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The 1980–81 La Liga season, the 50th since its establishment, started on September 6, 1980, and finished on April 26, 1981.

Primera División
Season1980–81
ChampionsReal Sociedad
(1st title)
RelegatedMurcia
Salamanca
Almería
European CupReal Sociedad
Cup Winners' CupBarcelona
UEFA CupReal Madrid
Atlético Madrid
Valencia
Matches played306
Goals scored829 (2.71 per match)
Top goalscorerQuini
(20 goals)

Real Sociedad won their first title ever.

Contents

Teams and locationEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Real Sociedad (C) 34 19 7 8 52 29 +23 45 Qualification for the European Cup first round
2 Real Madrid 34 20 5 9 66 37 +29 45 Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round
3 Atlético Madrid 34 17 8 9 59 41 +18 42
4 Valencia 34 16 10 8 46 39 +7 42
5 Barcelona 34 18 5 11 66 41 +25 41 Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup first round[a]
6 Real Betis 34 17 6 11 55 38 +17 40
7 Sporting Gijón 34 14 10 10 58 40 +18 38
8 Sevilla 34 14 9 11 34 42 −8 37
9 Athletic Bilbao 34 14 7 13 64 53 +11 35
10 Español 34 14 6 14 37 42 −5 34
11 Osasuna 34 12 8 14 35 46 −11 32
12 Valladolid 34 9 13 12 40 46 −6 31
13 Hércules 34 10 10 14 42 48 −6 30
14 Zaragoza 34 9 11 14 31 44 −13 29
15 Las Palmas 34 12 4 18 47 61 −14 28
16 Murcia (R) 34 8 7 19 35 49 −14 23 Relegation to Segunda División
17 Salamanca (R) 34 7 7 20 32 67 −35 21
18 Almería (R) 34 6 7 21 30 66 −36 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. ^ Barcelona qualified to the Cup Winners' Cup as winners of the Copa del Rey.

Results tableEdit

  • The home teams are read down the left hand side while the away teams are indicated along the top.
ALM ATH ATM BAR BET ESP HÉR LPA MUR OSA RMA RSO SAL SEV SPG VAL VLD ZAR
AD Almería 1–1 2–1 2–5 0–2 2–0 0–3 0–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 3–2 3–2 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 3–1
Athletic Bilbao 5–1 3–1 4–1 2–0 1–2 5–3 1–3 3–0 1–1 1–1 0–2 6–1 3–0 1–1 4–0 4–1 0–1
Atlético Madrid 2–1 2–1 1–0 0–4 1–0 1–0 2–2 2–1 0–0 3–1 2–0 1–1 2–0 0–0 3–1 5–2 1–2
FC Barcelona 6–0 0–1 4–2 1–3 3–1 6–0 1–0 1–0 6–0 2–1 2–0 3–0 3–1 3–1 0–3 2–1 0–0
Betis 2–0 2–0 0–1 1–1 1–2 2–0 4–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 5–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–2 2–0
RCD Español 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–2 2–1 3–1 2–1 0–0 2–1 0–0 2–1 2–2 1–0 1–2 0–0 1–1
Hércules CF 1–0 1–2 1–2 0–1 0–1 2–0 2–3 1–0 0–0 1–2 2–0 3–2 5–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1
UD Las Palmas 3–0 1–3 1–1 1–4 2–4 2–0 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–0 0–3 1–1 1–2 3–1 1–4 0–2 3–0
Murcia 2–1 5–4 0–2 1–2 2–0 1–1 2–2 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–0 2–1 0–2 0–0 0–1
Osasuna 2–1 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–2 1–0 1–2 1–0 3–1 1–2 0–3 1–1 2–1 3–0 2–0 2–0 1–0
Real Madrid 4–0 7–1 2–0 3–0 4–2 1–2 3–0 3–0 4–0 3–1 1–0 2–0 3–2 1–0 2–1 1–1 2–0
Real Sociedad 3–1 4–1 2–2 2–0 2–2 2–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 3–1 1–0 3–0 1–2 2–1 1–0 1–0
UD Salamanca 2–1 3–2 1–1 2–1 2–0 3–2 0–1 0–2 0–3 1–2 1–3 0–2 0–0 2–2 0–1 2–1 3–1
Sevilla FC 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 0–0 3–2 1–0 1–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 3–2 1–0 1–0 0–0
Sporting de Gijón 5–2 1–1 3–0 2–1 2–0 0–1 3–1 2–1 2–0 5–1 4–0 2–2 4–0 3–0 0–0 4–1 1–1
Valencia CF 3–1 0–0 1–1 3–3 3–1 3–1 0–2 3–1 3–2 4–1 2–1 3–2 3–0 2–0 3–1 2–2 3–0
Valladolid 0–0 0–0 0–2 1–1 2–1 3–1 2–1 3–1 1–0 2–1 1–3 0–0 3–0 2–3 1–2 2–0 1–1
Zaragoza 1–0 2–3 0–1 1–2 2–0 2–1 1–1 2–3 1–6 3–1 0–0 0–1 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–1 1–1

Pichichi TrophyEdit

Goalscorers Goal Team
  Quini
20
FC Barcelona
  Juanito
19
Real Madrid
  Dani
17
Athletic Bilbao
  Enrique Morán Blanco
16
Betis
  Jesús María Satrústegui
16
Real Sociedad
La Liga 1980–81 Winners
Real Sociedad
1st Title

ReferencesEdit