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13 questions to which we will soon get answers.

A month and a half remaining until the end of the 2022/2023 season. So far, no champion has been known in any of the top leagues in Europe, although Barcelona and Napoli are likely to win two of them. The end of the season will be exciting everywhere. We discuss the main intrigues in the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, and Ligue 1.

Premier League

Will Newcastle return to the Champions League after 20 years?

Newcastle is heading to the Champions League. Now the Forty have 56 points after 29 rounds (the same number as Manchester United). They are pursued by Tottenham, three points behind, and have played one more game. The chances of Newcastle in this fight look preferable. First, the Magpies are on a five-game winning streak in the league. Secondly, from the top, the club has only to play with Tottenham, Arsenal, and Chelsea. These matches will be decisive for the team that played in the Champions League in the 2002/2003 season.
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Brighton to play in European competition?

For the first time, Brighton can get into European competition. The Seagulls are in seventh place, just one point behind Aston Villa, who are sixth in the Conference League. At the same time, Brighton has two games in hand so that the team can catch on for the Conference League and the Europa League. However, the Londoners have many difficult matches ahead - with Arsenal, Man City, Chelsea, and Manchester United.

Will Chelsea be left without European competition?

Chelsea has spent €611.49m on players this season but could miss out on European competition. The Blues are in 11th place with 39 points. They are eight points behind Aston Villa, who currently qualify for the Conference League. Chelsea is on a negative goal difference with Manchester United, Arsenal, Man City, and Newcastle ahead of them. It looks like Frank Lampard's team will be left without European competition.

Haaland set a record for goals in a season?

There is also intrigue in the goalscoring race - whether Erling Haaland will have a record for goals in one season of the Premier League. Now the Norwegian has 30 plans. In the remaining nine matches, he needs to score five goals for blocking the achievements of Andy Cole and Alan Shearer (34 goals each season).

Premier League standings

La Liga

Who will win the scorer race?

There are two contenders - Robert Lewandowski and Karim Benzema. Now the Pole has 17 goals; the Frenchman has 14. At the same time, the Real Madrid striker played six matches less than his competitor. With a high degree of probability, Lewandowski will win the race:

-He now has a three-goal lead;
-Benzema is often injured;
-The Frenchman will care for himself for the Champions League matches, where Barcelona has long been eliminated.
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Will Betis qualify for the Champions League?

Betis are six points away from the Champions League place. The club from Sevilla can get ahead of Villarreal and Real Sociedad, but it will be challenging because of the demanding schedule. In addition, Betis lost the last two matches in the Example, reducing their chances of getting into the Champions League.

"Valencia" and "Sevilla" will fly out of Examples?

Two former teams of Denis Cheryshev at once run the risk of being relegated to the Segunda. If Valencia is in the relegation zone, Sevilla is five points away. Espanyol, in 19th place with 27 points, is only 10 points away from Rayo Vallecano in ninth place. The most fierce battle for survival in recent years is planned in the Example.

La Liga standings

Serie A

Will Napoli beat Inter's record?

Napoli will become the champion of Italy. Luciano Spalletti's team has 74 points after 29 rounds and a 16-point advantage over the closest pursuer. The record for the most significant gap from the second place belongs to Inter in the 2006/2007 season (22 points). To surpass the success of the Milan team, the Neapolitans have nine more rounds, but we need to save energy for the Champions League.
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Juventus will fly past the Champions League?

Juventus risk being left out of the Champions League. The Turin club has been hit hard by the points deductions and is now eight points away from fourth place. The last time Juve flew past the Champions League was in the 2010/2011 season.

Serie A standings


Bayern or Borussia D: who will win the title?

Borussia Dortmund could break Bayern's hegemony. The Bumblebees are two points behind Munich but will do everything to win their first league title since 2012. The teams have seven matches left to play before the end of the season. Supercomputer Opta estimates the chances of winning the Bayern championship at 88.9%.
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"Freiburg" and "Union" will get into the Champions League?

Freiburg (fifth place, 47 points) and Union (third place, 51 points) dream of the Champions League, but both teams fail at the end of the season. The first won only one victory in the last six matches, and the "Union" - two. Given the form of Bayer and Leipzig, these clubs can get ahead of Freiburg and Union in the fight for the top 4.

Will Hertha be relegated to the second Bundesliga?

Sandro Schwartz is at risk of thundering with Hertha into the second division. The ex-coach of Dynamo is doing poorly: his team is in the penultimate place and has not won for five matches. However, only four points separate Hertha from the saving places. There is still time to fix everything.

Bundesliga standings

League 1

Will Monaco qualify for the Champions League group?

Monaco may again not qualify for the Champions League directly. Three points separate the team of Alexander Golovin from Marseille. Still, now the Monegasques are losing points out of the blue - they failed to Nice (0:3) and Reims (0:1) and tied with Troyes (2:2) and "Nantes" (2:2). Supercomputer Opta is more inclined to Monaco in fourth place than third (52.5% vs. 21.7%).

Ligue 1 standing

Who will win the scoring race in France?

Something needs to be clarified in the scorer race. Now at the top are Kylian Mbappe and Jonathan David (19 goals each), Alexandre Lacazette and Folarin Balogun (18 each), and Wissam Ben Yedder (17). Most likely, the PSG forward will still win the race. Mbappe spends an average of 110 minutes per goal and scores 0.73 goals per game. According to this indicator, it has no equal among competitors.