1996–97 Segunda División

The 1996–97 Segunda División season saw 20 teams participate in the second flight Spanish league. CP Mérida, UD Salamanca and RCD Mallorca were promoted to Primera División. Almería CF, Real Madrid B, Barcelona B and Écija were relegated to Segunda División B.

Segunda División
Season1996–97
ChampionsCP Mérida
Promoted
Relegated
Matches played380
Goals scored910 (2.39 per match)
Top goalscorer

TeamsEdit

Canary Islands
Team Home city Stadium
Alavés Vitoria-Gasteiz Mendizorrotza
Albacete Albacete Carlos Belmonte
Almería Almería Antonio Franco Navarro
Atlético Madrid B Madrid Cerro del Espino
Badajoz Badajoz El Vivero
Barcelona B  Barcelona  Mini Estadi
 Écija Écija San Pablo
Eibar Eibar Ipurua
Las Palmas Las Palmas Insular
Leganés Leganés Luis Rodríguez de Miguel
Levante Valencia Nou Estadi
Lleida Lleida Camp d'Esports
Mallorca Mallorca Lluís Sitjar
Mérida Mérida Romano
Osasuna Pamplona El Sadar
Ourense Ourense O Couto
Real Madrid B Madrid Ciudad Deportiva
Salamanca Salamanca Helmántico
Toledo Toledo Salto del Caballo
Villarreal Villarreal El Madrigal

Teams by Autonomous CommunityEdit

Autonomous community Number of teams Teams
1   Madrid 3 Atlético Madrid B, Leganés, Real Madrid B
2   Andalusia 2 Almería, Écija
  Basque Country 2 Alavés, Eibar
  Castile-La Mancha 2 Albacete, Toledo
  Catalonia 2 Barcelona B, Lleida
  Extremadura 2 Badajoz, Mérida
  Valencia 2 Levante, Villarreal
7   Balearic Islands 1 Mallorca
  Canary Islands 1 Las Palmas
  Castile and León 1 Salamanca
  Galicia 1 Ourense
  Navarre 1 Osasuna

Final tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 CP Mérida 38 21 9 8 57 35 +22 72 Promoted to Primera División
2 UD Salamanca 38 20 11 7 72 33 +39 71
3 RCD Mallorca 38 20 10 8 59 38 +21 70 Promotion playoff
4 Albacete 38 19 9 10 51 32 +19 66
5 SD Eibar 38 17 15 6 44 26 +18 66
6 CD Badajoz 38 15 15 8 38 26 +12 60
7 UD Las Palmas 38 13 13 12 54 46 +8 52
8 CD Leganés 38 13 13 12 43 39 +4 52
9 Levante UD 38 13 11 14 53 46 +7 50
10 Villarreal CF 38 13 9 16 38 52 −14 48
11 UE Lleida 38 12 12 14 48 41 +7 48
12 Atlético de Madrid B 38 12 11 15 57 61 −4 47
13 Deportivo Alavés 38 12 11 15 43 47 −4 47
14 CD Toledo 38 12 9 17 37 53 −16 45
15 CD Ourense 38 11 11 16 35 46 −11 44
16 CA Osasuna 38 11 11 16 34 42 −8 44
17 Almería CF 38 9 14 15 40 51 −11 41 Relegated to Segunda División B
18 Real Madrid B 38 11 8 19 40 69 −29 41
19 Barcelona B 38 7 13 18 40 63 −23 34
20 Écija 38 7 9 22 27 64 −37 30

ResultsEdit

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Alavés 0–2 1–1 0–1 1–0 0–1 4–0 1–3 1–1 2–0 0–2 3–1 2–3 0–0 0–1 0–0 5–3 0–4 1–0 2–1
Albacete 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–1 2–0 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–0 0–1 3–2 1–0 2–1 2–0 2–2 1–2 2–1 2–0
Almería 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–2 0–1 0–1 0–0 3–2 0–2 2–0 2–1 1–3 0–3 2–3 3–0 2–2 2–0 0–0
Atlético B 1–2 1–3 0–0 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–1 1–2 1–2 2–1 1–0 4–1 3–1 3–3 0–1 3–0 1–1 3–2 0–1
Badajoz 1–0 0–0 0–0 4–4 2–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 1–1 0–0 3–1 0–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–1 2–1 0–0
Barcelona B 2–3 1–4 3–2 2–2 1–0 2–1 3–3 1–2 0–1 2–1 0–0 1–2 0–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 1–3 1–1 2–2
Écija 1–1 0–2 0–1 0–1 1–2 1–1 0–2 0–0 2–1 0–0 3–1 0–2 0–2 2–0 1–1 0–2 0–0 1–1 2–1
Eibar 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 3–0 0–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 1–2 2–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–0
Las Palmas 1–1 3–1 1–1 6–0 2–2 2–1 2–1 2–0 2–0 4–2 1–1 2–2 1–2 3–1 2–0 3–4 1–1 1–2 0–0
Leganés 0–0 2–1 3–0 0–1 0–0 2–2 4–1 1–2 1–0 1–1 3–2 0–1 1–1 2–0 5–0 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–1
Levante 0–1 0–0 2–2 3–2 2–2 4–0 0–2 0–1 2–1 3–3 0–0 1–2 1–0 2–1 2–1 5–1 2–2 5–1 2–1
Lleida 0–0 0–3 0–1 5–1 3–0 0–0 4–0 2–1 2–0 4–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 3–0 4–0 3–1 1–1 1–2
Mallorca 3–1 1–1 3–2 2–1 0–2 2–0 2–1 1–1 3–0 3–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 4–0 2–1 4–0 2–0
Mérida 3–2 4–0 3–3 3–2 2–0 5–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 0–2 2–1 2–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 3–1 4–0
Osasuna 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–3 0–1 1–0 3–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 3–0 1–0 0–1 1–1 2–0 0–3 0–1 4–1
Ourense 0–1 2–0 1–0 1–1 0–1 2–1 1–3 1–2 2–0 1–1 1–3 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 1–2 1–3 0–1 4–0
R. Madrid B 1–0 0–3 2–1 0–3 1–3 1–0 2–1 3–3 0–2 0–3 0–1 2–2 0–1 4–0 2–0 0–2 0–0 0–1 1–1
Salamanca 2–1 1–2 3–0 4–2 0–1 3–0 4–0 0–1 4–2 0–1 1–1 3–0 3–1 1–0 5–0 1–1 3–0 3–1 2–1
Toledo 1–1 0–4 1–1 2–0 0–1 2–2 4–0 0–0 0–3 0–1 1–0 3–2 0–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 2–1 0–2 1–2
Villarreal 2–4 0–0 2–0 1–3 0–3 0–2 3–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 2–0 2–1 0–1 0–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 2–2 3–1
Source: SoccerWay
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Promotion playoffEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
RCD Mallorca (a) 2–2 Rayo Vallecano 1–0 1–2

First LegEdit

25 June 1997 RCD Mallorca 1–0 Rayo Vallecano Palma de Mallorca
22:00 Barbero   17' Report (in Spanish) Stadium: Lluís Sitjar
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Juan Manuel Brito Arceo  

Second LegEdit

29 June 1997 Rayo Vallecano 2–1
(2–2 agg.)
RCD Mallorca Madrid
21:30
Report (in Spanish) Carlitos   58' Stadium: Vallecas
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Celino Gracia Redondo