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The 1998–99 La Liga season, the 68th since its establishment, started on 29 August 1998 and finished on 20 June 1999.

La Liga
Season 1998–99
Champions Barcelona
16th title
Relegated Extremadura (relegation playoff)
Villarreal (relegation playoff)
Tenerife
Salamanca
Champions League Barcelona (1st group stage)
Real Madrid (1st group stage)
Mallorca (3rd qualifying round)
Valencia (3rd qualifying round)
UEFA Cup Celta Vigo (first round)
Deportivo (first round)
Atlético Madrid (first round) (via Copa del Rey)
Intertoto Cup Espanyol (third round)
Matches played 380
Goals scored 1,003 (2.64 per match)
Top goalscorer Raúl (25)
Biggest home win Barcelona 7–1 Alavés
(3 January 1999)[1]
Biggest away win Extremadura 1–5 Real Madrid
(31 October 1998)[2]
Highest scoring Barcelona 7–1 Alavés
(3 January 1999)[1]
Celta Vigo 6–2 Real Oviedo
(3 January 1999)[3]
Athletic Bilbao 3–5 Real Oviedo
(15 November 1998)[4]

Contents

Promotion and relegationEdit

Team informationEdit

League tableEdit

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Barcelona (C) 38 24 7 7 87 43 +44 79 1999–2000 UEFA Champions League First group stage
2 Real Madrid 38 21 5 12 77 62 +15 68
3 Mallorca 38 20 6 12 48 31 +17 66 1999–2000 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
4 Valencia 38 19 8 11 63 39 +24 65
5 Celta de Vigo 38 17 13 8 69 41 +28 64 1999–2000 UEFA Cup First round
6 Deportivo La Coruña 38 17 12 9 55 43 +12 63
7 Espanyol 38 16 13 9 49 38 +11 61 1999 UEFA Intertoto Cup Third round
8 Athletic Bilbao 38 17 9 12 53 47 +6 0601
9 Zaragoza 38 16 9 13 57 46 +11 57
10 Real Sociedad 38 14 12 12 47 43 +4 54
11 Betis 38 14 7 17 47 58 −11 49
12 Valladolid 38 13 9 16 35 44 −9 48
13 Atlético Madrid 38 12 10 16 54 50 +4 46 1999–2000 UEFA Cup First round 2
14 Oviedo 38 11 12 15 41 57 −16 45
15 Racing Santander 38 10 12 16 41 53 −12 42
16 Alavés 38 11 7 20 36 63 −27 40
17 Extremadura (R) 38 9 12 17 27 53 −26 39 1998–99 Segunda División Relegation Playoffs 1999
18 Villarreal (R) 38 8 12 18 47 63 −16 36
19 Tenerife (R) 38 7 13 18 41 63 −22 34 Relegation to Segunda División
20 Salamanca (R) 38 7 6 25 29 66 −37 27

Source: LFP
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored
1Despite being qualifyied and registered, Athletic Bilbao refused to play Intertoto

2Since Valencia, winners of 1998–99 Copa del Rey, was qualified for the 1999–2000 UEFA Champions League, losing cup finalists Atlético Madrid earned a spot in the first round of the 1999–2000 UEFA Cup.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
Head-to-Head: used when head-to-head record is used to rank tied teams.

