2013–14 La Liga

association football season in Spain

The 2013–14 La Liga season (known as the Liga BBVA for sponsorship reasons) was the 83rd since its establishment. The season began on 17 August 2013 and ended on 18 May 2014.

La Liga
Season2013–14
ChampionsAtlético Madrid
10th title
RelegatedReal Betis
Osasuna
Real Valladolid
Champions LeagueAtlético Madrid
Barcelona
Real Madrid
Athletic Bilbao
Europa LeagueSevilla
Real Sociedad
Villarreal
Matches played380
Goals scored1045 (2.75 per match)
Top goalscorerCristiano Ronaldo
(31 goals)[1]
Biggest home winBarcelona 7–0 Levante
(18 August 2013)[2]
Atlético Madrid 7–0 Getafe
(23 November 2013)[2]
Barcelona 7–0 Osasuna
(16 March 2014)[2]
Biggest away winReal Betis 0–5 Real Madrid
(19 January 2014)[2]
Almería 0–5 Real Madrid
(23 November 2013)[2]
Málaga 0–5 Celta de Vigo
(27 October 2013)[2]
Highest scoringReal Madrid 7–3 Sevilla
(30 October 2013)[2]
Longest winning run9 matches
Atlético Madrid
Longest unbeaten run18 matches
Real Madrid[2]
Longest winless run14 matches
Real Betis[2]
Longest losing run6 matches
Rayo Vallecano[2]
Highest attendance98,761[2]
Barcelona 2–1 Real Madrid
(26 October 2013)
Lowest attendance500[2]
Getafe 2–2 Real Sociedad
(19 January 2014)
Average attendance26,702[2]

League TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Atlético Madrid (C) 38 28 6 4 77 26 +51 90 Qualification for the Champions League group stage
2 Barcelona 38 27 6 5 100 33 +67 87[a]
3 Real Madrid 38 27 6 5 104 38 +66 87[a]
4 Athletic Bilbao 38 20 10 8 66 39 +27 70 Qualification for the Champions League play-off round
5 Sevilla 38 18 9 11 69 52 +17 63 Qualification for the Europa League group stage
6 Villarreal 38 17 8 13 60 44 +16 59[b] Qualification for the Europa League play-off round
7 Real Sociedad 38 16 11 11 62 55 +7 59[b] Qualification for the Europa League third qualifying round
8 Valencia 38 13 10 15 51 53 −2 49
9 Celta Vigo 38 14 7 17 49 54 −5 49
10 Levante 38 12 12 14 35 43 −8 48
11 Málaga 38 12 9 17 39 46 −7 45
12 Rayo Vallecano 38 13 4 21 46 80 −34 43
13 Getafe 38 11 9 18 35 54 −19 42
14 Espanyol 38 11 9 18 41 51 −10 42
15 Granada 38 12 5 21 32 56 −24 41
16 Elche 38 9 13 16 30 50 −20 40[c]
17 Almería 38 11 7 20 43 71 −28 40[c]
18 Osasuna (R) 38 10 9 19 32 62 −30 39 Relegation to the Segunda División
19 Valladolid (R) 38 7 15 16 38 60 −22 36
20 Real Betis (R) 38 6 7 25 36 78 −42 25
Source: La Liga, ESPN
Rules for classification: [3] 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points;
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. 1.0 1.1 Barcelona finished ahead of Real Madrid on head-to-head points: Barcelona 2–1 Real Madrid, Real Madrid 3–4 Barcelona.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Villarreal finished ahead of Real Sociedad on head-to-head points: Villarreal 5–1 Real Sociedad, Real Sociedad 1–2 Villarreal.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Elche finished ahead of Almería on head-to-head points: Elche 1–0 Almería, Almería 2–2 Elche.


StatisticsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

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

Rank Player Club Goals[1]
1   Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid 31
2   Lionel Messi Barcelona 28
3   Diego Costa Atlético Madrid 27
4   Alexis Sánchez Barcelona 19
5   Karim Benzema Real Madrid 17
6   Carlos Vela Real Sociedad 16
  Antoine Griezmann Real Sociedad
  Aritz Aduriz Athletic Bilbao
9   Gareth Bale Real Madrid 15
  Javi Guerra Real Valladolid
  Pedro Barcelona
  Kevin Gameiro Sevilla

Source: pichichi.es

Top AssistsEdit

Rank Player Club Assists[4][5]
1   Ángel Di María Real Madrid 18
2   Koke Atlético Madrid 14
  Cesc Fàbregas Barcelona
3   Gareth Bale Real Madrid 13
4   Carlos Vela Real Sociedad 12
  Markel Susaeta Athletic Bilbao
7   Lionel Messi Barcelona 11
8   Ivan Rakitić Sevilla 10
  Alexis Sánchez Barcelona
10   Karim Benzema Real Madrid 9
  Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid

Zamora TrophyEdit

The Zamora Trophy is awarded by newspaper Marca to the goalkeeper with least goals-to-games ratio.

Rank Name Club Goals Against Matches Average[6]
1   Thibaut Courtois Atlético Madrid 24 37 0.65
2   Gorka Iraizoz Athletic Bilbao 32 33 0.97
3   Diego López Real Madrid 36 36 1
4   Keylor Navas Levante 39 36 1.08
5   Sergio Asenjo Villarreal 41 35 1.17


Hat-tricksEdit

Player For Against Result Date
  Lionel Messi
Barcelona
Valencia
3–2 (A) 1 September 2013[7]
  Mounir El Hamdaoui
Málaga
Rayo Vallecano
5–0 (H) 15 September 2013[8]
  Pedro
Barcelona
Rayo Vallecano
4–0 (A) 21 September 2013[9]
  Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid
Sevilla
7–3 (H) 30 October 2013[10]
  Youssef El-Arabi
Granada
Málaga
3–1 (H) 8 November 2013[11]
  Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid
Real Sociedad
5–1 (H) 9 November 2013[12]
  Carlos Vela4
Real Sociedad
Celta Vigo
4–3 (H) 23 November 2013[13]
  Sergio García
Espanyol
Rayo Vallecano
4–1 (A) 24 November 2013[14]
  Gareth Bale
Real Madrid
Real Valladolid
4–0 (H) 30 November 2013[15]
  Jonas
Valencia
Osasuna
3–0 (H) 1 December 2013[16]
  Javi Guerra
Real Valladolid
Celta Vigo
3–0 (H) 16 December 2013[17]
  Pedro
Barcelona
Getafe
5–2 (A) 22 December 2013[18]
  Alexis Sánchez
Barcelona
Elche
4–0 (H) 5 January 2014[19]
  Ikechukwu Uche
Villarreal
Rayo Vallecano
5–2 (A) 6 January 2014[20]
  Aritz Aduriz
Athletic Bilbao
Granada
4–0 (H) 28 February 2014[21]
  Lionel Messi
Barcelona
Osasuna
7–0 (H) 16 March 2014[22]
  Lionel Messi
Barcelona
Real Madrid
4–3 (A) 23 March 2014[23]

4 Player scored four goals

5 Player scored five goals

(H) – Home ; (A) – Away

DisciplineEdit

  • Most yellow cards (club): 102
    • Málaga
  • Most yellow cards (player): 15
  • Most red cards (club): 8
    • Real Betis
    • Rayo Vallecano
    • Osasuna
  • Most red cards (player): 2
    • 6 players

ReferencesEdit

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  15. Gareth Bale
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