Barcelona ended their season with a home defeat against Villarreal to mark one of the worst seasons in their history as they finished on their lowest La Liga points total in 14 years. Villarreal, this season’s Champions League semi-finalists, booked a Europa Conference League spot with their victory in the Nou Camp. Alfonso Pedraza ran onto Dani Parejo’s pass to give them the lead.
Villarreal stun Barcelona 2-0 at Nou Camp to end the 2021/22 Season
Moi Gomez doubled the lead after a terrible pass across his box by Barcelona’s on-loan winger Adama Traore. Manchester United target Frenkie de Jong thought he had pulled one back but his header was disallowed for offside. Barca finishedededed second on 73 points, 13 points behind champions Real Madrid, and without a trophy. Results picked up after Xavi replaced Ronald Koeman as manager but they were too far behind to compete.
The last time Barca got fewer points was in 2007-08 when they finished third with 67 points. Elsewhere, fourth-placed Sevilla won 1-0 against Athletic Bilbao, who miss out on European football next season. Atletico Madrid, who finished third, won 2-1 at sixth-placed Real Sociedad.