Positions by roundEdit

Team ╲ Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738
Barcelona1257736434236810975311111111111111111111
Real Madrid11112121244343336465356766545354533232
Mallorca163244312131111111253522244664633222423
Valencia49691316126555754444532445322323465356564
Celta de Vigo71214127534312232222124233433232222444345
Deportivo La Coruña156126976781175255812976664555456546665656
Espanyol3101114181818191612141717171613131414131312121314151413109101010108777
Athletic Bilbao19858129101215181511118867787787677777778877988
Zaragoza22431258699879119981012121310999989109798101099
Real Sociedad5111520171511151013161291210118109101011988889888979981010
Betis131719191919201618151391214131210121211111013111111111213121112111211111111
Valladolid14161610151014109611141513151616161616161616151513121012111211121112121212
Atlético Madrid18785649571064667536488911121212131414141413141515151413
Oviedo6131717511131411710131076101111119978101010101111131314131313141314
Racing Santander8181315108791288101415141514151514141414141314151515151515151414131515
Alavés104328131618171917181819171717171819191918181717171717171616161616161716
Extremadura1115181820201920202020192020201819192018202019192018191818181818181717171617
Villarreal2020201114141517191618161311121415131315151515161616161616161717171818181818
Tenerife171491316171713141719201918192020201717171720201819181919191919191919191919
Salamanca91910161112811131412151616181918181920181817171920202020202020202020202020
Leader
1999–2000 UEFA Champions League First group stage
1999–2000 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
1999–2000 UEFA Cup First round
1999 UEFA Intertoto Cup Third round
Play-off relegation to 1999–2000 Segunda División
Relegation to 1999–2000 Segunda División
Source: kicker.de (in German)

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away[1] ATH ATM FCB BET CEL ALV RCD ESP EXT MLL RAC RMA ROV RSO SAL TEN VCF VLD VIL ZAR
Athletic Bilbao 1–2 1–3 0–0 0–0 5–0 2–1 2–2 0–0 1–0 2–0 2–3 3–5 0–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 2–1 2–0 2–0
Atlético Madrid 0–0 1–1 2–3 2–1 3–0 1–1 1–2 5–0 1–2 1–1 3–1 0–0 4–1 2–0 2–0 1–2 6–1 2–2 0–0
Barcelona 4–2 0–1 4–1 2–2 7–1 4–0 3–0 1–0 2–1 3–2 3–0 3–1 4–1 1–1 4–1 2–4 1–1 1–3 3–1
Betis 1–4 0–0 0–3 0–3 1–0 0–3 0–1 1–1 1–3 1–1 3–2 5–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 2–0 4–1 1–3
Celta de Vigo 3–2 0–1 0–0 4–0 1–1 0–0 2–0 5–1 4–2 3–0 5–1 6–2 2–2 1–0 2–0 2–2 0–0 4–1 2–0
Alavés 1–2 2–0 1–4 0–0 2–0 2–1 1–1 0–1 2–0 0–1 1–1 2–2 2–1 1–0 3–1 0–1 2–0 2–1 1–0
Deportivo La Coruña 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–2 2–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–2 4–0 4–0 0–1 1–0 2–0 1–0 3–0 2–1 2–1
Espanyol 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–0 3–0 3–0 2–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–1 0–0 4–0 2–1 2–1 0–2 1–1 2–1
Extremadura 0–1 2–1 1–2 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–2 1–0 1–0 0–3 1–5 0–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–2 0–2
Mallorca 6–1 4–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–0
Racing Santander 2–0 2–3 0–0 1–0 2–2 2–0 1–1 0–2 3–1 1–0 1–3 0–0 0–1 4–1 0–0 0–1 0–2 1–2 2–4
Real Madrid 0–1 4–2 2–2 0–1 1–2 3–2 3–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 2–2 2–1 3–2 3–1 4–0 3–1 3–2 4–1 3–2
Oviedo 0–0 3–1 2–1 0–1 1–3 1–0 1–2 1–1 1–0 1–3 1–0 1–0 2–1 3–2 0–1 2–2 0–0 0–0 1–2
Real Sociedad 3–1 3–2 0–2 1–0 2–0 2–1 2–0 1–2 2–0 0–1 2–0 3–2 3–3 4–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–0
Salamanca 2–1 2–1 1–4 1–3 1–1 1–0 3–1 2–3 2–1 0–0 1–2 1–1 1–1 0–1 1–2 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–2
Tenerife 0–1 1–0 2–3 3–2 0–2 1–2 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 2–2 2–3 0–2 2–2 1–0 3–2 2–2 2–2 1–1
Valencia 4–1 1–0 1–3 5–1 2–2 5–0 0–0 1–2 1–1 3–0 3–0 3–1 3–0 2–0 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–1
Valladolid 0–3 1–0 0–1 0–3 2–1 3–0 0–1 2–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–1 2–1 0–0 4–1 2–1 3–1 1–0 1–1
Villarreal 0–1 2–1 2–3 3–4 1–1 2–0 1–2 2–2 1–1 0–2 3–0 0–2 0–0 1–1 5–0 2–5 1–0 2–1 1–1
Zaragoza 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–2 0–1 1–1 3–1 0–3 3–1 0–1 3–1 3–4 1–0 1–1 2–0 3–1 1–4 2–0 4–0

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.

