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The 1956–57 La Liga was the 26th season since its establishment. The season started on September 9, 1956, and finished on April 21, 1957. Real Madrid won their fifth title.

Primera División
Season1956–57
ChampionsReal Madrid
(5th title)
RelegatedDeportivo La Coruña
Condal
European CupReal Madrid
Sevilla (as Real Madrid qualified as holders)
Matches played240
Goals scored777 (3.24 per match)
Top goalscorerAlfredo di Stéfano
(31 goals)
Biggest home winAtlético Madrid 8–1 Español
Biggest away winDeportivo La Coruña 0–6 Barcelona
Highest scoringBarcelona 7–3 Atlético Madrid

Contents

Format changesEdit

For this season, the relegation playoffs was eliminated and the two last qualified teams were directly relegated to Segunda División.

Team locationsEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Real Madrid (C) 30 20 4 6 74 35 +39 44 Qualification for the European Cup first round
2 Sevilla 30 17 5 8 64 49 +15 39 Qualification for the European Cup preliminary round[a]
3 Barcelona 30 16 7 7 70 37 +33 39
4 Atlético Bilbao 30 16 5 9 59 45 +14 37
5 Atlético Madrid 30 15 4 11 65 54 +11 34
6 Osasuna 30 12 7 11 40 38 +2 31
7 Español 30 11 8 11 39 48 −9 30
8 Valladolid 30 11 6 13 52 58 −6 28
9 Zaragoza 30 11 6 13 37 51 −14 28
10 Las Palmas 30 9 9 12 41 58 −17 27
11 Valencia 30 10 7 13 43 46 −3 27
12 Real Sociedad 30 9 8 13 39 47 −8 26
13 Celta 30 8 7 15 39 47 −8 23
14 Jaén 30 9 5 16 37 55 −18 23
15 Deportivo La Coruña (R) 30 10 2 18 41 61 −20 22 Relegation to Segunda División
16 Condal (R) 30 7 8 15 37 57 −20 22
Source: BDFútbol
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Goal difference; 4) Number of goals scored
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Sevilla qualified for the European Cup as Real Madrid qualified as title holders.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ATB ATM BAR CEL CON DEP ESP JAE LPA OSA RMA RSO SEV VAL VAD ZAR
Atlético Bilbao 1–4 1–1 1–0 3–0 2–0 4–0 3–1 3–0 1–1 4–2 2–0 5–0 3–1 4–0 5–0
Atlético Madrid 0–0 2–1 1–0 6–2 6–0 8–1 1–1 3–0 2–0 2–4 3–0 1–2 1–0 1–3 2–1
Barcelona 2–0 7–3 4–1 5–0 3–1 1–1 4–2 6–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 3–2 4–0 4–2
Celta 3–0 1–0 0–2 2–2 1–1 0–0 4–0 3–3 1–0 0–3 2–3 3–3 2–1 1–1 5–0
Condal 3–3 1–2 1–1 0–3 2–1 3–0 1–0 2–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 5–1 1–1 4–0 0–0
Deportivo La Coruña 1–2 0–4 1–3 0–6 3–0 2–1 3–1 1–2 3–1 1–2 4–0 3–1 1–0 3–0 4–1
Español 3–0 0–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 2–0 3–0 2–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–2 3–0 4–0 2–0
Jaén 4–2 2–0 1–2 2–0 2–0 2–3 0–0 0–0 2–0 2–4 3–0 3–1 2–2 2–0 0–1
Las Palmas 4–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 3–3 2–0 2–2 2–0 1–1 1–5 1–1 2–1 1–0 3–2 0–1
Osasuna 1–2 2–1 2–2 2–1 2–1 1–0 5–0 1–1 2–1 2–0 1–2 5–2 2–0 1–0 2–0
Real Madrid 3–0 0–2 1–0 4–1 6–0 1–0 7–2 7–1 3–0 2–1 3–0 1–1 2–0 3–1 3–3
Real Sociedad 3–4 2–1 2–2 3–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 2–0 2–2 0–0 3–0 1–1 1–2 2–3 1–1
Sevilla 4–1 5–1 2–1 2–0 2–1 5–1 3–0 3–0 3–1 3–1 2–0 3–2 3–2 2–0 3–0
Valencia 1–2 2–2 3–3 3–1 1–0 3–0 3–1 3–1 2–2 4–1 1–2 3–2 2–0 0–0 1–0
Valladolid 2–0 4–3 2–1 1–1 3–0 3–2 2–2 1–2 6–2 3–0 3–3 2–2 1–2 4–0 4–1
Zaragoza 1–1 2–1 2–0 2–0 2–3 2–2 2–0 2–0 3–2 0–2 1–2 1–0 3–1 0–0 3–1
Source: BDFútbol
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Pichichi TrophyEdit

Rank Name Team Goals
1   Alfredo di Stéfano Real Madrid 31
2   Joaquín Murillo Valladolid 18
3   Manuel Badenes Valladolid 17
4   Mauro Rodríguez Celta 16

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