Real Madrid were crowned champions on matchday 34 after defeating Espanyol 4-0 at the Bernabéu.
The first trophies of the decade were the 12th Spanish Super Cup, secured in the final against Athletic in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), and the 35th LaLiga title, won mathematically on matchday 34 against Espanyol at the Santiago Bernabéu. Both achieved with Carlo Ancelotti in charge, who returned to the club at the start of the 2021-22 season.
Under Ancelotti’s guidance, Real Madrid secured their 12th Spanish Super Cup. This came in the tournament played in Saudi Arabia in January 2022. First the Whites overcame Barcelona in the semi-finals after extra-time (2-3), with Vini Jr., Benzema and Valverde on target, and the Uruguayan scoring the winning goal. In the final, Madrid faced Athletic and the madridistas clinched the trophy courtesy of goals from Modrić and Benzema (0-2).
Three months later, Real Madrid won their 35th LaLiga title. With four games still to play, the team sealed the title in front of the home crowd after defeating Espanyol 4-0, thanks to a brace from Rodrygo and goals by Asensio and Benzema.