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2004–05 La Liga

2004–05 La Liga season, the 74th since its establishment, started on 28 August 2004 and finished on 29 May 2005.

La Liga
Season2004–05
ChampionsBarcelona
17th title
RelegatedLevante
Numancia
Albacete
Champions LeagueBarcelona (group stage)
Real Madrid (group stage)
Villarreal (3rd qualifying round)
Betis (3rd qualifying round)
UEFA CupEspanyol (first round)
Sevilla (first round)
Osasuna (first round) (via Copa del Rey)
Intertoto CupValencia (third round)
Deportivo (second round)
Athletic Bilbao (second round)
Matches played380
Goals scored980 (2.58 per match)
Top goalscorerDiego Forlán, Samuel Eto'o (25)
Biggest home winReal Madrid 6–1 Albacete
(14 November 2004)[1]
Real Madrid 5–0 Levante
(28 November 2004)[2]
Real Madrid 5–0 Racing
(7 May 2005)[3]
Biggest away winOsasuna 1–6 Málaga
(27 February 2005)[4]
Highest scoringAthletic Bilbao 4–4 Betis
(13 February 2005)[5]

TeamsEdit

Twenty teams competed in the league – the top seventeen teams from the previous season and the three teams promoted from the Segunda División. The promoted teams were Levante (playing top flight football for the first time in thirty nine years), Getafe (playing in the top flight for the first time ever) and Numancia (returning after a three-year absence). They replaced Valladolid, Celta de Vigo and Murcia after spending time in the top flight for eleven, twelve and one years respectively.

Team informationEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Barcelona (C) 38 25 9 4 73 29 +44 84 2005–06 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Real Madrid 38 25 5 8 71 32 +39 80
3 Villarreal 38 18 11 9 69 37 +32 65 2005–06 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
4 Betis 38 16 14 8 62 50 +12 62
5 Espanyol 38 17 10 11 54 46 +8 61 2005–06 UEFA Cup First round
6 Sevilla 38 17 9 12 44 41 +3 60
7 Valencia 38 14 16 8 54 39 +15 58 2005 UEFA Intertoto Cup Third round
8 Deportivo La Coruña 38 12 15 11 46 50 −4 51[a] 2005 UEFA Intertoto Cup Second round
9 Athletic Bilbao 38 14 9 15 59 54 +5 51[a]
10 Málaga 38 15 6 17 40 48 −8 51[a]
11 Atlético Madrid 38 13 11 14 40 34 +6 50[b]
12 Zaragoza 38 14 8 16 52 57 −5 50[b]
13 Getafe 38 12 11 15 38 46 −8 47[c]
14 Real Sociedad 38 13 8 17 47 56 −9 47[c]
15 Osasuna 38 12 10 16 46 65 −19 46 2005–06 UEFA Cup First round[d]
16 Racing Santander 38 12 8 18 41 58 −17 44
17 Mallorca 38 10 9 19 42 63 −21 39
18 Levante (R) 38 9 10 19 39 58 −19 37 Relegation to Segunda División
19 Numancia (R) 38 6 11 21 30 61 −31 29
20 Albacete (R) 38 6 10 22 33 56 −23 28
Source: LFP
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th goal difference; 6th number of goals scored; 7th Fair-play points
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c DEP: 8 pts; ATH: 4 pts → ATH 1–0 MLG; MLG: 4 pts → MLG 1–0 ATH
  2. ^ a b ATM 1–1 ZAR; ZAR 0–0 ATM
  3. ^ a b RSO 1–1 GET; GET 2–0 RSO
  4. ^ Since Betis, winners of 2004–05 Copa del Rey, was qualified for the 2005–06 UEFA Champions League, losing cup finalists Osasuna earned a spot in the first round of the 2005–06 UEFA Cup.

