1949–50 La Liga

The 1949–50 La Liga was the 19th season since its establishment. Atlético de Madrid conquered their third title.

Primera División
Season1949–50
ChampionsAtlético Madrid
(3rd title)
RelegatedGimnástic
Oviedo
Latin CupAtlético de Madrid
Matches played182
Goals scored773 (4.25 per match)
Top goalscorerTelmo Zarra
(24 goals)
Biggest home winBarcelona 10–1 Gimnástico
Celta 10–1 Gimnástic
Sevilla 9–0 Gimnástic
Biggest away winGimnástico 1–5 Celta
Gimnástico 0–4 Atlético Madrid
Español 0–4 Valladolid
Highest scoringAtlético de Madrid 6–6 Athletic Bilbao
Longest winning run4 matches
Atlético de Madrid
Deportivo de La Coruña
Sevilla
Longest unbeaten run11 matches
Real Madrid
Longest winless run8 matches
Oviedo
Longest losing run7 matches
Gimnástico

FormatEdit

Due to the expansion of the league to 16 teams for the next season, the two last qualified teams played the relegation playoffs against the third and fourth qualified teams of the promotion play-offs from Segunda División.

Team locationsEdit

Málaga made their debut in La Liga.

Club City Stadium
Atlético Bilbao Bilbao San Mamés
Atlético Madrid Madrid Metropolitano
Barcelona Barcelona Les Corts
Celta Vigo Balaídos
Deportivo La Coruña A Coruña Riazor
Gimnástico Tarragona Avenida de Cataluña
Español Barcelona Sarriá
Málaga Málaga La Rosaleda
Oviedo Oviedo Buenavista
Real Madrid Madrid Chamartín
Real Sociedad San Sebastián Atotxa
Sevilla Seville Nervión
Valencia Valencia Mestalla
Valladolid Valladolid Municipal

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Atlético Madrid (C) 26 15 3 8 71 51 +20 33 Qualification for the Latin Cup
2 Deportivo La Coruña 26 12 8 6 48 38 +10 32
3 Valencia 26 12 7 7 71 43 +28 31[a]
4 Real Madrid 26 11 9 6 60 49 +11 31[a]
5 Barcelona 26 13 3 10 67 47 +20 29[b]
6 Atlético Bilbao 26 12 5 9 72 66 +6 29[b]
7 Celta 26 13 2 11 63 50 +13 28
8 Real Sociedad 26 9 9 8 57 43 +14 27
9 Valladolid 26 8 9 9 49 46 +3 25[c]
10 Sevilla 26 11 3 12 60 61 −1 25[c]
11 Español 26 8 6 12 42 64 −22 22
12 Málaga 26 8 5 13 44 51 −7 21
13 Gimnástico (R) 26 7 2 17 39 99 −60 16 Qualification for the relegation play-offs
14 Oviedo (R) 26 4 7 15 30 65 −35 15
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 Valencia finished ahead of Real Madrid on overall goal difference.
  2. ^ a b Barcelona finished ahead of Atlético Bilbao on head-to-head points: Barcelona 5–0 Atlético Bilbao, Atlético Bilbao 3–1 Barcelona.
  3. ^ a b Valladolid finished ahead of Sevilla on head-to-head points: Valladolid 1–1 Sevilla, Sevilla 2–3 Valladolid.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ATB ATM BAR CEL DEP ESP GIM MAL OVI RMA RSO SEV VAL VAD
Atlético Bilbao 1–0 3–1 4–1 2–2 4–0 7–0 2–1 3–0 6–2 5–2 2–3 3–6 3–2
Atlético Madrid 6–6 4–1 4–2 6–1 5–2 5–1 3–2 4–1 5–1 5–3 0–1 4–4 2–1
Barcelona 5–0 1–0 2–1 2–0 1–2 10–1 4–0 5–0 2–3 2–0 7–0 2–0 2–2
Celta 1–1 2–0 6–4 2–3 4–1 10–1 1–0 3–1 5–2 0–1 4–2 3–2 4–0
Deportivo La Coruña 1–1 3–1 3–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 1–0 2–2 3–0 4–4 3–0 5–1 1–0
Español 4–1 0–2 2–2 3–0 3–2 3–1 2–2 1–1 1–1 2–2 2–1 6–4 0–4
Gimnástico 5–3 0–4 1–4 1–5 3–2 3–1 5–1 3–2 0–3 2–1 2–4 1–1 4–1
Málaga 2–3 3–3 0–0 2–0 2–1 4–1 5–1 2–1 1–3 5–2 2–0 1–2 2–1
Oviedo 3–1 1–3 0–2 1–2 0–2 2–3 1–1 2–2 2–0 0–0 1–0 2–0 2–2
Real Madrid 2–2 4–2 6–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 5–1 2–1 6–2 2–2 4–2 2–2 1–1
Real Sociedad 2–3 4–1 2–4 4–0 0–1 5–0 3–1 1–0 7–0 1–1 5–0 1–1 1–1
Sevilla 5–3 0–1 5–2 4–3 2–2 2–1 9–0 3–1 7–0 2–1 3–4 2–2 2–3
Valencia 4–1 6–0 4–0 1–2 3–0 4–0 5–1 4–0 2–1 2–2 0–0 5–0 4–1
Valladolid 6–2 0–1 2–1 4–1 1–1 4–0 3–0 3–3 2–2 1–4 0–0 1–1 3–2
Source: BDFútbol
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play-offsEdit

Gimnástico played their match at Sarrià Stadium and Oviedo at Estadio Metropolitano de Madrid.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Gimnástico 3–6 Alcoyano
Oviedo 0–2 Murcia

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Team Goals
1   Telmo Zarra Atlético Bilbao 24
2   Silvestre Igoa Valencia 22
3   Hermidita Celta 21
4   Pahiño Real Madrid 20
5   César Rodríguez Barcelona 17
6   Manuel Torres Málaga 15
7   Rafael Franco Deportivo La Coruña 14
  Juan Araujo Sevilla
9   Vicente Seguí Valencia 13
  José Caeiro Real Sociedad

External linksEdit