point. HANNAH MCKAY / PANORAMIC

Qualifiers for Europe:

1st – Manchester City 93 pts (Champions League)

2nd – Liverpool 92 pts (Champions League)

3rd – Chelsea 74 pts (Champions League)

4th – Tottenham 71 pts (Champions League)

5e – Arsenal 69 pts (Ligue Europa)

6e – Manchester United 58 pts (Ligue Europa)

7th – West Ham 56 pts (Europa League Conference)

Relegations in the Championship:

18e – Burnley 35 pts

19e – Watford 23 pts

20e – Norwich 22 pts

Top scorers:

1er – Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) 23 buts

2e – Heung-Min Son (Tottenham) 23 buts

3e – Cristiano Ronaldo Manchester United (18 buts)

4e – Harry Kane (Tottenham) 17 buts

5e- Sadio Mane (Liverpool) 16 buts

Yes it is possible! 23 goals and 13 assists this season for Mohamed Salah in the Premier League. No, no, you’re not dreaming… PHIL NOBLE / REUTERS

Best passers:

1er – Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) 13 passes

2e – Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) 12 passes

3e – Andrew Robertson (Liverpool) 10 passes

4e – Mason Mount (Chelsea) 10 passes

5e – Jarrod Bowen (West Ham) 10 passes

Liga

A masterful season by French international Karim Benzema allows Real Madrid to regain the Spanish throne. The arrival of Xavi on the Barcelona bench has brought a breath of fresh air to Catalonia, while Sevilla FC will return to the Champions League next season.

Real Madrid were untouchable this season. Carlo Ancelotti’s team finished 13 points ahead of their runner-up, FC Barcelona. PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP

Qualifiers for Europe:

1st – Real Madrid 86 pts (Champions League)

2nd – Barcelona 73 pts (Champions League)

3e – Atlético Madrid 71 pts (Ligue des Champions)

4th – Sevilla 70 pts (Champions League)

5th – Betis Sevilla 65 pts (Europa League)

6th – Real Sociedad 62 pts (Europa League)

7th – Villarreal 59 pts (Europa League Conference)

Relegations to Liga 2:

18e – Grenade 38 pts

19e – Levante 35 pts

20e – Deportivo Alaves 31 pts

Top scorers:

1er – Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) 27 buts

2e – Raul de Tomas (Espanyol Barcelona) 17 buts

3rd – Vinicius (Real Madrid) 17 boots

4e – Iago Aspas (Celta Vigo) 17 buts

5th – Juanmi Jimenez (Betis Sevilla) 16 goals

Karim Benzema is undoubtedly the man of this 2021-2022 season in La Liga. The Frenchman still scored 27 goals and delivered 12 assists… Stratospheric! SUSANA VERA / REUTERS

Best passers:

1st – Ousmane Dembélé (Barcelona) 13 assists

2e – Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) 12 passes

3e – Iker Muniain (Athletic Bilbao) 11 passes

4e – Vinicius (Real Madrid) 11 passes

5e – Dani Parejo (Villarreal) 11 passes

A league

AC Milan were crowned Italian champions in the 38e day after his victory (3-0) against Sassuolo. It is an intense season marked by a fierce fight for the title and the European places which ends in Italy. The transfer of Serbian prodigy Dusan Vlahovic from Fiorentina to Juventus during the winter transfer window remains one of the most significant events of the year in Serie A.

