La Liga 2021-22 has so far proven to be a roller-coaster ride due to its incredibly competitive nature. The Spanish top flight has been unpredictable so far, with no clear favorites emerging as league leaders.
Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, and Real Sociedad are at the top of the La Liga table with 17 points after eight league games. With 14 points, Sevilla is in fourth position, but they have a game in hand. All four teams will be inseparable at the top of the La Liga table if they win their next game.
Early in the season, it appears that several footballers have stood out and made their mark. Let's have a look at some of the options.
Atletico Madrid is well-known for possessing La Liga's best defense. This season In eight La Liga games, Diego Simeone's team has only conceded six goals, with Gimenez playing a key role.
In a well-organized Atletico side, Gimenez's presence brings a sense of tranquility. Gimenez is strong in the air, brutal in his tackles, and a master at closing down opponents' spaces
With 33 victories in La Liga, José Giménez has the highest duels success rate (86.8%).
In this season's La Liga, Marcos Acuna has been a revelation for Julen Lopetegui's Sevilla. Without a doubt, the 29-year-old has been the greatest left-back in the Spanish top division.
Acuna has been a rock solid defender for Sevilla this season, assisting on four clean sheets in seven league games. Sevilla has only conceded three goals in the current La Liga season thanks to the Argentine's efforts. All of the other teams are envious of their present defense, and Acuna's contribution cannot be overlooked.
Karim Benzema is not only the finest player in La Liga, but also the top forward in Europe, with 16 goals in eight league games.
The French striker has been on fire this season, scoring nine goals and assisting seven times in La Liga.Los Blancos' success in holding on to first place in the league has been largely down to the striker's performance.
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