Relegation playoffEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
CF Extremadura 0–4 Rayo Vallecano 0–2 0–2
Villarreal CF 0–3 Sevilla FC 0–2 0–1

First LegEdit

Second LegEdit

AwardsEdit

Pichichi TrophyEdit

The Pichichi Trophy is awarded to the player who scores the most goals in a season.

Rank Goalscorers Goals Club Penalties
1   Raúl 25 Real Madrid 4
2   Rivaldo 24 Barcelona 5
3   Claudio López 21 Valencia 2
4   Fernando Morientes 19 Real Madrid 0
  Julio Dely Valdés 19 Real Oviedo 3
6   Savo Milošević 17 Zaragoza 0
7   Darko Kovačević 16 Real Sociedad 1
  Ismael Urzaiz 16 Athletic Bilbao 2
9   Patrick Kluivert 15 Barcelona 0
10   Turu Flores 14 Deportivo La Coruña 0
  Roy Makaay 14 Tenerife 0
  Lyuboslav Penev 14 Celta Vigo 5
13   Gică Craioveanu 13 Villarreal 0
  Juan Sánchez 13 Celta Vigo 0
  Alen Peternac 13 Valladolid 4
16   Phillip Cocu 12 Barcelona 0
  Dani García 12 Mallorca 1
  Víctor Sánchez 12 Racing Santander 3
  Manolo Alfaro 12 Villarreal 6
20   Luis Enrique 11 Barcelona 0
  Leonardo Biagini 11 Mallorca 4
  Finidi George 11 Betis 4
  • Source: Diario AS (newspaper archive, in paper), copy of the day: Monday 21 June 1999

Zamora TrophyEdit

The Zamora Trophy is awarded to the goalkeeper with least goals to games ratio.

Rank Goalkeeper Goals Matches Average Team
1   Carlos Roa 29 35 0.83 Mallorca
2   Toni 38 38 1 Espanyol
3   Santiago Cañizares 39 38 1.03 Valencia
4   Richard Dutruel 39 37 1.05 Celta Vigo
5   Jacques Songo'o 40 37 1.08 Deportivo La Coruña
6   César 42 38 1.11 Valladolid
7   Alberto López 41 37 1.11 Real Sociedad
7   Imanol Etxeberria 41 37 1.11 Athletic Bilbao
9   Ruud Hesp 42 37 1.14 Barcelona
10   Ronny Gaspercic 37 31 1.19 Extremadura
  • Source: Diario AS (newspaper archive, in paper), copy of the day: Monday 21 June 1999

Fair Play awardEdit

From this season, RFEF develops and publishes annually the Fair Play classification according to the Points System which was agreed by the board of the federation on 30 October 1998 and later expanded and fixed at another meeting and published in the 2nd Mailshot of the 2000-01 season. The classification for this season was computed from the Second legg, in order to experience results.

Rank Club Points
1 Extremadura 38
2 Mallorca 45
3 Espanyol 48

Pedro Zaballa awardEdit

Atlético Madrid and Valencia supporters[6]

