1930–31 La Liga

The 1930–31 La Liga season started December 7, 1930, and finished April 5, 1931.

Primera División
Season1930–31
ChampionsAthletic Bilbao (2nd title)
RelegatedEuropa
Matches played90
Goals scored384 (4.27 per match)
Top goalscorerBata
(27 goals)
Biggest home winAthletic Bilbao 12–1 Barcelona[1]
Biggest away winReal Madrid 0–6 Athletic Bilbao
Highest scoringAthletic Bilbao 12–1 Barcelona
Longest winning run6 matches
Real Sociedad
Longest unbeaten run7 matches
Barcelona
Longest winless run7 matches
Real Unión
Longest losing run5 matches
Europa

Athletic Bilbao defended the title successfully and won the league thanks to its better goal difference in a three-way draw in the first position. Alaves made their debut in La Liga.

Team informationEdit

Location of teams in 1930–31 La Liga
Club City Stadium
Alavés Vitoria-Gasteiz Mendizorroza
Arenas Getxo Ibaiondo
Athletic Bilbao Bilbao San Mamés
Barcelona Barcelona Les Corts
Español Barcelona Sarriá
Europa Barcelona El Guinardó
Racing Santander Santander El Sardinero
Real Madrid Madrid Chamartín
Real Sociedad San Sebastián Atocha
Real Unión Irun Gal

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
1 Athletic Bilbao (C) 18 11 0 7 73 33 +40 22[a]
2 Racing Santander 18 10 2 6 49 37 +12 22[a]
3 Real Sociedad 18 10 2 6 42 39 +3 22[a]
4 Barcelona 18 7 7 4 45 43 +2 21
5 Arenas 18 8 2 8 35 38 −3 18[b]
6 Real Madrid 18 7 4 7 24 32 −8 18[b]
7 Real Unión 18 6 4 8 41 45 −4 16
8 Alavés 18 5 4 9 25 39 −14 14[c]
9 Español 18 6 2 10 32 45 −13 14[c]
10 Europa (R) 18 6 1 11 23 38 −15 13 Relegation to the Segunda División
Source: BDFútbol
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Athletic Bilbao finished ahead of Racing Santander and Real Sociedad on head-to-head goal difference: Athletic Bilbao +7, Racing Santander –3, Real Sociedad –4
  2. ^ a b Arenas finished ahead of Real Madrid on head-to-head points: Arenas–Real Madrid 4–1, Real Madrid–Arenas 1–2.
  3. ^ a b Alavés finished ahead of Español on head-to-head goal difference: Alavés–Español 4–1, Español–Alavés 2–0.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ALA ARE ATH BAR ESP EUR RAC RMA RSO RUN
Alavés 3–2 1–4 1–1 4–1 2–0 2–5 2–0 1–2 3–1
Arenas 1–1 3–2 5–0 1–0 1–0 4–2 4–1 1–3 1–2
Athletic Bilbao 7–1 5–2 12–1 5–1 4–1 7–1 2–4 6–1 1–2
Barcelona 1–1 2–0 6–3 6–2 0–2 1–1 3–1 5–1 5–3
Español 2–0 5–0 0–4 4–4 4–0 4–1 1–1 1–0 4–2
Europa 1–0 1–4 2–1 2–2 3–1 1–2 0–3 2–1 2–1
Racing Santander 4–0 4–1 4–1 0–1 4–0 2–1 3–0 2–5 4–1
Real Madrid 1–0 1–2 0–6 0–0 2–0 3–1 0–0 2–0 3–0
Real Sociedad 2–2 4–1 1–0 4–1 2–1 3–1 4–7 2–1 3–3
Real Unión 4–1 2–2 2–3 1–1 6–1 4–3 4–3 1–1 2–4
Source: BDFútbol.com
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorersEdit

Note: this year there are no difference between La liga top scorers and the Pichichi Trophy

Rank Goalscorers Goal Team
1   Bata 27 Athletic Bilbao
2   Guillermo Gorostiza 17 Athletic Bilbao
3   Ángel Arocha 16 Barcelona
4   Santiago Urtizberea 15 Real Unión
5   Cholín 13 Real Sociedad
  Telete Racing Santander
7   José Iraragorri 11 Athletic Bilbao
  Luis Regueiro Real Unión
  Edelmiro Lorenzo Español
10   Manuel Olivares 10 Alavés
  Paco Bienzobas Real Sociedad

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