2007–08 Segunda División

The 2007–08 Segunda División season (known as the Liga BBVA for sponsorship reasons) was the 77th since its establishment. The first matches of the season were played on 25 August 2007, and the season ended on 15 June 2008. Celta de Vigo, Real Sociedad and Gimnàstic de Tarragona were the teams which were relegated from La Liga the previous season. Racing de Ferrol, Eibar, Sevilla Atlético and Córdoba were the teams which were promoted from Segunda División B the previous season.

Segunda División
Season2007–08
ChampionsNumancia
PromotedMálaga
Sporting Gijón
Numancia
RelegatedRacing de Ferrol
Cádiz
Granada 74
Polideportivo Ejido
Matches played462
Goals scored1,080 (2.34 per match)
Top goalscorerSpain Yordi
Canary Islands

The first goal of the season was scored by Joseba del Olmo, who scored an 18th-minute goal for Eibar against Racing de Ferrol in the early kick-off. The first red card of the competition was given to Miguel Cobas of Las Palmas after a challenge on Numancia's Gorka Brit. The first hat-trick was scored by Yordi in the match between Xerez and Hércules.

It was made up of the following teams:

Team Home city Stadium Capacity
Alavés Vitoria-Gasteiz Mendizorrotza 19,840
Albacete Albacete Carlos Belmonte 17,500
Cádiz Cádiz Ramón de Carranza 15,000
Castellón Castellón Nou Estadi Castàlia 14,485
Celta Vigo Vigo Balaídos 31,800
Córdoba Córdoba Nuevo Arcángel 18,280
Eibar Eibar Ipurua 6,267
Elche Elche Martínez Valero 36,017
Gimnàstic Tarragona Nou Estadi 14,500
Granada 74 Pinos Puente Escribano Castilla 5,400
Hércules Alicante José Rico Pérez 29,500
Las Palmas Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Gran Canaria 31,250
Málaga Málaga La Rosaleda 28,963
Numancia Soria Nuevo Los Pajaritos 9,800
Polideportivo Ejido El Ejido Santo Domingo 7,870
Racing de Ferrol Ferrol A Malata 12,024
Real Sociedad San Sebastián Anoeta 39,500
Salamanca Villares de la Reina El Helmántico 17,341
Sevilla Atlético Seville Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán 42,714
Sporting de Gijón  Gijón El Molinón 25,885
Tenerife Santa Cruz de Tenerife Heliodoro Rodríguez López 22,824
Xerez Jerez de la Frontera Chapín 20,523


Final league tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Numancia (C, P) 42 22 11 9 59 38 +21 77 Promotion to La Liga
2 Málaga (P) 42 20 12 10 58 42 +16 72[a]
3 Sporting Gijón (P) 42 20 12 10 61 40 +21 72[a]
4 Real Sociedad 42 18 14 10 55 39 +16 68
5 Castellón 42 16 13 13 42 37 +5 61
6 Hércules 42 14 16 12 66 55 +11 58
7 Salamanca 42 13 18 11 52 44 +8 57[b]
8 Las Palmas 42 15 12 15 51 55 −4 57[b]
9 Sevilla Atlético 42 14 14 14 43 48 −5 56
10 Elche 42 14 12 16 44 50 −6 54
11 Tenerife 42 12 17 13 51 57 −6 53
12 Albacete 42 13 13 16 37 40 −3 52[c]
13 Eibar 42 14 10 18 42 51 −9 52[c]
14 Gimnàstic de Tarragona 42 12 16 14 49 51 −2 52[c]
15 Xerez 42 12 16 14 47 56 −9 52[c]
16 Celta de Vigo 42 13 13 16 56 55 +1 52[c]
17 Alavés 42 12 15 15 41 47 −6 51
18 Córdoba 42 11 17 14 50 56 −6 50[d]
19 Racing Ferrol (R) 42 12 14 16 46 51 −5 50[d] Relegation to Segunda División B
20 Cádiz (R) 42 12 13 17 40 47 −7 49
21 Granada 74 (R) 42 10 15 17 45 59 −14 45
22 Poli Ejido (R) 42 11 11 20 37 54 −17 44
Source: LFP - Liga Adelante
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; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b SPG 0–1 MÁL; MÁL 3–2 SPG
  2. ^ a b LPA 1–2 SAL; SAL 2–2 LPA
  3. ^ a b c d e ALB: 15 pts; EIB: 14 pts; GIM: 10 pts; XER: 8 pts; CEL: 5 pts
  4. ^ a b RFE 0–1 CÓR; CÓR 1–0 RFE

