1978–79 La Liga

The 1978–79 La Liga was the 48th season since its establishment. It started on September 2, 1978, and finished on June 3, 1979.

Primera División
Season1978–79
ChampionsReal Madrid
(19th title)
RelegatedCelta
Racing Santander
Recreativo
European CupReal Madrid
UEFA Cup Winners' CupBarcelona (as title holders)
Valencia
UEFA CupSporting Gijón
Atlético Madrid
Real Sociedad
Matches played306
Goals scored825 (2.7 per match)
Top goalscorerHans Krankl (29)

Team locationsEdit

Canary Islands
Team Home city Stadium
Athletic Bilbao Bilbao San Mamés
Atlético Madrid Madrid Vicente Calderón
Barcelona Barcelona Nou Camp
Burgos Burgos El Plantío
Celta Vigo Balaídos
Español Barcelona Sarriá
Hércules Alicante José Rico Pérez
Las Palmas Las Palmas Insular
Racing Santander Santander El Sardinero
Rayo Vallecano Madrid Vallecas
Real Madrid Madrid Santiago Bernabéu
Real Sociedad San Sebastián Atocha
Recretivo Huelva Colombino
Salamanca Salamanca Helmántico
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 Real Madrid (C) 34 16 15 3 61 36 +25 47 Qualification for the European Cup first round
2 Sporting Gijón 34 17 9 8 50 35 +15 43 Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round
3 Atlético Madrid 34 14 13 7 55 37 +18 41
4 Real Sociedad 34 18 5 11 53 36 +17 41
5 Barcelona 34 16 6 12 69 37 +32 38 Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup first round[a]
6 Las Palmas 34 14 9 11 49 43 +6 37
7 Valencia 34 14 7 13 44 39 +5 35 Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup first round[a]
8 Español 34 15 5 14 37 46 −9 35
9 Athletic Bilbao 34 12 10 12 56 46 +10 34
10 Salamanca 34 13 8 13 36 40 −4 34
11 Sevilla 34 12 9 13 47 48 −1 33
12 Hércules 34 13 6 15 32 38 −6 32
13 Burgos 34 10 12 12 38 47 −9 32
14 Zaragoza 34 12 6 16 56 59 −3 30
15 Rayo Vallecano 34 9 11 14 31 54 −23 29
16 Celta (R) 34 9 10 15 35 55 −20 28 Relegation to the Segunda División
17 Racing Santander (R) 34 9 4 21 37 63 −26 22
18 Recreativo (R) 34 8 5 21 39 66 −27 21
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. ^ a b Valencia qualified to the Cup Winners' Cup as winners of the Copa del Rey and Barcelona as title holders of the competition.

Results tableEdit

Home \ Away ATH ATM BAR BUR CEL ESP HÉR LPA RAC RAY RMA RSO REC SAL SEV SPG VAL ZAR
Athletic Bilbao 2–1 3–1 1–2 3–1 1–0 4–1 3–0 4–1 2–0 3–3 1–1 5–3 3–0 2–3 1–1 2–0 2–2
Atlético Madrid 4–0 1–1 1–2 4–0 1–0 3–0 1–1 3–0 0–0 2–2 2–2 1–0 1–0 2–2 0–0 2–1 3–1
FC Barcelona 4–3 2–4 2–0 6–0 2–1 3–0 4–0 1–0 9–0 2–0 1–3 2–0 3–0 1–0 6–0 1–1 5–0
Burgos 1–0 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–2 0–2 1–1 1–1
Celta de Vigo 0–0 2–2 2–1 3–2 0–1 2–1 1–2 2–0 2–1 2–2 1–0 3–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 5–3
RCD Español 1–0 2–1 0–2 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–1 2–3 2–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–0
Hércules CF 0–1 0–0 0–2 1–0 2–0 3–3 1–0 1–0 4–1 1–2 0–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 3–0 1–0
UD Las Palmas 1–1 1–0 2–1 3–1 0–0 3–0 2–1 1–2 1–2 2–2 2–0 3–0 4–0 2–1 0–0 2–0 0–0
Racing de Santander 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–2 2–0 0–1 0–2 2–4 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–4 2–3 0–2 3–1 3–2
Rayo Vallecano 1–0 1–3 1–1 2–2 2–0 2–0 3–0 2–2 2–1 1–1 0–4 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–1 0–1 1–0
Real Madrid 2–1 1–1 3–1 4–1 2–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 5–1 4–1 2–1 4–0 3–1 1–1 3–2 2–1 2–1
Real Sociedad 2–1 0–2 2–0 4–1 1–0 2–1 2–1 2–0 3–0 2–0 0–0 2–3 3–1 2–1 2–0 1–0 4–1
Recreativo de Huelva 3–2 0–1 0–0 1–5 1–2 3–1 3–1 2–4 2–1 0–0 1–2 1–2 1–2 2–1 1–1 4–3 3–0
UD Salamanca 1–0 2–2 1–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–3 2–0 3–1 0–0 3–1 3–1
Sevilla FC 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 4–3 1–0 0–1 3–1 2–0 2–1 1–0 6–1 2–1 1–1 0–2 1–0
Sporting de Gijón 4–3 4–1 3–1 3–0 2–2 0–0 2–0 3–1 1–0 3–0 0–1 3–2 2–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 1–0
Valencia CF 0–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 4–0 2–1 0–0 3–1 3–1 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 5–2 4–0 3–1
Zaragoza 1–1 4–3 1–1 4–2 2–1 8–1 1–2 3–1 3–2 2–0 1–0 4–0 1–1 1–0 3–2 1–3 3–0
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Pichichi TrophyEdit

Rank Player Goals Team
1   Hans Krankl
29
FC Barcelona
2   Quini
23
Sporting de Gijón
3   Jesús María Satrústegui
20
Real Sociedad
4
  Rubén Cano
19
Atlético Madrid
  Pichi Alonso
19
Zaragoza
6   Santillana
18
Real Madrid
7   Carlos Morete
16
UD Las Palmas
8   Miguel Brindisi
14
UD Las Palmas
9   Dani
13
Athletic Bilbao

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