1941–42 La Liga

The 1941–42 La Liga was the 11th season of Spanish football league. Valencia won their first title ever.

Primera División
Season1941–42
ChampionsValencia (1st title)
RelegatedAlicante
Real Sociedad
Matches played182
Goals scored741 (4.07 per match)
Top goalscorerMundo
(27 goals)
Biggest home winAtlético Bilbao 10–0 Celta
Sevilla 10–0 Oviedo

Team locationsEdit

Real Sociedad came back after a three-season absence. Granada, Deportivo La Coruña and Castellón made their debut in La Liga.

For this season, Hércules played with the denomination of Alicante CF. The namesake club acted as its reserve team with the name of Lucentum CF.

Club City Stadium
Alicante Alicante Bardín
Atlético Aviación Madrid Chamartín
Atlético Bilbao Bilbao San Mamés
Barcelona Barcelona Les Corts
Castellón Castellón de la Plana El Sequiol
Celta Vigo Balaídos
Deportivo La Coruña A Coruña Riazor
Español Barcelona Sarriá
Granada Granada Los Cármenes
Oviedo Oviedo Buenavista
Real Madrid Madrid Chamartín
Real Sociedad San Sebastián Atocha
Sevilla Seville Nervión
Valencia Valencia Mestalla

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Valencia (C) 26 18 4 4 85 39 +46 40
2 Real Madrid 26 14 5 7 65 43 +22 33[a]
3 Atlético Aviación 26 14 5 7 50 44 +6 33[a]
4 Deportivo La Coruña 26 12 4 10 36 37 −1 28[b]
5 Celta 26 11 6 9 53 58 −5 28[b]
6 Sevilla 26 10 7 9 58 45 +13 27[c]
7 Atlético Bilbao 26 10 7 9 55 41 +14 27[c]
8 Castellón 26 10 6 10 54 63 −9 26[d]
9 Español 26 10 6 10 49 42 +7 26[d]
10 Granada 26 10 5 11 64 52 +12 25
11 Oviedo (O) 26 8 7 11 42 63 −21 23 Qualification to the relegation play-off
12 Barcelona (O) 26 8 3 15 57 66 −9 19
13 Alicante (R) 26 6 5 15 42 71 −29 17 Relegated to Segunda División
14 Real Sociedad (R) 26 5 2 19 31 77 −46 12
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; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Real Madrid finished ahead of Atlético Aviación on head-to-head goal difference: Real Madrid–Atlético Aviación 4–1, Atlético Aviación–Real Madrid 2–0.
  2. ^ a b Deportivo La Coruña finished ahead of Celta on head-to-head goal difference: Deportivo–Celta 4–0, Celta–Deportivo 2–1.
  3. ^ a b Sevilla finished ahead of Atlético Bilbao on head-to-head points: Sevilla–Atlético Bilbao 2–1, Atlético Bilbao–Sevilla 1–1.
  4. ^ a b Castellón finished ahead of Español on head-to-head points: Castellón–Español 2–0, Español–Castellón 2–3.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ALI AAV ATB BAR CAS CEL DEP ESP GRA RMA OVI RSO SEV VAL
Alicante 2–2 3–1 3–1 0–1 1–3 4–2 1–1 2–2 1–2 4–1 3–1 1–0 1–3
Atlético Aviación 5–1 2–2 5–4 4–4 2–0 0–0 2–0 3–0 2–0 0–2 4–1 0–0 3–0
Atlético Bilbao 2–2 6–0 6–3 2–2 10–0 0–0 2–4 1–0 1–0 2–0 4–1 1–1 2–3
Barcelona 4–4 5–1 1–2 3–1 0–2 2–1 1–2 4–0 0–2 6–3 4–2 6–2 2–4
Castellón 4–0 2–4 4–0 1–1 0–3 1–0 2–0 3–2 0–3 4–0 5–0 1–1 2–2
Celta 4–1 0–2 3–0 1–0 1–2 2–1 4–3 3–3 2–4 2–1 6–1 1–1 3–3
Deportivo La Coruña 3–1 2–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 4–0 2–0 1–4 1–0 1–0 3–0 2–1 0–3
Español 2–0 5–0 1–1 5–2 2–3 3–1 1–2 1–1 0–0 1–1 8–0 3–1 0–1
Granada 7–2 0–1 1–3 6–0 7–3 1–1 4–1 4–0 3–1 8–0 3–1 3–2 1–2
Real Madrid 2–1 4–1 3–2 4–3 9–1 2–3 3–0 1–1 5–2 1–1 6–4 0–2 5–3
Oviedo 2–0 2–3 2–1 1–1 4–4 2–1 1–1 1–3 3–1 2–2 3–1 4–0 1–1
Real Sociedad 2–1 1–2 0–1 2–0 3–0 2–2 3–2 1–2 1–1 2–3 0–3 2–1 0–3
Sevilla 7–2 1–0 2–1 1–2 4–1 2–2 2–2 6–0 3–0 2–2 10–0 1–0 4–1
Valencia 7–1 0–1 1–1 4–2 6–2 7–3 2–0 2–1 5–0 3–1 5–2 6–0 8–1
Source: BDFútbol
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play-offsEdit

Both matches were played at Estadio Chamartín in Chamartín de la Rosa.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Oviedo 3–1 Sabadell
Barcelona 5–1 Murcia

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Team Goals
1   Mundo Valencia 27
2   César Granada 23
  Manuel Alday Real Madrid
4   Juan del Pino Celta 22
5   Paco Campos Atlético Aviación 20
  Guillermo Gorostiza Valencia
7   Basilio Castellón 19
8   Mariano Martín Barcelona 18
9   Campanal I Sevilla 17
10   Zarra Atlético Bilbao 15
  Vicente Asensi Valencia

External linksEdit