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ALA ALB CÁD CAS CDV CÓR EIB ELC GIM G74 HÉR LPA MÁL NUM PEJ RAC RSO SAL SAT SGI TEN XER
Alavés 0–0 1–1 0–0 2–3 0–2 1–0 2–0 1–1 2–2 2–1 3–1 0–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 3–2 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Albacete 0–3 0–1 2–0 1–1 0–1 1–0 0–1 0–0 3–2 1–1 3–1 2–1 1–4 2–0 1–2 1–2 2–1 1–0 1–2 0–0 1–0
Cádiz 2–0 2–1 1–1 3–1 0–1 1–2 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–2 0–0 0–1 0–0 2–0 3–1 2–2 1–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 2–1
Castellón 2–0 0–2 2–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 3–1 2–1 0–0 1–1 2–3 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–0
Celta Vigo 2–3 0–1 5–2 1–2 1–1 0–1 2–2 1–1 4–1 1–0 2–0 1–2 2–2 2–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–1 0–0 2–2 3–1
Córdoba 0–1 1–1 2–2 2–1 0–2 0–1 1–1 2–2 0–0 3–3 0–1 2–1 3–2 1–1 1–0 1–3 1–1 2–1 2–2 2–2 2–1
Eibar 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–2 2–1 2–1 2–1 2–0 2–0 0–3 2–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–3 0–1 2–2 0–1 0–3 4–0 0–0
Elche 2–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 3–2 1–1 2–0 0–0 0–2 1–4 2–0 1–1 2–1 0–1 0–0 0–3 2–0 3–1 3–1 2–4
Gimnàstic 2–0 0–2 0–1 1–0 2–1 2–2 2–1 1–2 3–2 2–2 2–0 1–1 1–2 4–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–1
Granada 74 2–2 1–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–0 0–0 1–0 2–3 0–3 0–0 1–1 1–0 3–3 1–2 0–0 1–1 1–0 4–1 1–1
Hércules 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 0–1 2–1 5–1 0–1 3–0 0–0 1–2 1–1 1–3 1–2 1–0 1–1 2–2 1–2 2–3 2–1 2–2
Las Palmas 2–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 3–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 1–2 1–2 2–1 2–2 2–3 1–2 0–1 2–2 1–1 0–0
Málaga 1–0 0–0 0–0 3–1 1–1 4–1 1–0 2–0 1–2 1–1 4–6 2–0 0–1 1–1 4–2 0–2 3–0 3–0 3–2 2–1 1–0
Numancia 0–0 1–0 0–1 2–2 1–2 2–1 1–1 0–1 1–0 0–2 2–1 3–0 2–1 2–2 1–0 2–1 1–0 0–1 0–2 4–2 2–1
Polideportivo Ejido 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 3–1 2–3 1–2 1–3 0–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 0–0
Racing de Ferrol 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 0–1 1–1 1–0 0–2 1–3 1–1 3–1 0–0 1–3 2–0 0–0 0–2 1–1 2–2 0–0 1–2
Real Sociedad 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–0 3–1 2–1 4–0 2–0 0–1 0–1 1–2 1–1 2–0 0–1 2–1 4–2
Salamanca 2–3 0–1 1–1 1–0 3–1 1–1 1–0 3–1 1–1 3–1 1–1 2–2 0–0 0–1 4–1 2–1 3–2 0–1 1–1 1–0 2–2
Sevilla Atlético 1–0 0–0 1–2 2–2 2–1 2–1 2–0 2–1 2–0 4–2 3–4 0–0 0–1 1–1 2–2 2–1 0–0 2–1 1–3 1–1 1–1
Sporting Gijón 3–2 1–0 4–2 0–2 0–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 3–3 2–1 1–1 0–1 0–1 1–0 4–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 4–1 0–1 2–0
Tenerife 1–0 2–2 2–0 2–1 3–2 0–0 4–2 1–1 2–1 2–0 0–1 2–2 1–1 0–2 2–1 2–1 1–2 2–1 1–1 0–2 3–1
Xerez 3–0 1–1 2–1 2–1 1–0 0–0 3–3 1–0 2–2 2–1 4–3 0–3 1–0 0–3 1–0 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–0 0–2 2–1
Source:[citation needed]
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Pichichi Trophy for Top GoalscorersEdit

Last updated June 15, 2008

Goalscorers Goals Penalties Team
  Yordi
20
8
Xerez
  Nino
19
1
Tenerife
  José Juan Luque
17
10
Granada 74
  Iñigo Díaz de Cerio
16
0
Real Sociedad
  Jesús Perera
15
0
Celta Vigo
  Marcos Márquez
15
4
Las Palmas
  Antonio Hidalgo
14
3
Málaga
  Asier Goiria
14
5
Eibar
  David Rodríguez
14
2
Salamanca
  Quique Martín
14
4
Salamanca

Zamora Trophy for Top GoalkeepersEdit

Last updated June 15, 2008

Goalkeeper Goals Matches Average Team
  Carlos Sánchez
27
33
0.82
Castellón
  Jacobo
29
32
0.91
Numancia
  Asier Riesgo
39
42
0.93
Real Sociedad
  Roberto
39
41
0.95
Sporting Gijón
  Iñaki Goitia
41
40
1.03
Málaga
  Pedro Contreras
37
36
1.03
Cádiz
  Willy Caballero
41
38
1.08
Elche
  Bernardo
42
38
1.11
Alavés
  Javier Varas
46
41
1.12
Sevilla Atlético
  Juan Pablo
33
29
1.14
Tenerife

Season statisticsEdit

ScoringEdit

CardsEdit

Number of teams by autonomous communityEdit

Autonomous community Number of teams Teams
1   Andalusia 7 Cádiz, Córdoba, Granada 74, Málaga, Poli Ejido, Sevilla Atlético and Xerez
2   Basque Country 3 Alavés, Eibar and Real Sociedad
3   Valencia 3 Castellón, Elche and Hércules
4   Canary Islands 2 Las Palmas and Tenerife
5   Castile and León 2 Numancia and Salamanca
6   Galicia 2 Celta and Racing
7   Asturias 1 Sporting
8   Castile-La Mancha 1 Albacete
9   Catalonia 1 Gimnàstic