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The 1958–59 La Liga season was the 28th since its establishment. The season started on September 14, 1958, and finished on April 19, 1959.

Primera División
Season1958–59
ChampionsBarcelona (7th title)
RelegatedReal Gijón
Celta
European CupBarcelona
Real Madrid (as title holders)
Matches played240
Goals scored775 (3.23 per match)
Top goalscorerAlfredo di Stéfano
(23 goals)
Biggest home winAtlético Bilbao 9–0 Celta
Atlético Bilbao 9–0 Real Gijón
Real Madrid 10–1 Las Palmas
Biggest away winOsasuna 1–8 Atlético Bilbao
Highest scoringReal Madrid 10–1 Las Palmas
Longest winning run9 matches
Barcelona
Longest unbeaten run9 matches
Barcelona
Longest winless run11 matches
Celta
Longest losing run5 matches
Celta
Las Palmas

Contents

Competition formatEdit

For this season, the relegation play-offs were re-established. 13th and 14th qualified teams would play a double-legged playoff against the second qualified teams of the two groups of Segunda División.

Team locationsEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Barcelona (C) 30 24 3 3 96 26 +70 51 Qualification for the European Cup preliminary round
2 Real Madrid 30 21 5 4 89 29 +60 47 Qualification for the European Cup round of 16[a]
3 Atlético Bilbao 30 17 2 11 72 33 +39 36
4 Valencia 30 13 7 10 47 41 +6 33
5 Atlético Madrid 30 13 6 11 58 48 +10 32
6 Betis 30 14 4 12 54 53 +1 32
7 Español 30 11 7 12 42 45 −3 29
8 Osasuna 30 12 4 14 44 59 −15 28
9 Zaragoza 30 12 4 14 47 60 −13 28
10 Real Sociedad 30 9 10 11 32 33 −1 28
11 Oviedo 30 11 5 14 31 49 −18 27
12 Sevilla 30 12 2 16 44 58 −14 26
13 Granada (O) 30 11 4 15 30 43 −13 26 Qualification for the relegation play-offs
14 Las Palmas (O) 30 10 4 16 43 69 −26 24
15 Real Gijón (R) 30 7 6 17 25 70 −45 20 Relegation to Segunda División
16 Celta (R) 30 4 5 21 21 59 −38 13
Source: BDFútbol
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Goal difference; 4) Number of goals scored
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Real Madrid qualified directly to the round of 16 as title holders.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ATB ATM BAR CEL ESP GRA LPA OSA OVI BET GIJ RMA RSO SEV VAL ZAR
Atlético Bilbao 1–2 1–2 9–0 4–1 3–0 3–0 3–1 0–1 7–0 9–0 4–1 1–0 2–1 2–1 3–2
Atlético Madrid 0–1 1–1 3–1 3–2 4–0 3–1 2–0 2–0 3–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 5–0 1–2 7–1
Barcelona 3–0 5–0 2–0 5–3 3–0 5–1 6–1 7–1 4–1 4–1 4–0 4–2 4–0 6–0 3–0
Celta 0–3 0–1 0–1 1–2 3–0 0–0 3–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–4 0–0 0–1 1–2 2–0
Español 2–1 2–2 0–3 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–2 2–0 1–1
Granada 1–0 1–0 1–4 2–0 1–1 4–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 6–0 0–3 1–0 1–0 1–0 4–1
Las Palmas 1–0 2–2 0–2 3–1 1–2 1–0 5–1 2–1 2–0 4–0 1–2 0–0 3–0 2–4 3–1
Osasuna 1–8 3–1 2–2 4–0 2–1 2–1 2–0 1–0 3–0 4–1 1–2 2–1 2–2 0–3 3–0
Oviedo 1–2 2–1 2–4 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 1–3 0–3 2–0 0–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 4–1
Real Betis 4–0 3–2 2–5 2–1 3–1 2–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 5–3 2–3 0–1 2–0 1–1 7–0
Real Gijón 0–2 3–2 2–1 2–2 1–0 0–1 2–0 2–1 0–3 1–1 0–0 1–0 0–4 2–1 0–2
Real Madrid 0–0 5–0 1–0 3–0 3–3 2–0 10–1 8–0 4–0 4–2 5–1 6–1 8–0 3–0 3–0
Real Sociedad 1–1 0–0 1–1 3–0 2–1 3–1 6–2 0–2 1–1 3–1 0–0 0–0 4–0 0–0 1–0
Sevilla 3–2 3–3 0–2 2–0 3–0 3–0 3–4 1–0 4–0 2–4 3–0 1–3 0–1 1–0 3–1
Valencia 2–0 4–2 1–2 3–0 1–1 3–0 5–1 0–0 1–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 3–3
Zaragoza 2–0 2–1 2–1 2–0 1–0 1–1 5–0 2–1 2–0 1–2 2–2 1–2 1–0 4–2 6–1
Source: BDFútbol
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play-offsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Granada 6–1 Sabadell 5–0 1–1
Levante 2–3 Las Palmas 1–2 1–1

Pichichi TrophyEdit

External linksEdit