SigningsEdit

Source: http://www.bdfutbol.com/es/t/t1998-99.html

Team Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards
Barcelona   Frank de Boer (Ajax)
  Samuel Okunowo (Shooting Stars)
  Mauricio Pellegrino (Vélez Sarsfield)
  Ronald de Boer (Ajax)
  Philip Cocu (PSV)
  Bolo Zenden (PSV)
  Patrick Kluivert (Milan)
0
0
Real Madrid   Albano Bizzarri (Racing Club)
0
0
0
  Iván Campo (Mallorca)
  Robert Jarni (Betis)
0
0
  Rodrigo Fabri (Portuguesa)
  Federico Magallanes (Atalanta)
  Perica Ognjenović (Red Star)
  Edgar Pacheco (Benfica)
Mallorca   Leo Franco (Mérida))
0
0
0
0
  Lauren Mayer (Levante)
  Fernando Niño (Xerez)
  Mauricio Pineda (Boca Juniors)
  Gustavo Siviero (Lanús)
  Miquel Soler (Zaragoza)
  Óscar Arpón (Racing Santander)
  Francisco Rufete (Toledo)
0
0
0
  Leonardo Biagini (Mérida)
  Carlitos Domínguez (Sevilla)
  Ariel López (Lanús)
  Diego Tristán (Betis B)
0
Valencia   Santiago Cañizares (Real Madrid)
0
0
  Joachim Björklund (Rangers)
  Alain Roche (PSG)
  Óscar Téllez (Alavés)
  Gabi Popescu (Salamanca)
  Stefan Schwarz (Fiorentina)
  Dennis Șerban (Steaua)
  Sabin Ilie (Kocaelispor)
  Cristiano Lucarelli (Atalanta)
0
Celta   José Manuel Pinto (Betis)
0
0
  Fernando Cáceres (Valencia)
  Fran Caínzos (Ourense)
  Adriano Teixeira (Recife)
  Zoran Đorović (Ourense)
  Tomás Hervás (Sporting Gijón)
  Claude Makélélé (Marseille)
  Luboslav Penev (Compostela)
0
0
Deportivo   Manuel Pablo (Las Palmas)
  Javi López (Racing Santander)
  Enrique Romero (Mallorca)
  Gabriel Schürrer (Racing Santander)
  José Ramón González (Compostela)
  Stéphane Ziani (Lens)
0
0
  Turu Flores (Las Palmas)
  Pauleta (Salamanca)
  Dmitri Radchenko (Mérida)
0
Espanyol   Federico Domínguez (Vélez Sarsfield)
0
0
  Jean-Philippe Javary (Montpellier)
  Manolo Pérez (Gavá)
  Nan Ribera (Figueres)
  Martín Posse (Vélez Sarsfield)
  Manuel Serrano (Alavés)
  Darío Silva (Cagliari)
Athletic Bilbao   Felipe Guréndez (Osasuna)
  Andoni Imaz (Real Sociedad)
  Santiago Ezquerro (Atlético Madrid)
  Bolo (Hércules)
Zaragoza   César Laínez (Sporting Gijón)
  Faryd Mondragón (Independiente)
  Pablo Díaz (Sporting Gijón)
  Paco Jémez (Deportivo)
  Savo Milošević (Aston Villa)
0
Real Sociedad   Igor Jáuregi (Eibar)   José Félix Guerrero (Racing Santander)
Betis   Celso Ayala (River Plate)
  Iulian Filipescu (Galatasaray)
  Andrei Frascarelli (Atlético Madrid)
  Ito (Celta)
  Denílson (São Paulo)
  Benjamín Zarandona (Valladolid)
  José Gálvez (Mallorca)
  Rafael Jacques (Grêmio)
0
Valladolid   José Luis Caminero (Atlético Madrid)
  Daniel Dutuel (Celta)
  Juan Vizcaíno (Atlético Madrid)
  Dragan Isailović (Partizan)
  Alberto López (Racing Santander)
0
Atlético Madrid   José Chamot (Lazio)
  Zoran Njeguš (Red Star)
  Stefano Torrisi (Bologna)
0
0
0
  Vladimir Jugović (Lazio)
  Óscar Mena (Mallorca)
  Michele Serena (Fiorentina)
  Santiago Solari (River Plate)
  Juan Carlos Valerón (Mallorca)
  Giorgio Venturin (Lazio)
