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1960–61 La Liga

Sports season

Primera División
Season1960–61
ChampionsReal Madrid
(7th title)
RelegatedValladolid
Granada
European CupReal Madrid
Cup Winners' CupAtlético Madrid
Inter-Cities Fairs CupBarcelona
Valencia
Espanyol
Matches played240
Goals scored755 (3.15 per match)
Top goalscorerFerenc Puskás
(28 goals)
Biggest home winReal Madrid 8–0 Elche
Biggest away winReal Betis 0–5 Real Madrid
Elche 2–7 Zaragoza
Highest scoringBarcelona 8–2 Granada

The 1960–61 La Liga was the 30th season since its establishment. The season started on September 11, 1960, and finished on April 30, 1961.

Real Madrid won their seventh title.

1960–61 La Liga Intro articles: 2

Team locations

Team Home city Stadium
Atlético Bilbao Bilbao San Mamés
Atlético Madrid Madrid Metropolitano
Barcelona Barcelona Nou Camp
Elche Elche Altabix
Español Barcelona Sarriá
Granada Granada Los Cármenes
Mallorca Palma Lluís Sitjar
Oviedo Oviedo Carlos Tartiere
Real Betis Seville Heliópolis
Real Madrid Madrid Santiago Bernabéu
Real Santander Santander, Spain El Sardinero
Real Sociedad San Sebastián Atocha
Sevilla Seville Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán
Valencia Valencia Mestalla
Valladolid Valladolid José Zorrilla
Zaragoza Zaragoza La Romareda

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Real Madrid (C) 30 24 4 2 89 25 +64 52 Qualification for the European Cup preliminary round
2 Atlético Madrid 30 17 6 7 57 35 +22 40 Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup preliminary round[a]
3 Zaragoza 30 12 9 9 54 53 +1 33
4 Barcelona 30 13 6 11 62 47 +15 32 Invited for the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
5 Valencia 30 11 10 9 46 42 +4 32
6 Real Betis 30 11 8 11 42 44 −2 30
7 Atlético Bilbao 30 12 6 12 42 41 +1 30
8 Real Sociedad 30 10 10 10 37 46 −9 30
9 Mallorca 30 12 4 14 38 41 −3 28
10 Español 30 12 3 15 46 46 0 27 Invited for the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
11 Sevilla 30 9 9 12 42 46 −4 27
12 Real Santander 30 11 4 15 42 47 −5 26
13 Oviedo (O) 30 10 6 14 39 54 −15 26 Qualification for the relegation play-offs
14 Elche (O) 30 9 7 14 48 75 −27 25
15 Valladolid (R) 30 11 3 16 39 52 −13 25 Relegation to the Segunda División
16 Granada (R) 30 5 7 18 32 61 −29 17
Source: BDFútbol
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Goal difference; 4) Number of goals scored
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Atlético Madrid qualified to the Cup Winners' Cup as champions of the Copa del Generalísimo.

Results

Home \ Away ATB ATM BAR ELC ESP GRA MLL OVI BET RMA RSA RSO SEV VAL VAD ZAR
Atlético Bilbao 2–0 0–2 4–2 2–3 3–0 1–2 3–1 0–0 0–2 3–1 2–2 0–2 4–1 4–1 1–0
Atlético Madrid 3–1 2–0 5–0 1–1 4–0 2–1 2–0 2–2 1–0 3–2 3–2 2–0 2–2 4–2 4–0
Barcelona 2–2 2–0 3–3 4–1 8–2 4–2 3–5 2–1 3–5 2–0 6–2 2–2 1–1 2–0 0–1
Elche 4–1 2–2 2–1 2–0 1–2 2–0 3–1 1–1 3–4 2–0 1–0 2–2 4–1 3–0 2–7
Español 0–1 1–2 1–2 5–2 3–1 1–0 4–1 2–1 1–2 2–0 1–1 3–0 3–0 1–2 5–0
Granada 2–0 0–3 1–1 1–1 1–2 4–0 1–1 1–2 2–3 5–1 2–0 0–2 2–2 0–1 2–3
Mallorca 0–0 0–1 3–1 3–0 3–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–1 0–0 2–2 4–0 3–1 4–0
Oviedo 2–0 0–0 1–0 4–0 2–3 0–0 1–0 2–1 0–0 2–1 3–1 2–2 2–2 2–0 3–0
Real Betis 1–3 0–0 1–3 7–1 3–1 2–1 2–0 2–0 0–5 0–0 5–1 0–0 0–0 3–1 1–1
Real Madrid 3–1 3–1 3–2 8–0 2–0 5–0 3–0 7–0 4–0 4–0 3–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 5–1
Real Santander 0–1 1–1 1–0 5–1 1–0 0–0 5–1 3–0 0–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 3–0 3–1 2–1
Real Sociedad 0–0 1–0 3–2 3–2 2–1 1–0 3–1 2–0 0–1 0–4 3–1 3–1 1–1 0–0 2–2
Sevilla 3–1 4–2 0–1 2–0 2–0 0–0 0–2 3–2 1–1 0–2 1–2 1–2 1–3 4–0 1–1
Valencia 1–0 1–2 0–2 0–0 3–0 3–1 2–1 3–1 4–1 0–1 3–1 0–0 6–0 1–0 3–0
Valladolid 1–2 0–2 1–0 2–1 2–0 4–0 2–0 3–0 5–1 3–1 2–0 0–0 0–4 2–2 1–2
Zaragoza 0–0 4–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 4–1 2–0 4–1 2–1 2–3 5–3 1–1 2–1 1–1 5–1
Source: BDFútbol
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play-offs

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Oviedo 3–2 Celta Vigo 1–0 2–2
Atlético Ceuta 1–4 Elche 1–0 0–4

Pichichi Trophy

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Ferenc Puskás Real Madrid 28
2 Alfredo di Stéfano Real Madrid 21
Juan Romero Elche 21
4 Joaquín Murillo Zaragoza 20
5 Luis del Sol Real Madrid 17

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