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The 1987–88 La Liga season, the 57th since its establishment, started on August 29, 1987, and finished on May 22, 1988.

La Liga
Dates29 August 1987–22 May 1988
ChampionsReal Madrid
23rd title
RelegatedMallorca
Sabadell
Las Palmas
European CupReal Madrid
Cup Winners' CupBarcelona
UEFA CupReal Sociedad
Atlético Madrid
Athletic Bilbao
Matches played380
Goals scored909 (2.39 per match)
Top goalscorerHugo Sánchez
(29 goals)

Real Madrid finished the season as champions for the third season running, the runners-up this time being Real Sociedad, while Barcelona finished a disappointing sixth, though they did at least have Copa Del Rey success as consolation for their lack of form in the league.

Contents

Teams and locationEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Real Madrid (C) 38 28 6 4 95 26 +69 62 Qualification for the European Cup first round
2 Real Sociedad 38 22 7 9 61 33 +28 51 Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round
3 Atlético Madrid 38 19 10 9 60 38 +22 48
4 Athletic Bilbao 38 17 12 9 50 43 +7 46
5 Osasuna 38 15 10 13 40 34 +6 40
6 Barcelona 38 15 9 14 49 44 +5 39 Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup first round[a]
7 Celta Vigo 38 14 11 13 43 40 +3 39
8 Valladolid 38 13 12 13 31 34 −3 38
9 Sporting Gijón 38 14 10 14 44 49 −5 38
10 Sevilla 38 13 11 14 41 46 −5 37
11 Zaragoza 38 11 14 13 54 56 −2 36
12 Cádiz 38 11 13 14 47 54 −7 35
13 Logroñés 38 12 9 17 28 45 −17 33
14 Valencia 38 10 13 15 44 53 −9 33
15 Español 38 11 11 16 44 55 −11 33
16 Real Betis 38 14 5 19 42 54 −12 33
17 Murcia (O) 38 9 13 16 31 42 −11 31 Qualification to the relegation playoffs
18 Mallorca (R) 38 9 12 17 35 50 −15 30
19 Sabadell (R) 38 9 11 18 27 48 −21 29 Relegation to Segunda División
20 Las Palmas (R) 38 12 5 21 43 65 −22 29
Source: BDFútbol
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Goal difference; 4) Number of goals scored
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Barcelona qualified for the European Cup Winners' Cup as champions of the Copa del Rey.

Relegation playoffEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Oviedo 2–1 Mallorca 2–1 0–0
Murcia 4–1 Rayo Vallecano 3–0 1–1

First legEdit

Second legEdit

Results tableEdit

Home \ Away[1] ATH ATM FCB BET CÁD CEL ESP LPA LOG MLL MUR OSA RMA RSO SAB SFC RSG VCF VLD ZAR
Athletic Bilbao 5–1 1–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 2–0 4–1 1–0 2–1 1–2 2–1 0–0 1–4 2–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–2
Atlético Madrid 1–0 0–2 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–1 1–0 3–0 7–0 1–0 3–1 1–3 0–2 1–0 0–1 1–2 2–1 3–0 2–0
Barcelona 1–2 1–2 0–1 3–1 2–0 3–2 1–1 2–1 2–2 4–1 0–1 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–2 1–0 0–1 2–4 4–2
Betis 0–0 1–1 1–2 3–2 3–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 2–1 1–3 6–0 0–1 2–0 2–0 1–0 1–0
Cádiz 0–0 3–3 0–2 4–1 1–2 1–1 2–0 0–0 0–0 5–2 1–1 0–4 2–2 3–2 1–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 0–2
Celta de Vigo 2–1 1–0 3–1 2–0 4–1 3–0 0–1 0–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–3 3–3 1–1 1–1
Espanyol 1–1 0–2 2–0 4–1 2–2 0–1 1–2 0–0 3–0 1–0 0–0 0–2 0–4 1–1 3–2 1–3 3–1 4–2 2–1
Las Palmas 3–1 0–3 1–2 1–2 1–0 2–0 0–2 0–2 1–2 1–0 0–2 0–2 3–2 0–2 1–2 5–2 2–1 4–0 2–1
Logroñés 1–1 0–2 0–1 2–0 1–2 0–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–3 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–1
Mallorca 0–1 1–1 1–0 3–1 1–4 0–0 3–0 0–0 4–0 3–3 2–1 0–2 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 2–3 0–2 0–0
Murcia 2–3 0–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 0–1 2–0 2–3 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–1
Osasuna 3–1 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 3–0 0–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 1–2 0–0 1–3 0–0 1–1 4–1 4–1
Real Madrid 5–0 0–4 2–1 6–0 4–0 2–0 2–0 5–0 2–0 3–1 3–1 3–0 1–0 3–1 3–1 7–0 4–0 2–1 2–1
Real Sociedad 0–1 0–0 4–1 3–2 2–1 3–2 1–0 3–2 4–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 2–2 1–0 0–1 3–0 3–0 1–0 2–1
Sabadell 3–1 1–1 0–1 2–1 0–1 0–0 2–2 2–1 0–1 2–0 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–2 2–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–2
Sevilla 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–2 2–1 0–3 2–2 4–0 2–0 0–0 1–2 0–2 1–1 1–0 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–1
Sporting Gijón 2–2 2–0 1–0 1–0 3–0 4–1 1–2 4–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–2 1–1 3–0 0–0 2–2 0–0 2–1
Valencia 1–2 3–4 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–0 2–0 3–1 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–1 0–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 0–1 1–3
Valladolid 1–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 3–0 0–2 0–1 0–0 0–0 2–0 2–1 1–1
Zaragoza 1–1 2–2 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–3 1–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–7 1–0 1–2 8–1 2–0 2–2 1–1

Source: LFP (in Spanish)
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For coming matches, an a indicates there is an article about the match.

Pichichi TrophyEdit