Spain national football B team

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Spain B was a secondary football team run occasionally as support for the Spain national football team. They commonly played matches against 'B' teams from other football associations, from 1949 to 1981.[1][2]

Spain B
AssociationSpanish Football Federation
Most capsPepillo (9)
Top scorerManuel Badenes (8)
First international
Spain Spain B 5–2 Portugal B Portugal
(A Coruña, Spain; 20 March 1949)
Biggest win
Spain Spain B 7–1 Greece Greece
(Madrid, Spain; 13 March 1955)
Biggest defeat
Germany West Germany B 5–2 Spain B Spain
(Dortmund, West Germany; 14 June 1953)
Spain Spain B 2–5 West Germany B Germany
(Barcelona, Spain; 31 May 1956)

ResultsEdit

20 March 1949 Friendly Spain   5–2   Portugal Riazor, A Coruña
Report
Referee: Léon Boes (France)
6 May 1953 Friendly Spain   2–0   Luxembourg Mestalla, Valencia
18:00
Report Referee: Raymond Vicenti (France)
14 June 1953 Friendly West Germany   5–2   Spain Rote Erde, Dortmund
Report
Referee: Karel van der Meer (Netherlands)
30 May 1954 Mediterranean Cup France   0–2   Spain Saint Léon, Bayonne
Report
Referee: José Vieira da Costa (Portugal)
13 March 1955 Mediterranean Cup Spain   7–1   Greece Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Report
Referee: Maurice Frédéric Guigue (France)
10 November 1955 Mediterranean Cup Spain   3–1   France Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Report
Referee: Eduardo Gouveia (Portugal)
27 November 1955 Mediterranean Cup Spain   5–1   Egypt Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Report
Referee: Armando Marchetti (Italy)
31 May 1956 Friendly Spain   2–5   West Germany Les Corts, Barcelona
17:30
Report
Referee: Joaquim Campos (Portugal)
8 December 1956 Mediterranean Cup Italy   0–1   Spain Amsicora, Cagliari
Report
Referee: Sulhi Garan (Turkey)
8 March 1957 Mediterranean Cup Egypt   0–1   Spain , Cairo
Report
Referee: Giannis Daskalakis (Greece)
13 March 1957 Mediterranean Cup Greece   2–0   Spain Leoforos Alexandras, Athens
Report Referee: Mario Maurelli (Italy)
6 November 1957 Mediterranean Cup Turkey   0–0   Spain Mithatpaşa, Istanbul
Report Referee: Jacob Schrieber (West Germany)
24 November 1957 Friendly Luxembourg   1–4   Spain Municipal, Luxembourg City
Report
Referee: Daniel Mellet (Switzerland)
13 April 1958 Friendly Portugal   0–0   Spain Nacional, Oeiras
Report Referee: Jean-Louis Groppi (France)
16 October 1958 Mediterranean Cup Spain   3–1   Italy La Romareda, Zaragoza
Report
Referee: Jean-Louis Groppi (France)
5 July 1959 Mediterranean Cup Spain   2–0   Turkey Atotxa, San Sebastián
Report Referee: Marcel Lequesne (France)
15 May 1960 Friendly Morocco   3–3   Spain Honneur, Casablanca
Report
Referee: Francisco Guerra (Portugal)
12 October 1960 Friendly Spain   4–3   Morocco Los Cármenes, Granada
16:30
Report
Referee: Abel Campos (Portugal)
2 April 1961 Friendly France   0–2   Spain Municipal, Grenoble
Report
Referee: Albert Guinard (Switzerland)
10 December 1961 Friendly Spain   3–2   France La Romareda, Zaragoza
Report
Referee: Abel da Costa (Portugal)
15 November 1964 Friendly Spain   3–0   Portugal El Arcángel, Córdoba
Report Referee: Andries van Leeuwen (Netherlands)
24 September 1980 Friendly Spain   2–2   Hungary Nou Estadi, Valencia
Report
Referee: Paolo Casarin (Italy)
15 October 1980 Friendly Spain   0–0   East Germany Lluís Sitjar, Palma
Report Referee: Daniel Lambert (France)
12 November 1980 Friendly Poland   0–0   Spain Stali Mielec, Mielec
Report Referee: Manfred Roßner (East Germany)
18 February 1981 Friendly France   0–0   Spain Municipal, Toulouse
Report Referee: Enzo Barbaresco (Italy)
25 March 1981 Friendly Spain   3–2   England Los Cármenes, Granada
Report
Referee: Hendrik van Ettekoven (Netherlands)
15 April 1981 Friendly Hungary   1–3   Spain , Gyöngyös
Report
Referee: Josef Marko (Czechoslovakia)
18 November 1981 Friendly Spain   2–0   Poland La Romareda, Zaragoza
Report Referee: Franz Gächter (Switzerland)

