1970–71 La Liga

The 1970–71 La Liga was the 40th season since its establishment. The season started on September 12, 1970, and finished on April 18, 1971. Valencia won its fourth title.

Primera División
Season1970–71
ChampionsValencia (4th title)
RelegatedElche
Zaragoza
European CupValencia
Cup Winners' CupBarcelona
UEFA CupAtlético Madrid
Real Madrid
Athletic Bilbao
Celta
Matches played240
Goals scored543 (2.26 per match)
Top goalscorerJosé Eulogio Gárate
Carles Rexach (17)
Biggest home winElche 5–0 Sporting Gijón
Las Palmas 5–0 Sabadell
Biggest away winZaragoza 0–5 Real Madrid

Team locationsEdit

Canary Islands
Team Home city Stadium
Athletic Bilbao Bilbao San Mamés
Atlético Madrid Madrid Vicente Calderón
Barcelona Barcelona Nou Camp
Celta Vigo Balaídos
Elche Elche Altabix
Español Barcelona Sarriá
Granada Granada Los Cármenes
Las Palmas Las Palmas Insular
Málaga Málaga La Rosaleda
Real Madrid Madrid Santiago Bernabéu
Real Sociedad San Sebastián Atocha
Sabadell Sabadell Creu Alta
Sevilla Seville Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán
Sporting Gijón Gijón El Molinón
Valencia Valencia Luis Casanova
Zaragoza Zaragoza La Romareda

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Valencia (C) 30 18 7 5 41 19 +22 43 Qualification for the European Cup first round
2 Barcelona 30 19 5 6 50 22 +28 43 Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup first round[a]
3 Atlético Madrid 30 17 8 5 51 20 +31 42 Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round
4 Real Madrid 30 17 7 6 46 24 +22 41
5 Atlético Bilbao 30 14 7 9 40 31 +9 35
6 Celta 30 15 5 10 37 32 +5 35
7 Sevilla 30 13 6 11 34 42 −8 32
8 Real Sociedad 30 10 9 11 23 27 −4 29
9 Málaga 30 8 12 10 27 32 −5 28
10 Granada 30 10 8 12 33 34 −1 28
11 Español 30 8 9 13 18 25 −7 25
12 Sporting Gijón 30 10 5 15 35 44 −9 25
13 Sabadell 30 8 5 17 28 49 −21 21
14 Las Palmas 30 5 10 15 33 42 −9 20
15 Elche (R) 30 4 10 16 25 46 −21 18 Relegation to the Segunda División
16 Zaragoza (R) 30 3 9 18 22 54 −32 15
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. ^ Barcelona qualified to the Cup Winners' Cup as champions of the Copa del Generalísimo.

Results tableEdit

Home \ Away ATB ATM BAR CEL ELC ESP GRA LPA MLG RGI RMA RSO SAB SEV VAL ZAR
Athletic Bilbao 1–0 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–0 3–0 1–0 2–1 3–0 0–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 3–0
Atlético Madrid 2–0 1–1 3–1 3–1 3–0 3–0 2–1 2–1 2–0 2–2 1–0 4–1 4–1 3–0 3–0
CF Barcelona 0–1 2–0 2–1 0–0 3–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 0–1 4–0 4–1 5–2 0–2 5–2
Celta de Vigo 2–1 3–2 1–1 3–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 2–0
Elche CF 1–1 0–4 0–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 5–0 0–1 1–2 0–0 1–0 1–3 2–1
RCD Español 1–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 1–1 2–0 0–1 0–0 3–1 0–1 1–0 0–0
Granada CF 2–2 0–0 0–2 1–0 3–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 3–0 2–0 2–0 3–1 0–0 2–2 3–0
UD Las Palmas 1–1 1–1 3–2 1–2 2–2 0–0 2–0 1–2 1–2 0–0 4–2 5–0 0–0 0–0 4–0
CD Málaga 3–3 0–0 0–1 2–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 3–0 0–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–0
Sporting Gijón 3–1 1–1 0–2 4–0 3–1 0–1 3–2 2–0 3–0 0–1 2–0 3–2 4–0 0–1 1–1
Real Madrid 1–2 1–0 0–1 4–0 1–1 1–0 3–2 4–2 2–2 1–1 1–0 3–1 4–0 2–0 2–1
Real Sociedad 2–1 0–1 1–0 1–3 2–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–2 3–1 0–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 2–0
CE Sabadell FC 1–0 0–2 2–1 3–2 1–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 5–2 2–1 1–1 0–0 2–1 0–1 2–1
Sevilla CF 3–2 1–1 0–1 2–1 2–1 1–0 1–0 3–1 1–0 1–1 3–1 1–0 1–0 2–2 4–2
Valencia CF 4–0 1–0 1–1 2–1 3–0 2–1 2–1 5–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–1 0–1 2–0
Zaragoza 1–2 0–1 1–2 0–0 1–1 2–2 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–5 1–0 3–1 4–1 0–2
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Pichichi TrophyEdit

Rank Player Goals Team
1
  José Eulogio Gárate
17
Atlético Madrid
  Carles Rexach
17
CF Barcelona
3
  Pirri
13
Real Madrid
  Quini
13
Real Sporting
  Bernardo Acosta
13
Sevilla CF
6   Javier Irureta
12
Atlético Madrid
7   Fidel Uriarte
11
Athletic Bilbao

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