Gabri Veiga and Adri Embarba, heroes of the season, in the eleven of matchday 38


Gabri Veiga (RC Celta) and Adri Embarba (UD Almería), key players with their doubles in the salvation of Celta and Almería, captain the eleven of the last day of LaLiga 2022-23, while Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid), Juan Miranda (Real Betis), José Copete (RCD Mallorca), Igor Zubeldia (Real Sociedad), Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel (RCD Espanyol), Gonzalo Escalante (Cádiz CF), Brais Méndez (Real Sociedad), Ángel Correa (Atlético de Madrid) and Ante Budimir (CA Osasuna) accompany them.


Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid).

The Belgian goalkeeper once again showed on the day of Karim Benzema’s farewell that he is one of the best goalkeepers in the world. He prevented Athletic Club’s second goal on numerous occasions (8), also saving a penalty from Mikel Vesga. In addition, he made his record number of saves in the League this season.


Juan Miranda (Real Betis).

The Verdiblanco youth squad once again performed at a very high level, in what has been the season of his consecration. He was the Betis player who made the most tackles in the last third (10). In addition, he distributed an assist and generated two scoring chances, also being the Betis player who intervened the most in the match (91).

Jose Copete (RCD Majorca).

Superb match of the central vermillion against Rayo Vallecano. In defense he was a wall, prevailing in the 10 duels he played and clearing 7 balls into the area. Furthermore, he rounded off his individual performance with a goal.

Igor Zubeldia (Real Sociedad).

The Real Sociedad central defender has had his best campaign in the First Division. At Real’s party against Sevilla, he was once again one of the highlights of the match. In defence, he prevailed in 5 of the 6 games he played, and was the player of the game who recovered the most balls (8), also making 3 clearances. With the ball he was also inspired, completing 92% of the passes he attempted.

Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel (RCD Espanyol).

The Frenchman arrived in winter to strengthen the right-back position, but he has not had many opportunities. Against Almería he returned to ownership 13 games later and more than fulfilled. He was the author of one of the parakeet goals, and in defense he won 8 of 11 games, made six tackles, intercepted two shots, cleared four balls and recovered five.


Gabri Veiga (RC Celta).

In the most important game of the season for Celta, he appeared. Double against FC Barcelona to save the team from his life, in what may possibly be his last game as a player in the Galician team. Veiga was also the sky-blue player who shot the most (4), completed 100% of the dribbles he attempted and recovered 5 balls. Stellar performance worth a stay.

Gonzalo Escalante (Cadiz CF).

He is the player of cadista salvation. He arrived at Cádiz in the winter transfer window and with 4 goals he has become the team’s top scorer in the League this season. Against Elche, he scored the only goal for the yellow team. In addition, he prevailed in 6 duels and recovered 9 balls (the most from Cádiz).

Brais Mendez (Real Sociedad).

He had not scored with Real in the League since December 31, but in the last game of the season he was reunited with the goal. A goal that represents his 8th this season, the second highest scorer of his career. Brais was also the player who generated the most chances (5), the one who made the most actions with the ball (86), the one who made the most crosses into the area (7) and the most passes in the last third (28) he gave.


Angel Correa (Atletico Madrid).

Double for the Argentine, who always ends the seasons well. Against Villarreal he was the most dangerous player in attack, finishing more than any other mattress player (3). Correa also created a chance to score and completed 93% of the passes he attempted in the last third. On defense, he recovered 4 balls.

Ante Budimir (CA Osasuna).

CA Osasuna will travel around Europe next season thanks to their goals. The Croatian’s performance in the last five league games at El Sadar was impressive, scoring 6 goals. Against Girona he scored the second brace of the season, also being the player who scored the most shots in the match (5). In addition, he contributed his usual work to the team, playing 17 games.

Adrian Embarba (UD Almeria).

The salvation of UD Almería has a name and surname: Adrián Embarba. Double against his former team, with a penalty goal in the last minutes of the game when his current team was in a relegation situation. The winger also created a goal chance and played his game with the most duels of the season (26). He also contributed in defense recovering 9 balls.