LaLiga Santander
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2020-2021
Location
Spain
Abbreviation
ESP1

Summary

La Liga Santander (ESP1) is the top league in the Spanish football league system. At the end of the 2020-2021 ESP1 season, the ESP1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League - Group Stage:
    • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place 2020-2021 ESP1 teams
  • 2021-2022 UEFA Europa League - Group Stage:
    • 5th place 2020-2021 ESP1 team
  • 2021-2022 UEFA Europa Conference League - Playoff Round:
    • 6th place 2020-2021 ESP1 team

The winner of the 2020-2021 Copa del Rey (King's Cup), typically an ESP1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2021-2022 UEFA Europa League.

Leagues Pyramid - Spain

Abbrev League # of Teams
ESP1 La Liga Santander 20
ESP2 LaLiga 1|2|3 (Segunda División) 22
ESP3 Segunda División B 80
ESP4 Tercera División 366

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

11 Sep 2020 - 22 May 2021  20: ESP1 (17), ESP2 (3)

Season Format

Each ESP1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 19 ESP1 teams for a total of 38 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head points, (3) head-to-head goal difference, (4) goal difference, (5) goals scored, then (6) Fairplay points.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 season, the 18th, 19th, and 20th place ESP1 teams will be relegated to the ESP2, and the 1st and 2nd place ESP2 teams, and a third ESP2 team that won a promotion playoff are promoted to the 2021-2022 ESP1.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Atlético Madrid 1613 -2-141-3162598 -1-0252121975 -1-1161046
2Real Madrid 1811 -4-337-30151586 -0-21815510105 -4-11915105
3FC Barcelona 1810 -4-434-37172095 -3-11821101195 -1-3161679
4Villarreal 188 -8-232-2617995 -4-019147793 -4-21312102
5Real Sociedad 198 -6-530-29161393 -4-2131275105 -2-3171798
6Sevilla FC 179 -3-530-2115685 -1-216127594 -2-314981
7Granada 188 -3-727-2129-8106 -2-2201613382 -1-57516-11
8Celta Vigo 186 -5-723-2228-695 -0-4151416-291 -5-38812-4
9Cádiz CF 186 -5-723-1522-792 -3-49711-494 -2-314811-3
10Real Betis 187 -2-923-2231-983 -2-3111011-1104 -0-6121220-8
11Levante 175 -6-621-2324-184 -3-1151410491 -3-56914-5
12Athletic Bilbao 186 -3-921-2122-195 -0-415138591 -3-56814-6
13Getafe 175 -5-720-1518-393 -2-41188082 -3-39710-3
14Valencia 184 -7-719-2425-192 -4-3101413192 -3-491012-2
15SD Eibar 184 -7-719-1518-391 -4-4748-493 -3-31211101
16Deportivo Alavés 184 -6-818-1623-792 -4-31079-292 -2-58914-5
17Real Valladolid 184 -6-818-1625-992 -3-49914-592 -3-49711-4
18Elche CF 163 -7-616-1421-791 -5-38813-572 -2-3868-2
19Osasuna 183 -6-915-1527-1292 -3-49813-591 -3-56714-7
20SD Huesca 181 -9-812-1428-1491 -4-47510-590 -5-45918-9
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Relegation

Fixtures

Tue - 19 Jan 2021
 Cádiz CF   LevanteRamón de Carranza
 Real Valladolid   Elche CFEstadio Nuevo José Zorrilla
 Valencia   OsasunaEstadio Mestalla
Wed - 20 Jan 2021
 Getafe   SD HuescaColiseum Alfonso Péez
 Real Betis   Celta VigoEstadio Benito Villamarín
 Villarreal   GranadaEstadio de la Cerámica
Sat - 23 Jan 2021
 Athletic Bilbao   GetafeEstadio San Mamés
 Atlético Madrid   ValenciaEstadio La Peineta
 Celta Vigo   SD EibarBalaídos
 SD Huesca   VillarrealEstadio El Alcoraz
 Levante   Real ValladolidEstadio Ciudad de València
 Osasuna   GranadaEstadio El Sadar
 Real Sociedad   Real BetisReale Arena
 Sevilla FC   Cádiz CFEstadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán
 Elche CF   FC BarcelonaEstadio Manuel Martínez Valero
Sat - 30 Jan 2021
 FC Barcelona   Athletic BilbaoEstadi Camp Nou
 Real Betis   OsasunaEstadio Benito Villamarín

Results

Tue - 12 Jan 2021
 Atlético Madrid 20 Sevilla FCEstadio La Peineta
 Granada 20 OsasunaEstadio Nuevo Los Cármenes
Mon - 11 Jan 2021
 SD Huesca 02 Real BetisEstadio El Alcoraz
 Elche CF 13 GetafeEstadio Manuel Martínez Valero
Sun - 10 Jan 2021
 Real Valladolid 01 ValenciaEstadio Nuevo José Zorrilla
 Cádiz CF 31 Deportivo AlavésRamón de Carranza
 Levante 21 SD EibarEstadio Ciudad de València
Sat - 9 Jan 2021
 Osasuna 00 Real MadridEstadio El Sadar
 Granada 04 FC BarcelonaEstadio Nuevo Los Cármenes
 Atlético Madrid PSPD Athletic BilbaoEstadio La Peineta
 Sevilla FC 32 Real SociedadEstadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán
Fri - 8 Jan 2021
 Celta Vigo 04 VillarrealBalaídos
Wed - 6 Jan 2021
 Athletic Bilbao 23 FC BarcelonaEstadio San Mamés
Mon - 4 Jan 2021
 Valencia 11 Cádiz CFEstadio Mestalla
Sun - 3 Jan 2021
 SD Huesca 01 FC BarcelonaEstadio El Alcoraz
 Real Sociedad 11 OsasunaReale Arena
 SD Eibar 20 GranadaIpurúa
 Athletic Bilbao 10 Elche CFEstadio San Mamés
Sat - 2 Jan 2021
 Real Madrid 20 Celta VigoEstadio Alfredo di Stéfano