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1959–60 La Liga

The 1959–60 La Liga was the 29th season since its establishment. The season started on September 13, 1959, and finished on April 17, 1960.

Primera División
Season1959–60
ChampionsBarcelona
(8th title)
RelegatedOsasuna
Las Palmas
European CupBarcelona
Real Madrid (as title holders)
Matches played240
Goals scored807 (3.36 per match)
Top goalscorerFerenc Puskás
(25 goals)
Biggest home winReal Madrid 11–2 Elche
Biggest away winLas Palmas 0–8 Barcelona
Highest scoringReal Madrid 11–2 Elche
Longest winning run8 matches
Barcelona
Longest unbeaten run14 matches
Barcelona
Longest winless run15 matches
Las Palmas
Longest losing run11 matches
Las Palmas

Team locationsEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Barcelona (C) 30 22 2 6 88 28 +60 46 Qualification for the European Cup preliminary round
2 Real Madrid 30 21 4 5 96 36 +60 46 Qualification for the European Cup round of 16[a]
3 Atlético Bilbao 30 19 1 10 74 45 +29 39
4 Sevilla 30 16 4 10 63 44 +19 36
5 Atlético Madrid 30 15 3 12 59 40 +19 33
6 Oviedo 30 13 7 10 38 51 −13 33
7 Real Betis 30 15 3 12 42 53 −11 33
8 Español 30 11 8 11 33 29 +4 30
9 Valencia 30 11 6 13 37 33 +4 28
10 Elche 30 11 5 14 41 64 −23 27
11 Zaragoza 30 10 5 15 49 58 −9 25
12 Granada 30 10 5 15 38 52 −14 25
13 Valladolid (O) 30 11 3 16 48 61 −13 25 Qualification for the relegation play-offs
14 Real Sociedad (O) 30 10 3 17 41 61 −20 23
15 Las Palmas (R) 30 8 2 20 42 75 −33 18 Relegation to Segunda División
16 Osasuna (R) 30 5 3 22 24 77 −53 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 ELC ESP GRA LPA OSA OVI BET RMA RSO SEV VAL VAD ZAR
Atlético Bilbao 5–2 4–1 5–0 2–0 3–0 4–1 4–1 6–0 4–1 1–3 4–0 2–5 2–0 4–3 3–1
Atlético Madrid 0–1 0–1 5–1 3–1 0–2 3–0 1–2 4–0 6–1 3–3 3–0 3–2 0–0 2–3 1–1
Barcelona 4–1 2–1 2–0 1–0 5–4 8–0 6–0 3–1 6–0 3–1 3–0 5–0 2–1 5–1 5–0
Elche 0–1 3–4 2–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–1 1–0 1–3 1–5 3–2 3–2 2–1 2–1 5–0
Español 1–0 2–0 0–1 3–0 3–0 0–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 4–2 3–1 0–2 2–0 2–1
Granada 3–2 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 5–1 2–1 0–0 1–2 3–4 0–0 0–1 1–0 3–0 2–1
Las Palmas 0–2 0–3 0–8 1–1 0–2 1–2 2–4 0–1 1–2 0–1 2–0 2–1 1–0 4–0 2–0
Osasuna 1–4 1–3 2–3 1–3 1–0 2–0 4–1 4–3 0–1 1–2 1–1 1–2 2–1 4–1 2–3
Oviedo 2–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–2 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–3 0–0 2–1 5–0
Real Betis 1–0 1–4 0–3 2–2 2–1 3–2 2–1 3–0 3–0 1–0 3–0 1–4 2–0 0–0 1–2
Real Madrid 3–1 3–2 2–0 11–2 4–0 6–0 2–0 7–0 8–1 7–1 4–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–1
Real Sociedad 1–3 0–3 0–0 4–2 0–2 1–0 6–0 4–1 6–2 1–0 1–3 2–0 2–0 4–2 1–0
Sevilla 5–0 3–0 0–3 4–1 0–0 2–0 3–2 3–1 0–1 2–1 4–1 3–0 1–1 5–0 1–0
Valencia 3–2 0–1 2–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 3–0 1–1 1–2 2–1 3–0 3–3 1–0 4–0
Valladolid 2–2 0–1 1–4 1–0 1–1 3–2 5–0 5–1 3–0 0–1 3–1 4–1 3–1 3–2 2–1
Zaragoza 1–2 0–1 3–1 2–1 1–1 6–2 6–2 1–1 1–2 2–1 2–2 4–1 2–2 3–1 4–0
Source: BDFútbol
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play-offsEdit

Play-off between Córdoba and Real Sociedad was decided after a tie-break match, where Real Sociedad won 1–0.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Celta Vigo 2–5 Valladolid 2–2 0–5
Córdoba 2–2 Real Sociedad 2–1 0–1

Pichichi TrophyEdit

External linksEdit