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The 1961–62 La Liga was the 31st season since its establishment. The season started on September 2, 1961, and finished on April 1, 1962.

Primera División
Season1961–62
ChampionsReal Madrid
(8th title)
RelegatedEspañol
Real Santander
Real Sociedad
Tenerife
European CupReal Madrid
European Cup Winners' CupSevilla
Atlético Madrid (as title holders)
Matches played240
Goals scored761 (3.17 per match)
Top goalscorerJuan Seminario
(25 goals)
Biggest home winBarcelona 8–0 Real Santander
Biggest away winMallorca 1–5 Español
Osasuna 0–4 Atlético Bilbao
Highest scoringZaragoza 6–3 Osasuna
Zaragoza 6–3 Real Sociedad
Longest winning run8 matches
Real Madrid
Longest unbeaten run9 matches
Barcelona
Longest winless run8 matches
Español
Longest losing run5 matches
Real Sociedad
Tenerife

Contents

Team locationsEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Real Madrid (C) 30 19 5 6 58 24 +34 43 Qualification for the European Cup preliminary round
2 Barcelona 30 18 4 8 81 46 +35 40
3 Atlético Madrid 30 15 6 9 50 36 +14 36 Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup first round[a]
4 Zaragoza 30 15 5 10 70 51 +19 35
5 Atlético Bilbao 30 12 8 10 52 38 +14 32
6 Sevilla 30 12 7 11 48 45 +3 31 Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup preliminary round[b]
7 Valencia 30 12 7 11 50 50 0 31
8 Elche 30 10 9 11 52 52 0 29
9 Real Betis 30 10 8 12 29 51 −22 28
10 Oviedo 30 10 7 13 27 47 −20 27
11 Osasuna 30 11 5 14 30 47 −17 27
12 Mallorca 30 10 7 13 54 59 −5 27
13 Español (R) 30 8 10 12 45 55 −10 26 Qualification for the relegation play-offs
14 Real Santander (R) 30 11 4 15 35 54 −19 26
15 Real Sociedad (R) 30 9 5 16 37 49 −12 23 Relegation to Segunda División
16 Tenerife (R) 30 6 7 17 33 57 −24 19
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. ^ Atlético Madrid qualified to the Cup Winners' Cup as title holders.
  2. ^ Sevilla qualified to the Cup Winners' Cup as champions as runners-up of the Copa del Generalísimo, due to the qualification of Real Madrid to the European Cup.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ATB ATM BAR ELC ESP MLL OSA OVI BET RMA RSA RSO SEV TFE VAL ZAR
Atlético Bilbao 5–1 3–2 1–1 1–2 3–0 0–0 0–1 1–0 0–2 0–1 3–3 5–1 5–0 0–0 1–0
Atlético Madrid 2–0 1–1 5–2 5–2 1–1 4–2 5–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 4–0 1–0 0–0 3–0
Barcelona 4–2 5–1 3–2 2–0 3–2 3–1 4–1 6–1 3–1 8–0 5–0 3–2 5–2 4–0 1–1
Elche 2–2 1–2 1–2 6–2 2–0 6–2 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–1 4–2 1–0 3–0 2–1 5–3
Español 0–3 3–0 1–1 0–0 0–2 3–0 1–1 2–2 1–1 3–2 2–2 0–1 2–0 2–2 1–3
Mallorca 1–3 0–3 3–1 3–1 1–5 2–0 2–0 1–0 0–2 0–0 1–0 3–2 1–1 3–0 1–0
Osasuna 0–4 3–1 3–1 3–0 2–2 4–1 2–2 4–0 1–3 2–1 0–1 1–3 3–1 5–2 5–1
Oviedo 0–1 0–0 0–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–2
Real Betis 1–1 2–1 2–3 5–1 3–3 0–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 3–1 2–0 3–1 2–2
Real Madrid 3–0 2–1 2–0 3–1 3–1 2–0 2–2 4–1 2–0 6–0 1–0 2–1 0–0 4–1 2–1
Real Santander 2–0 1–0 1–1 3–1 1–3 4–0 1–3 3–0 1–0 0–2 1–0 1–1 0–0 4–1 2–1
Real Sociedad 0–2 1–0 2–1 2–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 2–0 6–0 0–1 3–0 4–1 0–1 1–1 1–0
Sevilla 2–1 1–1 1–0 2–0 3–1 0–0 0–0 3–1 1–2 1–1 3–1 3–0 2–1 2–0 4–0
Tenerife 1–1 0–2 1–3 1–3 0–0 3–0 3–1 1–4 1–1 0–3 0–0 4–1 3–3 2–1 4–2
Valencia 2–2 2–1 6–2 0–0 4–2 3–1 2–0 3–0 2–0 3–2 2–1 5–1 2–1 2–1 1–1
Zaragoza 4–2 1–1 3–2 1–1 3–0 3–0 6–3 5–1 4–0 2–1 6–1 6–3 3–2 3–1 3–0
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
Español 1–2 Valladolid 1–0 0–2
Málaga 3–1 Real Santander 3–0 0–1

Pichichi TrophyEdit

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