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The 1950–51 La Liga season was the 20th edition of the Spanish football top division. Atlético Madrid achieved their fourth tournament.

Primera División
Season1950–51
ChampionsAtlético Madrid
(4th title)
RelegatedMálaga
Murcia
Alcoyano
Lérida
Matches played240
Goals scored1,038 (4.33 per match)
Top goalscorerTelmo Zarra
(38 goals)
Biggest home winAtlético Bilbao 10–0 Lérida
Biggest away winLérida 1–6 Real Madrid
Lérida 1–6 Valencia
Highest scoringAtlético Bilbao 9–4 Celta
Longest winning run5 matches
Barcelona
Valladolid
Longest unbeaten run9 matches
Valladolid
Longest winless run10 matches
Alcoyano
Lérida
Longest losing run10 matches
Alcoyano

FormatEdit

This was the first season after the expansion of the league to 16 teams. The two last qualified teams were directly relegated to Segunda División and teams in the 13th and 14th position joined the relegation play-offs with the second and third qualified teams of each one of the two groups of the Segunda División.

Team locationsEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Atlético Madrid (C) 30 17 6 7 87 50 +37 40
2 Sevilla 30 17 4 9 79 46 +33 38
3 Valencia 30 17 3 10 64 48 +16 37
4 Barcelona 30 16 3 11 83 61 +22 35
5 Real Sociedad 30 15 5 10 77 56 +21 35
6 Valladolid 30 14 5 11 51 51 0 33
7 Atlético Bilbao 30 15 3 12 88 56 +32 33
8 Celta 30 15 3 12 62 56 +6 33
9 Real Madrid 30 13 5 12 80 71 +9 31
10 Real Santander 30 12 6 12 49 60 −11 30
11 Español 30 13 4 13 82 72 +10 30
12 Deportivo La Coruña 30 13 4 13 64 47 +17 30
13 Málaga (R) 30 12 5 13 55 52 +3 29 Qualification to the relegation group
14 Murcia (R) 30 8 3 19 40 86 −46 19
15 Alcoyano (R) 30 6 2 22 36 92 −56 14 Relegation to Segunda División
16 Lérida (R) 30 6 1 23 41 134 −93 13
Source: BDFútbol
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Goal difference; 4) Number of goals scored
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ALC ATB ATM BAR MAL CEL DEP ESP LER MUR RSA RMA RSO SEV VAL VAD
Alcoyano 0–1 1–2 0–1 2–1 0–2 0–1 4–1 6–2 1–0 3–3 2–1 1–4 1–1 0–2 1–4
Atlético Bilbao 8–1 4–0 4–3 3–1 9–4 1–1 4–2 10–0 5–1 3–1 2–5 7–1 3–0 4–1 1–1
Atlético Madrid 5–1 2–0 6–4 3–0 3–2 5–2 1–1 7–1 2–2 9–1 4–0 2–2 2–1 3–1 7–0
Barcelona 6–0 2–1 3–0 7–2 3–1 2–2 4–1 6–1 2–1 2–1 7–2 8–2 4–1 2–1 3–1
Málaga 2–0 2–1 2–1 3–1 1–2 4–2 2–0 9–0 0–0 2–0 3–0 4–1 2–0 0–2 0–0
Celta 6–2 4–1 0–2 2–2 2–1 1–2 2–0 4–0 4–1 1–0 2–2 3–1 3–0 5–1 0–1
Deportivo La Coruña 4–0 4–0 3–0 2–0 2–2 4–1 4–1 10–1 4–1 0–1 5–0 1–1 0–3 1–0 0–1
Español 5–3 3–2 4–3 6–0 4–2 3–1 3–2 8–0 7–0 2–0 7–1 2–1 2–4 2–2 3–2
Lérida 3–1 0–3 3–4 0–3 2–5 2–3 1–0 5–4 3–2 4–2 1–6 1–0 4–5 1–6 2–2
Murcia 3–1 3–6 1–3 3–2 4–0 1–2 2–0 0–0 3–2 2–0 2–5 2–1 3–2 2–4 1–2
Real Santander 3–1 1–0 1–0 2–2 0–0 2–1 4–2 4–3 5–1 4–0 1–0 1–1 2–2 0–2 4–1
Real Madrid 7–0 2–2 3–6 4–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 6–2 7–0 6–0 0–1 7–2 3–3 3–2 2–1
Real Sociedad 3–1 3–0 1–1 3–1 4–1 5–1 5–1 3–1 2–0 7–0 5–0 6–2 1–0 3–0 5–2
Sevilla 7–1 1–0 1–1 4–0 4–2 3–0 3–1 5–2 5–0 5–0 4–0 4–0 2–1 4–0 4–0
Valencia 4–1 3–1 1–0 4–2 3–1 0–1 0–3 3–2 4–1 2–0 3–3 2–1 1–1 4–0 4–1
Valladolid 0–1 4–2 3–3 1–0 1–0 3–1 2–0 1–1 2–0 4–0 4–1 0–1 3–2 4–1 0–1
Source: BDFútbol
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation groupEdit

Teams qualified in the 13th and 14th position joined the relegation group with the teams qualified in the second and third group of each one of the two groups of the Segunda División. The two top teams would play the next La Liga season.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Las Palmas (O, P) 10 8 0 2 26 11 +15 16 Qualification to La Liga
2 Zaragoza (O, P) 10 7 1 2 31 16 +15 15
3 Málaga (R) 10 7 1 2 34 18 +16 15 Qualification to Segunda División
4 Murcia (R) 10 3 0 7 23 33 −10 6
5 Sabadell 10 2 1 7 14 25 −11 5
6 Salamanca 10 1 1 8 8 33 −25 3
Source: BDFútbol
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Goal difference; 4) Number of goals scored
(O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away LPA MAL MUR SAB SAL ZAR
Las Palmas 4–1 6–1 2–0 2–1 2–0
Málaga 2–0 5–2 4–0 6–0 4–2
Murcia 2–5 1–5 5–2 6–2 1–4
Sabadell 1–2 2–2 1–0 3–0 2–4
Salamanca 0–2 1–3 0–3 3–2 1–1
Zaragoza 3–1 6–2 3–2 3–1 5–0
Source: BDFútbol
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorersEdit

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