AC Milan wins the Scudetto again after 11 years of waiting. FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP

Qualifiers for Europe:

1st – AC Milan 86 points (Champions League)

2nd – Inter Milan 84 points (Champions League)

3rd – Napoli 79 points (Champions League)

4e – Juventus 70 points (Ligue des Champions)

5th – Lazio Rome 64 points (Europa League)

6e – AS Roma 63 points (Ligue Europa)

7th – Fiorentina 62 points (Europa League Conference)

Serie B relegations :

18e – Cagliari 30 points

19e – Genoa 28 points

20e – Venezia 27 points

Top scorers:

1er – Ciro Immobile (Lazio) 27 buts

2e – Dusan Vlahovic (Juventus) 24 buts

3rd – Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan) 21 boots

4es – Giovanni Simeone (Hellas Verona), Tammy Abraham (AS Roma) 17 buts

Ciro Immobile had an excellent season, propelling his Lazio to 5th place in the championship. Antonietta Baldassarre / Insidefoto / PANORAMIC

Best passers:

1er – Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo) 15 passes

2e – Nicolo Barella (Inter Milan), Hakan Calhanoglu (Inter Milan) 12 passes

3e – Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Lazio) 11 passes

4e – Antonio Candreva (Sampdoria), Luis Alberto (Lazio) – 10 passes

Bundesliga

As in previous years, it is Bayern Munich who are crowned German champions. Dortmund, solid dolphin, will play the Champions League next year just like Eintracht Frankfurt, 11ebut winner of the Europa League.

The Bayern of Munich of the triplet Neuer, Müller, Lewandowski was once again crowned champion of Germany. IMAGO/Ulrich Wagner / PANORAMIC

Qualifiers for Europe:

1er – Bayern Munich 77 pts (Ligue des Champions)

2nd – Borussia Dortmund 69 pts (Champions League)

3e – Bayer Leverkusen 64 pts (Ligue des Champions)

4th – RB Leipzig 58 pts (Champions League)

5e – Union Berlin 57 pts (Ligue Europa)

6th – Friborg 55 pts (Europa League)

7th – FC Cologne 52 pts (Europa League Conference)

11th – Eintracht Frankfurt 42 pts (Champions League)

Relegations to Bundesliga 2:

16e – Hertha Berlin 33 pts

17e – Arminia Bielefeld 28 pts

18e – Greuther Furth 18 pts

Top scorers:

1er – Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) 35 buts

2e – Patrik Schick (Bayer Leverkusen) 24 buts

3rd – Erling Haaland (Dortmund) 22 goals

4e – Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig) 20 buts

5e – Anthony Modeste (FC Cologne) 20 buts

Robert Lewandowski finished top scorer of this 2021-2022 Bundesliga season with … 35 goals! FABIAN BIMMER / PANORAMIC

Best passers:

1er – Thomas Müller (Bayern Munich) 18 passes

2e – Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig) 13 passes

3e – Marco Reus (Dortmund) 12 passes

4e – Moussa Diaby (Bayer Leverkusen) 12 passes

5e – Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich) 11 passes

Liga Portugal

If the outbreak of Benfica striker Darwin Nunez has allowed the Portuguese championship to attract new spotlights, it is FC Porto who win their thirtieth Portuguese league title. Sporting, ranked second, can regret their many points lost against top competitors Benfica and Braga.

FC Porto have become Portuguese champions for the 30th time in their history. PEDRO NUNES / REUTERS

Qualifiers for Europe:

1st – Porto 91 points (Champions League)

2nd – Sporting 85 points (Champions League)

3e – Benfica 74 points (Ligue Europa)

4th – Braga 65 points (Europa League Conference)

5th – Gil Vicente 51 points (Europa League Conference)

Relegations to Liga Portugal 2:

16th – Moreirense (dams for maintenance)

17e – Tondela

18e – Belenenses SAD

Top scorers:

1er – Darwin Nunez (Benfica) 26 buts

2e – Mehdi Taremi (Porto) 20 buts

3rd – Ricardo Horta (Braga) 19 boots

4th – Fran Navarro (Gil Vicente) 16 goals

5e – Oscar Estupiñan (Victoria), Pablo Sarabia (Sporting) 15 buts

Best passers:

1st – Rafa Silva (Benfica) 15 passes

2e – Fabio Vieira (Porto), Pedrinho (Gil Vicente) 14 passes

3rd – Mehdi Taremi (Porto) 12 passes

4e – Otavio (Porto) 11 passes

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