The season has officially come to a close as we collectively take a deep breath following an emotional roller coaster since September. There were so many different highs, lows, questions, and concerns throughout this season. However, it doesn’t matter how it started. What matters is how it ended and for Real Madrid, it ended beautifully.
Los Blancos were crowned Spanish Super Cup champions after beating Barcelona in the Final of the competition to get their first trophy of the season. A few weeks ago, Real Madrid were then able to be crowned La Liga champions with a few weeks left in the season, which was used to prepare for the biggest test of them all. Real Madrid ended the season with yet another trophy as they were victorious against Liverpool in the final. Three titles. More records. Another successful season in the books.
How did the players do though? Individually, for many of Real Madrid’s players, there were points in the season where they struggled and others where they triumphed. Let’s dive in and see how each player has fared overall.
Thibaut Courtois – A+
Were there any doubts? Thibaut Courtois has single-handedly (no pun intended) saved Real Madrid numerous times over the course of the season. The Belgian has been nothing short of sensational and deserves respect on his name. He has fought through adversity to be loved by every Real Madrid fan and it’s about time that the rest of the world recognizes just how incredible Courtois really is.
Andriy Lunin – B
Andriy Lunin didn’t get many opportunities throughout the season but when we did see him, he looked solid. The Ukrainian goalkeeper started in the Copa del Rey opening two games but was benched as Real Madrid got knocked out by Athletic Bilbao. Since Real Madrid won the league with a few games to spare, Lunin got his chances again and looked very good, and truly made a case for himself to get a spot as a starter in many of the other teams. Unfortunately for him, he won’t be replacing Courtois but deserves to play a lot more often.