Spain national football B team head to headEdit

Key
Positive balance (more Wins)
Neutral balance (Wins = Losses)
Negative balance (more Losses)
Nationality From To P W D L Win %[a] GF GA GD
  France 1954 1981 5 4 1 0 90% 10 3 +7
  Portugal 1949 1964 3 2 1 0 83.33% 8 2 +6
  Luxembourg 1953 1957 2 2 0 0 100% 6 1 +5
  Egypt 1955 1957 2 2 0 0 100% 6 1 +5
  Italy 1956 1958 2 2 0 0 100% 4 1 +3
  Hungary 1980 1981 2 1 1 0 75% 5 3 +2
  Turkey 1957 1959 2 1 1 0 75% 2 0 +2
  Poland 1980 1981 2 1 1 0 75% 2 0 +2
  Morocco 1960 1960 2 1 1 0 75% 7 6 +1
  Greece 1955 1957 2 1 0 1 50% 7 3 +4
  West Germany 1953 1956 2 0 0 2 0% 4 10 –6
  England 1981 1981 1 1 0 0 100% 3 2 +1
  East Germany 1980 1980 1 0 1 0 50% 0 0 0
Total 28 18 7 3 76.79% 64 32 +32

Player recordsEdit

Top appearancesEdit

Rank Player Club(s) Year(s) Caps
1 Pepillo Sevilla, Real Madrid 1955–1960 9
2 Enrique Collar Atlético Madrid 1955–1959 7
  Manuel Mestre Valencia 1957–1960 7
4 Justo Tejada Barcelona 1954–1960 6
  Ferran Olivella Barcelona 1956–1958 6
  Francisco García Real Madrid 1980–1981 6
  Manuel Jiménez Sporting Gijón 1980–1981 6
8 Campanal Sevilla 1953–1957 5
  Antonio Argilés Espanyol 1953–1956 5
  Joaquín Peiró Atlético Madrid 1956–1959 5
  José Vicente Espanyol 1957–1960 5
  Juan José Rubio Atlético Madrid 1980–1981 5
  Javier Urruticoechea Espanyol 1980–1981 5

Note: Club(s) represents all the clubs that players played in at the time they did it too in the Bs.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club(s) Year(s) Goals
1 Manuel Badenes Valencia 1955 8
2 Justo Tejada Barcelona 1954–1960 5
  Joaquín Peiró Atlético Madrid 1956–1959 5
4 Pepillo Sevilla, Real Madrid 1955–1960 4
5 Enrique Mateos Real Madrid 1957–1960 3
  Juan José Rubio Atlético Madrid 1980–1981 3
7 Silvestre Igoa Valencia 1949 2
  Ramoní Sevilla 1953 2
  Pablo Olmedo Celta Vigo 1955 2
  Marcelino Martínez Zaragoza 1961 2
  José María García Oviedo 1964 2
  Pichi Alonso Zaragoza 1981 2
  Enrique Morán Betis 1981 2

Note: Club(s) represents all the clubs that players played in at the time they did it too in the Bs.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ A draw counts as a ½ win

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Spain national team: Selection B". BDFutbol. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  2. ^ "¿Sabes qué era la Selección Absoluta B?" [Do you know what the Senior B Team was?]. SEFútbol (in Spanish). RFEF. 29 July 2013. Retrieved 23 March 2019.

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