  Lorenzo del Pino (Sevilla)
0
0
0
0
0
Oviedo   Franck Rabarivony (Auxerre)
0
0
0
  Ricardo Bango (Sporting Gijón)
  Xabier Eskurza (Mallorca)
  Idrissa Keita (Levante)
  Albert Nađ (Betis)
  Peter Møller (PSV)
  Fábio Pinto (Internacional)
0
0
Racing Santander   Claudio Arzeno (Independiente)
  Olof Mellberg (AIK)
0
0
  Geli (Celta)
  Víctor Sánchez (Real Madrid)
  Sergei Shustikov (CSKA Moscow)
  Ángel Vivar Dorado (Tenerife)
  José Emilio Amavisca (Real Madrid)
  Salva Ballesta (Sevilla)
  Léider Preciado (Santa Fe)
0
Alavés   Kike (Mallorca)
0
0
0
0
  Alberto Belsué (Zaragoza)
  Raúl Gañán (Barakaldo)
  Iván Rocha (Atlético Madrid)
  Josete Valdominos (Betis)
0
  Nicola Berti (Tottenham Hotspur)
  Álex Fernández (Sporting Gijón)
  Jon Solaun (Logroñés)
0
  Manuel Canabal (Valladolid)
  Ismael Santiago (Barcelona B)
  Magno Mocelin (Groningen)
  Santiago Revilla (Moralo)
  Julio Salinas (Yokohama Marinos)
Extremadura   Ronny Gaspercic (Harelbeke)
0
0
  David Belenguer (Albacete)
  Miroslav Čermelj (UNAM)
  Raymond Kalla (Panachaiki)
  Jean Ferrari (Univ. de Deportes)
  Toni Velamazán (Albacete)
  Laurent Viaud (Rennes)
  Iván Gabrich (Mérida)
  Ahmed Ouattara (Basel)
  José Luis Soto (Valladolid)
Villarreal   Garikoitz Basauri (Lemona)
0
0
0
0
  Imanol Alguacil (Real Sociedad)
  Marius Iordache (University of Craiova)
  Igor Taševski (Partizan)
0
0
  Walter Gaitán (Rosario Central)
  Gerardo García (Badajoz)
  Jesús García Sanjuán (Zaragoza)
  Željko Kalajdžić (Zemun)
  Sandro Mendes (Hércules)
  Manuel Alfaro (Hércules)
  Gică Craioveanu (Real Sociedad)
  Moisés García (Celta)
0
0
Tenerife   Carlos N. Montoya (Mérida)
0
0
0
  Javi López (Racing Santander)
  Federico Lussenhoff (San Lorenzo)
0
0
  Federico Basavilbaso (S. Lorenzo)
0
0
0
  Marcelino Díaz (Las Palmas)
  Mista (Real Madrid B)
  Pier Loggi (Zaragoza)
  Leandro Machado (Sporting Port.)
Salamanca   Dino Castro (Zamora)
  Nuno Luís (Vitória de Setubal)
  Cristian Lupidio (Quilmes)
  Leo Ramos (Estudiantes La Plata)
  Ricardo Lunari (Univers. Católica)
  Lucian Marinescu (Rapid București)
  Cătălin Munteanu (Steaua)
0
  Martín Cardetti (River Plate)
  Carlos Casartelli (Gimnasia Jujuy)
0
0

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Barcelona 7-1 Deportivo Alavés". LFP. 9 June 2010. Retrieved 6 September 2010.
  2. ^ "Extremadura 1-5 Real Madrid". LFP. 9 June 2010. Retrieved 6 September 2010.
  3. ^ "Celta 6-2 Real Oviedo". LFP. 9 June 2010. Retrieved 6 September 2010.
  4. ^ "Athletic Bilbao 3-5 Real Oviedo". LFP. 9 June 2010. Retrieved 6 September 2010.
  5. ^ "Premio Juego Limpio para el Espanyol" [Fair-Play Award for Espanyol] (PDF) (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo. 1 July 1999. Retrieved 5 September 2010.
  6. ^ "Ganadores del Trofeo Pedro Zaballa" [Pedro Zaballa award Winners] (in Spanish). RFEF. Archived from the original on 7 April 2010. Retrieved 5 September 2010.

External linksEdit