OverallEdit

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away[1] ALB ATH ATM FCB BET RCD ESP GET LEV MCF MLL NUM OSA RAC RMA RSO SFC VCF VIL ZAR
Albacete 1–0 0–2 1–2 0–0 0–1 1–0 1–1 3–1 1–2 0–0 1–2 1–1 0–0 1–2 2–2 0–2 0–1 2–2 2–1
Athletic Bilbao 3–1 1–0 1–1 4–4 1–2 1–1 1–2 3–1 1–0 4–0 0–2 4–3 3–0 2–1 3–0 1–3 2–2 2–1 2–0
Atlético Madrid 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–0 0–0 2–2 0–0 2–0 4–0 2–0 3–2 1–0 0–3 1–0 3–0 1–0 1–0 1–1
Barcelona 2–0 2–0 0–2 3–3 2–1 0–0 2–0 2–1 4–0 2–0 1–0 3–0 3–0 3–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 3–3 4–1
Betis 2–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 2–0 1–4 2–2 2–2 1–1 2–0 4–0 3–1 2–1 1–1 2–3 1–0 1–1 2–1 3–2
Deportivo La Coruña 0–0 1–1 2–0 0–1 1–1 4–1 2–1 1–0 1–0 0–3 1–1 1–3 1–4 2–0 2–2 2–2 1–5 1–1 2–3
Espanyol 2–1 2–0 2–1 0–1 2–2 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 3–0 4–1 2–1 1–0 2–2 1–3 2–2 0–0 3–1
Getafe 1–0 3–1 1–1 1–2 0–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–2 1–0 0–0 2–0 2–1 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–2 3–0
Levante 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–2 0–1 0–2 0–0 0–1 2–0 1–1 4–0 3–1 0–2 2–1 0–3 0–0 2–4 0–0
Málaga 0–2 1–0 1–0 0–4 1–2 1–1 3–2 1–1 1–0 0–0 4–1 2–0 2–0 0–2 1–5 1–0 0–2 0–2 0–0
Mallorca 2–1 4–3 1–1 1–3 1–1 2–2 3–2 3–1 1–2 1–2 3–2 1–2 1–2 0–1 3–2 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–2
Numancia 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 1–3 0–1 1–2 2–2 2–3 1–2 0–2 2–1 1–1 1–1 2–1
Osasuna 3–2 1–1 1–0 0–1 3–2 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–1 1–6 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–2 1–0 4–1 0–0 3–2 2–2
Racing Santander 1–0 0–2 2–1 0–2 1–1 2–2 1–3 2–1 2–2 2–1 3–0 2–0 1–1 2–3 1–3 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–0
Real Madrid 6–1 0–2 0–0 4–2 3–1 0–1 4–0 2–0 5–0 1–0 3–1 1–0 1–0 5–0 2–1 0–1 1–0 2–1 3–1
Real Sociedad 0–2 3–2 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–3 2–1 2–1 2–0 0–1 0–2 1–0 3–3 0–4 2–1
Sevilla 1–0 2–0 2–1 0–4 2–1 2–0 1–0 0–0 3–0 0–2 1–1 1–0 0–1 2–2 2–2 2–1 2–2 2–1 0–1
Valencia 2–0 2–2 1–1 0–2 2–1 1–2 3–0 3–1 2–1 2–2 2–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 3–1 1–2 2–1 0–0
Villarreal 1–0 3–1 3–2 3–0 0–0 0–2 4–1 4–0 4–1 3–0 2–1 4–0 3–0 2–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–1 2–0
Zaragoza 4–3 0–2 0–0 1–4 1–0 2–2 0–1 3–1 4–3 1–0 0–1 4–1 5–1 1–0 1–3 2–1 3–0 2–2 1–0

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.

AwardsEdit

Pichichi TrophyEdit

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

Position Scorer Team Goals Penalties
1   Diego Forlán Villarreal 25 1
2   Samuel Eto'o Barcelona 24 4
3   Ricardo Oliveira Betis 22 1
4   Ronaldo Real Madrid 21 1
5   Júlio Baptista Sevilla 18 2
6   Fernando Torres Atlético Madrid 16 4
7   David Villa Zaragoza 15 3
  Maxi Rodríguez Espanyol 15 1
  Juan Román Riquelme Villarreal 15 8
10   Michael Owen Real Madrid 13 0
  Nihat Kahveci Real Sociedad 13 0

Zamora TrophyEdit

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

Goalkeeper Goals Matches Average Team
  Víctor Valdés 25 35 0.71 Barcelona
  Iker Casillas 30 37 0.81 Real Madrid
  Leo Franco 32 37 0.86 Atlético Madrid
  Pepe Reina 37 38 0.97 Villarreal
  Santiago Cañizares 29 29 1 Valencia
  Esteban 33 28 1.18 Sevilla
  Carlos Kameni 45 38 1.18 Espanyol
  Toni Doblas 35 29 1.21 Betis
  Daniel Aranzubia 52 37 1.41 Athletic Bilbao
  Luis García 52 37 1.41 Zaragoza

Fair Play awardEdit

This season, the award was not published neither given to any club due to an administrative affair.[6]

Hat-tricksEdit

Player Club Against Result Date
  Maxi Rodríguez Espanyol Betis 4-1 12 September 2004
  Sergio Pachón Getafe Athletic Bilbao 3-1 3 October 2004
  Juan Román Riquelme Villarreal Valencia 3-1 23 January 2005
  Ricardo Oliveira Betis Athletic Bilbao 4-4 13 February 2005
  Salva Atlético Madrid Mallorca 3-1 3 April 2005
  Yossi Benayoun Racing Santander Deportivo La Coruña 4-1 24 April 2005
  Diego Forlán Villarreal Barcelona 4-4 22 May 2005

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Real Madrid 6-1 Albacete" (in Spanish). RFEF. 14 November 2004. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  2. ^ "Real Madrid 5-0 Levante" (in Spanish). RFEF. 28 November 2004. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  3. ^ "Real Madrid 5-0 Racing" (in Spanish). RFEF. 7 May 2005. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  4. ^ "Osasuna 1-6 Málaga" (in Spanish). RFEF. 27 February 2005. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  5. ^ "Athletic Bilbao 4-4 Betis" (in Spanish). RFEF. 13 February 2005. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  6. ^ "Recibirá Barcelona premio al Juego Limpio" [Barcelona will receive Fair Play Award] (in Spanish). esmas.com. 12 July 2006. Archived from the original on 10 July 2011. Retrieved 6 September 2010.

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