1985–86 La Liga

The 1985–86 La Liga season, the 55th since its establishment, started on August 31, 1985, and finished on April 20, 1986.

La Liga
Dates31 August 1985–20 April 1986
ChampionsReal Madrid
21st title
RelegatedValencia
Hércules
Celta
European CupReal Madrid
Cup Winners' CupZaragoza
UEFA CupBarcelona
Athletic Bilbao
Atlético Madrid
Matches played306
Goals scored798 (2.61 per match)
Top goalscorerHugo Sánchez
(22 goals)

Barcelona lost their defence of the title to Real Madrid, who won the title by an 11-point margin.

This season marked Valencia CF's only relegation from La Liga.[1]

Teams and locationsEdit

Canary Islands
Team Home city Stadium
Athletic Bilbao Bilbao San Mamés
Atlético Madrid Madrid Vicente Calderón
Barcelona Barcelona Nou Camp
Cádiz Cádiz Ramón de Carranza
Celta Vigo Balaídos
Español Barcelona Sarriá
Hércules Alicante José Rico Pérez
Las Palmas Las Palmas Insular
Osasuna Pamplona El Sadar
Racing Santander Santander El Sardinero
Real Betis Seville Benito Villamarín
Real Madrid Madrid Santiago Bernabéu
Real Sociedad San Sebastián Atocha
Sevilla Seville Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán
Sporting Gijón Gijón El Molinón
Valencia Valencia Luis Casanova
Valladolid Valladolid José Zorrilla
Zaragoza Zaragoza La Romareda

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Real Madrid (C) 34 26 4 4 83 33 +50 56 Qualification for the European Cup first round
2 Barcelona 34 18 9 7 61 36 +25 45 Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round
3 Athletic Bilbao 34 17 9 8 44 31 +13 43
4 Zaragoza 34 15 12 7 51 34 +17 42 Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup first round[a]
5 Atlético Madrid 34 17 8 9 53 38 +15 42 Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round
6 Sporting Gijón 34 13 15 6 37 27 +10 41
7 Real Sociedad 34 17 5 12 64 51 +13 39
8 Real Betis 34 11 13 10 40 40 0 35
9 Sevilla 34 12 10 12 39 34 +5 34
10 Valladolid 34 13 6 15 54 48 +6 32
11 Español 34 11 9 14 43 40 +3 31
12 Racing Santander 34 10 11 13 33 34 −1 31
13 Las Palmas 34 9 9 16 37 65 −28 27
14 Osasuna 34 9 9 16 24 33 −9 27
15 Cádiz 34 9 8 17 30 58 −28 26
16 Valencia (R) 34 8 9 17 38 62 −24 25 Relegation to the Segunda División
17 Hércules (R) 34 8 6 20 35 62 −27 22
18 Celta (R) 34 5 4 25 32 72 −40 14
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. ^ Zaragoza qualified for the European Cup Winners' Cup as champions of the Copa del Rey.

Results tableEdit

Home \ Away ATH ATM BAR BET CÁD CEL ESP HÉR LPA OSA RAC RMA RSO SEV SPG VAL VLD ZAR
Athletic Bilbao 1–1 2–1 2–1 2–0 3–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 3–0 1–2 2–0 3–1 2–0 2–2 3–3 1–1
Atlético Madrid 3–1 2–1 2–1 2–1 3–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 0–1 3–1 3–0 1–1 5–0 1–4 0–2
FC Barcelona 3–1 2–1 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–0 3–1 3–1 2–2 2–0 2–0 2–3 0–0 2–0 3–0 4–0 2–0
Betis 2–0 2–2 1–1 4–1 3–2 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 1–3 1–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 0–1
Cádiz CF 1–1 2–0 1–3 0–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–3 3–0 0–4 0–0 2–3 1–0 1–3
Celta de Vigo 0–1 0–1 0–2 0–1 1–2 2–1 1–2 4–0 2–0 1–2 1–5 1–3 1–2 1–1 1–0 3–2 1–2
RCD Español 1–0 1–2 5–3 2–0 5–0 1–0 4–1 2–0 0–1 2–0 1–2 2–2 4–2 0–0 2–1 2–1 1–2
Hércules CF 0–1 2–2 1–2 2–3 1–1 5–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 0–3 2–0 2–1 0–1 3–2 1–0 2–2
UD Las Palmas 2–2 1–3 3–0 1–0 2–2 1–1 3–1 2–1 0–0 1–0 4–3 1–2 2–5 1–3 2–0 1–0 2–2
Osasuna 0–1 1–1 0–1 1–0 0–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 0–1 1–1 0–1 1–2 0–0 1–2 2–0 2–1 2–1
Racing de Santander 0–0 2–0 0–0 1–1 3–0 3–0 2–2 4–1 0–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 0–1 2–2 1–1 2–3
Real Madrid 2–0 2–1 3–1 4–1 3–1 4–0 4–1 4–0 5–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–1 5–0 2–1 1–0
Real Sociedad 1–0 2–3 1–5 2–2 4–0 1–1 1–0 6–0 6–0 1–0 1–1 5–3 1–0 2–1 6–0 2–1 2–0
Sevilla FC 0–0 2–1 0–0 1–0 3–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 4–0 1–0 0–1 2–2 3–1 0–0 0–2 1–0 0–0
Sporting de Gijón 1–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–2 2–0 1–1 3–1 1–0 1–2 2–0 0–2 0–0 2–1 1–0 3–0 2–2
Valencia CF 1–2 1–1 1–2 0–2 1–0 3–1 0–0 3–1 1–1 1–1 0–1 0–3 3–1 0–1 1–1 2–1 4–2
Valladolid 0–1 2–1 2–2 4–2 3–0 4–0 1–0 3–1 4–2 1–0 1–0 3–2 4–1 2–0 0–1 3–3 1–1
Zaragoza 0–1 0–0 1–3 1–1 3–0 6–0 1–0 1–0 4–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 3–1 1–1 0–0 2–1 1–0
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Pichichi TrophyEdit

Goalscorers Goal Team
  Hugo Sánchez
22
Real Madrid
  Jorge Valdano
16
Real Madrid
  Juan Antonio Señor
15
Zaragoza
  Luis Mario Cabrera
13
Atlético Madrid
  Jorge da Silva
13
Atlético Madrid


 La Liga 1985–86 Winners 
Real Madrid
21st title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "La peor temporada del Valencia desde el descenso de 1986". 11 May 2014.